Author

 
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.
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...
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.