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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.
It’s over. The damage must be fixed
It’s over. The damage must be fixed
At 6.57pm on December 18 2017 at the Nasrec convention hall in Johannesburg, Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma ceased to be president of the ANC.
Mkhize's move touted as a boost for NDZ
Mkhize's move touted as a boost for NDZ
ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize’s shock withdrawal from the party’s leadership race on Sunday is seen to be a calculated move to boost the...
Zuma: From unifier to divider
Zuma: From unifier to divider
In closing the ANC’s Polokwane conference in 2007, at which he became the party’s 12th president, Jacob Zuma’s message to delegates was...
DD: Tactical genius or Dark Lord?
DD: Tactical genius or Dark Lord?
Mpumalanga ANC chairperson David Mabuza is all about the numbers.
Ramaphosa: Money or the workers?
Ramaphosa: Money or the workers?
Malamulele in Limpopo. ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa is ending a long, dusty day of campaigning with a rally in the sort of countryside...
The twisted politics of KwaDukuza
The twisted politics of KwaDukuza
NEWS ANALYSIS
Mantashing his way to the top
Mantashing his way to the top
Mantash (verb): To state a categorical opinion, only to change your mind and state a completely different opinion later on. Admitted into the South...
This soldier will fight for JZ till the end
This soldier will fight for JZ till the end
Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Kebby Maphatsoe has taken some hits in his time, perhaps more hits even than the Daily Sun...
On the campaign trail with CR17
On the campaign trail with CR17
November 5 at Tafelkop Stadium in the Sekhukhune district, Limpopo. The sun is brutal and relentless. African clichés swirl with the red dust...
Road to December conference: Pandor announced as Ramaphosa's running mate
Road to December conference: Pandor announced as Ramaphosa's running mate
ANC Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa revealed Naledi Pandor, the minister of...
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...