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Niren Tolsi

Niren Tolsi

Niren Tolsi is a freelance journalist.His areas of interest include social justice; citizen mobilisation and state violence; protest; the constitution and the constitutional court and football.
Making photos, forging connections
Making photos, forging connections
OBITUARY:PETER MCKENZIE 1955 – 2017
Marikana then and now — a tragedy that keeps unfolding
Marikana then and now — a tragedy that keeps unfolding
They sat apart from the large stage and the performance of commemoration. Removed from the singing of gospel and trade union songs, removed from...
The blame game: A Marikana special report
The blame game: A Marikana special report
On August 16 2012 the South African police shot and killed 34 striking miners at the Lonmin platinum mine in Marikana, near Rustenburg in North West....
Zuma’s ghosts return to haunt him
Zuma’s ghosts return to haunt him
ANALYSIS
From state capture to party fracture
From state capture to party fracture
How long can President Jacob Zuma survive, especially as the results of Tuesday’s vote of no confidence against the president in parliament...
Zuma survives no-confidence vote despite ANC dissenters
Zuma survives no-confidence vote despite ANC dissenters
Despite surviving a vote of no-confidence in Parliament on Tuesday, President Jacob Zuma was confirmed as a lame-duck president.
Zweli brings sanity to conference
Zweli brings sanity to conference
ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize smiles, as if humouring a naughty child, when asked whether he would accept a nomination to run for president of...
Mantashe strengthens his hand
Mantashe strengthens his hand
On Tuesday night, when ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe entered the compound into which the media had been corralled for most of the party’s...
Timol inquest: Reliving the horror
Timol inquest: Reliving the horror
Salim Essop is a diminutive man. His energy appears boundless when he starts to speak and his gestures become more animated, as if swatting away...
Marikana activist: My prison ordeal
Marikana activist: My prison ordeal
On June 4 activist Napoleon Webster will have spent 150 days in Rustenburg prison.