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Gemma Ritchie

Gemma Ritchie

Gemma Ritchie works in the Mail & Guardian's online department. She majored in English Literature at a small liberal arts college in the USA. 
    Triumph in tragedy: Mother proposes how to avoid road deaths
    Triumph in tragedy: Mother proposes how to avoid road deaths
    A mother who lost her child in a road accident turned to academia for answers.
    Human Rights Commission to investigate Willemse walk-out
    Human Rights Commission to investigate Willemse walk-out
    The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) will be establishing an inquiry into the events that led former SuperSport commentator and...
    Mabe asks for leave over allegations of sexual harassment
    Mabe asks for leave over allegations of sexual harassment
    ANC national spokesperson Pule Mabe has written to the party’s secretary general Ace Magashule asking for leave pending the outcome of the...
    NPA to prosecute Marius Fransman over sexual harassment allegations
    NPA to prosecute Marius Fransman over sexual harassment allegations
    The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) announced over the weekend that it will be prosecuting former Western Cape ANC leader Marius Fransman for...
    Four SABC board members resign
    Four SABC board members resign
    On Thursday, the Presidency confirmed that four of the SABC’s board members had resigned, despite the SABC denying reports of the resignations...
    Land constitutional amendment recommendation gets greenlight from NCOP
    Land constitutional amendment recommendation gets greenlight from NCOP
    The National Council of Provinces has adopted the
    Solar power plant lights up the Northern Cape
    Solar power plant lights up the Northern Cape
    In the latest success of the government’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), a 100% black-owned solar...
    Former ANC treasurer Mendi Msimang dies
    Former ANC treasurer Mendi Msimang dies
    Former ANC treasurer- general Mendi Msimang has died. ...
    Wild swings in Sasol’s fortunes
    Wild swings in Sasol’s fortunes
    Petrochemical company Sasol was touted as a good investment for 2018 at the end of last year, but a strengthening rand and cheaper oil prices are...
    NPA to provisionally withdraw charges in Estina case
    NPA to provisionally withdraw charges in Estina case
    The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has provisionally withdrawn charges against eight individuals accused of wrongdoing in the Estina...
    Maimane to approach Zondo commission over Trillian exec’s role in CR17 donation
    Maimane to approach Zondo commission over Trillian exec’s role in CR17 donation
    Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane is set to approach the commission of inquiry into state capture to request a probe into the role of...
    KPMG appoints new chief executive
    KPMG appoints new chief executive
    Come May next year, Ignatius Sehoole will succeed Nhlamulo Dlomu as chief executive of beleaguered auditing firm KPMG. Sehoole has a mammoth task...