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Tuesday, 31 May 2016 15:21

48-hour Gang War in Wentworth Durban

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Durban - A packed church was petrol-bombed, a man shot dead and a 71-year-old woman hit in the arm by a stray bullet as gang war gripped Wentworth. Religious leaders…
Thursday, 19 May 2016 19:32

The high price of our daily bread

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Consumers are being encouraged to rail against soaring food prices, particularly bread, which continue to outstrip inflation by almost double. Bread now costs 17.5 percent more than it did a…
A human resources officer at retail giant Pick n Pay is being accused of calling coloured people lazy. When former police detective Shareef Carlse visited the store’s Tyger Valley branch…
Police have sent reinforcements to Manenberg after gang violence claimed 13 lives in just over a week. A bloody turf war has resulted in daily gunfire in this Cape Flats…
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 22:44

We can’t see a way out of Bonteheuwel

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“It’s not that we don’t want to improve our situation, it’s just that there are no opportunities.” An exasperated Clayton Pieterse, 19, from Bonteheuwel sits sullenly across the table, his…
A group claiming to represent the Khoisan has called for reparations from the British and Dutch governments for their roles in dispossessing them of their land. "The colonial powers became…
In the case which appears before the Constitutional Court on Wednesday 18 November 2015, Coloured employees of the Department of Correctional Services (DCS), in their fight against the implementation of…
Thursday, 17 September 2015 02:22

Is Carvin Goldstone right about Coloured Bravado?

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After teenager Montreal "Monty" King was killed at the Durban Day Music festival, comedian Carvin Goldstone expressed his utter disgust at "Why Coloured people in South Africa and Durban find…
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 18:46

Wayde van Niekerk our World Champion

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From Kraaifontein on the Northern outskirts of the Cape Flats, Wayde van Niekerk who was born on 15 July 1992, is taking international athletics by storm. Wayde made his international…
By all accounts, Roodepoort Primary is a good public school. So why are parents of this model school in a disadvantaged area being pelted with rubber bullets and doused with…
For decades, the Davids family had to stare out of their lounge window and look across the street at the vacant plot of land taken from them during apartheid. Their…
Wednesday, 29 July 2015 22:36

Stellies Remembers violent Student Riot

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Seventy-five years after Stellenbosch University students ran rampant through a coloured area, causing wide-scale damage to property, the community says not enough has been done to highlight the event and…
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