Nivashni Nair Senior reporter

Nivashni Nair is a multiple award-winning journalist who has interviewed presidents and superstars and travelled throughout KwaZulu-Natal to find the untold stories of the ordinary South African. She has been the eyes and ears of the people during some of the country's major court cases and is always on the lookout for stories of the underdog, unconventional tales and "good" news.

Nivashni Nair Senior reporter
WHO director-general ‘pained’ by racist cartoon of Omicron coming from SA

World Health Organisation DG Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says it pains him that shows of racism, like the recent cartoon depicting SA spreading the ...

Nivashni Nair Senior reporter
Embracing women to help them overcome ‘common’ obstetric violence

Mothers’ movement Embrace is helping women expose this form as violence as gender-based

Nivashni Nair Senior reporter
Blame games galore at SAHRC hearing into July riots

Police minister and the national and provincial commissioners were unable to explain failures during the July riots in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng and ...

Nivashni Nair Senior reporter
SA’s famous blue couch goes on tour

Recovered from a pavement in a Durban informal settlement after being looted from a warehouse in July, the famous blue couch is currently on tour.

Nivashni Nair Senior reporter
KZN top cop accuses Mapisa-Nqakula of 'blatant lie' over July riots

The inquiry may recall former defence minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula to answer the allegation that she lied in testimony to the Human Rights ...

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Five-star hotel, maternity leave, everything but fighting the unrest, SAHRC ...

KZN police boss ‘contradicts’ former defence minister’s evidence at unrest hearing

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Sitole defiant over fitness to do the job despite police inaction in July unrest

The police did not have any intelligence on the July unrest before widespread looting and riots hit Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal, says national ...

Nivashni Nair Senior reporter
I can’t wait to tell July unrest hearing the real story, says KZN top cop

Police commissioner to hit back at accusations that he failed to cooperate with army when it was deployed in province

Nivashni Nair Senior reporter
July unrest 'planned at high political level', says Abahlali baseMjondolo

Text messages advising "comrades" not to wear ANC regalia so they would not be identified during the unrest circulated in July, said S’bu Zikode of ...

Nivashni Nair Senior reporter
KZN police commissioner to tell the 'real story' at unrest hearing

Lt-Gen Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi says he will hit back over accusations that he failed to co-operate with the army