Deshnee Subramany

Winnie’s grace gave me strength

'Mama Winnie’s mere presence was enough to tell me that I am more than fine, and that I am capable,' says the writer

Imbawula: Tales weaved around the fire

Kwanele Sosibo and Deshnee Subramany attended the 7th instalment of storytelling initiative Imbawula, at the Bassline. Here are their observations.

Wits responds to queries about Chris Hart’s qualifications

After an outcry over suspended Standard Bank economist and strategist Chris Hart's qualifications on Twitter, Wits has listed his qualifications.

Bushfire 2014: Festival with a conscience

Despite the country's political issues and a cultural boycott, Swaziland's Bushfire organisers put on a good show in hopes of promoting social change.

All gender but zero representation

After attending a talk on women in politics in South Africa, Deshnee Subramany feels the discussion moved too far away from the people at hand.

Amcu strike playing into ANC’s hands, says Wasp

The Workers and Socialist Party says Joseph Mathunjwa's planned protest action will give the ANC exactly what it wants - another violent strike.

Zuma booing not a crisis in our democracy, says Maharaj

Mac Maharaj has brushed off the heckling of President Jacob Zuma by sections of the crowd at Nelson Mandela's memorial, saying it was over quickly.

Maharaj won’t comment on Mandela life support reports

CNN and Citizen report Nelson Mandela is on life support, and Mac Maharaj says commenting on the matter would break doctor/patient confidentiality.

Jo’burg beware, Snoop Lion’s in town

If Saturday's MTV Base Africa All Stars concert is anything to go by, Jo'burgers should prepare themselves for the new Snoop Lion.

MyBroadband: Race question was the only way

Popular tech site MyBroadband has raised eyebrows after potential users complained about a race-based question on its forum registration form.

Mapisa-Nqakula defends SA troops killing CAR child soldiers

SA troops under attack from child soldiers had to defend themselves and couldn't "give sweeties and blow kisses", says the defence minister.

Fuel and electricity increases: The ride’s not over yet

South Africa should brace itself this year as the rise in petrol prices and electricity tariffs will swallow any money gained from tax breaks.

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