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.

All the women in me are tired

As the initial joy of Ramadan wears off, the labour of fielding prejudice creeps in

As premier hangs tough, delivery hangs in the balance

'The pressure on Mahumapelo to step down is also not the first time attempts to unseat him have been made'

DA sets it sights on Gauteng and Northern Cape in 2019

The tone of Maimane’s speech was significantly more assertive than his public utterances in recent months

City overcome by Liverpool spirit

The Reds triumphed in their first Champions League quarter-final in nine years

You lose some, you love some

'So even as the pain constricts our being, the world prises us open, forcing us to feel the sunshine that is other people'

In court, Zuma will face all the ghosts of deals past

The former president has continually asked for his day in court. He’s now about to get it. Finally.

DA, EFF shifting left and right

The rejuvenated ruling party is having the opposition for breakfast, lunch and tea

Time’s up: Jacob Zuma has resigned

Earlier on Wednesday, Zuma insisted he had done nothing to merit the party’s decision to recall him from office

We’re transforming the milky way

Advertising agencies must confront the need for change if they are to survive in the SA landscape

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.

Just what did SA know about Zimbabwe’s coup?

The country’s reaction to Zimbabwe’s coup suggests its leaders had prior knowledge of events

How you will pay for Zuma’s free education plan

Slashing spending and upping taxes may help plug the budget shortfall and pay for higher education

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