Why are we so ‘backward’, Allister Sparks?

Allister Sparks is one of those raving left-liberal journalists for whom nothing in South Africa will ever detract from the utopia of being ruled by the ANC and South African Communist Party. Together with his protégé, Helen Zille, current leader … Read the rest

The white musician’s burden

It has become part and parcel in South Africa today for various opinion makers, entertainers and activists to take to political hectoring and vilifying of their fellow entertainers.

Since last week, various commentators and activists have come out strongly against … Read the rest

Court grants Steve Hofmeyr protection against Missing campaign

An interim protection order was granted on Wednesday to popular Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr against Conrad Koch, after Koch launched a massive libelous campaign against Hofmeyr.

Koch, in his anxious efforts to damage Hofmeyr’s reputation, also inter alia stated in … Read the rest

Koos Bekker to step down as CEO

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The Koos

South African e-commerce and media firm Naspers Ltd said on Saturday Chief Executive Koos Bekker would step down in April after 17 years of explosive growth that transformed a small publisher into an emerging markets giant.

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Naspers attacks Google over international tax practices

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Google is once again under fire for its international tax practices. This time though, the flak isn’t coming from an international government, but South Africa’s largest online publisher.

In a statement issued to the press 24.com CEO Geoff … Read the rest

Anti-racists are the new racists

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by Dan Roodt

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South Africa’s multiracial and multicultural society is exploding into a never-ending Kulturkampf or American-style culture war. Anti-racists are the new racists, spreading intolerance and even violence ahead … Read the rest

Afrikaner activist Hein Boonzaaier walks free as state withdraws charges

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Hein Boonzaaier in court

Mr. Hein Boonzaaier, one of the accused in the so-called “Bloemfontein 4 terrorism case” has just walked free from the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court, with the state withdrawing all charges against him. After eight months of investigations, … Read the rest

Naspers Sunday papers must apologise to Oscar Pistorius

naspers-rcpThe press ombudsman on Saturday ordered Rapport and its sister publication City Press to publish an apology for causing unnecessary harm to paralympian Oscar Pistorius.

The two newspapers were also ordered to issue corrections on a story they published on … Read the rest

Guptas launch 24-hour news channel

ann7A new 24-hour news channel was launched in South Africa on Wednesday, owned by a wealthy family close to President Jacob Zuma.

Africa News Network 7 (ANN7) will focus on “constructive, nation-building stories in the interests of building a culture … Read the rest

Who is Naspers?

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by Albert Brenner

The bewildered herd must be governed by a specialized class whose interests reach beyond the locality. (Walther Lippmann)

Knowledge is power… and power is money. In order to make big money, you need big money.

The first … Read the rest

Petition: Free speech for Sunette Bridges! Spraakvryheid vir Sunette!

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Sunette Bridges

Petition in support of Sunette Bridges. Fill in your name and e-mail, then click on “Sign Now”. Also tweet and share on Facebook by using the buttons on the far left of this page.

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