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.
Jon Qwelane is challenging the constitutionality of provisions of the Equity Act and hopefully the outcome will clarify what constitutes hate speech.
Whistle-blower Richard Young has a gut feeling that critics of the controversial transaction will be torn to shreds.
Students claim private security guards have assaulted them, but management says they are needed to maintain order.
Some of Co-operative Governance Minister David "Des" van Rooyen's new constituents are cautiously optimistic about next year's municipal elections.
Van Rooyen’s only act as finance minister was to have a go at his imposter on social media. Sarah Evans chats to "David".
Ignoring speculation over his brief appointment as finance minister, Des Van Rooyen tackled the details of his new ministerial role.
The new minister of co-operative governance and traditional affairs says his experience will help him understand challenges faced by local government.
David van Rooyen has dismissed cynical speculation that he approved any deals, particularly with regards to SAA, while serving as finance minister.
In his first press conference since being reappointed finance minister, Gordhan has pledged to ensure "sound fiscal management".
The sentiment on social media following the appointment of the week's third finance minister was: If we don’t laugh, we will surely cry.