By: Mzukisi Makatse
I am a member of the ANC and have been since 1989 when I was barely 11 years old. Painfully, it is the first time in all these years that I am overcome by a great feeling of doubt about the ANC.
When you fight for you rights… it’s called standing up for yourself, when you don’t, you become a victim.
By: Jabulani Zwane
This is one of the first articles I will be writing on race relations in South Africa, with the view to contribute towards how we can build a United South Africa flourishing in the richness of our diversity. Contribution and comments are welcome.
The international community has learned with shock of the 1 750 farm murders that occurred across South Africa since 1994.
South African farmers fearing for their lives
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The Democratic Alliance has suspended a Western Cape ward councillor after he handed a letter to a high court judge asking for a lighter sentence for a convicted gang member and killer.
Every time I see yet another article from another South African moaning about the negativity of expats, and clearly writing with their rose tinted glasses on, I get angry. Really angry. Hulk angry.
THE production of a 50-page document by Police Minister Nathi Nhleko, in which he effectively overturns the 450-odd pages Public Protector Thuli Madonsela took to arrive at her conclusion that President Jacob Zuma had unlawfully benefited from the Nkandla security upgrades, raises many profound questions of law and democratic order.
Police Minister Nathi Nhleko’s report on Nkandla, which effectively overturns the public protector’s report, raises many profound questions of law and democratic order. Picture: NTSWE MOKOENA Read more...
The high walls, electric fences, and private security guards surrounding South Africa’s residences and businesses are as inherent to the country’s landscape as Table Mountain is to Cape Town. And with good reason
— South Africa’s crime statistics are the worst in a decade, with increases in murder, attempted murder, violent armed robbery, and carjackings. Read more...
‘Radical economic transformation’ is the mantra South Africans will hear more and more as the political climate heats up and the contestation for power escalates.
All the parties and politicians exclaiming this slogan explain that this drastic action is necessary because the levels of poverty and unemployment are far too high, too few have a real stake in the economy and the inequality in society is dangerous. Read more...
Durban – The controversial Dubul’ iBhunu (Shoot the Boer) song reared its ugly head during an emotionally charged public meeting debating the merger of the financially crippled Mpofana (Mooi River) and uMngeni (Howick and Hilton) municipalities.
An uMngeni resident makes clear her objection to the incorporation of wards from Mpofana into the uMngeni Municipality. Picture: Gcina Ndwalane Read more...