State wants ‘racist’ boss convicted

2014-11-19 14:36

The State has called for the conviction of a "quick tempered" salesman on a charge of assaulting a black domestic worker.

Wits concerned about recent racial incidents

2014-11-14 12:35

The Wits Centre for Diversity Studies has expressed concern at the number of racial incidents across South Africa over the past few months.

AfriForum condemns 'racist' Dan Roodt

2014-11-13 14:18

Civil rights organisation AfriForum has come out in condemnation of activist Dan Roodt over comments he made in a clip on US comedy series The Daily Show four years ago.

Racist boss’s case postponed in Cape Town court

2014-11-13 12:08

The trial of a man who allegedly assaulted and racially insulted his girlfriend's domestic worker has postponed in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court.

Why Piers Morgan is wrong about the N-word

2014-11-13 07:39

The transition of the N-word from a term used to inflict violence on black people to a natural term among blacks is a very curious phenomena, writes Brad Cibane.

SAHRC to probe 2nd toilet racism claim

2014-11-12 09:48

The SA Human Rights Commission says it is not aware of another toilet segregation allegation at an animal clinic in Louis Trichardt, Limpopo.

Prosecutor cleared of racism

2014-11-11 18:46

A Klerksdorp prosecutor who was dismissed after being accused of racism has been cleared by the CCMA and must be reinstated by the NPA, Solidarity says.

Hey Southern Suburbs, get out from Under the Dome

2014-11-11 13:24

After another incident of unprovoked, race-fueled violence in Cape Town's southern suburbs, once native, Chris McEvoy tries to understand this worrying coincidence.

Segregated toilets: SAHRC may take legal action

2014-11-06 11:39

The SAHRC may approach the Equality Court if it doesn't get co-operation from the owner of a Limpopo building which allegedly has segregated toilets, a spokesperson says.

Business park owner: Segregated toilets not true

2014-11-05 18:29

Allegations that a Limpopo business park allocates toilets according to race groups are false, the owner of the premises has said.

Man found guilty of using k-word

2014-10-24 14:06

A Cape Town man has been found guilty of hate speech in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court for racially insulting his girlfriend's domestic worker, according to reports.

EFF: AfriForum defending racists

2014-10-23 16:05

The Economic Freedom Fighters have lambasted AfriForum for defending “racists” after the civil rights organisation released a video supposedly showing EFF leader Julius Malema assaulting a man.

Bloem principal sacked over old SA flag

2014-10-22 11:55

The principal of Wilgehof Primary in Bloemfontein, where the old South African flag and pictures of Julius Malema alongside monkeys were displayed in a class, has been fired.

Black propaganda and white suffering

2014-10-17 17:30

Brad Cibane shares his thoughts in satire on an opinion piece written by someone who claims that blacks do not want to acknowledge white suffering.

Police charge teens over 'racist' train rant

2014-10-12 12:01

Australian police have charged two teenagers after a video of one of them allegedly racially abusing a train guard in a five-minute rant went viral online.

Anger fuelled k-word use, boss tells court

2014-10-04 09:18

Calling a domestic worker a racist, derogatory word was unnecessary but had been fuelled by anger, a man has told the Cape Town Magistrate's Court.

Domestic worker racial abuse case postponed

2014-10-02 18:24

The trial of a man who allegedly assaulted and racially insulted his girlfriend's domestic worker has been postponed in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court.

Gauteng teacher not guilty of racism

2014-09-30 17:42

A teacher from the National School of the Arts who is at the centre of a racism scandal has been found not guilty.

Blackface does not offend me, and I am black

2014-09-29 19:21

I am not offended by the Blackface debacle because I choose not to be. And besides, it won't be long before we see another similar incident, says Lukhona Mnguni.

Blackface and white feelings

2014-09-25 21:00

With yet another incident of students in blackface making headlines, Laura Shortridge wonders why so many refuse to let go of a culture of racism.

Maties: We strongly disapprove of offensive actions

2014-09-23 14:57

Any action that could possibly offend is “strongly” disapproved of by Stellenbosch University, the institution has said in a statement after images showing two white students in "blackface" went viral.

Maties in new ‘blackface’ scandal

2014-09-23 09:24

Stellenbosch University is the latest tertiary institution to find itself at the centre of a ‘blackface’ scandal after a photo showing two students covered in a black paint-type substance started being shared on social media.

The problem with new-age racism

2014-09-22 10:19

After 20 years of democracy, racism and bitterness still hurt our country.

Insults, threats against Masipa undermine judiciary - BLA

2014-09-17 14:14

The Black Lawyers Association has joined the Law Society of SA in condemning vitriolic comments against Judge Thokozile Masipa, saying it is worried these criticisms are directed at her gender and race.

No racism complaint laid - university

2014-09-15 22:11

No complaint has been laid about an alleged racist incident that happened outside a University of Pretoria residence.


Concerts going ahead: AIG

2014-11-18 19:05

The Afrikaans is Groot concerts in Pretoria will go ahead as planned, regardless of ANCYL's planned protest, organisers say.

Sjambok attack: Dentist faces attempted murder charge

2014-11-14 08:11

A Cape Town dentist who allegedly beat a gardener with a sjambok, could face an attempted murder charge, it has been reported.

Woman rejects apology from man who used k-word

2014-11-13 13:10

A Cape Town domestic worker has rejected the apology of her employer's ex-boyfriend after he called her the k-word last year.

Soldier in Cape Town court for attacking gardener

2014-11-13 10:46

An SANDF soldier is the man who was arrested for attacking a Malawian man he mistakenly thought was a robber in Cape Town, according to a report.

Swedish bus driver sacked for refusing blacks

2014-11-12 18:15

A Swedish bus driver has been sacked for forcing black people off her bus, a local official says.

Man to appear in court for beating gardener

2014-11-12 09:48

A Cape Town man will appear in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court for allegedly attacking a gardener with a sjambok.

ANCYL: Afrikaners must reject people like Hofmeyr

2014-11-11 13:37

Progressive Afrikaners must reject people like singer Steve Hofmeyr, who disseminate "racial venom", the ANC Youth League in Tshwane's Ward 91 says.

Cape Town police probe race-related assaults

2014-11-10 14:57

Western Cape police are investigating an incident of assault at an upmarket shopping centre in Green Point, a confrontation caused by racist remarks from one person to another.

Puppet ignores Steve Hofmeyr court order

2014-11-06 10:48

Comedian and ventriloquist Conrad Koch is still tweeting about Steve Hofmeyr, despite the Afrikaans singer securing an interim protection order against him.

Allegations toilets at business park segregated

2014-11-05 10:27

The SA Human Rights Commission could investigate allegations that a Limpopo business park allocates toilets according to race groups.

Racism is not some tragic event to get over

2014-10-24 11:29

Don't tell me to just "get over racism", because contrary to popular belief, apartheid did not end in 1994, says Themba Radebe.

EFF welcomes dismissal of Bloem principal

2014-10-23 05:00

The EFF has welcomed the dismissal of the principal of a school in Bloemfontein, where the old South African flag and pictures of party leader Julius Malema were displayed alongside monkeys.

Man assaults woman in alleged racist incident

2014-10-18 13:07

A man from Cape Town’s southern suburbs has appeared in court this past week for allegedly assaulting a woman who was simply walking to work. The man says the reason for the alleged attack is that he thought she was a prostitute.

Non-racialism is expensive

2014-10-13 12:00

To achieve non-racialism, it is the black people who must aspire to these standards and dilute themselves with white people, says Pedro Mzileni.

SABC faulted for allowing defamatory comment - BCCSA

2014-10-06 15:16

The SABC has been faulted by the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA for failing to qualify a defamatory remark a caller to a radio programme made about the Cabinet.

Man admits using k-word but denies assault

2014-10-03 14:20

A Cape Town man has admitted to racially insulting his girlfriend's domestic worker, but says he did not lay a hand on her.

Mantashe: Resentment towards black success

2014-10-01 16:02

South Africans resent black success, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

No action against 'blackface' Maties

2014-09-30 09:04

Stellenbosch University says it will not be taking any disciplinary action against the three students involved in a "blackface" incident, but still regards it in a very serious light.

Alleged racist employer to know fate next month

2014-09-26 14:40

A Cape Town man, accused of the racial abuse and assault of a domestic worker, will know on 24 October whether he will pay damages of R100 000 in a case before the Equality Court.

‘Blackface’ Maties say sorry

2014-09-25 09:01

The Stellenbosch University students at the centre of a “blackface” incident have apologised for their actions but say they had no intention of offending anyone.

Blackface and white feelings

2014-09-23 12:52

With yet another incident of students in blackface making headlines, Laura Shortridge wonders why so many refuse to let go of a culture of racism.

Stop cherry-picking your heritage

2014-09-18 10:14

With Heritage Day coming up, Lili Radloff has to face the good and bad parts of her heritage.

This race game of ours

2014-09-16 17:14

Martin Warburg explains how the ideology of race destroys our democratic society.

Minority Report: policing black incompetence

2014-09-09 17:32

The ruling on the case of Renate Barnard vs the SAPS reflects some of the old cracks haunting us as a nation, says Tshetlhe Litheko.

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