Verashni Pillay

Verashni Pillay: Why I’m leaving the Mail & Guardian

The M&G editor-in-chief explains her decision to leave the publication after overseeing a rapid turnaround in sales and circulation.

The Mail and Guardian apologises: Our Malema tweets were misleading and offensive

Tweets shouldn't fuel HIV-related stigma. The Mail and Guardian's tweets did. Here's why.

The M&G re-launched: It’s not just a new website, it’s a new way of thinking

The M&G is proud to reveal a brand new website, along with a fresh strategy to deliver the content that matters most to you right to your fingertips.

Thuli Madonsela on faith and its role in society

While public protector Thuli Madonsela believes in the separation between religion and state, her faith informs her commitment to values in her work.

#UnfairAndLovely: How growing up in Africa helped me own my skin colour

Verashni Pillay reflects on the #UnfairAndLovely campaign that celebrates the dark skin of those of South Indian heritage, like herself.

Mea culpa: We should have done better

The M&G is committed to learning from its mistake in rushing the article about FW de Klerk giving "political leadership" lessons to Mmusi Maimane.

Sona: Chaotic scenes as EFF thrown out of Parliament

The EFF caucus, chanting 'Zupta must fall', were escorted out of Parliament for disrupting President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address.

Is FW de Klerk tutoring Mmusi Maimane?

Insiders say the Democratic Alliance boss is taking "leadership classes" from the controversial ex-president.

(Im)perfect wedding outrage has a silver lining

Men and women are starting to push back against an ingrained culture of sexual violence in South Africa.

Julius Malema crushes on ‘civilised’ England

Verashni Pillay finds out what happened on Juju's UK trip in addition to the EFF leader's critique of Nelson Mandela's legacy.

Malusi Gigaba and the perils of Instagram

It’s one thing to claim the home affairs minister cheated, but another for Buhle Mkhize to say an SA intelligence official ‘bribed’ her to keep silent

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