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Chechnya & Boston: A Global Tragedy 20 Apr 2013 | 06:59 am
As US authorities hunt the second of two young men, boys really, in and around Boston, I look at how and why two smart young kids are willing to kill strangers and die thousands of kilometres from the...
What The Commissioner Knew 19 Mar 2013 | 06:26 pm
No matter how hard police commissioner Riah Phiyega tried to wriggle out of answering the Farlam Commission’s questions, one thing is clear: The police general does, at very least, know for certain th...
Incident in a Small Town 18 Mar 2013 | 04:46 am
INCIDENT IN A SMALL TOWN When eighteen year old Norman ‘Herman’ Mokau and his friends walked from Meetsetshehla Secondary School in the western Limpopo town of Vaalwater on November 24th, 2011 and cha...
Behind the Commission at Marikana 4 Mar 2013 | 05:05 am
Mzoxolo Magidiwana, on crutches, says police went around finishing off wounded miners. The Marikana Commission has finally begun to hear from the miners who were at the heart of the strike last ...
Anger and Criminality 24 Jan 2013 | 09:56 am
After two days of violent protests against plans to merge Sasolburg into the Ngwathe local municipality, Sasolburg’s black township, Zamdela, was quiet for a brief spell on Tuesday morning. The roads ...
The Death of a Miner 2 Sep 2012 | 09:59 pm
They were Ntsenyeho’s miner comrades and they were angry
Small Koppie Revisited 2 Sep 2012 | 06:27 am
“It only says that he died of unnatural causes. Nothing more. We have many questions.”
Murder at Marikana 30 Aug 2012 | 03:38 am
Greg Marinovich, Marikana. In a tumble of boulders quite near the hill called Wonderkop, yellow spray paint defaces the ancient granite. This is not graffiti, yet something far worse than vandalis...
Shall we define Blood Platinum, now? 19 Aug 2012 | 07:34 pm
It looks like war. It is a war. A war of survival, certainly for the miners, and perhaps for the future of Rustenburg’s platinum mines too.
G-d Save the Martians 15 Aug 2012 | 09:41 am
Eurotrash takes on a whole new meaning here. But boys will be boys, hey?