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.

There's no need to change name of Rhodes University - Mabizela

2015-03-21 07:15

The debate about a name change at Rhodes University is closed, at least for now, says institution’s head, Dr Sizwe Mabizela.

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.

US fraternity member: Racist chant was 'horrible mistake'

2015-03-12 12:06

A former University of Oklahoma fraternity member who was shown in a video chanting a racial slur has issued an apology, as have the parents of a second student.

2 US students expelled over racist video

2015-03-11 12:43

The University of Oklahoma's president has expelled two students after he says they were identified as leaders of a racist chant captured on video during a fraternity event.

Ferguson city manager fired after scathing report

2015-03-11 05:46

The Ferguson City Council has unanimously approved to part ways with City Manager John Shaw following a scathing Justice Department report that alleged racial bias in the city's police and court systems.

Ferguson report resonates across the US

2015-03-09 10:43

Felix Vargas, chairperson of a US Hispanic business organisation called Consejo Latino, says minority communities continue to struggle with policing, after reading the US Justice Department's report on Ferguson, Missouri.


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.

Race still pervades politics - Maimane

2015-03-16 15:23

Race remains a "powerful trigger" in SA politics more than 20 years after the first democratic elections, DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane says.

SAHRC probing 'dompas' system

2015-03-11 14:01

The SA Human Rights Commission may launch its own investigation into allegations of workers being forced to apply for a green card to access certain parts of Worcester.

Politicians slam Western Cape town's 'dompas' system

2015-03-11 08:34

A storm has broken out over the introduction of green identification cards for workers and job seekers in the Western Cape town of Worcester.

Young whites clueless about racist behaviour

2015-03-09 13:09

Young South Africans live in a time and space "where filters are not encouraged" – and this means some white youngsters believe they are merely "calling a spade a spade" when they make racist comments, says the IJR.

Racist undertones in Roodepoort - SADTU

2015-02-21 14:05

The disruptions at a Roodepoort school appear to be underpinned by racist undertones, the SA Democratic Teachers Union in Gauteng says.

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