Racial tension over new Sasol empowerment scheme

The industrial giant, Sasol, and Solidarity will meet with the Commission on Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) on Thursday’s on the exclusion of white people in the new empowerment scheme, Khanyisa. Solidarity chief executive Dirk Hermann said if the parties could not reach a settlement, it would be the first time the CCMA issued a […]
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‘Whites must go to hell ‘- Racism between academic staff at the UNISA

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) says it is concerned by allegations of racism between academic staff at the University of South Africa (UNISA). “The Commission finds it particularly concerning that two decades into our constitutional democratic dispensation‚ we‚ as a nation‚ are still grappling with challenges of racism and racial tension‚ even within […]
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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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