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Sarah Evans

Sarah Evans

Sarah Evans is a Mail & Guardian news reporter.She's a recovering musician who became a journalist while interning for the Diamond Fields Advertiser in Kimberley.She spent three years reporting there before completing an internship at the Mail & Guardian Centre for Investigative Journalism (amaBhungane).Her areas of interest include crime, law, governance, and the nexus between business and politics.Her areas of disinterest include skyscrapers.
Will hate speech finally be definitively defined?
Will hate speech finally be definitively defined?
NEWS ANALYSIS
Arms deal report in Zuma’s hands
Arms deal report in Zuma’s hands
The arms deal commission of inquiry’s findings are known only to President Jacob Zuma, for now. He received its final report on December 30 last...
Battle rages over private security on campus
Battle rages over private security on campus
NEWS ANALYSIS
Municipalities cautiously welcome Van Rooyen
Municipalities cautiously welcome Van Rooyen
Unlike the storm that followed his appointment as finance minister, the announcement that Des van Rooyen is now the minister of co-operative...
M&G interviews David van Rooyen's Twitter imposter
M&G interviews David van Rooyen's Twitter imposter
In what would prove to be his first and last official media statement, former finance minister (for four long and economically significant days)...
Van Rooyen: I’m ready to be deployed anytime
Van Rooyen: I’m ready to be deployed anytime
There’s a saying from the animated series South Park that could be an appropriate illustration of Tuesday’s press conference. 
Van Rooyen focused on assisting local government
Van Rooyen focused on assisting local government
Newly appointed minister of co-operative governance and traditional affairs (Cogta), David Van Rooyen, says his department is focused on assisting...
Van Rooyen: No deals signed while I was finance chief
Van Rooyen: No deals signed while I was finance chief
In his first public address since his appointment on Sunday, David van Rooyen, has asked the public to judge him based on his performance, and to...
Pravin Gordhan: We will win the trust of South Africans
Pravin Gordhan: We will win the trust of South Africans
The newly appointed minister of finance, Pravin Gordhan, sought to reassure the country and nervous investors on Monday in a press conference where...
Pravin Gordhan returns: The tweets that had us in stitches
Pravin Gordhan returns: The tweets that had us in stitches
Within minutes of President Jacob Zuma’s Sunday evening announcement that he had made a second change to the finance ministry in a week, social...
Public protector: 'Hearts have hardened'
Public protector: 'Hearts have hardened'
When she talks about the obviously acrimonious relationship...
#FeesMustFall: Lessons in speeding up change
#FeesMustFall: Lessons in speeding up change
ANALYSIS