Foreign journalists’ vehicle towed away from Mandela home

A car belonging to foreign media observing the house of former president Nelson Mandela was towed away for having caused an obstruction in Houghton on Thursday night, Johannesburg metro police said.

Spokesman Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said the Toyota Quantum … Read the rest

Power restored in some parts of Johannesburg

city power logoPower was restored in Lawley and Lenasia South on Friday while other parts of Johannesburg could be left in the dark over the weekend, City Power said.

“It will take a maximum of two to three days to restore power … Read the rest

Rugby and the Afrikaner

pienaar+mandelaby Albert Brenner

You`ll find him sauntering through the streets of many a city in the West – especially in Commonwealth capitals like London, Dublin and Sydney.

And in the cities and towns of South Africa he is a common … Read the rest

Springboks to play with Mandela effigy on sleeves

mandela_day_logoSouth Africa’s national team will have an outline image of Nelson Mandela on a sleeve of their shirts when they tackle Argentina Saturday in the Rugby Championship.

A Springboks spokesman said a logo that included the image would be worn … Read the rest

Whites not welcome!


by Albert Brenner

It has been 19 years now since the ex-European South Africans voluntarily handed over power to the black majority, and still there is no end in sight to the moral criminalization of all things white.  

And there Read the rest

The rainbow Bantustan


by Albert Brenner

The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis. (Dante Alighieri)

In a recent interview with MNBC, the black Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson had the following … Read the rest

Mandela case might be struck off court roll

The legal battle between businessman Tokyo Sexwale, Bally Chuene and George Bizos, and the Mandela family might be further delayed or struck off the court roll, The New Age reported on Friday.

Michael Hart, representing Sexwale, Bizos and Chuene, will … Read the rest

Mandela family ‘cannot afford legal fees’

The Mandela family members, who took Mandla Mandela to court over the relocation of the graves of former president Nelson Mandela’s children, were too poor to afford their own lawyers, the Sunday Times reported.

The Rhodes University Law clinic told … Read the rest