Dhashen Moodley

Dhashen Moodley is a freelance podcast journalist based in Johannesburg.

Why do presidents cling to power?

Four former heads of state speak about what being president is actually like

​Deadly shooting targets New Year’s revellers in Melville

Two people were fatally shot and six others wounded in the early hours of January 1

Bobi Wine, live in concert

This is the show that the Ugandan president, Yoweri Museveni, does not want you to see

Ruff justice: Meet the dogs helping put child rapists behind bars

Victim testimonies can be key to securing convictions. They can also be traumatic. Meet the furry friends coming to the rescue.

Rise and stall of Southern Africa’s remarkable supermarket chain

Choppies began life as a struggling general dealer in Botswana and now consists of about 250 stores in eight countries

The great green gold rush

Cannabis is set to become a multibillion-rand business in South Africa— but we may have to decolonise it first

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Get Rewarded for banking with Standard Bank Mobile

Free data for your bank card spend every month will go that extra mile to help keep South Africans connected to their dreams

Introducing Greening the Future 2020

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention