Author

 
Ra'eesa Pather

Ra'eesa Pather

Ra’eesa Pather is a general news journalist with the Mail & Guardian’s online team. She cut her teeth at The Daily Vox in Cape Town before moving to Johannesburg and joining the M&G. She's written about memory, race and gender in columns and features, and has dabbled in photography.
DA moves to oust De Lille again
DA moves to oust De Lille again
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has confirmed that it will appeal the Western Cape high court judgement which reinstated Cape Town mayor Patricia de...
NUM, Amcu demand action after six miners killed in Limpopo blaze
NUM, Amcu demand action after six miners killed in Limpopo blaze
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) have called for accountability after six...
Duduzani Zuma culpable homicide case postponed
Duduzani Zuma culpable homicide case postponed
Duduzani Zuma’s case was postponed until August 23 and he was released with a warning to return after he appeared at the Randburg magistrate’s...
Jiba to remain on leave until Abrahams gives the go ahead for her return
Jiba to remain on leave until Abrahams gives the go ahead for her return
Deputy national director of public prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba will remain on special leave until the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) gives her...
Knysna residents back mayor, accuse DA of not following due process
Knysna residents back mayor, accuse DA of not following due process
Residents in Knysna have nailed their colours to the mast in support of Mayor Mark Willemse, who is the subject of disciplinary action by the...
The people of Bo-Kaap versus the private developers
The people of Bo-Kaap versus the private developers
A private development company has interdicted the Bo-Kaap community from trespassing and vandalising property on its construction sites after...
Zille launches court battle against public protector
Zille launches court battle against public protector
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has launched her court bid to take public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s report on judicial review and, in doing...
Hawks: Malmesbury mosque attack not linked to ‘extremists’
Hawks: Malmesbury mosque attack not linked to ‘extremists’
The man responsible for the killing of two worshippers at a mosque in Malmesbury in the Western Cape had a history of mental illness, police have...
DA accuses ANC of instigating Western Cape land protests
DA accuses ANC of instigating Western Cape land protests
The Democratic Alliance (DA) caucus in the Western Cape province has accused the ANC of spurring on land occupations around the Cape in an effort...
DA caucus throws out public protector report on Zille
DA caucus throws out public protector report on Zille
The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Western Cape legislature has thrown out Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s report on Premier Helen...
Duduzani Zuma to appear in court for culpable homicide
Duduzani Zuma to appear in court for culpable homicide
The National Prosecuting Authority has confirmed that Duduzani Zuma has been summoned to court on two charges of culpable homicide.
DA FedEx adopted Steenhuisen report findings without seeing proof of wrongdoing
DA FedEx adopted Steenhuisen report findings without seeing proof of wrongdoing
The Democratic Alliance’s federal executive has admitted in court papers that it adopted findings and recommendations against Cape Town mayor...