Kiri Rupiah

Zimbabweans stuck in limbo in South Africa

The legal challenge to Zimbabwean Exemption Permit deadline in December is being led by the controversial Simba Chitando, who is the head of Zanu-PF’s Sandton branch and whose uncle is Zimbabwe’s mining minister

Read it: Zondo commission report, part 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he will only act on the recommendations of the Zondo commission  when the final of its three reports has been handed over to him.

The Continent’s Africans of the Year: Agnes Tirop

She was not your property: Agnes Tirop was on track for global superstardom, before her race was brutally cut short.

Facebook face plants

This outage comes at a precarious time for Facebook, which is still navigating the fallout of whistleblower Frances Haugen accusing the company of prioritising profits over combating misinformation and hate

Local government elections: Dear ANC, look before you leap

In love, as in politics, look before you leap

High court orders Prasa to halt ‘irregular’ GladAfrica tender

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa did not publicise the tender and gave it to the consultancy despite its bid being R346-million more than that of another company.

All the president’s women

It was the women in Jacob Zuma’s life who threw the former South African president’s character flaws into sharpest relief. And it was women who ultimately brought him down

When violence is policy: How do we curb police brutality?

With high-profile savagery by the police becoming routine, what can be done to transform our broken relationship with law enforcement?

Life Esidimeni: Waiting for justice is an injustice

We are a nation of inquests, commissions and ad hoc committees. Not action.

Resuscitate the public broadcaster

The SABC is simply too important to South Africa’s democracy for it to be gutted: we cannot allow it to die

What connects the M to the G?

The Ampersand connects the M to the G. We leave ‘when-we’ Weekly Mail nostalgia and financial strain behind and focus on the now

Koeberg plot, FBI rot

Two unrelated tales of citizen activism are a salient reminder that ordinary people can do extraordinary things

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