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Sarah Smit

Sarah Smit

Sarah Smit both subs and writes for the Mail & Guardian. She joined the M&G after completing her master’s degree in English Literature from the University of Cape Town. She is interested in the literature of the contemporary black diaspora and its intersection with queer aesthetics of solidarity. Her recent work considers the connections between South African literary history and literature from the rest of the Continent.
    Axed branch leaders take on ‘dictatorial’ national leaders
    Axed branch leaders take on ‘dictatorial’ national leaders
    Ousted branch leaders are taking their battle with the “autocratic” leadership of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu)...
    SABC’s crisis plan fails to impress MPs
    SABC’s crisis plan fails to impress MPs
    Members of Parliament tore into the embattled SABC’s proposed plan to drop at least a third of its programming in an bid to save the organisation’s depleted finances, saying it does not make sense....
    Embattled Gigaba resigns
    Embattled Gigaba resigns
    Embattled Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has resigned.
    Hogan: Zuma wanted a ‘rogue’ CEO at Eskom
    Hogan: Zuma wanted a ‘rogue’ CEO at Eskom
    In 2009, former president Jacob Zuma attempted to “install” Jacob Maroga as the chief executive of Eskom, the commission of inquiry into state...
    #StateCaptureInquiry: Gordhan’s testimony postponed — again
    #StateCaptureInquiry: Gordhan’s testimony postponed — again
    Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan’s highly anticipated testimony before the commission of inquiry into state capture will not happen...
    Hogan: ‘ANC tried to force my hand in Gama matter’
    Hogan: ‘ANC tried to force my hand in Gama matter’
    Key members of the ANC and others lobbied for the appointment of Siyabonga Gama as the chief executive of Transnet in 2009, former public enterprises minister Barbara Hogan told the commission of inquiry into state capture on Monday....
    Zuma interfered in Transnet CEO pick – Hogan
    Zuma interfered in Transnet CEO pick – Hogan
    Former president Jacob Zuma attempted to strong-arm the Transnet board into appointing Siyabonga Gama as its chief executive in 2009, the commission of inquiry into state capture heard on Monday....
    #StateCaptureInquiry: Barbara Hogan set to deliver ‘explosive’ testimony
    #StateCaptureInquiry: Barbara Hogan set to deliver ‘explosive’ testimony
    After a month-long hiatus, the commission of inquiry into state capture is set to resume on Monday, with former public enterprises minister Barbara...
    Zondo reprimands media for leaked submissions
    Zondo reprimands media for leaked submissions
    Anyone who leaks or publishes witness statements submitted to the commission of inquiry into state capture could face prison time, Deputy Chief...
    Zuma fees battle could set a precedent
    Zuma fees battle could set a precedent
    The high court battle over who should pay former president Jacob Zuma’s legal fees could be precedent-setting — by establishing principles...
    ‘Politics are at play’ — Zuma counsel
    ‘Politics are at play’ — Zuma counsel
    The Democratic Alliance's application to order former president Jacob Zuma to pay his own legal fees was a political move by the party, the...
    ‘Senior SABC managers and HR covered up sexual harassment’ – report
    ‘Senior SABC managers and HR covered up sexual harassment’ – report
    Human resources officials and senior managers collude to cover up cases of sexual harassment at the SABC.