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Martin Luther King had a dream for South Africa too

A long-lost speech from 1964 shows how Martin Luther King Jr demanded the US government divest from South Africa to help bring the apartheid...

Umlilo: the “future kwaai” musician who tells it like he sees...

Performance artist Umlilo, formerly known as Siya the Anarchist, is a new name among South Africa’s emerging new-wave artists.  Although he’s only been around...

#ISurvivedEbola: Survivors offer hope in a new, creative way

The Ebola epidemic began in March 2013, and has shown few signs of abating. Although multiple stories have emerged in the media about the epidemic,...

Extreme Makeover: School Edition, from kraal to classroom

The challenge: Two classrooms at Sea View Senior Secondary School in Zithulele in the rural Eastern cape need to be made teaching-ready before school...

A drop in the matric pass rate expected, specialist says

“Not with a bang but a whimper”, ends TS Eliot's poem ‘The Hollow Men’, one of the examinable texts for the matric class of...

[VIDEO] How would your life be different if you were white?

We know it's 2014. And you probably want to get on with Dezemba vibes before the money runs out and the booze dries up. But there are...

Panicked Durban mother throws toddlers from burning building [VIDEO]

CCTV footage of a Durban mother throwing her young daughters out of a window to rescue them from a fire in their building has...

Conquering the fear factor in order to overcome Ebola

Peter Piot, the microbiologist who helped discover Ebola 28 years ago, has said that while the military, financial and human resources support offered by...

Man flung from convertible BMW on N2 [VIDEO]

* This post has been updated. A video uploaded to YouTube at the weekend shows a person being flung from a convertible BMW after it...

Secrecy law poses “real threat” to independent press in SA –...

City Press editor Ferial Haffajee has said that the media in South Africa faces a "very real threat" from a secrecy law that is...

Catch 22 for taxi drivers competing with Rea Vaya

Commuters were left stranded last week after members of the United Taxi Associations Front (UTAF) abandoned their taxi routes and marched on the department...

How Zimbabwe’s ARVs are ending up on the street [VIDEO]

A new report in Al Jazeera’s Africa Investigates series has shown how shady healthcare workers in Zimbabwe are pilfering anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs) from state...

What’s a girl to do when she can’t find a public...

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), more people in India have mobile phones than access to toilets. Indian women sometimes have to hold...

The ‘Zuma is a criminal’ speech that broke parliament [VIDEO]

Police were called into parliament on Thurday when Ngwanamakwetle Mashabela, an MP with Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), refused to take back her comments about...

Fancy a spot of parkour in Pretoria? [VIDEO]

Last weekend Capitol Theatre and Cafe Riche hosted RE: Capitoli 2014, a one-day festival featuring youth culture, music, art, performance, discussion. It also brought us...

Rohit Sharma rocks internet with swashbuckling knock [VIDEO]

If Kim K broke any part of the internet with her bulging narcissism on a cover shoot,  an Indian cricketer named Rohit Sharma totally...

Parliamentary proceedings over Nkandla get ugly [VIDEO]

Parliament descended into chaos again on Thursday. The National Assembly was supposed to hear a debate on the Nkandla report prepared by an ad-hoc...

Hero elephant fights back against 14 lions and wins [VIDEO]

Safari-goers in Zambia witnessed something remarkable during a recent game drive - a one-year-old baby elephant surrounded by 14 lions, all vying to get...

ANC wants to turn youth into hobos, says EFF spokesperson [VIDEO]

A few weeks ago, EFF national spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi took Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu to task for saying people under the age of...

Cussing, kicking and the k-word [VIDEO]

It seems hardly a week goes by without another racially charged incident making the news in SA. This time it's a video showing an...
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