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.
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.
The film Dear Mandela provides a positive way to explain and advance people's rights
The body that advises the president on judicial candidates is displaying a refreshing impartiality
Bernard Ngoepe says we all need to re-examine our roles in making South Africa work
KZN judge president Chiman Patel is retiring early, amid racial divisions in the province.
Crimen injuria charges against KZN judge president Chiman Patel have been dropped - but not before a farcical sequence of events took place in court.