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The King’s speech: was it hate, or just hateful?

In March this year King Good Zwelethini made comments calling for foreigns to pack their bags and go home. Cue an outbreak of xenophobic...

Uncle Gweezy shows his true colours

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe lost his cool this weekend when he lashed out at journalist Ranjeni Munusamy at a press briefing following an African...

Who needs a xenophobic mob when we have the SAPS?

This week Lawyers for Human Rights went to court to sue for access to hundreds of immigrants detained following a raid on the Central...

Every parent’s nightmare: Oscar Pistorius playing hide and seek with their...

Parents, lock up your children! When he’s finished being locked up himself, Oscar Pistorious would like to work with children – if his parole conditions...

Maimane’s new job: damping down the Sparks

Mmusi Maimane was elected as the new Democratic Alliance leader at the party’s elective congress on the weekend. Already, Maimane has had to do...

DA elective conference: a slippery race to the top

The DA leadership race between Mmusi Maimane and Wilmot James – to be decided at the party’s elective conference this weekend – has attracted its...

Wits SRC president: down with white supremacy, up with Hitler!

Then Wits SRC president Mcebo Dlamini was in the news last week for stating “I love Hitler” on Facebook, and saying that every white...

Mbalula vs Basson: ringside tickets free on Twitter

 South Africa’s favourite selfie-taking, jetsetting minister, Fikile Mbalula, had seats at the much-hyped Mayweather/Pacquiao fight at the weekend. Billed as the “fight of the...

Repatriation: the road to Africa’s broken heart

Thousands of Malawians were repatriated this week, adding to the Zimbabweans and Mozambicans who have already left the country because of the recent xenophobic...

Metrobus: anatomy of a crash waiting to happen

Friday’s horrific head-on collision between two Metrobuses on Jan Smuts Avenue in Johannesburg left three people dead.EWN reported conflicting messages from Metrobus managing director,...

The SAPS: cracking down on xenophobia – by stomping on people’s...

This week the SAPS, backed by the army, conducted raids at hostels in Jeppestown and Alexandra in Johannesburg. Questions have been asked about the...

No to killing fellow Africans – whoever the perpetrators

It has been reported that militant organisations Boko Haram and Al Shabaab have threatened to attack South Africans in other African countries in retaliation...

Xenophobia rends the heart of Africa

The ongoing xenophobic violence, apparently sparked by comments made by Zulu king Goodwill Zwelithini earlier this year, spread further this week, leaving African migrants fleeing for...

Xenophobia: South Africa’s new apartheid?

Xenophobic attacks in Durban have escalated over the past week. Foreign owned shops in KwaMashu were torched and looted by a mob of “thousands” on...

Time to pay back the money, Juju!

Economic Freedom Fighters leader (EFF) Julius Malema has turned #PayBackTheMoney into his personal catch phrase. Of course, when Malema utters his famous cry, his...

Zille walks off into the sunset, leaves DA at 6s and...

On Sunday Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille made the shock announcement that she will not stand for re-election as DA leader. Whatever your views...

#RhodesHasFallen: Enjoy the moment, the battle is not yet won

Students at the University of Cape Town (UCT) involved in the Rhodes Must Fall (RMF) movement celebrated after the statue of the colonialist Cecil...

Kruger must stay: Steve Hofmeyr’s cry for help

The EFF has called for the removal of a statue of Paul Kruger in Pretoria’s Church Square and a small group of conservative Afrikaners,...

Little Jacob gets a new jet

The government is in the process of acquiring three new VIP jets for President Jacob Zuma and his Cabinet – never mind that Zuma...

The fate of the Rhodes statue: five realistic options

The University of Cape Town (UCT) Senate has backed the removal of the statue of Cecil John Rhodes from its place of prominence on...
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