The land expropriation policy of South Africa’s ruling party, the ANC, will specifically target white people, according to Zweli Mkhize, the minister of cooperative governance and traditional affairs. Neither the property of black citizens nor land controlled by traditional (black) … Read the rest
The Cooma-Monaro Shire Mayor has defended a decision to continue flying the former South African flag at Cooma in south east New South Wales.
The flag is part of the historic Avenue of Flags along the town’s main street, which … Read the rest
Bricks were thrown and a branch member was shot during a general meeting of a Limpopo ANC branch on Saturday.
The incident took place apparently because there were differing opinions on who should be nominated as treasurer after the position … Read the rest
Government is expected to present an affidavit to the High Court in Pretoria on Wednesday on why it let Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir leave the country against the interim court order prohibiting his departure.
The court also ruled that al-Bashir … Read the rest
The DA has effectively outlawed the use of all racial terminology, in particular the “B-word” (boer) and the “H-word” (hotnot), both derogatory words used to describe whites and coloureds, respectively, saying they are just as bad as the “K-word” in … Read the rest
Disgruntled parents of single-medium Afrikaans schools dragged Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi to court and won the first round.
Fedsas said Lesufi’s decision to make parents apply for admission electronically was merely an effort to take control of the placement … Read the rest
The ANC in Johannesburg will lead a march of Soweto residents to Eskom offices in Diepkloof on Thursday. The march follows last Friday’s power cuts in Soweto which lasted for more than ten hours.
Meanwhile, many of Soweto’s resident feel … Read the rest
Unless South African businesses hand over large chunks of equity to black shareholders, they will no longer be awarded so-called “BEE points” by government, which means that they could be forced out of business. According to the Johannesburg financial newspaper, … Read the rest
The ANC government’s proposed plan to rid the country of white statues and symbols includes the appointment of a task team to ensure the acceleration of the process of identification‚ consultation and relocation of statues for a period of between … Read the rest
ANC national chairwoman Baleka Mbete believes there is an internal plot to unseat President Jacob Zuma before he completes his second term.
Speaking at the ANC Limpopo provincial general council in Polokwane on Sunday night, Mbete said Zuma’s detractors who … Read the rest
An Indian journalist, Devi Sankaree Govender, working on current affairs for the programme Carte Blanche, was mugged while working on a story in Bloemfontein on Wednesday morning.
Sankaree Govender tweeted that her chain was ripped off her neck, but she … Read the rest
European and US businesses with operations based in South Africa said legislation coming from the ANC was a cause for concern.
The compulsory black ownership element in the new broad-based black economic empowerment codes were weighing on US companies in … Read the rest
A former director of the water affairs department has been drawing a R3 million salary following his suspension two years ago, the Sunday Independent reported.
Maxwell Sirenya clashed with the then water affairs minister Edna Molewa over a R419 million … Read the rest