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Khadija Patel

Khadija Patel

    Time’s up: Jacob Zuma has resigned
    Time’s up: Jacob Zuma has resigned
    In an address to the nation late on Wednesday evening, President Jacob Zuma announced his resignation.
    We’re transforming the milky way
    We’re transforming the milky way
    COMMENT
    ConCourt: Parliament has failed to hold Zuma to account
    ConCourt: Parliament has failed to hold Zuma to account
    The Constitutional Court has ruled that the National Assembly failed to put in place mechanisms to hold President Zuma accountable. The EFF, Cope...
    Just what did SA know about Zimbabwe's coup?
    Just what did SA know about Zimbabwe's coup?
    In July 2013, when South African diplomats struggled to persuade Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to delay an election that would terminate five...
    How you will pay for Zuma's free education plan
    How you will pay for Zuma's free education plan
    The government is considering drastic budget cuts to fund free higher education, including cutting social grants, freezing the roll-out of RDP...
    Foreword
    Foreword
    The little formal instruction I’ve received on writing, mostly through the sage advice of practised hands, urges me to write what I know best....
    The future of news: A conversation with Google
    The future of news: A conversation with Google
    For those on the outside looking to break in, jobs in journalism are scarce. And, for those on the inside, working in the chaos of constant change...
    Saudis back Qatar into a corner
    Saudis back Qatar into a corner
    In any other week, the twin suicide attacks in Iran on Wednesday would have been headline news in the Middle East. Although the Islamic State...
    But is it halaal? A Muslim’s dilemma
    But is it halaal? A Muslim’s dilemma
    In the back alleys of Fordsburg Square, a woman spoons spiced water, or pani, into hollowed puris, a deep-fried, unleavened bread that is stuffed...
    Deconstructing 'white monopoly capital'
    Deconstructing 'white monopoly capital'
    "White monopoly capital” is a recurring theme in contemporary political discourse. But a Google search of the term returns results that variously...
    ​Long may these fires burn
    ​Long may these fires burn
    OPINIONMy sister is a teacher at a public school in Mayfair, Johannesburg. It’s well run, embedded in the greater community, and is...
    A peer's sobering Brexit insights
    A peer's sobering Brexit insights
    NEWS ANALYSIS