The South African Law Reform Commission wants a review of all religious holidays in the country.
Its argument is set out in a discussion paper that argues that equal weight should be considered for all religious holidays.
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One of the Cuban Five has urged South Africans to keep the revolutionary legacy of the people who have fought for the democracy of the country alive.
Gerardo Hernandez is one of the Cuban Five members who visited the Free … Read the rest
The Eendract maakt macht nr.8 Freemasons lodge is calling on all interested Dutch and Afrikaans speaking males in the community to join them, the Roodepoort Rekord reported.
What makes this lodge, which was established in 1899, special is the fact … Read the rest
A 37-year-old resident of Springs was hijacked Friday evening after he was pulled over by bogus black policeman at the corner of Springs Road and Denne Road, the Brakpan Herald reported.
The man was on his way home in his … Read the rest
Police officers from Boschkop police station in Gauteng confirmed that an 8-year-old girl and her classmate were examined following reports that they had been raped.
“I am so hurt; the principal has been aware of this for two weeks. Despite … Read the rest
Social media network company Facebook, has opened its first office in Africa and South Africa is the host country.
The office is based in Melrose Arch in Johannesburg. It is aimed at furthering the company’s commitment to help businesses connect … Read the rest
A Facebook status update written by UCT’s black SRC vice-president Zizipho Pae has sparked massive uproar on social media and the student community in Cape Town.
Many interpreted Pae’s status as being related to the US Supreme Court ruling last … Read the rest
Delia Adonis, a coloured woman, has spent the weekend in tears after charges against three men, who she claimed had assaulted her during a racist attack, were withdrawn on Thursday.
It’s a bitter end to a trial almost a year … Read the rest
The government is to appeal the North Gauteng High Court’s judgment relating to Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir.
A statement released by the government’s communications department on Monday said the reasons for the appeal would be stated in the affidavit.
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In 1994 a number of people bought property in a farmland area of the Vaal known as Louisrus and Steel Valley, in the south of Johannesburg.
They bought property close to the Iscor steel plant, which has now become part … Read the rest
Another family member of one of three patients who allegedly died during a spell of load shedding at the Letaba Hospital in Limpopo has contradicted claims by the health department that only one death can be linked to the power … Read the rest
“They (Jews) are devils, they are good for nothing… they (Jews), like Adam Habib, are uncircumcised at heart,” ranted ousted Wits Student Representative Council (SRC) president Mcebo Dlamini in an interview with PowerFM on Tuesday night.
In defence of these … Read the rest
Immigration lawyers have noticed a spike in inquiries from South African residents interested in emigrating from one or two a week last year to about 10 a week now.
Even the NGO Homecoming Revolution, which encourages expats to return to … Read the rest