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Mandy de Waal

Mandy de Waal

    Complicit in a tide of hate and violence
    Complicit in a tide of hate and violence
    Kaffirhater, ProudSA-whiteboy, 1994 Sucks, General de la Rey and Houtkop. These are just some of the monikers used by South Africans on the white...
    African Bank: No rescue plan for borrowers
    African Bank: No rescue plan for borrowers
    Sipho* [*not his real name], in his late twenties, from Limpopo, was window shopping at Ellerines, the furniture retailer owned by African Bank,...
    Ocean View fishers drowned out by policy
    Ocean View fishers drowned out by policy
    Part I of a two-monthGroundUp investigation into the plight of fishers in Ocean View on the Cape Peninsula, who say government’s management of...
    Why Helen Zille's racism rhetoric is wrong
    Why Helen Zille's racism rhetoric is wrong
    Helen Zille drew a line in the sand...
    Dear Diary: 16 days aren't enough
    Dear Diary: 16 days aren't enough
    Day 1: Innocence … gone
    Our braaivleis, rugby and rape culture
    Our braaivleis, rugby and rape culture
    The now defunct Afrikaans lad site ...
    Suffer the little children
    Suffer the little children
    The doors to the conference centre in Calabar, Nigeria, burst open and more than 150 Christian zealots pour into the venue where Leo Igwe, along with...
    KwaZulu-Natal will pay Cele's legal costs
    KwaZulu-Natal will pay Cele's legal costs
    The taxpayer is picking up the tab for the defamation case that suspended police chief Bheki Cele has launched against the Sowetan...
    Zuma hotline's puzzling statistics
    Zuma hotline's puzzling statistics
    Business owner Theo Kotze had a problem he thought the presidential hotline could solve. For years he had been trying to get the Johannesburg city...
    Lessons from the private sector
    Lessons from the private sector
    Companies typically lose 5% of their annual revenue to fraud, which works out to well over R23-trillion a year, according to the Association of...
    Curse of the TV tapes: Pirates of Somalia
    Curse of the TV tapes: Pirates of Somalia
    The year is 2009 and Mohamed Ashareh is a lanky 22-year-old Canadian using his college funds to finance his bold ambition.
    Desktop trap is a cracker
    Desktop trap is a cracker
    Imagine quitting your day job to create and play games. Seems like the kind of thing that only happens to that Finnish lad who invented an iPhone...