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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.
NPA insider tells NDPP panel Abrahams refused to tackle interference
NPA insider tells NDPP panel Abrahams refused to tackle interference
Advocate Andrea Johnson, a prosecutor with the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), has revealed to a panel of interviewers how former NPA boss...
NDPP panel grills 'born leader', prosecutor who refused to drop cases for BMWs
NDPP panel grills 'born leader', prosecutor who refused to drop cases for BMWs
Advocate Matodzi Makhari began her interview confidently.
Rustenburg Girls Junior School allegedly discouraged underprivileged pupil
Rustenburg Girls Junior School allegedly discouraged underprivileged pupil
Parents claim a leaked email thread has shown how Rustenburg Girls Junior School allegedly discouraged an American family from sponsoring an...
Silas Ramaite underwhelms at NDPP interviews
Silas Ramaite underwhelms at NDPP interviews
Acting national director of public prosecutions Silas Ramaite delivered a less than stellar performance during an interview for the top job at the...
High court orders NDPP interviews open to media
High court orders NDPP interviews open to media
The Pretoria high court has ordered that interviews of candidates shortlisted to be the next National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) must be...
Court asked to order Ramaphosa to allow media coverage of NDPP interviews
Court asked to order Ramaphosa to allow media coverage of NDPP interviews
President Cyril Ramaphosa is facing court action to compel him to allow media to be present during the interviews of candidates who have applied...
Public protector denies foul play in Gordhan investigation
Public protector denies foul play in Gordhan investigation
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has hit back at utterances made by Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan’s attorney that her office has...
Rustenburg High shows up its junior school
Rustenburg High shows up its junior school
While concerned parents continue to urge transformation at Rustenburg Girls’ Junior School (RGJS), Rustenburg Girls’ High School (RGHS) has...
Families, justice minister, NPA  challenge Rodrigues’ attempt to escape prosecution
Families, justice minister, NPA challenge Rodrigues’ attempt to escape prosecution
Apartheid-era cop João “Jan” Rodrigues is set to face mass opposition to his application for a permanent stay of proceedings in the case of...
Parents, W Cape education department clash over Rustenburg school racism allegations
Parents, W Cape education department clash over Rustenburg school racism allegations
The Rustenburg Girls Junior School governing body has denied Nozipho Mthembu's version that she...
Brett Herron resigns from DA claiming party blocked affordable housing
Brett Herron resigns from DA claiming party blocked affordable housing
Brett Herron, the former mayoral committee member for urban development and transport in the City of Cape Town, has resigned from the Democratic...
It’s happened: De Lille resigns as mayor, DA member
It’s happened: De Lille resigns as mayor, DA member
Patricia de Lille has finally answered the question many have asked of her over the past week: Yes, she is resigning as mayor of Cape Town.