OLX axes old SA flag because it carries the apartheid-era symbol

Global classifieds group OLX has banned the old South African flag from its platform. The decision comes after TimesLIVE last week revealed that the old flag and different types of memorabilia bearing the apartheid-era symbol were widely available for purchase on the internet. The report came a few days after the Black Monday protests‚ during […]
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Coffin assault accused in prison’s sick bay due to errors in court papers

Farm employees Theo Jackson and Willem Oosthuizen‚ who were found guilty of assaulting Victor Mlotshwa and forcing him into a coffin‚ are yet to set foot in a prison cell. The pair have been kept in the sick bay of the Witbank Correctional Services facility since their sentencing two weeks ago‚ Oosthuizen’s attorney‚ Marius Coertze‚ […]
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DA’s Hellen Zille is a follower of George Soros

And just look at who, 10 years ago, acknowledged that she served on George Soros’s advice for the Open Society Foundation! Insights into Helen Zille’s background and her philosophy. Moneweb: Here in South Africa the Open Society Foundation was founded By George Sores, who’s well know in financial circles. But you also played a quite […]
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Double Standards in SA: Work opportunities for whites “unacceptable”

Employers may advertise posts stating that it is an affirmative action post, which means that the opening will be relegated to non-whites only, but if someone has a work opportunity for whites only, it is inadmissible. It became clear again when a recruitment agency, People Solved, had removed such an advertisement from their website. A […]
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A STILLBORN NATION

The older generation might remember that time back in the 1970’s when John Vorster decided to create a new nation. The term “Coloured”, in reference to a particular section of the South African population, was problematic. Uncle John came up with a new scheme. Coloured people would, in future, be referred to as “Plurals”. The […]
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South Africa tells us that something is wrong – but we don’t listen anymore

Is it really so that we don’t listen any more? In the aftermath of the Tumi Morake debacle that was one of the main accusations – we don’t listen any more. I don’t know if this is true, all I know is that we have certainly stopped listening to what South Africa herself wants to […]
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Jacaranda FM Advertiser ‘Had Enough’, Pulls Advertising Worth R100K

“Black people should stop saying we [white people] are to blame for their problems”.  Eric Barnard Meubels in Pretoria has pulled its advertising from Jacaranda FM because they do not want to be associated with a station that “gets involved with politics and mix it with business”. Manager and director of the popular furniture store, […]
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Colonialism is back with a vengeance in South-Africa

We are slowly becoming used to Julius Malema and other like-minded, equally foolishly misguided, individuals who catches a word, has no concept of its meaning, and then decides to use it to suit their own purpose and interpretation. Colonialism is the latest. Destroy statues, it reminds us of colonialism. Rename towns, it reminds us of […]
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Neighbours find pensioner locked in room, surrounded by maggots – What a disgrace!

The community of Valhalla Park is up in arms after discovering a bed-ridden pensioner being eaten by maggots in her own bed. They claim the old lady’s husband locks her up during the day when he leaves for work, denying anyone access to help her. Georgina Stoffels, 63, from Hester Street, was left paralysed in […]
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Gavin Wingrave- “It is one thing for a criminal to be put into jail, but when you are innocent it is another story”

The stars and the sun shine brighter for Gavin Wingrave after he was released from prison. In the past week his life changed dramatically, twice. First when he was arrested for murder last Friday and again when he was released from prison on Wednesday, a free man. He allegedly killed a man in self-defence. His […]
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