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Lloyd Gedye

Lloyd Gedye

Lloyd Gedye is a freelance journalist and one of the founders of The Con.
It's high noon for beleaguered SAA as Zuma and Gordhan face off
It's high noon for beleaguered SAA as Zuma and Gordhan face off
SAA may be staring financial collapse in the face but there is no indication that President Jacob Zuma is prepared to replace its board chairperson,...
Steel giant hobbled by ball and chain ahead of crunch hearings on import protection
Steel giant hobbled by ball and chain ahead of crunch hearings on import protection
Having been handed a R1.5-billion fine, the largest in South African competition law history, serial offender ArcelorMittal South Africa (Amsa) has...
North, south, east and west, throw your hands up: Jo’burg residents despair of crime
North, south, east and west, throw your hands up: Jo’burg residents despair of crime
“This is where it all started,” says a Johannesburg municipal employee. He is standing next to the Freedom Charter monument in Kliptown, Soweto....
Tshwane residents have lost faith in the ANC and complain bitterly about crime
Tshwane residents have lost faith in the ANC and complain bitterly about crime
Nelson Moroawana is a street vendor who sells sweets, chips and fruit a few blocks from the Gautrain station in Pretoria. He lives in Atteridgeville and originally comes from Limpopo....
‘Black Lives Matter’ explores Marikana residents’ fight against a mining company, a chief and a municipality
‘Black Lives Matter’ explores Marikana residents’ fight against a mining company, a chief and a municipality
“Democracy is for the capitalists and their children’s children,” says activist Moekheti Khoda near the end of the documentary Black Lives...
'The Endless River' shatters awkward silence on race, rape and violence in SA
'The Endless River' shatters awkward silence on race, rape and violence in SA
“Silence for me is when the audience starts to watch,” says filmmaker Oliver Hermanus, via email from the Sydney Film Festival. 
Wonderboy mockumentary on the ANC: 'I don't know what will happen when JZ sees this'
Wonderboy mockumentary on the ANC: 'I don't know what will happen when JZ sees this'
The second question came from the very back of Durban’s Playhouse theatre and it made Kagiso Lediga angry.
The opening film is the talk of the Durban International Film Festival – for all the wrong reasons
The opening film is the talk of the Durban International Film Festival – for all the wrong reasons
The opening night of the 37th Durban International Film Festival was an awkward and uncomfortable affair for many reasons.
Bicycles can mean freedom, but here’s how SA dealers fixed the price of your ride
Bicycles can mean freedom, but here’s how SA dealers fixed the price of your ride
It’s one thing to find out that you have been paying more than you should for your bicycle and parts because of a cartel, but it’s another thing...
Faith Muthambi likely to bear brunt of the backlash over digital fail
Faith Muthambi likely to bear brunt of the backlash over digital fail
The Supreme Court of Appeal this week in effect set back South Africa’s efforts to migrate from analogue to digital television signals by four...
Paperless classroom hasn't taken off yet
Paperless classroom hasn't taken off yet
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi described the provincial department’s introduction of tablets and smart boards replacing textbooks and...
Teaching through, not with technology
Teaching through, not with technology
The success or failure of introducing technology into the classroom often rests with the teacher who is tasked with integrating it into their...