Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu has launched a scathing attack on local media houses for the way they covered the recent violent xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals across the country.
A group of foreigners in Ekurhuleni have lashed out at the South African government, accusing it of failing to protect them against xenophobic attacks.
Foreigners in the Johannesburg city centre have hurriedly closed their shops after rumours started circulating that the violence and looting that happened in KwaZulu-Natal would spill over to Gauteng.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has poured cold water over allegations that he demanded a contract in the Lesotho Highlands Water Project in return for influencing the results of his facilitation in that country’s political stand-off.
Millions of the faithful travel to their holy land in SA each year. Sipho Masondo took the pilgrimage with them and Leon Sadiki took the pics.
University of Cape Town students are demanding that management make public its stance on their calls to have the statue of Cecil John Rhodes destroyed.
More black students are enrolling in South Africa’s universities, but the drop-out rates for university and high school students are still alarmingly high.
He is as controversial in death as he was in life. More than 110 years after his passing, British imperialist Cecil John Rhodes’ legacy is being hotly debated across the length and breadth of South Africa
The debate about a name change at Rhodes university has not come up for debate, and as such will remain, vice-chancellor Dr Sizwe Mabizela has said.
University of Cape Town vice-chancellor Dr Max Price said he would like to see the statue of Cecil John Rhodes removed from its current position, but not destroyed.
Kagiso Trust is set to enter the low-fee private school sector, with a specific focus on township schools.
Six South African universities have been chosen to be part of the African Research Universities Alliance, which was launched today in Dakar, Senegal.
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I’m busy working on Saturday’s babalaas when I get an SMS from a government spin doctor: “King Goodwill Zwelithini is going to talk about the xenophobia at KwaHlongwa near Maphumulo in a couple of hours’ time.”
It’s almost as if you need never ask about the origins of Africa; there never was a time when Africa was not here.
The rest of Africa is Simply, Better, Faster than South Africa, to borrow a phrase from Standard Bank, one of the big four banks that are minting it on our continent.