Khadija Patel

‘Where the governments see statistics, I see the faces of my friends’

Yvette Raphael describes herself as a ‘professional protester, sjambok feminist and hater of trash’. Government officials would likely refer to her as ‘a rebel’. She’s fought for equality her entire life, she says. And she’s scared of no one

Love of food in places we love

The connection between the preparation, consumption and sharing of food is a sacred one

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The latest on the spread of covid-19, how it is affecting the world, and what efforts are being made to prevent the spread of the virus

A Sona to reflect troubled times

Ramaphosa and his role model Nelson Mandela became presidents of South Africa in very trying times

A year in the life of the M&G

Editor-in-chief, Khadija Patel, writes about the year that was, what we reported and why we reported on it

What CSA won’t fix this weekend

The beleaguered cricketing body could well swing the axe on Saturday but swapping the bodies in the boardroom will not be enough

Slice of life: A gathering to say farewell

We had gathered the fragments of ourselves in a moment of togetherness, sharing a memory of someone well known, but better loved.

Denel wants to sell arms to Egypt

Nearly 2 000 people were arrested in Egypt this week. Their crime? Daring to protest against the country’s military government. The act of protesting is...

What we do is important. Trust us

Given attacks against media and important questions being raised about our work, we need to be open about why we do what we do

Now FNB probes Mkhwebane

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has come under intense scrutiny following a series of controversial findings

Report dims Cyril’s halo

Mkhwebane’s investigation has put party funding in the spotlight, but her motives have been queried

Mo Sa-la-la-la-lah reduces Islamophobia

Salah’s popularity is particularly notable. One popular chant heard around Anfield these days goes like this: 'Mo Sa-la-la-la-lah, Mo Sa-la-la-la-lah'

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