Kwanele Sosibo studied journalism at Durban's ML Sultan Technikon before working at Independent Newspapers from 2000 to 2003. In 2005, he joined the Mail & Guardian's internship programme, and later worked as a reporter at the paper between 2006 and 2008 before working as a researcher. He was the inaugural Eugene Saldanha Fellow in 2011.
The NUM is battling for survival – and its leaders are deferring to their members' expectations.
Durban-born artist Okmalumkoolkat is as obsessed with pushing the city's dance styles as he is in bringing its gqom life to the world.
Night vigils seem to have changed for Julius Malema as his supporters celebrated rather than prayed for strength ahead of his corruption trial.
Although the EFF is gaining the support of big names such as Dali Mpofu, its formation seems unlikely to foster wider collaboration among the left.
Any chance of peace in Bekkersdal hinges on the response of the government, says Kwanele Sosibo.
The emergence of an attempted cover-up has painted key police witnesses into a corner, writes Kwanele Sosibo.
The Basketball National League, canned in 2007, has been revived by the prospect of TV coverage.
An alliance is off after the Workers and Socialist Party spurns Julius Malema's all-or-nothing offer.
Much of the EFF's campaign culture seems to be borrowed from the ANC; displays of ostentation, for one, and the prominence of a figurehead.
While launch champagne flowed for the few, the Economic Freedom Fighters has insisted it is opposed to elitism at the top.