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Kiri Rupiah

Kiri Rupiah

Kiri Rupiah is the Mail & Guardian’s social media editor. She is a digital strategist, blogger and consultant still trying to find her online home.
Men are trash ... end of discussion
Men are trash ... end of discussion
Let me begin by making a disclaimer for those of you I’d most like to read this: I and many other women don’t think that all men are inherently...
Weight a sec, is that healthy?
Weight a sec, is that healthy?
The way the health and fitness industry talks about food, weight and eating is messy and confusing. The common thread is the ebb and flow of diets,...
Jordan Peele uses satire to expose racism’s horror
Jordan Peele uses satire to expose racism’s horror
A young black man wearing a hoodie walks in a dimly lit suburb where he is summarily attacked and kidnapped by some unseen assailant to the...
​I don’t need to bleed for you to see my humanity
​I don’t need to bleed for you to see my humanity
BODY LANGUAGEFacts don’t change hearts or minds. Once formed, impressions are curiously unyielding. Nigerians are drug dealers, Pakistanis...
Dear Becky: I'm not your negro
Dear Becky: I'm not your negro
BODY LANGUAGE
Gone phishing: 5 ways you can protect yourself online in light of latest Gmail hack
Gone phishing: 5 ways you can protect yourself online in light of latest Gmail hack
Privacy is a right you haven't always had but that you're fully entitled to. Article 12 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states:...
No fats, no femmes, no blacks: The unbearable racism of Grindr in South Africa
No fats, no femmes, no blacks: The unbearable racism of Grindr in South Africa
On any given day, 1.6-million users in more than 192 countries send more than 70-million messages and 5-million pictures to each other on
How magazine and newspaper covers encapsulate Donald Trump's US presidential bid
How magazine and newspaper covers encapsulate Donald Trump's US presidential bid
The 2016 US presidential race has been unconventional since the beginning – which has resulted in a number of standout magazine and newspaper covers. Here are some of the most memorable thus far:...
WATCH: Finance minister Pravin Gordhan presents mini-budget speech #MTBPS2016
WATCH: Finance minister Pravin Gordhan presents mini-budget speech #MTBPS2016
Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan will be tabling the Mid-Term Budget Policy Statement (#MTBPS2016) in Parliament, Cape Town. Watch the livestream...
#HandsOffZuma: ANCYL calls for MK veterans to take up arms for Zuma
#HandsOffZuma: ANCYL calls for MK veterans to take up arms for Zuma
The ANC's Youth League Chairperson, Collen Maine on Saturday issued a call to arms for uMkhonto we...
Michelle Obama destroys Trump: The measure of any society is how it treats its women
Michelle Obama destroys Trump: The measure of any society is how it treats its women
They don't call her "The Closer" for nothing. In 2008 and 2012, President Barack Obama's campaign aides dubbed the First Lady "The Closer."...