Eunice Stoltz

Eunice Stoltz is a junior daily news reporter at the Mail & Guardian. She was previously a freelance journalist and a broadcaster at Maroela Media and Smile90.4FM.

How security fell to pieces in July

KZN police commissioner Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi took no prisoners as he accused former defence minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula of perjury at hearings into the unrest

Hawks head testifies before SAHRC: Intelligence would have been ‘ideal’

No members of the police, defence force or state security have been implicated ‘at this stage’ in ongoing investigations into the July unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng

Police intelligence surprised by July unrest ‘modus operandi’

Minister of police only receives information from national commissioner that relates to him, commission hears

Covid-19 vaccines still protect against severe illness from the Omicron variant

The vast majority of hospital admissions in Gauteng are of unvaccinated people, data from the National Institute for Communicable Diseases shows

A journey of colour through dolls

Yolanda Y’awa was bullied because of her dark skin – now she makes dolls in a range of tones

Government relied on social media and mainstream media for updates on July unrest, says KwaZulu-Natal premier

Sihle Zikalala told the South African Human Rights Commission that the July unrest was the most destructive protest in the country's history

New Covid-19 variant is a concern as cases show a sharp increase in Gauteng

Some 22 positive cases of the B.1.1.529 variant have been confirmed in South Africa, as Covid-19 cases increase in Gauteng, the North West and Limpopo

Sex workers, LGBTQ+ and undocumented people struggle to find shelters, says report

Human Rights Watch says large-scale efforts and resources are needed to prevent even worse gender-based violence statistics

Dlamini perjury case ‘dilly-dallies’ as state fails to bring witnesses

The court heard how the state is unable to make travel and accommodation arrangements for its witnesses because it cannot contact them reliably

Witness barely escaped Phoenix with his life

“They called us Zuma’s dogs” and the K-word, Human Rights Commission told on day seven of hearings into July unrest

Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula ‘very confused’ at lack of police intel during July unrest

Former defence minister says top KwaZulu-Natal cop was reluctant to share information with her

Maintenance payments used to coerce, manipulate, and punish women – it’s also violence

Sonke Gender Justice points finger at fathers who withhold maintenance payments to coerce, manipulate, and punish the mothers of their children

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