Thembelihle Tshabalala

A tale of two rallies

The M&G quizzed the troops of both the ANC and Shikota on why they had chosen their respective political directions.

‘We need black blood’

A very small percentage of black people are contributing to the national blood service.

High and dry?

As cities mushroom at an alarming rate municipal water systems struggle to keep up. Thembelihle Tshabalala investigates.

Weigh-Less for the weighty

It's been 11 years since Weigh-Less opened a branch in Dobsonville. The first was opened in Soweto at Baragwanath in the 1980s.

‘I’ve lost faith in the ANC’

Nosimilo Ndlovu and Thembelihle Tshabalala asked ordinary South Africans to share their views on the possibility of a new political party.

The price of satire

Zuma has demanded a total of R63-million in damages from a collection of journalists, cartoonists and media organisations.

Gautrain’s big stink

Gautrain tunnelling waste could pollute a river that runs through four Southern African countries if it is not dealt with properly.

‘Legalise dog racing’

Thembelihle Tshabalala reports on attempts to remove the official ban on greyhound racing.

All rhinoceros horns in South Africa are to be microchipped in an attempt to curb the ''dramatic'' increase in the illegal trade of rhino horns.

Buy a date with Blade

With politicians harping on about human capital, it should come as no surprise that the SACP has put price tags on its most influential members.

The great white women debate

Black Management Forum president Jimmy Manyi has said white women should not benefit from affirmative action.

Freestanding machines an easy target for gangs

For four months now Sihle Mavimbela has had to spend R14 on taxi fare each time he needs to draw cash from an automated teller machine.

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