Indian governor calls for removal of Confederate flag

The Indian governor of South Carolina Nimrata Nikki Randhawa Haley called for the removal of the Confederate flag from the grounds of the state Capitol Monday, less than a week after a 21-year-old white man gunned down nine people at … Read the rest

Zulu band unfazed by ‘racism’

Hip-hop group AmaCde yesterday said a complaint against one of its songs will give “African employees who experience abuse, mistreatment and exploitation at the hands of Indian employers a chance to make submissions” to the SA Human Rights Commission.

“We … Read the rest

US and Canada lock up blacks, Indians

Canadian prison

By Matt Moir, The Tyee

Idle No More is forcing many Canadians to be Willfully Blind No More.

Ostensibly, the movement spearheaded by Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence is about the protection of First Nations’ treaty rights. At its … Read the rest

South Africa in breach of its treaty obligations to minorities

by Anton Alberts

I refer to the column “Massacre reveals our deficit in human solidarity” (Business Day, September 18) by Aubrey Matshiqi.

In his introductory remark Mr Matshiqi attacks the Freedom Front Plus (FF Plus) for daring to … Read the rest

70% of whites reject both Zuma and Motlanthe as SA presidential candidates – survey

Young South Africans prefer Kgalema Motlanthe to Jacob Zuma as a presidential candidate, although neither of them are that popular, according to a survey released on Monday.

“Given the choice of the two candidates, Kgalema Motlanthe is a clear winner,” … Read the rest

South African businesses to pay crippling affirmative-action fines

Businesses could pay an enormous price – up to 10% of their turnover – if they do not strictly observe provisions regarding affirmative action, says a report on the Sake24.com site.

Attempts at Nedlac to reach a compromise about proposed … Read the rest

KZN University to probe racial comments

The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Westville campus is probing racial comments posted on its facebook page earlier this week, spokeswoman Nomonde Mbadi said on Friday.

“All matters in this regard are currently under investigation. The university’s internal disciplinary processes will be … Read the rest