Zanele Mji

Zanele Mji is storyteller and multimedia journalist

‘They sold us a dead dream’

North West contractors who were meant to benefit from a public works scheme were left stranded and in debt when it fell apart after just 6-months.

“Those graves were our title deeds”

Hundreds of poor black families, stripped of their landowning rights by colonialism and apartheid, have been evicted from Joburg's suburb of Fourways.

Security firms under scrutiny over plague of violence and death at Glebelands hostel

Residents have accused private guards hired by the municipality of failing to act against those responsible for killings and of “spying for hit men”.

New twist in Durban’s ‘unending contract’ security tender saga

Industry sources convinced that political interference is the reason behind the municipality's ten-year delay to re-award the now expired contract.

The axe falls – but no end in sight for Durban’s R50m security debacle

The awarding of a three-year security contract has been repeatedly stalled since it was first advertised in 2004.

Transnet school head suspended amid claims of ‘inadequate’ training

The principal of Transnet's Maritime School of Excellence has been suspended after students complained of mismanagement. An investigation is underway.

Durban security contract hints at political interference

The metro council has again rolled over a R50-million a month tender using an emergency supply chain management policy.

Women still don’t cut it in Chris Rock’s Top Five

Comedian Chris Rock’s film reminds us that even race-incisive (black) men continue to be very gender-blind.

Apartheid’s electro afterparty

Spoek Mathambo's documentary 'Future Sounds of Mzansi' profiles a new genre of underground music that has taken South African 'hoods by storm.

SA’s female filmmakers make the cut

The Africa by Women project has resulted in 10 short films that deal with different facets of life in the country 20 years after democracy.

Café by Durban day, carnival of comedy by night

"No reason to be at the mercy of venues that don't really engage with a proper set-up for comedy."

Press Releases

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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