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Zanele Mji

Zanele Mji

    ‘They sold us a dead dream’
    ‘They sold us a dead dream’
    The Vuk’uphile Contractor Development Programme is a national public works programme aimed at transforming the construction industry by giving...
    “Those graves were our title deeds”
    “Those graves were our title deeds”
    For black South Africans, dispossession is not something lost in the mists of history: it is a wound within living memory – and for the...
    Security firms under scrutiny over plague of violence and death at Glebelands hostel
    Security firms under scrutiny over plague of violence and death at Glebelands hostel
    Residents of the violence-plagued Glebelands Hostel in Durban told amaBhungane that they have felt less safe since guards employed by Secureco Metsu...
    New twist in Durban's 'unending contract' security tender saga
    New twist in Durban's 'unending contract' security tender saga
    Eight companies that have supplied lucrative security services to the Durban council over the past 13 years under a series of controversial...
    The axe falls – but no end in sight for Durban’s R50m security debacle
    The axe falls – but no end in sight for Durban’s R50m security debacle
    The Durban council’s repeated failure to award a R50-million a month security contract over more than a decade has suffered yet another ...
    Transnet school head suspended amid claims of ‘inadequate’ training
    Transnet school head suspended amid claims of ‘inadequate’ training
    Transnet has suspended the head of its Durban-based Maritime School of Excellence amid student complaints of mismanagement.
    Durban security contract hints at political interference
    Durban security contract hints at political interference
    For the 10th successive year the eThekwini metro council has rolled over a R50-million a month security tender under a controversial emergency...
    Women still don't cut it in Chris Rock's Top Five
    Women still don't cut it in Chris Rock's Top Five
    Chris Rock is intelligent, and has never been afraid to step out from behind the veil of comedy to interrogate the issues that have made for...
    Apartheid's electro afterparty
    Apartheid's electro afterparty
    The "I'm famous like brown bread!" DJ, Machepies, needs no introduction on the streets of "Little Miami" – otherwise known as Atteridgeville –...
    SA's female filmmakers make the cut
    SA's female filmmakers make the cut
    "Walk on to a typical film set at lunch to see all you need to know about the South African industry," says Zandile Tisani, a University of Cape Town...
    Café by Durban day, carnival of comedy by night
    Café by Durban day, carnival of comedy by night
    Comedy now has a home in Durban, at Camden031, the first comedy club to open in Kwazulu-Natal. It's a coffee shop and bistro with free wi-fi on...