Shireen Mukadam

Shireen Mukadam works from johannesburg, south africa. Southern Africa Researcher, Amnesty International. Chai latte lover. From Cape Town to Geneva & back. I tweet in my personal capacity. Shireen Mukadam has over 963 followers on Twitter.

Brutal evictions a blot on eSwatini

Hundreds of people are homeless and destitute, largely because they don’t have security of tenure

Old, alone and no place to call home

The state is dragging its heels on subsidising housing for pensioners on a modest income.

SA steps up to the plate in olive oil industry

Perceptions of high quality olive oil only being sourced in places like Spain and Italy are being challenged by the South African olive oil industry.

Khayelitsha activist Angy Peter: ‘My life has turned to pieces’

Khayelitsha activist Angy Peter and her co-accused have been found guilty of murder. The M&G spoke to Peter days before judgment was handed down.

Social audit damns Cape Town City’s sanitation delivery

Despite a R60-million budget, employing 900 janitors for 160 communities and servicing 11 000 toilets, poor planning has failed the city.

Khayelitsha Inquiry: Key solutions to inefficient policing

Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, drafted a plan of action to implement the findings of the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry.

Madonsela: Noise of criticism damaging morale

Recent criticism and attacks against the public protector have taken its toll on the morale within the team, public protector Thuli Madonsela said.

Angy Peter trial: Alibi, intoxicated witnesses under spotlight

Murder-accused Angy Peter's lawyer has criticised the state for not probing her alibi, while the judge questioned the evidence from a witness.

Gaza’s refugees are being bombed – can’t seek asylum

Civilians in a time of war have the right to seek and enjoy asylum in other countries, but those in Gaza are imprisoned, with no exit available.

Inmates bring first-hand ordeals to the stage

"The Outsiders" - a play performed by inmates and parolees - makes a strong point about the reintegration of offenders into society.

No verdict yet on code of judicial accountability

After years of deliberations between the SA judiciary and government, the process of defining SA's enforceable judicial ethics is nearing its end.

Press Releases

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!

Nurturing expert teachers

There's a shortage of resources in many schools and it's important for teachers to understand that they are the biggest resource in a classroom

Get Rewarded for banking with Standard Bank Mobile

Free data for your bank card spend every month will go that extra mile to help keep South Africans connected to their dreams

Introducing Greening the Future 2020

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation