The rainbow nation is dead

2019-05-23 05:00

The portrayal of white South Africans as a victimised minority could not be further from the truth and statistics can attest to that. Twenty-five years into democracy, the economy and land are still in the hands of the few, writes Pearl Mncube.

Agter elke ban: Speech freedom experts weigh in on MultiChoice and Steve Hofmeyr

2019-05-03 16:53

News24 spoke to three experts to establish whether MultiChoice's ban on Steve Hofmeyr is constitutional, fair and ethical.

WATCH: Steve Hofmeyr drives over DStv decoder, destroys dish, and offers R10k to supporter who does the same

2019-05-02 21:06

Steve Hofmeyr posted a video on Facebook of himself cutting ties with DStv in a very dramatic fashion.

WATCH: 'It's rubbish!' Man destroys DStv dish in support of 'Uncle' Steve Hofmeyr and Afrikaans

2019-05-02 09:22

'Is it loose, Boetman?' he asks. 'Throw it down, it's rubbish!'

Steve Hofmeyr's son wasn't 'kicked out' of Ghoemas – he was asked to leave for trying to 'disrupt a speaker' and not having a ticket

2019-04-18 14:36

Steve Hofmeyr's son, Devon Hofmeyr, claims he was "thrown out" of the Ghoemas for standing up for his "language and culture" - but that was not the case.

UPDATE: Ghoema CEO asks that Steve Hofmeyr video controversy not overshadow the work of other artists

2019-04-17 13:33

The CEO of the Ghoema Music Trust, Heidi Edeling, asked that the controversy over Steve Hofmeyr's music video not overshadow the hard work of other artists.

Toyota is out and MTN still negotiating as Afrikaans is Groot asks its fans for support

2019-03-26 14:00

With its main sponsors cutting ties with Afrikaans is Groot (AIG) the local music concert is having to turn to its audience members for financial support.

AfriForum takes on MTN over stance on apartheid denialist Steve Hofmeyr

2019-03-19 20:16

AfriForum has declared a dispute and launched a public campaign against MTN over its alleged "racist action" after the company pulled out of Afrikaans is Groot due to Steve Hofmeyr’s involvement in the show.

MTN to 'cut all ties' with Afrikaans is Groot over Steve Hofmeyr's involvement in the show

2019-03-15 10:42

MTN announced that it will cut all ties with Afrikaans is Groot (AIG) due to Steve Hofmeyr’s involvement in the show.

Cope's Lekota, Steve Hofmeyr unite against 'fascist formation' BLF

2018-12-12 17:11

Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota has labelled the BLF a fascist formation, insisting that its leader, Andile Mngxitama, be imprisoned and rehabilitated for making a call for the killing of white people in South Africa.


On Steve, Julius and the Christchurch murders: Why we need to talk about hate speech

2019-05-06 08:31

Perpetrators of hate speech and hate crimes have for far too long had unrestricted media channels to spew their hatred. But should the message, even though highly offensive, be sanitised so that it does not harm, asks George Claassen.

From racist tweet to viral rant: The Steve Hofmeyr drama unpacked

2019-05-03 11:49

It all started with a racist tweet and has culminated in a bizarre video.

Angry Steve Hofmeyr plans 'special funeral' for his DStv dish

2019-05-02 14:38

Steve Hofmeyr is predicting the downfall of MultiChoice, with the controversial singer now saying he will be organising a "special funeral" for his DStv satellite dish.

'MultiChoice Group will in future not carry content that includes Steve Hofmeyr on any of its platforms'

2019-04-30 10:36

MultiChoice will now actively avoid airing any content in which he might appear in future, including the broadcast of any library material that features him.

Why Steve Hofmeyr is increasingly being isolated

2019-04-18 12:29

Thanks to his popularity Steve Hofmeyr's race-baiting has been normalised over the years. He has been a fixture on society pages and the airwaves. But it seems those days are over, writes Pieter du Toit.

Media24 follows Toyota as it also ends partnership with Afrikaans is Groot

2019-03-26 21:38

All the Media24 titles previously associated with the controversial Afrikaans is Groot concert have announced that they will no longer continue their involvement.

Afrikaans is Groot joins forces with Solidarity to announce chief sponsor for 2019 shows

2019-03-26 09:15

The local music concert Afrikaans is Groot (AIG), which recently caused a stir after it announced Steve Hofmeyr as its headlining act, said it would be announcing a chief sponsor for its 2019 performances.

Toyota 'does not want to be associated with divisive elements', but won't pull concert sponsorship over Hofmeyr

2019-03-18 22:59

Toyota South Africa Motors says it has conveyed its sentiments to Afrikaans is Groot management that its brand "does not want to be associated with divisive elements" and expects organisers to make better choices in future.

Big name sponsors undeterred by Steve Hofmeyr’s involvement in Afrikaans is Groot concert

2019-03-14 13:34

The Afrikaans music concert, Afrikaans is Groot (AIG), is once again causing uproar on social media for including controversial singer Steve Hofmeyr in the show’s 2019 line-up.

Bulls silence Steve Hofmeyr's 'Blou Bul' song prior to kick-off

2018-09-27 11:15

Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr’s famous “Die Blou Bul” song will no longer be played prior to Blue Bulls matches at Loftus Versfeld.

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