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Wednesday, 02 April 2014 02:43

Youth in Awe of Gang Leaders

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Senior SAPS officer Major General Jeremy Veary expresses his concerns that youth have a misconception of what the numbers gangs are all about and that the Four Corners movie has…
Violence in South Africa is nothing new. Both the devastating effects of violence, and the risk factors underlying it, have existed before the Oscar Pistorius trial and will continue to…
Gangs in the Western Cape are not a plague on our communities, they are the communities, says Nathaniel Roloffis.   Cape Town - Gangsterism in the Western Cape is too…
Thursday, 20 February 2014 19:30

Coloured Apologists: Lambs trying to silence a wolf.

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Recently a well-loved Cape Town entertainer was astounded that the praise from most of his very multi-cultural audience which included international dignitaries was totally ignored and instead he has been…
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 17:03

Being Coloured - A conversation with myself

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"...the issue of identity is such a key component of my work, and considerations around cultural identity has permeated much of my conversations and experiences" Consummate Entertainer, Social Activist, The…
It’s high time that Coloured people were permitted to proudly embrace their Colouredness, writes Lindsay Johns. London - Say it loud, I’m Coloured and I’m proud. I know what you’re…
There were some ecstatic celebrations after the ruling in the Labour Court against The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) and we all should be seeing it as a victory. We…
Foreword by Charles Ash I think it's wonderful that some white South Africans have this progressive, compassionate, sensitive and rational approach to the troubles facing South Africa without pushing the…
Tuesday, 08 October 2013 18:38

I love and hate Mitchells Plain

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I don’t know one coloured person who is proud of the culture of gangsterism or the impact drugs have had on our community, says Kirk Krotz.   Cape Town -…
“I say!” murmured Horton. “I’ve never heard tell of a small speck of dust that is able to yell, so you know what I think?  …Why, I think that there…
Friday, 16 August 2013 07:20

I am an African-Coloured!

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Esteemed Editor of News24.com, honourable readers, distinguished domestic and foreign guests, Friends... On an occasion such as this, we should, perhaps, start from the beginning. So let me begin. I…
Thursday, 01 August 2013 16:58

Krotoa, Woman, Oumagrootjie

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Liefste Eva, our great, great, too great to mention grandmother.  Daardie naam wat hulle jou gegee het beteken mos Lewe, Eerste Vrou, Moeder van 'n Nasie! Who, what, where? No…
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