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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. 
    Why Google is showing you white South African squatters
    Why Google is showing you white South African squatters
    On Wednesday afternoon, Xolisa Dyeshana queried Google’s Algorithm with a simple request on Twitter: “Google ‘Squatter camps in South...
    Anthony Bourdain dead at 61
    Anthony Bourdain dead at 61
    Emmy-award winning TV personality, chef and writer Anthony Bourdain has died at the age of 61. CNN has confirmed Bourdain took his own life.
    Masutha disputes Bloomberg Abrahams article
    Masutha disputes Bloomberg Abrahams article
    The Ministry of Justice and Correctional Services wants to set the record straight on Minister Michael Masutha’s quoted words in a Bloomberg...
    Justice minister has ‘full confidence’ in Abrahams
    Justice minister has ‘full confidence’ in Abrahams
    Although Shaun Abrahams has been accused of delaying his decisions and outright refusing to prosecute allies of former president Jacob Zuma,...
    Motshekga: ‘What we need is money’
    Motshekga: ‘What we need is money’
    South Africa does not have enough resources to meet growing demands like the eradication of pit toilets, Minister of Basic Education Angie...
    Limited seating for State v Zuma
    Limited seating for State v Zuma
    Preparations are well underway for the highly anticipated corruption trial of former president Jacob Zuma with the courts already planning for a...
    NSFAS big spender to have her day in court
    NSFAS big spender to have her day in court
    A Walter Sisulu University student who received R14.1-million from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) after the finance scheme...
    Cele’s inherited headache: 10 top cops under investigation
    Cele’s inherited headache: 10 top cops under investigation
    Police Minister Bheki Cele has “inherited” a problem,
    Supra Mahumapelo takes ‘early retirement’
    Supra Mahumapelo takes ‘early retirement’
    Embattled North West premier Supra Mahumapelo is taking "early retirement" and has asked the ANC to look into allegations of corruption in the...
    Big legal battles for prominent SA officials scheduled for June
    Big legal battles for prominent SA officials scheduled for June
    Prominent public figures risk losing their jobs or facing jail time as legal cases involving several South African politicians and high-ranking...
    ‘Ramphosa has been underwhelming’ — Maimane on president’s 100 days
    ‘Ramphosa has been underwhelming’ — Maimane on president’s 100 days
    With President Cyril Ramaphosa about to celebrate a 100 days in office, the Democratic Alliance (DA) has labelled his performance “underwhelming”...
    104-year-old scientist ends his life at Swiss clinic
    104-year-old scientist ends his life at Swiss clinic
    David Goodall, a 104-year-old Australian scientist has ended his life. The Life Circle clinic in Basel, which assisted him announced his death on...