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Investigations Tale of Two Hijackers Training

South African version of Truman Capote’s, In Cold Blood?

“You’re cadet journalists, barely a published word to your names, jointly or individually, and what you’re working on has potential to be a global hit!” So said author, Denis Beckett,

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A peculiar zone where even cops feared to tread . . . 


Men of straw versus iSimangaliso

Living in a World Heritage Site is not easy as was dramatically highlighted in a case of a young man, Muzi Mthembu, convicted in 2013, for his role in the

Investigations Social and Justice issues

Abortion stigma strikes

Young women wanting abortions have resorted to sleeping overnight on the pavement outside Durban’s Addington Hospital.

Investigations Social and Justice issues

On the trail of a rock thrower

What does a rookie Roving Reporter do when briefed to find out about a suspected serial rock-thrower? Oh and yes, no one in the newsroom has his name or knows where

Emaphaleni Kethu Lembethe Social and Justice issues Training

Stepping into a ‘foreign’ world

Kethu Lembethe reflects on stepping out her comfort zone on her first Roving Reporters assignment – a visit to a transit camp in Clermont, Durban.

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Bearing up for a long wait for housing

On a visit to Lindela transit camp in Clermont, outside Durban, Kethukuthula Lembethe discovers the hardships people are willing to bear in the long wait for decent housing.

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Under siege in Clermont

A ministerial housing project has gone awry in Clermont, Durban. Fifteen families who refuse to destroy their homes and move into a transit camp to make way for planned developments

Investigations Social and Justice issues

Beyond the carnage: The life of Sanele Goodness May

Sanele Goodness May, the  man who was behind the wheel of the truck that killed 22 people last week, has a story that needs to be told. But right now,