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Niren Tolsi

Niren Tolsi

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.
The world moves on but the pain of the Marikana massacre in August 2012 endures
The world moves on but the pain of the Marikana massacre in August 2012 endures
Time has washed over that terrible chapter in our history but the scars on the victims’ families is a reminder of the tragedy still being played out.
KwaZulu purge is all about No 1
KwaZulu purge is all about No 1
Since Zuma became ANC leader the party has changed, which explains the internal bloodbath.
Mogoeng, from pariah to saviour
Mogoeng, from pariah to saviour
Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng defied public misconceptions and won over his critics when he delivered the Constitutional Court's judgment on Nkandla.
Savour Jozi’s exotic streets
Savour Jozi’s exotic streets
Immigrants flavour their pockets of the city in a way that the sterile suburbs fail to.
Aspirant judges find that JZ saga weighs on the JSC
Aspirant judges find that JZ saga weighs on the JSC
Raging political battles have spilled over into interviews for positions on the Bench.
Justice comes with complex baggage
Justice comes with complex baggage
Retired Justice Johann van der Westhuizen leaves the Bench of the Constitutional Court with the reputation of a laid-back rebel.
When life’s a pitch, just turn to cricket
When life’s a pitch, just turn to cricket
Temba Bavuma's century made more sense than anything that happened off-ground in the interim between holiday end and work start.
Old boys' club poses problems for JSC
Old boys' club poses problems for JSC
Clearly those who have come up the ranks are favoured, which works against academics
Poetry of justice at the JSC
Poetry of justice at the JSC
Dikgang Moseneke gave the latest Judicial Service Commission interviews an air of sensitivity and grace.
Malema raises the 'Indian question' at KZN judiciary interview
Malema raises the 'Indian question' at KZN judiciary interview
A heated exchange between candidate Shyam Gyanda and JSC commissioner Julius Malema explored the touchy issue of ethnicity, race and Africanness.
SAPS rot runs deep in Marikana cover-up
SAPS rot runs deep in Marikana cover-up
The Marikana report revealed more than just operational unaccountability, it revealed a web of lies designed to keep the commission in the dark.