Shaun King

Key figure from #blacklivesmatter outed as white

An investigative blogger has accused Shaun King, a key figure in the Black Lives Matter movement, of misleading media icon Oprah Winfrey by pretending to be biracial in order to qualify for an “Oprah scholarship” to historically black Morehouse College. … Read the rest

Police watch as foreigner burns

Xenophobia rules Soweto

The Mozambican man cowered, trying to protect his head, as the blows pounded his body on Tuesday.

The suspected thief, known only as Johannes, begged the growing crowd of angry residents of Snake Park, Soweto, to stop assaulting him.

But … Read the rest

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Overturned cement truck raided

“It’s Christmas!”

At least that’s what one resident from the hundreds of Video Center Informal Settlement’s black squatters thought who were allowed to gather cement that spilled as a result of a truck overturning.

The truck, transporting cement, overturned on … Read the rest

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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

Injured couloured parents (Tweet from The Citizen)

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

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Black American rips into illegal immigrants

Chanell Temple, a black woman originally from Huntington Park, delivered a strident, politically incorrect speech against illegal immigration on Monday evening at the local city council meeting.

Temple, who now lives in the Hawthorne area of Los Angeles, was protesting … Read the rest

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Migrant flood breaks new record in June

A record 107,500 migrants crossed the European Union’s borders last month, according to new figures, showing they are arriving in dramatically increasing numbers and creating a humanitarian crisis for the 28-nation bloc.

EU border agency Frontex reported that its latest … Read the rest

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SA passenger train derailed

The Shosholoza passenger train between Johannesburg to Cape Town derailed early Wednesday morning outside Kimberley, injuring more than 100 people.

The incident happened just after midnight at Modderrivier, a small town next to the N12 highway about 32 kilometres from … Read the rest

Mbuso Mandela

Mandela grandson charged with rape

President Nelson Mandela’s grandson remains in police custody after the rape case against him was postponed in the Johannesburg Magistrates Court on Monday.

The 24-year-old Mbuso Mandela is accused of raping a 15-year-old girl, and was arrested at the weekend … Read the rest