MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Ludicrous and irrational to accuse Norma ... MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Ludicrous and irrational to accuse Norma Gigaba of GBV

Former finance minister Malusi Gigaba and his wife Norma have been in the limelight following her arrest for malicious ...

MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Virus killing humanity as well MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Virus killing humanity as well

This past weekend, just hours after I received my salary from my employer, I received an inbox message on my Facebook ...

MALAIKA MAHLATSI | We must demand justice for Nhlamulo MALAIKA MAHLATSI | We must demand justice for Nhlamulo

Just over a week ago my friend Fumani Mabunda sent me a text message with the most terrifying seven words: "My younger ...

MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Let's admit 2020 academic year is gone and ... MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Let's admit 2020 academic year is gone and close schools

On Monday morning, I received an SMS from my younger brother's school. It said: "Dear parents. We have a positive ...

MALAIKA MAHLATSI | My heart breaks when newspapers close down MALAIKA MAHLATSI | My heart breaks when newspapers close down

I was born in the 1990s, at the birth of our democracy when our country still had so much hope and was truly alive with ...

MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Reality that Covid-19 is here has hit home ... MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Reality that Covid-19 is here has hit home hard

When the Covid-19 pandemic was declared a few months ago, I was not too panicked. I followed with mild curiosity as ...

MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Fathers should know their absence damages ... MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Fathers should know their absence damages children

My younger brother, who I'm raising following the untimely death of our mother to cancer three years ago, gave me a big ...

MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Drop 'our women' tag in protests, we don't ... MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Drop 'our women' tag in protests, we don't belong to men

The past few weeks have seen a significant increase in the number of women being raped and killed in our country.

MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Why can't men just stop killing us MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Why can't men just stop killing us

Tshegofatso Pule and Naledi Phangindawo are the latest victims to make headlines, many die unpublicised

MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Jokes aside, state of our nation's defined by ... MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Jokes aside, state of our nation's defined by booze

A week ago when President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that in level 3 of lockdown the sale of alcohol would be permitted, ...

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