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Alleged racist St John's College teacher should be fired - MEC

2017-07-27 20:32

A St John’s College teacher who was given a final warning for 'serious misconduct' should have been fired, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has said.

MiWay's racist mail a hoax - forensic report

2017-07-26 17:28

MiWay is keeping the identity of its hoaxer a secret for now, after a report by independent forensic auditors confirmed a racist email was fake.

Coloured protest against black principal is racist - GP education dept

2017-07-24 21:14

The protest against the newly-appointed black principal of Klipspruit Secondary School in Soweto is racist, the Gauteng education department has said.

MiWay's all white board of directors equals 'theft' - BLF argues

2017-07-21 21:42

Insurance company MiWay is guilty of theft because all its directors are white, Black First Land First leader Andile Mngxitama has argued.

White supremacist gets 65-year sentence for killing black man

2017-07-21 12:16

A northern Indiana judge has sentenced an avowed white supremacist to 65 years in prison for the fatal stabbing of a man he confessed to committing because the victim was black.

Pastor ordered to attend sensitivity training after using k-word

2017-07-20 08:26

The Western Cape Equality Court has ruled that a pastor should attend four "sensitivity training sessions" after calling an individual the k-word.

Potch student called 'monkey' faces disciplinary action

2017-07-17 20:15

A North-West University student who was called a monkey on social media by a fellow student is expected to appear in front of a disciplinary committee for contravening the university's social media policy.

We have received death threats in jail, coffin assault duo tells court

2017-07-14 12:55

The two men who allegedly forced Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin and threatened to pour petrol over him have received death threats while in prison, the Middelburg Magistrate's Court has heard.

WATCH: Black teen says police wrongly assaulted her, mistook her for man

2017-07-12 12:58

A black teenager has contended she was confronted by police at gunpoint, punched in the mouth and bitten by a police dog after she was mistaken for a much larger, bald man suspected of threatening people with a machete.

Virginia town girds for KKK march

2017-07-08 15:03

Supporters of the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan are set to march in Charlottesville, Virginia, to protest the planned removal of a statue of General Robert E Lee, who oversaw Confederate forces in the US Civil War.

 

Lesufi dissolves 'racist' SGB at embattled Eldorado Park school

2017-07-26 22:33

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has dissolved the school governing body of the racially conflicted Klipspruit-Wes Secondary School in Eldorado Park.

Lesufi gives Kempton Park school deadline to change hair policy

2017-07-25 19:18

Windsor House Academy has been given three months to come up with an inclusive code of conduct, according to Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi.

702 to 'engage' social media producer for 'dog vs baby' tweet

2017-07-24 14:35

Primedia Broadcasting has said it would "engage" with a social media producer responsible for a tweet comparing two black children with dogs to determine what motivated the post which has caused uproar on Twitter.

We have nothing to hide – MiWay on racist email

2017-07-21 16:39

MiWay Insurance says it will make public all evidence about a racist email that was allegedly sent by an employee of the company once an investigation has been concluded.

MiWay denies sending email calling black people 'baboons'

2017-07-20 16:30

A screengrab of an email - allegedly from an employee of MiWay - calling black people “baboons”, and claiming that a decision was taken that 90% of claims lodged by blacks would be rejected, is causing a stir on social media but MiWay says it is fake.

Disciplinary action withdrawn against Potch student who was called a monkey

2017-07-18 22:40

The disciplinary action against the North-West University student, accused of contravening the university's social media policy due to his response after he was called a monkey on social media by a fellow student has been withdrawn, vice-chancellor Dan Kgwadi says.

A subtle kind of racism

2017-07-16 06:35

Institutional racism is more obvious to those on the receiving end than it is to those responsible for perpetuating it, writes Max Price.

Coffin assault duo to reapply for bail

2017-07-14 05:23

The two men who allegedly forced Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin and threatened to pour petrol over him will reapply for bail in the Middelburg Regional Court on Friday.

Frustration over delays in 'cleanse the whites' Equality Court case

2017-07-11 19:19

The Cape Town man who lodged a hate speech complaint against Gauteng government employee Velaphi Khumalo, over a Facebook post calling for South Africa to be cleansed of white people, is frustrated that the case has still not been heard after 18 months.

ANC likens Bell Pottinger to 'vultures', says apology meaningless

2017-07-08 12:22

The ANC has dismissed UK public relations firm Bell Pottinger's apology for work it did for the Gupta family to apparently further divide South Africa along racial lines.

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