Niren Tolsi is a freelance journalist.His areas of interest include social justice; citizen mobilisation and state violence; protest; the constitution and the constitutional court and football.
Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng defied public misconceptions and won over his critics when he delivered the Constitutional Court's judgment on Nkandla.
Immigrants flavour their pockets of the city in a way that the sterile suburbs fail to.
Raging political battles have spilled over into interviews for positions on the Bench.
Retired Justice Johann van der Westhuizen leaves the Bench of the Constitutional Court with the reputation of a laid-back rebel.
Temba Bavuma's century made more sense than anything that happened off-ground in the interim between holiday end and work start.
Clearly those who have come up the ranks are favoured, which works against academics
Dikgang Moseneke gave the latest Judicial Service Commission interviews an air of sensitivity and grace.
A heated exchange between candidate Shyam Gyanda and JSC commissioner Julius Malema explored the touchy issue of ethnicity, race and Africanness.
The Marikana report revealed more than just operational unaccountability, it revealed a web of lies designed to keep the commission in the dark.
President Jacob Zuma's reading of sections of the Marikana report provided no succour for those traumatised by their loved ones' deaths.