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

Chaos as coloureds refuse black school

Amid racial divisions between coloureds and blacks that resulted in government officials shutting down Roodepoort Primary school, one coloured community member was shot with a rubber bullet and was taken to hospital.

Before the pupils were transported to school, coloured … Read the rest