The Police

“Excluding Rape From Common Purpose Would Be Irrational,” ConCourt Hears

UPDATE: During the December 11 handing down of judgement, the Constitutional Court ruled that the doctrine of common purpose applies...

India Revokes Kashmir’s Special Status

The revoking of Article 370 in Kashmir is causing massive outrage around the world. Jammu and Kashmir is a disputed area bordering...

NPA To Review Decision On Slain DUT Student Mlungisi Madonsela

The National Prosecuting Authority says it will review its decision not to prosecute the killing of Mlungisi Madonsela, who was shot by...

The Total Shutdown: One Year On

One year ago on August 1, 2018, thousands of women and gender non-conforming people (GNC) took to the streets of South Africa...

‘The Enforcers’ Digs Deep Into Cape Town’s Criminal Underworld

Here is the Cape Town underworld laid bare, explored through the characters who control the “protection” industry – the bouncers and security...

The DA’s “Law & Order” Policies Won’t Fix The Cape Flats

COMMENT Editor's note: on 11 July 2019, the minister of police Bheki Cele announced that President Cyril Ramaphosa had...

How Workplaces Should React To Sexual Harassment Complaints

Two South African civil society organisations faced sexual harassment allegations against prominent employees in the past year. The civil society #MeToo exposed...

MUT Students Force Campus Shutdown

"I come from a family of 16 members and we all depend on my grandmother's pension. I'm frustrated because the same allowance I'm waiting...

Why The Protests? Education Is Still Not Free

The cracks within the government's free education plan are showing. While the policy increased access to higher learning, it also introduced numerous administrative issues...

The Last Moments Of The Student Shot At DUT

UPDATE: Hospital manager at City Hospital Rafeek Nakooda said the DUT student was rushed to hospital with his friends. As far as they know,...

Why Abahlali baseMjondolo Won’t Contest In The Elections

South African general elections are nearing and one of the major social movements for human rights, Abahlali baseMjondolo say this year's vote will be...

“The Last Words Of Rowan Du Preez” Explores Truth And Justice

It was 2012 in the Cape Flats in Mfuleni. Demanding better police services in Khayelitsha, community activists Angy Peter and Isaac Mbadu were raising...

After The Police Teargas Came The Stillborn Baby

"He was going to be our first son. His father always talked about how he will take him to work with him and leave...

Marievale: Home Of Community Leader Bombed

After midnight on Wednesday, a petrol bomb was thrown onto the roof of Marievale community leader and former South African National Defence Force (SANDF)...

Durban: The Government Is Attempting To Evict People Living With Disabilities

"All we want is to remain at the centre, work and get our money. Our families are hungry," visually impaired Evelyn Gumede told the...

Claim That Zama Zamas Pose Threat To JHB Is “Xenophobic” –...

The City of Johannesburg is on the brink of impending doom. Well, that is according to a Sunday Times report from November 25. Quoting...

#AccommodationIsLand: “We Are All Here Because We Are Black And Landless”

In the wake of an imbizo held on Wednesday at the University of Witwatersrand, students marched through the streets of Braamfontein to protest against...

TUT Remains Shut As Investigation Into Foul Elections Continues

Students at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) Soshanguve north campus have been advised to vacate their residences, while academic activities have been suspended...

#JoburgFire: NEHAWU Members Warned Officials 3 Years Ago Over Unsafe Building

Three firefighters lost their lives on Wednesday while battling a fire that broke out the Gauteng provincial human settlements and cooperative governance building. One...

Shooting At TUT: “We Went Back to 1976”

UPDATE** The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has arrested two police officers in connection with the death of Katlego Monareng, the slain Tshwane University...
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