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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. 
    ​Transnet CEO Gama, two other officials suspended
    ​Transnet CEO Gama, two other officials suspended
    Transnet’s board has issued its chief executive, Siyabonga Gama, chief procurement officer Thamsanqa Jiyane and supply chain manager Lindiwe...
    Gold Fields set to cut jobs in restructure
    Gold Fields set to cut jobs in restructure
    One thousand five hundred and sixty mineworkers could be laid off at Gold Fields’ loss-making South Deep mine.
    Marcus, Van Schoor to clear their names in UJ theft scandal
    Marcus, Van Schoor to clear their names in UJ theft scandal
    Two former University of Johannesburg (UJ) executives have denied allegations that they stole more than R14-million from the institution, and they...
    Bonginkosi Khanyile guilty of public violence, court finds
    Bonginkosi Khanyile guilty of public violence, court finds
    Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile has been found guilty of public violence, failing to comply with police instruction and possession of a...
    AgriSA: AfriForum’s #farmlist irresponsible
    AgriSA: AfriForum’s #farmlist irresponsible
    Afrikaner interest group AfriForum’s publication of an alleged list of farms that it claims are being targeted...
    Former UJ execs ordered to cough up the money
    Former UJ execs ordered to cough up the money
    Two former executives who ripped off the University of Johannesburg (UJ) have been ordered to pay back the money they allegedly siphoned from...
    Corruption Watch releases biannual corruption trends report
    Corruption Watch releases biannual corruption trends report
    How much would a prospective driver be asked to pay to get a driver’s licence? It depends on the municipality, Corruption Watch reports. The...
    How one word sparked the Western Cape taxi strike
    How one word sparked the Western Cape taxi strike
    Cape Town taxi operators are currently on strike over increasing fuel prices, a lack of leadership, route invasions and — according to the...
    ‘This march was long overdue’
    ‘This march was long overdue’
    Yesterday opened a lot of things in my mind. If we stand together as women, a lot of things can change.
    Should non-smokers get more leave?
    Should non-smokers get more leave?
    Should companies encourage their employees to quit smoking by giving them time off?
    Women ask for men to listen: ‘Our bodies are not crime scenes’
    Women ask for men to listen: ‘Our bodies are not crime scenes’
    On June 30, Nomsa Mbuyisa (39) was gunned down by the father of her three sons. Her 19-year-old son witnessed his mother’s death. The man, Hector...
    75 schools closed in Kimberley as violent protests pick up
    75 schools closed in Kimberley as violent protests pick up
    Seventy five schools in the Sol Plaatje municipality sent learners home after violent protests began again on Monday morning.