Penny Sparrow in hiding amid hate speech case

2016-03-18 13:38

Penny Sparrow, who described black beachgoers as "monkeys" in a Facebook post, has gone into hiding.

'Kill all whites' T-shirt culprit identified - UCT

2016-02-12 11:55

The person who wore a "Kill all whites" T-shirt at the University of Cape Town has been identified and all relevant evidence gathered, the university's executive director says.

Sara Gon: When all else fails, legislate.

2016-01-18 15:15

All South Africans are being economically impoverished by poor leadership but no amount of anti-racism mobilisation will save the ANC from itself, says an analyst.

De Klerk a charlatan and disappointment - Sanco

2016-01-16 22:34

The claims by the FW De Klerk Foundation that statements on social media by black South Africans are more violent and racist reveal that the former president did not deserve the Nobel Peace Prize, the SA National Civic Organisation says.

Khumalo suspended with full pay

2016-01-08 14:17

Government employee Velaphi Khumalo has been suspended with full pay over an offensive Facebook post, the Gauteng Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation Department says.

Twitter acts to curb 'abusive', 'hateful' content

2015-12-30 07:59

The social network wants to take new steps to stem "abusive behaviour and hateful conduct" on the global messaging platform.

Mfeka still tweets hate

2015-11-12 12:03

Not even a court interdict has ­silenced Mazibuye African Forum leader Phumlani Mfeka.

Hate speech stopped

2015-11-04 10:02

A judge has confirmed an interdict stopping a member of the Mazibuye African Forum from spreading hate speech and inciting violence, particularly against the Indian community in KwaZulu-Natal.

SAJBD to pursue hate speech case against Wits ex-SRC head

2015-07-15 18:03

The SA Jewish Board of Deputies said it would continue to pursue criminal charges against former Wits SRC president for his Hitler remarks.

Hate speech complaint laid against Zuma's son

2015-04-02 13:01

The SA Human Rights Commission has received a complaint of hate speech against President Jacob Zuma’s son, Edward, after he said foreigners should leave the country.


Kenyan TV producer sued over 500 'abusive' text messages

2016-02-24 13:17

A television producer based in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi has been sued for sending over 500 "abusive" text messages to her ex-lover's wife, a report says.

Last blackface "should have been a wake-up"

Mienke Steytler of the South African Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR) says a 2014 incident of blackface at Stellenbosch University "should have been a wake-up call" on racial sensitivity. She likened incidents of blackface to hate speech on a wall at Wits University.

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Parties call for tough action against ANC MP Mkongi

2016-01-18 11:13

Political parties are calling for tough action against ANC MP Bongani Mkongi, after he called for party members to burn down a Cape Town apartment block on which a "Zuma Must Fall" banner had been hung.

The racism vaccination

2016-01-12 12:00

Your children and the war against racism.

Sanef urges ANC to rise above 'pantypreneur' tweet

2016-01-08 10:25

The SA National Editors’ Forum has urged the ANC to rise above the tweet that journalist Carien du Plessis sent about "pantypreneurs and tenderpreneurs" at the party’s 104th anniversary celebration.

Court stops man from sending anti-Semitic emails

2015-12-15 15:55

The Equality Court on Tuesday interdicted a Durban man from disseminating anti-Semitic emails.

Rise in hate speech a sign of the times

2015-11-11 18:04

More complaints of hate speech have been submitted to the Equality Court partly due to increasing tensions between rich and poor, white and black, the haves and the have-nots.

'Coconut' DA leader behaves like born-again Christian - opposition

2015-07-29 21:33

A DA councillor has been called a “coconut” and accused of "behaving like a born-again Christian" when he questioned the multi-million rand budget set aside for a women's month cultural event

Xenophobic content to be taken offline

2015-04-29 17:17

Local internet content that is deemed racist or xenophobic is planned to be taken offline as part of a call by the Ministry of Telecommunications and Postal Services.

Sunette Bridges reaches agreement in Equality Court

2015-04-01 11:25

Afrikaans singer Sunette Bridges will monitor and remove racist comments posted on her Facebook pages as part of an agreement reached in the Equality Court in Cape Town this week.

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