Pollution pimp flies for Woolworths

US pop star Pharrell Williams is collaborating with Woolworths on its “Are You With Us” campaign, acting as style director on several “sustainability-focused projects” and fundraising for education.

Williams will be in South Africa next month but faces disruptions from … Read the rest

Stellenbosch promises to ‘remove racists’

Rector and vice-chancellor Professor Wim de Villiers promised Parliament’s portfolio committee on higher education and training on Tuesday Stellenbosch University would root out “racists”.

Stefan Lang, the outgoing SRC chairman, having to rush through his address in order to provide … Read the rest

Coloured parents have no faith in Roodepoort task team

Parents and pupils of Davidsonville vowed to forcibly reopen Roodepoort Primary School on Monday morning.

“I am going to use bolt cutters to open this school. We are going to open it with force,” Jerome Lottering from the Davidsonville Community … Read the rest

Institution for African ‘luminaries’ in crisis

The key institution in higher education for Africans “luminaries” is in dire straits.

Fort Hare offered an academic education to blacks from across sub-Saharan Africa, creating a pro-British black African elite.

The alumni featured prominently in subsequent independence movements and … Read the rest

No pics allowed at Mandela grandson hearing

A stern message was issued on Friday morning to the media in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court not to take photos inside or outside the court in the matter of a struggle icon’s grandson’s appearance on charges of rape.

Magistrate Paul … Read the rest

Call for gay sex education in SA

High schools should teach pupils about homosexual sex.

That’s the view of the Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Taskforce’s (Sweat) psycho-social manager, Dr Gordon Isaacs .

Isaacs told the Cape Argus that far too little is being done to educate … Read the rest

Aunt murdered for her body parts

The KwaDweshula community in Umzumbe, KZN, is troubled again after the slaying of Sanathoria Mhlongo (57) who was brutally murdered last Saturday night.

Her body was discovered on Sunday after police were informed that she was missing and that bloodstains … Read the rest

The KwaDweshula community in Umzumbe, KZN, is troubled again after the slaying of Sanathoria Mhlongo (57) who was brutally murdered last Saturday night.

Her body was discovered on Sunday after police were informed that she was missing and that bloodstains … Read the rest