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Mashadi Kekana

Mashadi Kekana

Mashadi Kekana is a member of the Mail & Guardian's online team. She majored in psychology at Wellesley College in the USA. 
‘Mother of Azania’ Veronica Sobukwe dies at 91
‘Mother of Azania’ Veronica Sobukwe dies at 91
Zondeni Veronica Sobukwe — struggle icon and widow of the late Pan African Congress (PAC) founder Robert Sobukwe — died on Wednesday...
Hlaudi continues to haunt the SABC as DA comes for R1.7m in legal fees
Hlaudi continues to haunt the SABC as DA comes for R1.7m in legal fees
The SABC says it can’t deliver the full R1.7-million it was ordered to pay the Democratic Alliance following litigation that the party pursued...
First ever Gautrain strike comes to an end, union agrees to wage deal
First ever Gautrain strike comes to an end, union agrees to wage deal
The Gautrain strike ended on Monday, following two weeks of marathon negotiations. The strike saw reduced train and bus services and scores of...
DA tests SABC impartiality claim
DA tests SABC impartiality claim
The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) knew President Cyril Ramaphosa’s late night announcement on land expropriation without...
Gautrain strike: Wage negotiations with the help of the CCMA underway
Gautrain strike: Wage negotiations with the help of the CCMA underway
The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) is currently in the process of mediating in the wage deadlock between striking...
Skilled personnel is key to saving dysfunctional municipalities ― Mkhize
Skilled personnel is key to saving dysfunctional municipalities ― Mkhize
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Minister Zweli Mkhize believes that having personnel with the right set of skills will help...
Inkosi row reaches Concourt
Inkosi row reaches Concourt
Sithembile Mbuyazi will not give up until her son succeeds to the position of inkosi of KwaMbonambi in KwaZulu-Natal.
Former Eskom chair Ben Ngubane wanted critical media blacklisted
Former Eskom chair Ben Ngubane wanted critical media blacklisted
Former Eskom chairperson Ben Ngubane tried to blacklist newspapers that published stories revealing looting and other damning allegations against...
Zondo: State capture inquiry could be extended
Zondo: State capture inquiry could be extended
The commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture could be extended for a further two years, following a high court decision to grant an...
Another Mpumalanga racist attack threatens to bring tensions to the fore
Another Mpumalanga racist attack threatens to bring tensions to the fore
The recent assault and murder of Xolisile Ndzongana — reportedly by a group of white men in Middelburg, Mpumalanga — has once again...
What was taken must be returned
What was taken must be returned
When the iron grip of Lucas Mangope over the Bophuthatswana homeland was broken, Nelson Mandela said: “We have now forgotten about him. He...
‘Expropriation without compensation must start now — not later’
‘Expropriation without compensation must start now — not later’
The land must be returned to its rightful owners — the community — not traditional authorities like chiefs.