Khadija Patel

Khadija Patel pushes words on street corners. She is the editor-in-chief of the Mail & Guardian, a co-founder of the The Daily Vox and vice chairperson of the Vienna-based International Press Institute (IPI). As a journalist she has produced work for Sky News, Al Jazeera, The Guardian, Quartz, City Press and the Daily Maverick, among others. She is also a research associate at WISER (Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Witwatersrand) and has previously worked in community media. In 2017, she was among 11 people from across Africa and the diaspora who were awarded the inaugural Africa #NoFilter fellowship from the Ford Foundation and in 2018, she was awarded honorary membership of the Golden Key Society. She is passionate about the protection and enhancement of global media as a public good.

‘Exactly where I was meant to be’

As I reflect on my time as editor amid today’s uncertain world, one thing is certain: the M&G’s importance in our media landscape

Lockdown loosened: Ramaphosa announces Level 3 to begin May 31

Certain metros, where the vast majority of infections have occurred, will remain under level-four lockdown restrictions

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

North West opts to keep ANC in power

The party has won over 60% of the vote, down from 67.39% in 2014.

ANC: From Everyman to Faust

Ramaphosa needs to lose the unity narrative if he is to dispel the stink of the Zuma years

Silence surrounds SA doc in Syria

Isis is about to be vanquished in Syria. But its shadow looms large in South Africa

The world according to Dr Survé

Iqbal Survé’s business success has bought him the ultimate luxury: his own version of reality

‘You watch this space!’ — Ramaphosa

This was the president’s promising refrain throughout his State of the Nation address

EFF seizes on divisions in the ANC

The Economic Freedom Fighters are targeting Pravin Gordhan, a symbol of unity, and fighting the battle of disgruntled ANC members

Slice of life: Now I have two birthdays

We neglect our health. I didn’t take the doctor seriously. Until I collapsed

Denel lands deep in Gulf crisis

The South African arms manufacturer fends off undue pressure from Saudi military company

Khashoggi was collateral damage

Supporting Saudi Arabia’s lukewarm reforms sends a signal of consent to a murderous regime

Press Releases

Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

If our educators can take care of themselves, they can take care of the children they teach

5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

The tobacco ban places 109 000 jobs and 179 000 wholesalers and retailers at risk — including the livelihood of emerging farmers

Holistic Financial Planning for Professionals Webinar

Our lives are constantly in flux, so it makes sense that your financial planning must be reviewed frequently — preferably on an annual basis

Undeterred by Covid-19 pandemic, China and Africa hold hands, building a community of a shared future for mankind

It is clear that building a community with a shared future for all mankind has become a more pressing task than ever before

Wills, Estate Administration and Succession Planning Webinar

Capital Legacy has had no slowdown in lockdown regarding turnaround with clients, in storing or retrieving wills and in answering their questions

Call for Expression of Interest: Training supply and needs assessment to support the energy transition in South Africa

GIZ invites eligible and professional companies with local presence in South Africa to participate in this tender to support the energy transition

Obituary: Mohammed Tikly

His legacy will live on in the vision he shared for a brighter more socially just future, in which racism and discrimination are things of the past

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