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.
The Bakgatla-Ba-Khafela community in the North West is at loggerheads with their chief over who should hold the rights to the land.
A report found that police conflate "unrest-related" and "violent" protests in their records to justify increased spending on public order policing.
Lawyers for Marikana miners warn they will go to court this week if President Jacob Zuma does not release the report by the Marikana commission.
It is now over a year since the imprisonment of two Swazi activists -- and they have still not been granted bail.
TRC records show that Umkhonto weSizwe member Nokuthula Simelane was tortured on a North West farm and believed killed.
Unions are likely to accept the state's latest public sector wage offer and bring to an end seven months of negotiations and the threat of a strike.
By using casual workers instead of employing permanent staff, firms may leak productivity.
Cosatu's policy is one sector, one union but there could be two, metalworker's union if Numsa has its way.
Legal Aid South Africa says the order to fund representation for injured and arrested Marikana miners has implications for those seeking funding.
What happens when workers are excluded from a system that is supposed to protect them? The post office strike has become a case study.