The University of Pretoria last night capitulated before radical groups like the EFF Youth Militia or “Student Command” and accepted English as its only working and instruction language. In a statement issued by the university, it accepts English as “the … Read the rest
South Africa’s capital was tense on Wednesday after residents torched buses and looted shops overnight, police said, in clashes sparked by the ruling party’s choice of a mayoral candidate for local polls.
Africa’s most industrialised country will hold local government … Read the rest
The US Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by a group of black South Africans seeking to revive human rights litigation aiming to hold Ford Motor Co and IBM Corp liable for allegedly conducting business that helped perpetuate racial … Read the rest
South African telecoms giant MTN said Friday it would pay a $1.7 billion fine to the Nigerian government in a “full and final settlement” over its failure to disconnect unregistered mobile phone users.
The Johannesburg-based company said in a statement … Read the rest
On Thursday morning a black armed gunman jumped over the back wall at a local high school and robbed students at gunpoint.
Learners and teachers from Grenswag High School were going about their normal morning routine on 26 May 2016. … Read the rest
A packed church was petrol-bombed as coloured gang war gripped Wentworth, Durban.
A visiting pastor from America had been preaching to a packed church hall when the incident happened.
A man was also shot dead and a 71-year-old woman hit … Read the rest
The Palestine Festival of Literature hosted its ninth gathering of literary gurus and the like who were invited to tour Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory.
The authors invited to the festival this year included Nobel Prize winner for literature, … Read the rest
Limpopo police have arrested a 42-year-old black farmworker suspected of killing two 5-year-old girls from Ribone village, in Gilead.
The two friends – Lekwelo Ennie Masola and Nthabiseng Motlaphema – went missing on Wednesday after they were last seen playing … Read the rest
In an incident hushed up by the MSM, three visiting American professors or “tenured radicals” were shouted down by black South African students in Cape Town who told them they were white and therefore not worth listening to. Apparently the … Read the rest
The elderly Kimberley resident who was shot during an armed robbery at his home in New Park on Thursday morning believes that had his assailants been proficient in using firearms he would have been dead.
Seventy-year-old Gert Gagiano is currently … Read the rest
All roads leading to and out of Ennerdale, south of Johannesburg remained blocked by lunchtime on Thursday.
Schooling in the area has been affected as well as public transport. Students say protesters threatened to burn down schools and school busses … Read the rest
At least two people were killed in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria, during a violent protest, the Tshwane Metro Police said on Monday.
Tshwane Metro Police spokesperson, Senior Superintendent Isaac Mahamba, said at least two people had died and about six … Read the rest
A US city councilman from Mobile, Alabama is in a stable condition after he was shot in the face in Johannesburg during a robbery over the weekend.
US news outlets report CJ Small was shot on Saturday when a tour … Read the rest
A 15-year-old boy was left brain dead after he was shot in his head in a drive-by shooting.
Keegan Smith died at around 2pm on Sunday when doctors at Groote Schuur Hospital switched off the machines that were keeping him … Read the rest