Niren Tolsi is a senior journalist with the Mail & Guardian. His areas of interest include social justice; citizen mobilisation and state violence; protest; the constitution and the constitutional court and football.
Vested interests have conspired to keep the truth about the Marikana massacre buried and the curse of unchecked mining goes on.
The city responds to questions from the M&G about street trader evictions.
President Jacob Zuma may appeal an order forcing him to hand over a report on the 2002 Zim elections to the M&G.
Removing traders – and not much else – has done very little to improve Jo'burg's inner city conditions.
No legal complaint has been lodged against judges from the Free State Bench who solicited specialist legal advice about cases before them.
High-handed evictions in Jo'burg's inner city have condemned the street traders and their families to penury.
ConCourt judges Bess Nkabinde and Chris Jafta have, in an unprecedented move, raised a constitutional objection to the Judicial Conduct Committee.
"Fourth camera angle" Marikana footage appears to further implicate police and raises questions about who ordered the use of deadly force.
Unexpected progressiveness from Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng is drawing a chorus of approval in legal circles.
Chief justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has taken the lead with rigorous and focused questions on transformation of the Judicial Service Commission.