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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.
The meaning of Hashim Amla 
The meaning of Hashim Amla 
There is a press clipping that, if the archive library at Newspaper House in Durban has survived the relentless cost-cutting, will be yellowing...
Zandile Gumede about-turn further undermines ANC
Zandile Gumede about-turn further undermines ANC
Regional party conferences in KwaZulu-Natal will have repercussions for the ANC and its stability under Cyril Ramaphosa, leading those who...
Witnesses, cops on KZN hit lists
Witnesses, cops on KZN hit lists
Mafika Mndebele’s eyes are bloodshot, his face drawn; the effects of his itinerant lifestyle. The ANC Youth League (ANCYL) Emalahleni regional...
Makhanda: No more lullabies
Makhanda: No more lullabies
The azaan, the Islamic call to prayer, spirited its way through Makhanda this week during the 44th edition of the National Arts Festival —...
Former NPA boss Nxasana tells Zondo of dirty tricks campaigns
Former NPA boss Nxasana tells Zondo of dirty tricks campaigns
Bigwigs in the prosecuting authority played their part in Zuma’s godly game by destabilising the NPA and ensuring the prosecution of people...
Advocates go toe-to-toe in Zuma case
Advocates go toe-to-toe in Zuma case
A letter purportedly proving that a high-level meeting took place in 2003 to discuss Jacob Zuma’s prosecution is the latest twist in the...
Stay of prosecution or of justice?
Stay of prosecution or of justice?
The trigger in former president Jacob Zuma’s mshini — both in and outside the KwaZulu-Natal high court in Pietermaritzburg...
Zandile Gumede: The Iron Lady of Inanda
Zandile Gumede: The Iron Lady of Inanda
eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede is facing charges of fraud, racketeering and corruption that implicate 62 city councillors. But how did she...
Mlangeni & SA’s syncopated society
Mlangeni & SA’s syncopated society
May 7 2019. It is the eve of South Africa’s sixth national general elections and the posters punting presidential candidates in Soweto are as...
Fast track bullies must learn Sri Lankan lesson
Fast track bullies must learn Sri Lankan lesson
Whisper it. Once the breath has been regained. The Proteas needed that reality-defying defeat at Kingsmead in the first Test of the two-match...
Msholozi desperately tries for another (political) hit
Msholozi desperately tries for another (political) hit
Nongoma in northern KwaZulu-Natal, 2009. ANC president Jacob Zuma is electioneering in the build-up to the national polls.
I fly high on a little Sinai ‘chocolate’
I fly high on a little Sinai ‘chocolate’
The Hun and I have a mission — to smoke cannabis in some of the most securitised parts of the world.