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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. 
Ramaphosa appoints commission of inquiry into alleged  PIC ‘improprieties’
Ramaphosa appoints commission of inquiry into alleged PIC ‘improprieties’
President Cyril Ramaphosa has instituted a commission of inquiry into the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) to investigate “the veracity of...
DA outlines immigration plan to deal with ‘porous borders’
DA outlines immigration plan to deal with ‘porous borders’
According to the Democratic Alliance (DA), the department of home affairs has failed in its mandate to secure the country’s borders because it is...
Somalia executes man on anniversary of deadly Mogadishu bombing
Somalia executes man on anniversary of deadly Mogadishu bombing
As Somalia commemorated the anniversary of a deadly 2017 blast which left at least 500 people dead and scores more injured, a man convicted for his...
Under-siege Westbury seethes over killings
Under-siege Westbury seethes over killings
Heather Peterson (46) left her washing machine running when she went to collect the report card of a 10-year-old relative at the Westbury Primary...
Cele promises to rid Westbury of gangsters
Cele promises to rid Westbury of gangsters
Police Minister Bheki Cele promised change to the embattled Westbury community on Tuesday, but failed to heed residents’ calls to release...
“We'll take it back to the streets” — Westbury residents
“We'll take it back to the streets” — Westbury residents
Westbury residents have come out in their numbers for a face to face meeting with Police Minister Bheki Cele. But protesters say the meeting will...
Zondo commission receives #GuptaLeaks hard drives as evidence, with conditions
Zondo commission receives #GuptaLeaks hard drives as evidence, with conditions
Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo — the chair of the commission of inquiry into state capture — ordered on Friday that #GuptaLeaks...
Zondo commission to hear arguments on admission of electronic data
Zondo commission to hear arguments on admission of electronic data
The commission of inquiry into state capture — headed by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo — will continue to hear arguments presented...
#StateCaptureInquiry: Whistle-blowers, clones of hard drives and secret meetings
#StateCaptureInquiry: Whistle-blowers, clones of hard drives and secret meetings
Human rights lawyer Brian Currin told the commission of inquiry into state capture that the “country owes a huge debt” to two whistle-blowers...
State Capture commission in possession of original #GuptaLeaks hard drive
State Capture commission in possession of original #GuptaLeaks hard drive
The commission of inquiry into state capture heard an application for electronic data to be submitted as evidence on Thursday.
Dros confirms ‘incident’ following rape of seven-year-old at restaurant
Dros confirms ‘incident’ following rape of seven-year-old at restaurant
The Dros franchise group, where a seven-year-old girl was raped on Saturday, has released a statement confirming that an “incident took place”...
Instagram co-founders step down amid autonomy clash rumours
Instagram co-founders step down amid autonomy clash rumours
In an unexpected move, Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger resigned from the photo-sharing app – which is owned by Facebook –...