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Minister sits in on Cape Town race case

2014-12-12 20:59

Rural Development Deputy Minister Mcebisi Skwatsha has sat in on the court case of a man who called a domestic worker the k-word.

Domestic: Give racist boss house arrest

2014-12-12 15:34
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A domestic worker who was assaulted and called a "kaffir" last year will be happy if her attacker is sentenced to house arrest, she has told the Cape Town Magistrate's Court.

Sick and tired of racism!

2014-12-09 14:15

"Sit up and listen, racist fool, because I’m talking directly to you!"

US facing 'centuries of racism' - NY mayor

2014-12-08 05:15

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio believes the United States is confronting "centuries of racism", after a week of protests that shook major cities across the country.

Obama: It will take time to tackle racism in US

2014-12-07 19:33

President Barack Obama says it's going to take time and vigilance to tackle problems as "deeply rooted" as racism and bias.

47% of white SA believe apartheid wasn’t a crime against humanity

2014-12-03 11:24
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Whites are less likely to remember the oppressive nature of apartheid than other citizens, according to the 2014 SA Reconciliation Barometer.

The functioning racist

2014-12-01 10:30

Our country is living a reality that was created by the oppressors of the past, and even though two wrongs don’t make a right, the underbelly of those learnt racist perceptions is as slithery and rotten as it ever was.

The functioning racist

2014-11-28 11:53

Our country is living a reality that was created by the oppressors of the past, and even though two wrongs don’t make a right, the underbelly of those learnt racist perceptions is as slithery and rotten as it ever was.

Hofmeyr loses to puppet Chester Missing

2014-11-27 16:34
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The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has set aside an interim protection order obtained by Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr against puppet Chester Missing.

Missing defamed Hofmeyr, court hears

2014-11-27 12:55

Puppet Chester Missing and puppeteer Conrad Koch attacked and defamed Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr on social media, the Randburg Magistrate's Court has heard.

Non-whites don't have it easy, yet we still rise

2014-11-27 08:43

Things like Affirmative Action do create opportunities for non-whites. But if you want to succeed in SA, you cannot rely on handouts; you must do it yourself, says Anneke Scheepers.

Ferguson and the hordes of whitesplainers punching down

2014-11-26 13:05

Laura Shortridge explains why we should be “punching up” rather than “punching down” when referring to Ferguson.

Claims of faeces and semen in Spur, Wimpy food

2014-11-25 15:43

Two of South Africa’s most popular restaurant chains have found themselves in the spotlight after posts made on social media made damning claims about contamination of their food.

The latest racial attack in Claremont leaves me reeling

2014-11-25 13:50

With the latest racially motivated attack, Carmen Williams wonders when the suburbs will be safe again.

Hit that hangover

2014-11-25 10:23

Two of South Africa’s most popular restaurant chains have found themselves in the spotlight after posts made on social media made damning claims about contamination of their food.

Why we make everything about race

2014-11-25 08:08

People often ask why everything in SA is turned into a debate about race. Well, it's because race runs deeper than just the colour of our skin, says Sibu Mgudlwa.

State wants ‘racist’ boss convicted

2014-11-19 14:36
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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
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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
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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.

 

Justice must be served in k-word case - State

2014-12-12 18:33
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Race-based attacks are very serious and should be dealt with in a manner that inspires confidence in citizens, the Cape Town Magistrate's Court has heard.

‘Blackface’ students can return to res

2014-12-12 13:35
86 comments

Two students who were kicked out of their University of Pretoria residence after being photographed wearing domestic worker outfits and smeared with black paint will be allowed to return to campus next year.

'I’m the designated crook'

2014-12-08 11:43

A woman explains how she has the face of a criminal.

US facing 'centuries of racism' - NY mayor

2014-12-08 05:15

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio believes the United States is confronting "centuries of racism", after a week of protests that shook major cities across the country.

Trust in govt, Zuma dwindling - survey

2014-12-03 12:33
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Black South Africans are in increasing numbers joining white South Africans in the view that the president, Parliament and state political institutions can’t really be trusted.

Bikers in alleged racial attack caught on camera

2014-12-02 20:55
174 comments

A group of white bikers have been caught on camera allegedly physically assaulting a black petrol attendant in what appears to be a racially-fuelled assault, according to reports.

EFF warns Zille to address racist incident

2014-12-02 12:13
229 comments

The Economic Freedom Fighters has urged Western Cape Premier Helen Zille to suspend a Boland safety department official who allegedly used the k-word with a Khayelitsha caterer or there will be “chaos”.

Man apologises to domestic worker for using k-word

2014-11-28 14:42
96 comments

A Cape Town salesman says he is sorry for using a racial slur against his ex-girlfriend's domestic worker, and is considering anger management classes.

Cape Town man guilty of assaulting domestic worker

2014-11-28 11:38

A Cape Town man has been found guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend's domestic worker last year and spitting in her face.

'Apartheid' tweet didn't offend blacks, court hears

2014-11-27 14:54

A tweet by Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr that black people were the architects of apartheid did not offend blacks, the Randburg Magistrate's Court has heard.

KZN man loses 10-year battle over racist e-mail

2014-11-27 10:14

A former KwaZulu-Natal engineer who got fired over a racist e-mail has lost a decade-long legal battle to be reinstated, it has been reported.

Do parents create racists?

2014-11-26 14:37

Children learn political and social opinions and behaviour from their parents.

Claims of faeces and semen in Spur, Wimpy food

2014-11-26 12:22

Two of South Africa’s most popular restaurant chains have found themselves in the spotlight after posts made on social media made damning claims about contamination of their food.

Ferguson and the hordes of whitesplainers punching down

2014-11-25 14:46

Laura Shortridge explains why we should be “punching up” rather than “punching down” when referring to Ferguson.

Hit that hangover

2014-11-25 10:41

Two of South Africa’s most popular restaurant chains have found themselves in the spotlight after posts made on social media made damning claims about contamination of their food.

Claims of faeces and semen in Spur, Wimpy food

2014-11-25 10:17
103 comments

Two of South Africa’s most popular restaurant chains have found themselves in the spotlight after posts on social media made damning claims about contamination of their food.

The latest racial attack in Claremont leaves me reeling

2014-11-24 16:31

With the latest racially motivated attack, Carmen Williams wonders when the suburbs will be safe again.

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
109 comments

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
229 comments

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
95 comments

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
77 comments

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
108 comments

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
431 comments

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.

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