Verashni Pillay is the editor-in-chief of the Mail & Guardian. She grew up in Laudium, Pretoria, learned her trade at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, spent a spell in Cape Town as an online journalist, and now loves living in Jozi. Her interests are broad but include a focus on politics and multi-platform story-telling.
While public protector Thuli Madonsela believes in the separation between religion and state, her faith informs her commitment to values in her work.
Verashni Pillay reflects on the #UnfairAndLovely campaign that celebrates the dark skin of those of South Indian heritage, like herself.
The M&G is committed to learning from its mistake in rushing the article about FW de Klerk giving "political leadership" lessons to Mmusi Maimane.
The EFF caucus, chanting 'Zupta must fall', were escorted out of Parliament for disrupting President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address.
Insiders say the Democratic Alliance boss is taking "leadership classes" from the controversial ex-president.
Men and women are starting to push back against an ingrained culture of sexual violence in South Africa.
Verashni Pillay finds out what happened on Juju's UK trip in addition to the EFF leader's critique of Nelson Mandela's legacy.
It’s one thing to claim the home affairs minister cheated, but another for Buhle Mkhize to say an SA intelligence official ‘bribed’ her to keep silent
Conrad Koch shares insight behind the colour change of his puppet, Chester Missing, and a whole new set of conversations he's ready to have.
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