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Debating 'whiteness' at UCT

Burning ‘whiteness’ at UCT

A protest at UCT, led by black #RhodesMustFall campaigners, led to violence on Tuesday night.

Black students gathered paintings and artifacts and set them alight, saying “whiteness is burning”. Plaques and paintings of Jan Smuts were amongst the artifacts set … Read the rest





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Violence errupts in PE

A number of cars have been burned and others have been stoned, as violent protest action resumed in Port Elizabeth on Thursday morning.

At least one person, a woman, was injured when she drove her car into a tree in … Read the rest


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Mother shot dead in her driveway

A case of murder has been opened following last night’s shooting where a white woman (36) was shot dead in her driveway in Esther Park.

The woman lived alone with her three children and full-time nanny.

According to Sebenza SAPS … Read the rest


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Violence rocks PE

Violent protests rocked Port Elizabeth’s northern areas on Monday.

On Monday areas – including Gelvandale and Bethelsdorp – were ablaze over the closure of 33 schools due to a lack of teachers.

Talks between angry residents, principals, the Eastern Cape … Read the rest


The World Food Programme is providing lifesaving assistance to more than 40,000 people in Bambari, Central African Republic (CAR). Photo: WFP/Daouda Guirou

UN condemns armed attacks on Main Supply Road of CAR

The United Nations peacekeeping operation in the Central African Republic (CAR) today condemned a recent series of armed attacks perpetrated by rebel elements.

“The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) strongly condemns the marked … Read the rest