Black husband kills four kids by slitting their throats

Lorraine Kekana, 30, was made to listen to the groans of her four dying children who had just had their throats slit, allegedly by their father.

Minutes before, her black husband had allegedly phoned her to ask whether she had … Read the rest

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