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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.
A timeline of scandal: The reach of Gupta-associated Trillian into state money
A timeline of scandal: The reach of Gupta-associated Trillian into state money
Trillian Capital Partners are facing damning allegations of profiting from state-owned enterprises and inside knowledge of government affairs. ...
Cape Town to develop 10 sites in the inner city for affordable housing
Cape Town to develop 10 sites in the inner city for affordable housing
After months of pressure from housing activists, the City of Cape Town has identified 10 sites that will be developed in and near the Cape Town...
Kathrada Foundation, Save SA call on ANC to elect a president with integrity
Kathrada Foundation, Save SA call on ANC to elect a president with integrity
A candidate with integrity is the preference of the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation and civil society organisation Save South Africa to become the next...
Slice Of Life: A mother's search
Slice Of Life: A mother's search
It was during the end of school time in 2002. He was at his grandmother's house in Soweto, and my sister gave him money to pick up school...
ANC resolves to downgrade South African embassy in Israel
ANC resolves to downgrade South African embassy in Israel
The ANC national policy conference has adopted a policy recommendation made by the ANC in the Western Cape to downgrade the South African...
Court declares 'Fuck White People' is neither racist nor hate speech
Court declares 'Fuck White People' is neither racist nor hate speech
Magistrate Daniel Thulare shocked the Cape Party on Tuesday by ruling that posters bearing the words "Fuck White People" are not hate speech or...
Malawi’s village health heroes
Malawi’s village health heroes
In remote villages hours away from Malawi’s cities, community health workers are saving the lives of small children in makeshift outdoor...
Malawi's drone battlefield is on the humanitarian front
Malawi's drone battlefield is on the humanitarian front
The first humanitarian drone corridor in Africa has been launched in Kasungu, Malawi, creating a real-life testing ground to use drones to deliver...
Concourt: Speaker has the powers to prescribe secret ballot
Concourt: Speaker has the powers to prescribe secret ballot
The Constitutional Court has ordered that Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete has the constitutional power to prescribe a secret ballot...
Reserve Bank to seek urgent review of public protector's 'unlawful' remedial action
Reserve Bank to seek urgent review of public protector's 'unlawful' remedial action
A court battle is looming between the South African Reserve Bank and the public protector as the bank seeks an urgent review of the remedial...
Public protector: State, Reserve Bank failed to recover Absa billions
Public protector: State, Reserve Bank failed to recover Absa billions
Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has found that the government and the South African Reserve Bank failed to uphold their constitutional...