A second-year Port Elizabeth university student was raped‚ beaten with a pole and left for dead in bushes near Schoenmakerskop in an incident that bears chilling similarities to the brutal kidnap‚ rape and attempted murder of Alison Botha 22 years … Read the rest
Police in the Eastern Cape have arrested seven suspects linked with the violent murders of 22 people during ongoing taxi violence in Libode, Mthatha and Port St Johns in the Transkei.
A spokesman for the police, Mzukisi Fatyela said the … Read the rest
Many South Africans are faced with the lingering burden of debt. Hence, they are ever on the lookout for ways to alleviate the financial pressure in their lives. While most have taken advantage of debt leniency as a result of … Read the rest
Violent crime in South Africa over the course of the last year increased, according to 2015/16 annual crime survey released by the South African Police (SAPS).
The survey was presented to parliament during a presentation today. The figures were from … Read the rest
A 25-year-old black Zimbabwean man was arrested for allegedly hacking his girlfriend to death with an axe in Zeerust, North West police said on Tuesday.
Axe murders are quite common in South Africa.
Colonel Sabata Mokgwabone said the man was … Read the rest
In recent years, as the American nation has grappled with its increasing racial diversity and divisions, so Stanford has created 15 new faculty positions – for emerging and established scholars – to help advance the complex study of race and … Read the rest
It is interesting that even in politically correct university circles doubts are surfacing about the nature of South African democracy. In the Business Day of 3 June 2016, Professor Anthony Butler of the University of Cape Town published a column … Read the rest
Black Africans never owned any land. Any form of formal ownership is a Western concept. You cannot take something from somebody who never had it. In fact, what is it that white people, specifically white men, are supposed to … Read the rest
The reader should know that I cringe as I write this first-person account.
Why the disclaimer?
Opinion differs about how often to use the first person pronoun in various genres of writing. Certainly its overuse in opinion writing is a … Read the rest
Employers will have to be on their guard not to discriminate unfairly against white workers following a ruling by the Labour Court against the Tshwane municipality.
The court found affirmative action not based on employment equity plans or staffing policies … Read the rest
Reporters from the Swedish weekly newspaper Nya Tider (New Times) travelled to South Africa to investigate whether the “Rainbow Nation” is the success story that Swedish establishment media sometimes say it is – as far as they are at all… Read the rest
In a fitting tribute to the radical cleric in favour of whom the road’s name was changed, blacks are rioting and looting along Beyers Naudé Drive in Johannesburg. A riot these days in South Africa is called a “service delivery … Read the rest
A family of four, including a 9-year-old child, was brutally murdered between Wednesday 9 and Thursday, 10 March on a Randfontein farm in Rodora, Doornfontein, reports the Randfontein Herald, a local newspaper.
According to Captain Appel Ernst, Randfontein Police … Read the rest