A crowd of 350 farmers, farmworkers and others from the rural community protested outside the Himeville Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, as three men appeared for the grisly murder of timber contractor Daniel Knight last week.
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South African-born but London-based Jeremy Ganga claims he was “too black” to land a top job at the St John’s parish, in Wynberg, and has taken his fight to the Labour Court.
Ganga, 51, has accused the church … Read the rest
The income gap between racial groups in South Africa is the lowest it has ever been, according to a Stellenbosch University study.
According to the study, the black middle class has grown from 350 000 individuals in 1993, to almost … Read the rest
Presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj has apologised for the Malawi comments made by President Jacob Zuma.
“I have received numerous calls from Malawians being angry and after long discussions, they come around and say, yes, let’s not make a … Read the rest
The proposed re-demarcation of the municipal boarders of the Midvaal, Emfuleni and Lesedi municipalities in Gauteng should be scrapped after it was revealed that the chairperson of the municipal demarcation board, Landiwe Mahlangu, serves on councils and boards … Read the rest
As European Union bosses openly claim that a “federation” ruled from Brussels is inevitable, a growing coalition of political parties across the EU is coming together in an effort to preserve national sovereignty and self-government while putting the brakes on … Read the rest
Interpol Secretary General Ronald Noble told ABC News that one of the only ways to prevent terrorists from hitting soft targets was to arm citizens globally, noting that the Westgate mall siege would have been averted far quicker … Read the rest
A man was shot and wounded on Tuesday on the M1 South near Killarney in Johannesburg following a chase from Pretoria, police said.
Police approached a minibus taxi at a Pretoria taxi rank following a commotion, Lt-Col Lungelo Dlamini said. … Read the rest
by Victor Gordon
The Germans have a word – ‘Schadenfreude’ – which, loosely translated, means to take satisfaction in the discomfort of another. This is exactly what many South African Jews are feeling as we witness Nathan Geffen, Doron Isaacs, … Read the rest
by Ilana Mercer
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The government “not paying for all sorts of things” is how Tom Foreman messily defined a default on the debt-ceiling for the Chicken Littles of his news … Read the rest
More young black graduates are needed to fill academic posts at universities, President Jacob Zuma said on Monday.
“… We want to attract more young black graduates into academic careers,” he said in a speech prepared for delivery at the … Read the rest
The rag tag unemployed youth that were ululating and dancing on ZANU(PF)’s election “victory” are nowhere to be seen. Now all you see are young girls fetching water in the early mornings in urban Harare some wearing yellow … Read the rest
by Marianne Barriaux and Michael Mainville BARRIAUX, Michael MAINVILLE
The United States has become embroiled in a new row over its controversial spying programme as allies France and Mexico condemned revelations Washington tapped millions of phonecalls and hacked into leaders’ … Read the rest