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Kiri Rupiah

Kiri Rupiah

Kiri Rupiah is the Mail & Guardian’s social media editor. 
Infographic: Budget 2018 simplified
Infographic: Budget 2018 simplified
In his inaugural budget speech, delivered on Wednesday afternoon, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba described the budget as “tough, but hopeful”....
Gigaba on his future: See you, again. Somewhere
Gigaba on his future: See you, again. Somewhere
Treasury is set to present its 2018 budget to parliament on February 21, but the other focal point of President Cyril Ramaphosa's state of the...
Kenya's 'other' president congratulates Ramaphosa
Kenya's 'other' president congratulates Ramaphosa
Kenya's "two" presidents have congratulated President Cyril Ramaphosa on his election as state president.
Fugitive Ajay Gupta still in the country – Hawks
Fugitive Ajay Gupta still in the country – Hawks
Ajay Gupta, who has officially been named a fugitive by the Hawks, is still on run — with the help of a security company. 
DEVELOPING: New president to be sworn in tomorrow
DEVELOPING: New president to be sworn in tomorrow
An apparently jovial Paul Mashatile announced at a media briefing after the ANC's parliamentary caucus that President Jacob Zuma's deadline to...
It's a no from Zuma as ANC NEC fumbles
It's a no from Zuma as ANC NEC fumbles
The ANC national executive committee (NEC) has reportedly resolved...
Like Banquo’s ghost, Khwezi will haunt Cyril
Like Banquo’s ghost, Khwezi will haunt Cyril
In 2004, then-deputy president Jacob Zuma became a central figure in the Schabir Shaik corruption trial. On June 2 2005, Shaik was found guilty and...
New year, new classism
New year, new classism
It’s the most stressful time of the year, when we start over by making expensive, ill-thought-out promises to ourselves, which almost always...
Kisimusi is’fikile. Mari yako chete
Kisimusi is’fikile. Mari yako chete
In monetary terms the journey to Harare is easily quantified.
Manning up to the epidemic
Manning up to the epidemic
The Philandoda clinic run by medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is tucked away in a discreet corner of Eshowe’s busy...
Whose black excellence is it?
Whose black excellence is it?
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This is the end
This is the end
It takes a rare and rational human to take actual comfort in being told “time heals all wounds”, that “you’ll get over it eventually” and...