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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.
Atul Gupta challenges court order to freeze R10-million
Atul Gupta challenges court order to freeze R10-million
Atul Gupta has filed court papers challenging the Bloemfontein high court’s order that his bank account should be frozen because he unlawfully...
Sunday newspaper defends publishing right-wing racist’s views
Sunday newspaper defends publishing right-wing racist’s views
The editor of the Sunday newspaper Rapport has defended his editorial decision to publish an opinion piece by right-wing racist and...
Ramaphosa’s united country for the youth
Ramaphosa’s united country for the youth
“We are a nation at one.”
Cyril's new dawn: Youth first, land expropriation without compensation
Cyril's new dawn: Youth first, land expropriation without compensation
Change is on the way. And it includes land expropriation without compensation and efforts to reform the economy with youth at its core.
The state’s case against the Guptas and co.
The state’s case against the Guptas and co.
The head of the Free State agriculture department has emerged as accused number one in the Vrede dairy farm case, but provincial Premier Ace...
Hawks confirm three arrests in Vrede dairy farm probe
Hawks confirm three arrests in Vrede dairy farm probe
Three people have been arrested by the Hawks in connection to the Vrede dairy farm investigation, according to Hawks spokesperson Brigadier...
Presidency denies Zuma briefing sms
Presidency denies Zuma briefing sms
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has said that President Jacob Zuma will address the country at 10am on Wednesday morning, despite the Presidency...
'Tomorrow the president will respond' - Magashule
'Tomorrow the president will respond' - Magashule
The ANC national executive committee (NEC) has not set an official deadline for President Jacob Zuma to respond to their decision to recall him,...
ANC members can't vote with their conscience in motion of no confidence – Magashule
ANC members can't vote with their conscience in motion of no confidence – Magashule
A “revolutionary party” would not support a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma if it means voting with the opposition, according...
Zuma "pleaded" for more time, no deadline set for his removal
Zuma "pleaded" for more time, no deadline set for his removal
President Jacob Zuma had asked for a three to six month period to tender his resignation, but the ANC National Executive Committee said it could...
French presidents 'tried to torpedo SA arms deal probe'
French presidents 'tried to torpedo SA arms deal probe'
After delivering testimony on Monday that implicated two former French presidents and South African leaders in the arms deal, attorney Ajay...
Ajay Sooklal returns to haunt Zuma
Ajay Sooklal returns to haunt Zuma
Ajay Sooklal, the lawyer who helped produce evidence implicating President Jacob Zuma in the 1999 arms deal, has made fresh allegations that during...