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amaBhungane are the investigators of the M&G Centre for Investigative Journalism, a non-profit, public interest initiative to produce better investigative stories and plough back through internships and advocacy. On this blog, amaBhungane -- seasoned and award-winning journalists -- will penetrate the world of smoke and mirrors to bring you the story behind the story.

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Joburg and journalism: My journey

By Charles Mafa I am a journalist from Zambia who has worked in the media since 1999. I have a wife and three lovely kids.…

Gaddafi’s gifts to Mozambique

By Luis Nhachote On Thursday, news of Muammar Gaddafi’s brutal end topped the news. In Mozambique, many people will remember the antics of the colonel…

Malawi: The Warm Heart of Africa?

By Theresa Chapulapula Malawi is fondly known as the warm heart of Africa. This aptly describes the country. The warmth and the beauty of its…

Bring. It. On.

By Sally Evans Two weeks ago, I wrote a story about former Gauteng crime intelligence boss Joey Mabasa’s gun allegedly being used to kill strip…

When no one wants to take responsibility

By Nelly Shamase The left foot doesn’t know what the right foot is doing. How else can one explain the fact that a national department…

What a media tribunal means

By Glenda Daniels I wonder if the media appeals tribunal the ANC wants so badly will happen. Raymond Louw, deputy chairperson of the media freedom…

Digging up the dirty on medical waste

By Lionel Faull On page 12 of this week’s Mail & Guardian, there’s a photo of a man in a dark blue overall directing a…