The Office of the Presidency has denied that President Jacob Zuma was escorted to safety as maidens at Enyokeni Palace, under “demon attack”, caused a commotion at the reed dance ceremony.
The Mercury reported on Monday that during a commotion … Read the rest
Premier Senzo Mchunu’s bodyguard has been gunned down, heightening tensions in the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal and raising fears it could lead to further bloodshed.
Xolani Nkosi was found dead with multiple bullet wounds in Empangeni at the weekend, fuelling conspiracy … Read the rest
Julius Malema pleaded with Alexandra residents on Monday to embrace black Africans in a bid to save black racial unity.
The EFF leader reminded his racial equals of the critical role that African countries had played to overthrow white rule.… Read the rest
South African doctors announced Friday that they had performed the world’s first successful penis transplant, three months after the ground-breaking operation.
South Africa has long been a pioneer of transplant surgery. In 1967, Chris Barnard performed the world’s first heart … Read the rest
The University of Cape Town’s College of Accounting, concerned by high drop-out rates, has developed English, Xhosa, and Zulu videos to teach financial and accounting concepts to second-language black students.
Adding up numbers, it seems, is much easier in your … Read the rest
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
by Dan Roodt dan[at]praag.org
I find it interesting that professor Anthony Butler of UCT should point out potential tribal schisms within the ANC in Business Day. According to Stephen Ellis in his book External Mission: the ANC in exile … Read the rest
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On 19 June 1913, the Native Land Act of 1913 became law in the recently-created Union of South Africa. The legislation was the culmination of centuries of land occupations, divisions and invasions; of treaties, conventions and agreements … Read the rest
Molteno calls on Government to prioritise teaching of indigenous languages to avoid death of cultures and continued decline in scholastic performance The Molteno Institute of Language & Literacy has called on the government and civil society to join forces in … Read the rest
With the 2011 census showing a decline in six of the 11 official languages, linguists are warning that failure to teach in home languages will lead to continued failures at schools and universities.
With a decline in the use of … Read the rest
A few years ago, the ANC made a huge blunder in electing Jacob Zuma as President of the ANC in December 2007. Ironically, the re-election of President Thabo Mbeki in the same Conference would have been a huge blunder, portraying … Read the rest
Bongani Lushaba, an Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) member, was shot dead yesterday on the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal.
Police spokesman Colonel Jay Naicker said no motive for the murder had yet been established. Naicker confirmed that a number of AK47 … Read the rest
Shifts in ANC membership within South Africa’s provinces have given President Jacob Zuma a fighting chance of holding on to the party leadership and the presidency.
The number of ANC members in the southeastern province of KwaZulu-Natal might seem like … Read the rest