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23 June 2017 22:32 (South Africa)
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Op-Ed: Constitutionality of Gatherings Act challenged

  • Ntuthuzo Ndzomo
    Ntuthuzo Ndzomo

    Ntuthuzo Ndzomo is the Deputy General Secretary of Equal Education, a social movement striving for equality in the South African education system.

Photo: Police officers patrol the streets of Bekkersdal, west of Johannesburg October 25, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Explainer: What is Cricket South Africa’s T20 Global League?

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Sidney Frankel

Sexual assault ruling scrapping 20-year charges limit ‘enormous’

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane (GCIS)

Analysis: Public Protector’s strange Absa report, and disturbing attack on Reserve Bank

By Stephen Grootes
Photo: Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane (YouTube via TechCentral)

Rand tanks as Public Protector opens Pandora’s Box on currency laws

By News24
Photo: People living in shacks in backyards have been occupying vacant land in Khayelitsha. Photo: Barbara Maregele

GroundUp: Khayelitsha backyarders clash with police

By GroundUp

Captura Continua: Will the Guptas determine the ANC succession race?

By Ranjeni Munusamy
Photo: Tina Benko, left, portrays Melania Trump in the role of Caesar’s wife, Calpurnia, and Gregg Henry portrays President Donald Trump in the role of Julius Caesar during a dress rehearsal of The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Julius Caesar in New York. File photo provided by The Public Theater.

A Comedy of Terrors: Donald Trump v Julius Caesar

By J Brooks Spector
Photo: Mineral Resources Minister, Mosebenzi Zwane addresses members of the media on his visit to Harmony Gold's Doornkop Mine. (Photo: GCIS)

Zwane’s Mining Charter: Risking jobs in a recession

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: President Jacob Zuma during the swearing-in ceremony of the new Minister of Mineral Resources, Mosebenzi Joseph Zwane, Pretoria, 23 September 2015 (GCIS)

Op-Ed: Who will really gain from the new version of the Mining Charter?

By James Lorimer
Photo of Knysna fire by Ivo Vegter.

Op-Ed: God and the Knysna disaster – Ivo, the answer is in the Scriptures

Photo: Edward Munch: The Scream – SA style

Health-e News: Esidimeni families in the dark about police investigations

Photo: Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize addressing the Child Protection Week launch in Langa, 28 May 2017. (Photo: GCIS)

Whose democracy is it anyway? Home Affairs’ chilling move on your money, and your freedom

By Marianne Merten

Evita's Free Speech: Ep.95 – Evita on middle-aged youth (Video)

By Pieter-Dirk Uys
Photo: President Jacob Zuma, AU Commission Chairperson Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and AU Chairperson, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe at the Gala Dinner held in honour of the African Heads of State and Government attending the African Union's 25th Summit. Sandton International Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. 14/06/2015, GCIS

ISS Today: Back to the future for ANC foreign policy?

Photo: Umbiswa Makhubo carries the body of Hector Pieterson, photographed by Sam Nzima. Photograph: Sam Nzima/Archive

The Child is not Dead

By Mbali Vilakazi
Photo: Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa during oral replies at the National Assembly in Parliament, Cape Town. South Africa. 12/08/2015. Siyabulela Duda (GCIS)

Reporter’s Notebook: Parliament, not a happy workplace

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Acting Minister of Communications Mosebenzi Zwane speaking at Ga Seleka Village Community Hall during the Imbizo focus week in Lephalele.04/04/2016 Kopano Tlape GCIS

Zwane’s radical Mining Charter in the firing line

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Chair of SANAC’s National Civil Society Forum Mmapaseka Steve Letsike at a media briefing responding to allegations of corruption and failings in the SA National Aids Council. Photo: Ashleigh Furlong

GroundUp: Aids Council responds to corruption allegations

By GroundUp
Photo: An Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) official checks a ballot box at a polling station in Alexandra township, Johannesburg, South Africa, 07 May 2014.  Photo: EPA/CORNELL TUKIRI

By-elections: Safe seats and some surprises in by-elections

By Wayne Sussman
Photo: Shadows of children are seen during a march in front of the Hector Pieterson Memorial as commemorations continue on the 40th anniversary of the student uprising against the Apartheid regime in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa, 16 June 2016 Photo: EPA/KIM LUDBROOK

Youth Day: ‘Tackle issues that will open doors for us’

Photo: Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula introducing new Acting National Commissioner of Police Lieutenant General Lesetja Mothiba on June 1 2017 Photo: GCIS

ANC Succession: Mbalula tweets slam Magashule

By News24
Photo: Dr Dvora Joseph Davey speaking at the South African Aids Conference in Durban. Photo: Ashleigh Furlong

GroundUp: Men at higher risk of not getting HIV under control

By GroundUp
Photo: Trucks were used to block the N1 highway near Allendale. According to police spokesperson Wayne Minnaar, the trucks were hijacked and the keys stolen so that they could not be moved. Photo supplied

GroundUp: Thousands left stranded by Johannesburg taxi blockade

By GroundUp
Photo: Participants on the Peninsula Paddle which traces the waterways from Muizenberg to Milnerton. Greg Bertish can be seen in his blue Little Optimist craft. Photo: Gavin Lawson

GroundUp: Paddling across Cape Town

By GroundUp
Photo: Helen Zille (Greg Nicolson)

The Art of the Apology: Why Zille’s climbdown was a significant political moment

By Ranjeni Munusamy

Street Talk: Culture Clash (Video)

By Street Talk
Photo: Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe (L) reacts next to South Africa's President Jacob Zuma during the opening of the 25th African Union summit in Johannesburg, June 14, 2015. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Analysis: While Zuma may want to be like Mugabe, South Africa is not Zimbabwe

By Stephen Grootes
Main photo: Patients with HIV and tuberculosis (TB) wear masks while awaiting consultation at a clinic in Cape Town’s Khayelitsha township, February 23, 2010. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

GroundUp: South Africa is making progress against its most deadly disease

By GroundUp
Photo: A general view shows a destroyed car on the side of the road after a raging bush fire swept through the seaside town of Knysna, South Africa, 08 June 2017 (issued 09 June 2017). The town of 10,000 people was evacuated late 07 June, after the fire swept through the forests in the area and into the town. An estimated 400 houses were destroyed. EPA/STR

Op-Ed: Tourism can help rebuild Knysna, but we need your help