Street names should recognise all heroes - ConCourt hears

2016-05-19 14:23

The names of streets should reflect heroes across the South African cultural divide, the Constitutional Court has heard.

Drumming is in my blood, says Cape Town businessman

2016-05-05 08:15

Drumming can uplift the mood, heal the body and even help violent people find peace, says Ghanaian born Solomon Manan Ajimah, who holds free drumming sessions outside his curio shop.

Cape Town man uses tricks learnt in prison to create Khoisan art

2016-04-21 09:49

Robert Petersen's Khoisan-inspired artwork has been on display along with two other artists at the Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town since February, the first time Khoi art has been displayed there.

Culture Club Cheese: the epicentre of Cape Town's cheese culture

2016-04-20 15:18

A feature on the great little yellow cheese store on Bree Street, celebrating their first birthday.

Having a place called home still a pipedream for Karoo's Karretjie people

2016-04-15 11:33

The descendants of the “Karretjie” people of the Karoo are homeless and have been living at the side of a road for 36 years.

Rhodes graduate performs Xhosa dance during ceremony

2016-04-08 08:38

A Rhodes University graduate broke the norm at her graduation ceremony in Grahamstown when, before receiving her degree, she performed a traditional dance 'to own the moment' she'd worked so hard for.

'We feel honoured' – daughter of San leader

2016-03-22 08:07

The posthumous honour bestowed last week on former Khomani San leader, Dawid Kruiper, was a step in the right direction, but not the ultimate honour his tribe wants for him.

Tunisia to curb extremism among youth

2016-03-18 06:10

Tunisia has announced it is launching a campaign to counter religious extremism among its youth after a string of deadly jihadist attacks in the North African country.

UN expert doubts 'witchcraft' albino violence

2016-03-08 21:04

'Witchcraft' and mysterious occult beliefs have been blamed for the surge in attacks targeting albinos in Africa over the last decade, but a UN expert said those theories leave a lot unexplained.

Zuma undermining SA women - rights group

2016-03-07 07:34

President Jacob Zuma ignored and undermined the situation women in the country faced with comments he made about harassment, Sonke Gender Justice says.


Stellenbosch language policy 'in interest of students' rights'

2016-05-12 13:55

Stellenbosch University acted in the interests of all of its students' constitutional right to education by revising its language policy, a report from a retired judge has found.

Social ills the result of being removed from our culture – heritage expert

2016-04-21 13:00

The display of a traditional Khoisan village inside the walls of the Castle of Good Hope acknowledged the positive aspects of the culture, a heritage consultant says, adding that reconciliation begins with the foundational people of the country.

Valhalla mosque protests pure racism - Tshwane Islamic trust

2016-04-21 07:47

The protests and commentary against the construction of a mosque in Valhalla, near Centurion, is pure racism and Islamophobia, the chairperson of the Tshwane Islamic Trust says.

Sharing the untold story of the Khoisan kraal at the Castle

2016-04-19 09:03

The Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town is undergoing a conscious shift in narrative with the set-up of a settlement showing that indigenous people were displaced to make way for the colonial landmark.

‘When Muslims move in, they expand’ – anti-mosque protesters in Pretoria

2016-04-14 13:30

Despite thousands of people signing a petition against the building of a mosque in the Pretoria suburb of Valhalla, the construction will be going ahead.

Bison coming 'home' to Montana Indian reservation

2016-03-27 22:52

Descendants of a bison herd captured and sent to Canada more than 140 years ago, are to be relocated to a Montana American Indian reservation.

Businessman, fraudster not a real prince - KZN royals

2016-03-18 12:51

King Goodwill Zwelithini’s welcoming of convicted fraudster and businessman Ishwar Ramlutchman as a member of the royal family was merely a ceremonial gesture, the royal household says.

Cambridge removes African statue after protest

2016-03-10 16:58

A Cambridge University college has removed a bronze statue of an African cockerel from display following a campaign by students.

ANCWL must demand apology from Zuma - DA

2016-03-07 14:23

ANC Women's League president Bathabile Dlamini must demand that President Jacob Zuma apologise and retract his comments regarding harassment, the DA says.

Modern men must change - ANCWL on Zuma's 'harassment' comment

2016-03-06 14:09

The ANC Women's League says there is no such thing as being "too sensitive", after President Jacob Zuma said women were too quick to say they were being harassed when men were complimenting them.

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