Sarah Evans

Sarah Evans interned at the Diamond Fields Advertiser in Kimberley for three years before completing an internship at the Mail & Guardian Centre for Investigative Journalism (amaBhungane). She went on to work as a Mail & Guardian news reporter with areas of interest including crime, law, governance and the nexus between business and politics. 

JB Marks Municipality in the North West placed under administration

The municipality, that includes Potchefstroom and Ventersdorp, had been placed under administration as per a provincial executive committee decision

Kasrils says he warned ANC about factions using spooks

The report, released on Saturday by President Cyril Ramaphosa, details how the intelligence services were used to advance Jacob Zuma's interests

Ramaphosa announces special SIU tribunal to fast-track recovery of state funds

​President Ramaphosa has established a Special Investigating Unit Special Tribunal, in an effort to fast track the recovery of funds lost to the state

ANC grievance panel rules in favour of Mabe in sex harassment complaint

ANC national spokesperson Pule Mabe has been cleared of sexual harassment charges by the party’s grievance panel, City Press reports. He was accused...

City of CT to act against security company, #ReclaimClifton protesters

Beach-goers were told to leave Clifton beach by PPA guards last Sunday, two days before Christmas

Elections set for May, final registration weekend in January — IEC

The 2019 elections will take place in May 8, 15, 22, or 29 while the final voter registration weekend is set for the end of January, the IEC says

EFF denies AfriForum asset forfeiture claims

On Sunday, AfriForum said it had obtained a warrant from the high court to seize the moveable assets of EFF CIC Julius Malema and his party

No political campaign against Gigaba, says public enterprises committee chair

​The public enterprises portfolio committee has rejected claims by Minister Malusi Gigaba that its members are attempting to discredit him

Gigaba says tape of ‘sexual nature’ used in blackmail attempts against him

The minister has apologised to his family and the South African public for the 'pain and embarrassment' that the circulation of the video will cause

Presidency denies Ramaphosa’s knowledge of VBS looting

On Sunday, the City Press newspaper reported that Ramaphosa was allegedly briefed about widespread corruption at VBS early in 2017

Sassa farce attempts the unworkable

It believes it can bridge an unbreachable divide — but, don’t worry, there is apparently another plan

Will hate speech finally be definitively defined?

Jon Qwelane is challenging the constitutionality of provisions of the Equity Act and hopefully the outcome will clarify what constitutes hate speech.

Press Releases

World Aids Day

Huge strides have been made, but the fight against HIV is far from over, and Covid-19 has disrupted testing and treatments

How to get the most money for your old iPhone towards a new one

Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

POWER Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story