Officials investigate claim of noose put on black student

2016-10-25 18:54

Officials are investigating claims that white students put a noose around the neck of black football player at a south Mississippi school.

Mayor made to resign over racist Facebook posts targeting Obama

2016-10-18 11:38

A Pennsylvania town council has voted to accept the resignation of a white Republican mayor over his racist Facebook posts, including two depicting apes with captions referring to Democratic President Barack Obama and his family.

Ex-model gets 200 hours community service for urinating on taxi driver

2016-09-30 11:53

Former UCT student and model Djavan Arrigone has been sentenced to 200 hours of community service for urinating on a man from the balcony of a Cape Town nightclub.

15 000 march in Finland anti-racism protest

2016-09-24 18:12

Around 15 000 people have marched in central Finland to protest against rising racism and violent right-wing extremism, police said, following the recent death of a man allegedly attacked by a neo-Nazi leader.

‘Ape’ post leads to censure

2016-09-18 05:16

Cage fighter Danie van Heerden has been stripped of his title after comparing a fellow fighter to an ape on Facebook.

Kohler Barnard to appear in Equality Court over 'come back PW Botha' post

2016-09-13 05:40

DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard is due to appear in the Equality Court over a post she shared on Facebook praising apartheid-era prime minister PW Botha.

'I will strive to be a better citizen' - Penny Sparrow

2016-09-12 14:51

Real estate agent Penny Sparrow has been fined R5 000 by the Scottburgh Magistrate’s Court after pleading guilty to a charge of crimen injuria.

Delays as plea negotiations continue for Sparrow

2016-09-12 12:04

The Director of Public Prosecutions is required to give approval for plea bargain proceedings in Penny Sparrow’s crimen injuria case, the Scottburgh Magistrate’s Court has heard.

Penny Sparrow back in court

2016-09-12 07:41

Former estate agent Penny Sparrow's crimen injuria case for labelling black people ''monkeys'' in a rant about beach litter is set to continue in the Umzinto Magistrate's Court.

Confusion over Sans Souci school's 'new' hair policy

2016-09-09 08:10

A letter purportedly written by Sans Souci Girls’ High School administrators detailing "definite changes" to its code of conduct on hair and language has caused confusion, according to one former pupil.


Veteran sports broadcaster's contract cancelled after racism allegation

2016-10-24 20:26

Trade union Solidarity has served a summons on the SABC following the cancellation of the freelance contract of veteran sports commentator Pieter van den Berg, following allegedly racist comments.

Springbok player's wife condemns racist trolls

2016-10-07 16:45

Wife of Springbok flank Siya Kolisi, Rachel Kolisi, says she feels sorry for racist trolls who berrate them over their interracial marriage.

US owes blacks reparations over slavery - UN

2016-09-27 15:17

The US should give African Americans reparations for slavery, UN experts say, warning that the country has not yet confronted its legacy of "racial terrorism".

Baskets of bitterness

2016-09-18 06:10

In South Africa, there are two groups of increasingly bitter people: those who expected things to get better immediately when apartheid ended and those who wish they could have all the privileges they gave up when apartheid ended.

University of Pretoria in new race row over 'black cancer'

2016-09-16 12:08

A University of Pretoria student has fellow students up in arms after calling some black students a cancer to society and endorsing Donald Trump as "Emperor" in a student WhatsApp group.

Jansen complaint not finalised yet: JSC

2016-09-12 19:13

The complaint of racism lodged against Johannesburg High Court judge Mabel Jansen has not been finalised yet, the Judicial Service Commission said on Monday.

Sparrow criminal matter 'complex' - prosecutor

2016-09-12 13:18

The criminal case against Penny Sparrow is a complex one and requires consultation with a number of people, the Scottburgh Magistrate’s Court has heard.

Penny Sparrow in plea bargain talks

2016-09-12 09:48

Controversial KwaZulu-Natal realtor Penny Sparrow is in plea bargain negotiations with the State, the Scottsburgh Magistrate's Court has heard.

Pupils must be involved in deciding hair policy - Western Cape MEC

2016-09-09 15:23

Schools must include the input of pupils, parents and teachers in the drawing up of new codes of conduct regarding hair and language policies, Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schafer says.

British MP slams Air China for racist London travel tips

2016-09-08 12:58

A British MP has slammed Air China for alleged 'racist' travel advice offered to clients visiting London.

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