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Sipho Hlongwane

Sipho Hlongwane

Sipho Hlongwane is The Daily Vox’s acting managing editor. A published author, columnist and reporter by training (School of Hard Knocks), he has covered some of South Africa’s most vivid protest marches, wildcat strikes and press conferences. His scariest assignments were for fancy women’s magazines. He obsesses over football and popular music for fun.
Fascism and the EFF: Or how to gaslight the media
Fascism and the EFF: Or how to gaslight the media
Let me be the second to congratulate Gareth van Onselen, after he congratulated himself first in the Huffington Post...
Land: Why so afraid of a debate?
Land: Why so afraid of a debate?
If there ever was any doubt that different South Africans mean completely different things when they speak about the land, the debate...
The President’s Keepers and state capture: black intellectualism needs to focus
The President’s Keepers and state capture: black intellectualism needs to focus
It is astonishing that a book revealing deep-rooted and widespread corruption and state capture in government should instead prompt a...
Bell Pottinger did not invent SA’s racialised poverty and inequality
Bell Pottinger did not invent SA’s racialised poverty and inequality
The Democratic Alliance should be proud. It has managed to topple the unassailable Bell...
Mzwanele Manyi makes a mockery of media transformation
Mzwanele Manyi makes a mockery of media transformation
The sale of Infinity Media and TNA (owners of 24-hour news channel ANN7 and The New Age newspaper, respectively) to Mzwanele Manyi’s...
The battle cry for land is spreading
The battle cry for land is spreading
NEWS ANALYSIS
Pravin for president?
Pravin for president?
NEWS ANALYSIS
Why this is the end for Zuma
Why this is the end for Zuma
NEWS ANALYSIS 
NEWS ANALYSIS: The king's men prod at Humpty Dumpty's  shattered pieces
NEWS ANALYSIS: The king's men prod at Humpty Dumpty's shattered pieces
Gwede Mantashe, the secretary-general of the African National Congress, wonders in the Sunday Times if they still have leaders who can...
ANC’s human rights legacy lies in tatters
ANC’s human rights legacy lies in tatters
COMMENTFor a political party that draws so much capital from its struggle against apartheid, the ANC appears to have very quickly forgotten...