Unemployment

For many young South Africans, just looking for a job is...

Thabiso Dlamini (@Thabiso_Dlamini) is the founder of the Twitter discussion #JobSeekersWednesday. “We all know someone that is not employed and we know that unemployment...

8.9 million South Africans must beg, borrow and steal the dream...

There are more people in South Africa who want to work but can’t find work than there are people and dogs in all of...

ANC 10 make it to heaven, help campaign for local elections

The 10 ANC supporters who tragically died in a bus accident last week have made it to heaven, several sources close to Pastor Mboro...

Smith refutes claims he wants to be Proteas back seat driver

Graeme Smith - former Proteas captain, current Supersport commentator, and Sunday Times headliner - has refuted claims he seeks a position as a back seat...

Proteas call up one-eyed Boucher to test squad

Mark Boucher, the legendary South African wicketkeeper, has been called up to join the Proteas squad for the second test match against England in...

Twitter 1. Zuma 0.

The outrage on Twitter is responsible for Jacob Zuma's dramatic decision to reshuffle the cabinet, a source within the presidency has said. In a surprise...

Zulu king says rand-dollar rate was better during apartheid

Fresh off comments last week that life was better under apartheid, Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has now reportedly told subjects he fondly remembered the...

Jeremy Mansfield to convert to Islam, open rehab centre for haters

Just days after he raised the ire of many over his comments on the refugee crisis in Europe, former radio personality Jeremy Mansfield says...

Why Muslims end up overeating on Eid

As if making fun of the way Muslims dress, pray, treat their women, and run their little kingdoms weren’t enough, there is now an...

South Africa, why don’t you care about the $10-million dollars that...

It’s been weeks since we discovered that we paid “a bribe” to host the 2010 soccer World Cup that cost us $10-million. For a few days...

I forgive you for stealing my stuff because I realise have...

Fed-up with recurring load shedding in his area, IKBAL MOOSA is always rolling up his sleeves with a trick or three, as he tries...

US Muslims laud gay marriage decision as “Ramadaan Miracle”

Muslims in the United States have lauded Friday's Supreme Court decision to legalise gay marriage across all 50 states and Washington DC describing the landmark decision “a Ramadaan...

South Africans ask Muslims to brush teeth during Ramadaan

Almost 5-million South Africans of all religions, races and sizes have signed a petition asking Muslims to brush their teeth during the fasting month. An Avaaz petition...

Man loses his way into economy class, finds God

A 45-year-old man said his experience in an economy class cabin on a long-haul flight between Dubai and New York City had healed the...

Tony Blair likely choice for Fifa top job

Speculation is rife over who will take over running Fifa in the coming days, with former British prime minister Tony Blair tipped to be the...

Gigantic Nkandla amusement park planned for Cape Town

The South African government is planning to build a new amusement park near Cape Town modelled on President Jacob Zuma’s homestead in Nkandla, just...

Mmusi Maimane: It is time to challenge the ANC

New Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane has ambitions to challenge the African National Congress, according to a well-placed source in the ANC. “Our intelligence...

“Croissants? Consent? What’s the difference?” – French troops in child rape...

The French soldiers accused of raping orphan boys at a camp for internally displaced people in the Central African Republic (CAR) say their actions...

May Day, May Day! Save us from “economic freedom” – and...

Between recovery from the hangover of South Africa’s 21st birthday celebrations and Workers’ Day, political analyst EBRAHIM FAKIR considers whether “economic freedom” is appropriate in helping...

An open letter to outraged, middle-class South Africans

Abu O’Well received this letter from a friend in Alexandra:  Dear #NoToXenophobia people, Shaken up, aren’t you? You saw some knobkerries and hammers and you’re ready to...
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