South Africa

New Refugee Amendments Not Welcomed

The Refugees Amendment Act, 2008 gazetted by the minister of home affairs Aaron Motsoaledi came into effect from January 1. These are...

Johan Pienaar: AfriForum Has Captured Afrikaner Identity

Often described as a civil rights organisation, South African non-profit organisation (NPO) AfriForum describes its mission as "to ensure that the basic conditions for...

Get Applying! 7 Scholarship And Learnerships To Check Out

It’s that time of the year. The new year is almost upon us and it’s time for new opportunities. Companies, universities and...

New Protests For Accommodation At UNISA And Security At NMU

Students from the University of South Africa (UNISA) and Nelson Mandela University (NMU) are protesting. At Unisa, students protested this past week...

5 Things You Never Knew About Black Revolutionary Robert Sobukwe

Forty years ago on this day, February 27, Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe passed away. Sobukwe was a prominent South African political dissident who...

Non-COVID Related Deaths Under Lockdown

Just around 700 people have died of the COVID-19 virus in South Africa. These deaths have not been the only casualties. With...

How An Asylum Seeker Becomes A Refugee In South Africa

A video of a child being torn away from the arms of a woman did its rounds on social media on Wednesday....

Fees Must Fall 3.0? Postgrad Funding Is The Next Student Crisis

First published: 16 November 2018 One of former president Jacob Zuma's final acts as the president of the African National Congress (ANC) was to announce...

Why Is Everybody So Afraid Of DD Mabuza?

On Monday evening, Cyril Ramaphosa announced the first cabinet reshuffle of his tenure as president of South Africa. While there were many surprises and...

Mampintsha And Babes Wodumo Hold Guns

COMMENT A disturbing photograph of a popular musicians Mandla 'Mampintsha' Maphumulo with his girlfriend and abuse victim Bongekile...

Nkosikho Mbele: Public Outcry After BackaBuddy Holds Donated Funds

Social media users have raised concerns over crowd funder BackaBuddy’s decision not to pay campaign money into petrol attendant Nkosikho Mbele’s personal...

COVID-19: The Cure Could Be Worse Than The Disease For South...

Seán Mfundza Muller, University of Johannesburg As the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 spreads worldwide, some governments have taken rapid and...

5 Woke Youtubers Worth Your Data

Seemingly everybody is starting a YouTube channel to showcase the same personalities and to tell us the same dos and dont’s in black households....

Blade Nzimande: What His Return Means For Higher Education

The last time he was the higher education (DHET) minister he said “students must fall” and dismissed the student movement. Now Dr....

The VAT Increase is an Assault On The Poor And Lower-Income...

South Africa is a highly unequal society and a unilateral increase on the least progressive tax component – Value Added Tax (VAT) – is...

Pavlo Phitidis New Book Is A Must Read For Business People

Any listener of the business program on Radio 702 and Cape Talk will have heard of Pavlo Phitidis. Described as an "entrepreneurial...

UKZN Holds Firm On Zulu Language Policy

The University of KwaZulu-Natal is holding firm on its policy of compulsory Zulu language courses for undergraduates, despite some students having concerns...

In Conversation With SA’s Youngest Doctor, Sandile Kubheka

It's always fascinating to see young people doing remarkable things. Dr Sandile Kubheka graduated medicine at the age of 20, becoming the youngest doctor...

Uzalo Trends For the Right Reasons At Last

Uzalo is trending and this time around for all the right reasons. Tuesday night's episode became the talk of the town with...

‘Zulu Wedding’ Director Eager For South Africans To See Movie

The Zulu Wedding is finally releasing in cinemas. The movie’s release has been delayed many times in the past two years. The...
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