Verashni Pillay appointed editor-in-chief

The Mail & Guardian is proud to announce Verashni Pillay as its new editor-in-chief.


M&G Analysis: What's next for the ANC Youth League?

The M&G looks at the troubled ANCYL after their elective conference. Can the organisation return to its former glory with Collen Maine at the helm?


The price of gold: The caregivers

Thousands of women are left to care for and support their husbands who have been left jobless and sick after contracting silicosis in the gold mines.


Thulane was born to cook

Young foodie, Thulane Shabalala walked away from a promising career as a professional hotel chef to pursue his own dream in the food industry.


A life built on rubbish

This is the story of people whose lives depend on what we leave in our bins.


The hijacked buildings of Joburg

Property owners and investors in Joburg's inner city say the increase in the hijacking of buildings by illegal occupants is costing them millions.


Forgotten freedom fighters

Apla veterans say they sacrificed their youth for the liberation struggle, only to be forgotten and left without pensions, homes and jobs.


Thokoza artist: 'I resurrect sneakers'

Entrepreneur Mark Chiruma has adopted an unusual way to make spare cash and practice his art: he gives old sneakers fresh and funky new looks.