SA has highest number of dollar millionaires

South Africa has the highest number of dollar millionaires on the African continent and this number is set to rise in coming years, according to Old Mutual’s New World Wealth Africa Report for 2015 released on Wednesday.

The report predicted … Read the rest

Black and white justice: Oscar Pistorius and the Xhosa King

The question of whether Oscar Pistorius is a murderer or not will now be argued in the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) following the successful application by the State to have his culpable homicide conviction reviewed.

Judge Thokozile Masipa handed … Read the rest

Whites see harmony where blacks see racism

Alice Singen had always seen her home town Ferguson, Mo., as an integrated, harmonious place. Like many other white residents, she prided herself on staying here even when others began to leave.

But since the death of an unarmed black … Read the rest

SAIIR says state actively discriminating against whites

Public service managers are being encouraged to keep posts vacant rather than fill them with whites, an SA Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR) says.

“In the name of transformation, managers in the public service have actually been incentivised to keep … Read the rest

Michelle O says students of colour lag behind

Sixty years after the Supreme Court outlawed “separate but equal” schools for blacks and whites, civil rights advocates say American schools are becoming increasingly segregated, while the first lady, Michelle Obama, lamented that “many young people are going to schools … Read the rest

University wants to rid itself of white students

A public university in Washington state is looking for advice on how to rid itself of white people.

According to Campus Reform,Western Washington University included a survey in its daily newsletter that read: How do we make sure that in … Read the rest

US tries to keep blacks out of school-to-prison feed

juvenilecrimeThe Obama administration is urging schools to abandon policies that civil rights advocates say “lead to a school-to-prison pipeline that discriminates against black students”.

The wide-ranging series of guidelines issued Wednesday in essence tells schools that they must back down … Read the rest

Mayor of Paris, minister call for ban on French comedian Dieudonne

The mayor of Paris is also calling for comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala, known for his anti-Jewish humour, to be banned from performing in public.

France’s interior minister, Manuel Valls, voiced his displeasure first in wanting Dieudonne, as he is known, … Read the rest

Black racists at school ‘sickening’

A report that pupils were being racially abused at a Boksburg school is disturbing, the Inkatha Freedom Party in Gauteng said on Thursday

“We are sickened by the reported racial discrimination doing the rounds at schools in Gauteng,” provincial leader … Read the rest