Author Archives: Mail & Guardian
Follow the live blog for the latest updates from selected sessions of this year’s Design Indaba.
South Africa’s Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius, commonly known as the “Blade Runner”, was arrested after his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was shot dead at his home in Pretoria. It’s day four of the bail application. The prosecution will … Continue reading
Follow the Mail & Guardian as we cover President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address live from Cape Town.
The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations kicks off on January 19 in Johannesburg. Join the M&G as we follow the continent’s biggest soccer tournament.
The ANC’s national electoral conference in Mangaung, Free State, will be running from December 16 to 21. ANC branches opened nominations for the party’s top job at the end of September, which led to much speculation over whether there would … Continue reading
Cosatu’s national conference, which runs from 17 – 20 September 2012, is set to become a mini-Mangaung with one of its most vexing matters being whether or not to support Jacob Zuma’s campaign for re-election as ANC president. In addition, … Continue reading
(AFP) Protesters across the Middle East are furious at a California-made anti-Islam film. Attacks on US embassies in Libya and Egypt have spread to Sudan, Tunisia and Yemen. Follow the Mail & Guardian’s live blog.
Tensions in South Africa’s mining sector, in particular the platinum belt, have reached boiling point. Some are calling it a “Miner Spring”. What started as a labour dispute at Lonmin in Marikana, it turned deadly almost a month ago and … Continue reading
Follow all the sessions of the Mail & Guardian Literary Festival, which brings together well-known figures from the world of publishing and media for five days of debate and discussion at the Market Theatre.
Follow the Mail & Guardian‘s liveblog as shootings have left several dead at Lonmin’s Marikana platinum mine late on Thursday afternoon. Mine workers have been striking since Friday in an increasingly violent situation that saw 10 people killed, including two … Continue reading