Articles containing the tag ‘south africans
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

Chaos in Parliament as EFF Demands Answers on Nkandla

The National Assembly on Thursday deteriorated in chaos and anarchy after the Members of Parliament for the Economic Freedom Fighters disrupted proceedings with chants of “pay back the money”. The f... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Lwandle Evictions: City of Cape Town and Sanral Shift the Blame on Each Other

Dozens of people were left homeless after being evicted from Sanral-owned land in Lwandle informal settlement in the Western Cape. This resulted in violent protests, which have led to arrests of several individ... Read more »
By PAW On Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Public Reaction to Zuma’s Call for “Patriotic Reporting”

President Jacob Zuma is convinced that South Africans could do with more smiles all around. He is not alone in his desire to uplift the mood in the country by telling more good news. SABC and ANN7 are fully beh... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Thursday, August 8th, 2013

Woman Raped, Stabbed and Strangled in Front of Sister

South Africans are preparing for the Women’s Day holiday on Friday but it will not be a day of celebration for the family of Janetta Lorraine van der Walt. The 60 year-old woman was raped and murdered in a ho... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Monday, July 1st, 2013

Deduction of Three Points from Ethiopia not Likely to Help Bafana

Many South Africans were pleased to hear that FIFA decided to deduct three points from Ethiopia for fielding a player (Minyahile Beyene) who had been suspended after receiving two yellow cards during the World ... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Monday, June 17th, 2013

Graca Machel Thanks The World for Support as Mandela Recovers

Nelson Mandela’s wife Graca Machel has thanked the world for its support as Mandela recovers in hospital. Below is what she said in a statement published by the Nelson Mandela Center of Memory: “Mad... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Monday, June 17th, 2013

The Support for Malema’s New Political Party Could Surprise Many

Last week former ANC Youth League president Julius Malema announced that he was starting a new political party called Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF). His announcement has sparked mixed reaction, but mostly neg... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Sunday, May 19th, 2013

Vuyo Mbuli Dies in Bloemfontein Hospital

This Sunday, South Africans woke up to sad news about the passing of popular television presenter Vuyo Mbuli. Mbuli’s career flourished while he worked for the South African Broadcasting Corporation. At the t... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Nathi Mthethwa Says DA Is “Associated With Oppression”

It seems that the South African public can brace itself for even more of the war of words between the ANC and DA over who liberated the country from oppression. Police minister Nathi Mthethwa took the opportuni... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Nelson Mandela Appearance A Publicity Stunt?

Former president Nelson Mandela is alive and well. It seems that this was the message that the ANC wanted to convey to the South African public by means of an exclusive public appearance by the frail statesman.... Read more »