Articles for Ihsaan Haffejee

Wits students stand up for gay rights

“We stand here in pride, in solidarity and in defiance with what it means to be in a positive, beautiful and queer relationship.”


News | 21 August 2017

Mine workers remember the Marikana massacre

Five years later conditions in nearby Nkaneng township remain largely unchanged


News | 17 August 2017

Informal miners demand legalisation of their work

Zama-zamas march on Department of Mineral Resources


News | 16 August 2017

Stephen McGown describes hostage ordeal

“I’m angry … but I need to let this go”


News | 11 August 2017

EFF supporters march on Union Buildings

“We need a change”


Brief | 8 August 2017

African Diaspora Forum condemns comments by Mkongi, Mashaba

“We would like to remind the mayor, that foreign nationals have no expectations to be provided free houses”


Brief | 1 August 2017

Zuma “makes us feel awkward for being black and smart”

Large meeting demands end to corrupt presidency


News | 19 July 2017

Thousands attend Eid prayers in Lenasia

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa joins in


Brief | 26 June 2017

DRC immigrants protest against Kabila visit

President Jacob Zuma hosted his Congolese counterpart in a bilateral meeting


News | 26 June 2017

Lenasia celebrates International Day of Yoga

“It is not limited to any religion and can be practiced by all” says India’s Consul General


Photo Essay | 21 June 2017

Youth commemorate sacrifices of the past and protest about the present

Celebrations and demonstrations held around the country on 16 June

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Photo Essay | 19 June 2017

Thousands left stranded by Johannesburg taxi blockade

Talks between taxi association and SA Taxi Finance Holdings broke down


News | 15 June 2017

In photos: residents clash with police in Davidsonville

Threat to cut off water and electricity spark protests, but a multitude of festering problems underlie community’s anger


Photo Essay | 12 June 2017

Taxi associations battle over Soweto routes

WATA suspends services after driver murdered


Brief | 7 June 2017

Life Esidimeni families concerned about progress on ombudsman’s recommendations

“As far as we are aware nothing has been done by SAPS.”


News | 6 June 2017

Bekezela residents accuse Red Ants of violence and theft

“Everyone does something to try to make a living but we are pleading for people to assist us with food and warm clothing until we manage to get back on our feet”


News | 5 June 2017