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.
Residents of the township outside Kimberley are used to broken promises, but some are drawing the line at the ballot box.
The Voortrekker Monument proved an ironic choice of venue to discuss land reform with Afrikaner farmers.
While blaming Amcu and Lonmin, Jacob Zuma told Afrikaans community leaders that fewer miners would've died at Marikana if the police had been firmer.
Speculation of the opposition forming coalitions in Gauteng and the Northern Cape continues but the ANC is confident it will secure every province.
Panelists at a Wits debate say the SAPS need to work with communities to be perceived positively so that protesters stop getting hurt and killed.
The Farlam commission has held the first of three public seminars to investigate the underlying causes of the August 16 2012 massacre.
North West air wing chief Salmon Vermaak has broken ranks to give his 'true' version of the Marikana events.
A Constitutional Court ruling means the Intaka fraud and corruption case involving Gaston Savoi and Fernando Praderi will finally go ahead.
Officials and even Cabinet ministers broke the rules to please Number One.
In her report on President Zuma's homestead, Thuli Madonsela has documented a damning trail of maladministration by state ministers and officials.