Hostility flares in Lichtenburg over shooter’s bail – it’s OK to riot and loot, but not to defend yourself!?

Tension has returned to Lichtenburg after a local businessman Jaco du Plooy, who allegedly shot dead a 15-year-old boy last week, was granted R20 000 bail this morning. Several businesses were closed as a large group of community members ran through the farming North West town. They were heading from Lichtenburg’s magistrates’ court to Blydeville […]
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Apartheid blamed for political murders in KwaZulu-Natal

According to the ANC chairman in Natal, Sihle Zikalala, the recent  violence and death of political figures in the province has been attributed to apartheid  era operators. According to him, the oppression of Africans in the previous era is now the result of black on black violence taking place. Again, a so-called “third party” was […]
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Dudu Myeni finaly fired as SAA chair

Dudu Myeni has been removed from the board of South African Airways in what could be a range of changes made to the leadership of the embattled airline. The Mail & Guardian understands that Myeni will be replaced by businessperson JB Magwaza who has been appointed as the new board chairperson. It appears that members […]
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Zuma reshuffles cabinet again, Nzimande and others out

Huge news this Tuesday morning as the presidency has announced another cabinet reshuffle. After weeks of rumours building up again, Zuma has finally decided to pull the trigger and axe Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande. There are five main changes to the cabinet in total. Zuma released the following statement announcing the reshuffle. After careful […]
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I am leaving Nigeria as a hero‚ says Zuma after massive statue of him unveiled – You got to be joking!

Nigerian civil society groups were flabbergasted after waking up to a statue of South African President Jacob Zuma that was unveiled over the weekend. Rochas Okorocha‚ billionaire‚ education philanthropist and governor of the Imo State‚ unveiled the bronze statue and named a street after Zuma during his two-day visit to Nigeria which concluded on Sunday. […]
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Transforming UCT is becoming a black and white debate again!

Statement by The UCT Black Academic Caucus It has been encouraging to witness the revolutionary changes taking place at UCT over the past few years: the fall of the Cecil John Rhodes statue, the return of Mahmoud Mamdani, the renaming of buildings, the dialogues around sexual violence, artworks and curriculum change, and the many less […]
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Oops! Mbalula red-faced as arrest triumph becomes PR nightmare – Police arrested funeral-goers

Police minister Fikile Mbalula is an embarrassment after boldly announcing on social media that a significant breakthrough has been made in the Cape. According to Mbalula, who visited the scene of the arrest, it was a breakthrough in a lengthy investigation process. Later it was established that it was funeral-goers with a dead body of […]
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No end to SAA’s nightmares

The nation’s beleaguered airline has breathing room until October 31 — Halloween, after which its debt demons may return to haunt it with a vengeance. It is understood that most of SAA’s lenders have agreed to roll over the outstanding debt that came due at the end of September for one more month while negotiations […]
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The Shocking Truth About Racism in SA – is not what you have been told…

“How Can We Believe You Mr President?” – The Shocking Truth About Racism by Juju Mkize a Top Black Academic At the University Of Cape Town This article from December 22, 2016 has recently resurfaced in social media and we feel it is of great importance to share it with you. This is the lie […]
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Mugabe to whites: ‘What’s not yours will never be yours

President Robert Mugabe says whites came to Zimbabwe and wanted to make it their own, ignoring the fact that “what is not yours will never be yours”. The 93-year-old president was speaking at a state funeral on Thursday at which he hailed the resistance fight by the likes of former vice president Joseph Msika against […]
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