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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.
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.
Pakistan is either good or ghastly
Pakistan is either good or ghastly
Perhaps no cricket-playing nation conjures the vicissitudes and vagaries of the game quite like Pakistan. Or as many synonyms for “unpredictable” – that essential nature of cricket being so intricately woven into how Pakistan play....
Proteas’ habitual arrogance belies their status
Proteas’ habitual arrogance belies their status
The crows in Sri Lanka are ubiquitous. The cynical suggest this is because of the bodies piled up during the 30-year civil war between the...
Mogoeng absent for more than half of ConCourt judgments
Mogoeng absent for more than half of ConCourt judgments
An indignant Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng bristled in the face of the concerns swirling in the legal fraternity about his many absences from the...