Cricket South Africa Needs to Up the Ante on its Transformation Policy

With the Proteas once again failing to win the World Cup trophy, Cricket South Africa needs to seriously start implementing its transformation policy. South Africa has been a democracy for more than 20 years now but the national cricket team still remains predominantly white. The 15-man squad that represented South Africa at the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, only contained a single black African cricketer. Aaron Phangiso was selected in the 15-man World Cup squad bu... Read more »
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By Brian Harry On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Young Female Rappers Getting their Spotlight

Lately there has been a shortage of female rappers worldwide, well some might argue but in Africa that is a debatable issue.The likes of Jean Grae, born in South Africa but later moving to New York, was it beca... Read more »
By Brent Robyn Smith On Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Did King Zwelithini’s Controversial Comments Lead to Increased Xenophobic Attacks?

Following the controversial comments by King Goodwill Zwelithini about foreigners in South Africa, we have seen a massive increase in xenophobic violence in some parts of the country. The Zulu King was reported... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Spate Of Mall Robberies: Is Enough Being Done?

There has been a spate of robberies in Gauteng in the last month that has left shoppers and residents all worried about their shopping experiences and safety in shopping malls. The latest was a mini cash heist ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, August 11th, 2014

What are we Doing to Our Children?

In a month when South Africa commemorates the influence and sacrifices that women make, pain and heartbreak are the biggest presents that the country is giving them. In a space of less than a month, no less tha... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Lwandle Evictions: Inquiry, What Inquiry!

On Thursday, Human Settlements Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu announced names of members of a ministerial inquiry into the evictions of informal dwellers from Sanral owned land. This follows a long standing wrangle o... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, March 31st, 2014

Zuma Speaks for the First Time About Nkandla

The ANC NEC has come out in support of its leader, saying President was still ‘the face of ANC’. This is what the Secretary General of the ruling party said in response to questions by members of th... Read more »
By Helen Zille On Monday, March 17th, 2014

The Revenge of a “Worst Order” Racist

It is intriguing — and difficult — to predict which issues will seize the media’s imagination. It is often even more surprising to see which issues are neglected or ignored. Two weeks ago — ... Read more »
By PAW On Saturday, March 1st, 2014

Political Parties Target Mining Community of Marikana

Barely four months after Julius Malema’s Economic Freedom Fighters painted the town of Marikana red, the African National Congress decided to do the same with its own colours. In October 2013, the EFF took a ... Read more »
By Fredrick Nwabufo On Monday, February 3rd, 2014

In the hands of the Nigeria police

It was a sweepingly wet evening at Adebayo road in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State. The rain had pulled dark clouds down in torrents of piercing water. It was customary of the rain to be violent at this time of year. It... Read more »