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.
South Africa is losing roughly R147-billion a year to the illegal movement of money out of the country.
Elusive arms deal kingpin Fana Hlongwane has diverted accusations of wrongdoing by insisting he is being targeted because he is black.
There are not enough decent mid-level jobs to tempt more young South Africans into vocational training, a Wits seminar has heard.
Lawyers for Chris Hani's killer, Clive Derby-Lewis, have revealed he has only months to live during a high court application for his release.
The trade union is concerned that the paper’s circulation is part of a trend to destabilise its plans to form a United Front opposed to the ANC.
But the advocate appearing for Fana Hlongwane at the arms deal commission says his client “wants to come and give evidence”.
The SAPS wants Ian Farlam to leave the ‘policing of the police’ to Ipid, but he says he can make recommendations on who should be prosecuted.
The Farlam inquiry has heard that Lonmin miners took their cue from the violent, but effective, protests at their neighbouring platinum firm.
Political pressure, NUM officials shooting at protesters and the firing of teargas and stun-grenades are to blame, says advocate Dali Mpofu.
Lawyers for the union argued at the Farlam commission that it was a myth perpetuated by Lonmin that union rivalry was the main cause of the slaughter.