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Kwanele Sisobo

Polygamy still relevant but complicated

The structures that once governed how men and women were prepared for marriage have fallen away, leaving those in polygamous marriages vulnerable.

Papa Wemba leaves in style

Kwanele Sosibo remembers the flamboyant Congolese performer who died at 66.

Shack dwellers movement offers voting bloc for living conditions guarantee

The apolitical Abahlali baseMjondolo is considering backing a political party for the first time since 2006, but their clout comes at a price.

Relela: Grisly murder, protest violence and no answers from Phiyega

Police head Riah Phiyega has been unable to calm the Relela community, who have seen three dead after protests erupted around a gruesome murder.

Jo’burg’s diggin’ the dancing queensJo’burg’s diggin’ the dancing queens

While the Dancehall Queen contest is perceived as a wanton 
libido fest, Kwanele Sosibo finds out that it 
is actually much tamer than it looks.

NUM members march on Northam Platinum offices

Northam Platinum workers belonging to the National Union of Mineworkers have marched on the company's offices to hand over a memorandum of demands.

Dali Mpofu on politics, Marikana and the EFF

Dali Mpofu's new role as an Economic Freedom Fighter has provoked fresh scrutiny of his political role and his funding call for the Marikana miners.

NUM at Lonmin: It’s not over till it’s over

July 16, the deadline for the NUM to vacate its offices at Lonmin has arrived, though it is not quite the final nail in its coffin.

NUM’s Lonmin representation case struck off roll

The National Union of Mineworkers’ bid to stave of derecognition at Lonmin pending its CCMA case has been struck off the roll with costs.

Farlam commission is a sham, claim Marikana mineworkers

Mineworkers are angry they had to go to court to force the state to pay for their legal fees and have labelled the Farlam commission a "sham".

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