Zuma's son hits back at Max du Preez

2015-04-24 12:14

President Jacob Zuma’s son, Edward, says News24 columnist Max du Preez is a "bitter old man" after Du Preez wrote a scathing column criticising King Goodwill Zwelithini.

Protesters to chain themselves to Paul Kruger statue

2015-04-07 18:27

The Front National Party is getting behind Afrikaans singer Sunette Bridges to defend the statue of Paul Kruger in Church Square, Pretoria.

Law expert: Sunette Bridges order could set precedent

2015-04-01 17:50

Websites allowing public comment have to pay more attention to issues of defamation and hate speech to avoid possible court action, lawyer William Booth says.

More complaints of racism in Gauteng - report

2015-03-29 14:24

According to a flood of racism complaints to the South African Human Rights Commission, could Gauteng be SA's most racist province?

'Racist' cupcakes banned from French shop window

2015-03-27 12:32

A French court has banned the display of cupcakes topped with the naked figures of a man and woman wrought in dark chocolate in a pastry shop near Nice after a watchdog described them as ‘racist’.

Hoskins addresses Parliament

2015-03-24 17:28

Race has become another sore point for the SARU when transformation in rugby was discussed in Parliament.

Ginwala: Rhodes statue should go

2015-03-24 16:02

Former National Assembly speaker Frene Ginwala says she supports UCT students who want a statue of Cecil John Rhodes to be removed, but says a process of consensus and inclusiveness should be used.

Cape launches racism talks campaign

2015-03-21 22:57

Cape Town mayor Patrica de Lille has marked Human Rights Day by launching a campaign aimed at creating public platforms for dialogue over, among other things, racism.

US student hurt by police

2015-03-20 22:33

The violent arrest of a student trying to enter a bar in Virginia has prompted a probe and fuelled yet more US debate on how authorities treat black youths.

UCT protesters sorry for Nazi posters, march to go on

2015-03-20 11:10

UCT students involved with the use of Nazi imagery in the ongoing 'Rhodes Must Fall' campaign have apologised for the use of the symbols, ahead of another planned protest march taking place at the campus.


Zim minister's views on xenophobia 'hypocritical'

2015-04-15 14:01

Former education minister David Coltart says that comments by a top official from President Robert Mugabe's government slamming xenophobic violence in South Africa were "hypocrisy of the highest order".

Domestic worker called the k-word now fights for others

2015-04-04 15:13

The Cape Town domestic worker who was called the "k-word" and assaulted by her former employer's boyfriend has moved on by working to make sure other domestics know their rights.

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.

UCT Senate in favour of statue's removal

2015-03-28 06:30

UCT's Senate has voted in favour of the removal of Cecil Rhodes' statue from its campus.

Anti-racism campaign gains momentum in Cape Town

2015-03-24 21:50

The City of Cape Town and the SA Property Owners' Association has met to back the fight against racism in the city.

Too many white faces in rugby - Parliament committee

2015-03-24 16:56

Race has become another sore point for the South African Rugby Union when transformation in rugby was discussed in Parliament.

US student in bloody arrest to plead not guilty

2015-03-24 10:48

Attorney for US student whose arrest sparked racism allegations says he'll plead not guilty.

‘Council has not deliberated on changing the name of Rhodes University’

2015-03-21 07:15

The debate about a name change at Rhodes University has not come up for debate, and as such will remain, Vice Chancellor Dr Sizwe Mabizela says.

Zille: ANC reintroduced dompas system in SA

2015-03-20 11:59

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has surprised the ANC opposition in the province by revealing that a "dompas" system in place in Worcester was actually reintroduced by the ANC.

UCT students to protest over racial transformation

2015-03-19 14:41

A bucket of faeces thrown on a statue of Cecil John Rhodes at the UCT has escalated protests over racial transformation.

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