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ANC has black candidate in majority-coloured Cape Town

ANC mayoral candidate for Cape Town Xolani Sotashe denies that his selection was driven by the party’s fears of losing black voters in the Mother City’s townships.

For some, Sotashe was a surprise choice for Cape Town when the governing

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Violence as ethnic tensions flare over Pretoria’s mayoral candidate

South Africa’s capital was tense on Wednesday after residents torched buses and looted shops overnight, police said, in clashes sparked by the ruling party’s choice of a mayoral candidate for local polls.

Africa’s most industrialised country will hold local government … Read the rest

Black parties ‘outraged’ by Janusz Waluś’s parole

Both the ruling ANC-SACP and the EFF are livid that a Pretoria judge ordered the release of Polish anti-communist activist Janusz Waluś on parole. Waluś had shot the communist commander and known terrorist Chris Hani during the chaotic final days … Read the rest

Murdered white farmer was a caring doctor

A white Rouxville farmer, dr Bennie Cilliers, was a friendly and cheerful person who truly cared for his patients.

This is how Reverend Koos Möller describes the medical doctor who was found murdered in his farmhouse.

Cilliers’ wife, Cecilia, sustained … Read the rest

ARAF to lay criminal charges against last apartheid president

A civil society organisation called the Anti-Racism Action Forum (ARAF) is planning to lay criminal charges against former president FW de Klerk.

The group says the charges are in connection with crimes De Klerk committed against black people during apartheid.… Read the rest

Pieter Mulder: Current race debate is tearing S. Africa apart

The ANC is effectively busy ripping the South African community into two separate camps with the way in which the organisation is currently driving their campaign about racism.

Racism, from the side of both black and white, carries the germ … Read the rest

ANC sues 3 DA ‘racists’, to ‘prevent racial conflict and warfare’

The ruling ANC has gone on the offensive by instituting a series of legal procedures against four people regarded by the party as South Africa’s biggest “racists”. Two of them are DA office-bearers, Dianne Kohler Barnard and Chris Roberts, as … Read the rest

Making light of concentration camps: ANC decides to rename Anglo Boer War

The ANC government has changed the name of the Anglo Boer War to the “South African War”.

But in the period 1899 to 1902, during which the war took place, South Africa did not exist. South Africa is a concept … Read the rest

ANC ambassador in Australia tries to have old SA flag removed from Cooma

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