An open letter to Julius Malema by Don Clarke. AN OPEN LETTER TO JULIUS “RED MAN” MALEMA FROM A PINK BROTHER. Howzit Boet! I hope you don’t mind me calling you Boet, but it’s a very friendly Afrikaans word. Trust me. Now listen, I’ve been
Archbishop Desmond Tutu stands for human rights, including compassionate respect for a person’s choice at the end of life. He recently sat down with Dignity in Dying UK to share his thoughts on this important issue. “As a Christian I believe in the sanctity of
Three female protesters at Wits University resorted to taking off their tops and bras outside the Great Hall at Wits University, Braamfontein. They demanded that police officers stop firing at demonstrators gathered on campus.
Hlaudi Motsoeneng, the controversial former SABC Chief Operating Officer (COO) now Group Executive for Corporate Affairs has written an open letter singling out the ANC’s Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu and the Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe. [easy-tweet tweet=”Politically Motivated Assault on My Constitutional Rights Must Cease”
Why student protests in South Africa have turned violent “Burn to be heard.” This chilling statement has been doing the rounds through word of mouth and social media on South African campuses in recent weeks. The message has to be taken seriously. Buildings and vehicles
Kiara Nirghin, a 16 year-old South African student who attends St. Martin’s Anglican private school in Rosettenville, Johannesburg has been awarded the grand prize winner of the 2016 Google Science Fair. Nirghin was awarded the grand prize of almost R700k [$50,000], in scholarship funding, for
During the 5FM Live Loud Concert held on Heritage Day, Saturday 24 September, concert-goers released a huge number of red helium filled balloons into the atmosphere. 5FM have said in their apology that it “was a spur of the moment decision and was not coordinated/planned”
Officer Malambolo from Norwood SAPS precinct in Johannesburg bravely chased down and apprehended two hijackers, on foot! Andrew Maren reported that that the two hijackers crashed into his car, abandoned it then attempted to escape on foot. Officer Malambolo and partner gave chase and apprehended
The wrong questions are being asked in the free higher education debate The main brief of the Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training (The Fees Commission) demands that it enquires and makes findings on the feasibility of fee-free higher education in South Africa.
Global communications director of Crime Stoppers International (CSI) and chair of the media committee, Yusuf Abramjee published an open letter to President Jacob Zuma on the increasing crime rate and how South Africans have become victims. The letter criticizes the leadership the President has appointed
Bongani Kumbula wrote a facebook post in which he shows his support for his former teacher at Jeppe school, the 30 second video was filmed by a pupil in class and recently went viral. Watch the video below and read the former students open letter
South African President, Jacob Zuma has decreed that the 27th of December, which falls on a Tuesday this year, will be National Public Holiday. According to the South African Government Agency, the decision came about “following a request by the Federation of Unions of South
Apple is losing the innovation game, it can’t trap users anymore Not only is Apple suffering from a major lack of hardware innovation but it’s also being outdone in software and online, where apps reign supreme. It quite possibly signals the company’s eventual demise. The
South Africa’s economy will be stuck unless there’s new political alignment The fundamental problem confronting South Africa today is a political culture that is defective and out of kilter with the needs of the majority of the people. Innovative thinking about transforming the economy is
Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) has created an eye-opening short documentary that must be seen by all South Africans. Experts predict that we’ll be in serious economic turmoil should we allow Rosatom, the Russian state-owned atomic energy corporation, to build nuclear power-stations along our coastline. It’s estimated that South Africa would