Verashni Pillay

Controversy overshadows annual State of the Newsroom report

Journalists overwhelmed, underpaid, abused and not supported says newsroom report

Media24 and HuffPost to end SA partnership

The companies launched HuffPost SA as a partnership in November 2016

Press ombud hate speech ruling on HuffPost SA set aside

The press council appeal panel ruled that the blog calling for white men to be disenfranchised did not incite violence or hatred based on race.

AfriForum says fake HuffPost blog could see white men pulled out of voting queues

A fake blog post proposing that white men be stripped of their voting and property rights “might be landing a blow among many other blows”.

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.

Editor-in-chief Verashni Pillay leaves the M&G

Verashni has been with the paper for six years including a year as editor.

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.

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.

(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.

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

Our nation’s ugly moment of xenophobia is almost incomprehensible

How do we make sense of the terrible violence being committed against other Africans? asks Verashni Pillay.

Four reasons Gandhi’s statue being defaced doesn’t bother me

Mahatma Gandhi’s pacifist philosophy inspired many, but his remarks about black South Africans mean his legacy is not beyond reproach.

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Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories