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A chess player who grew up one of eight children in a township notorious for gang violence and drug abuse has become South Africa’s first grandmaster. In an article that…
Tuesday, 16 December 2014 16:33

Honour Khoisan by learning about them

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Max du Preez asks: how did it happen that most South Africans know virtually nothing about our First Peoples, their history and cultures?...
Thursday, 11 December 2014 10:25

Fighting Cape Flats Gangs

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Cape gangs’ cult-like hold on communities will not be broken with any amount of visible policing, military deployment or peace marches. “The fact that a phenomenon like the Numbers gang…
Sunday, 12 October 2014 22:17

Dookoom Video Causes Furore

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Professor Adam Haupt, an associate professor at UCT’s Centre for Film and Media Studies and the author of Static: Race and Representation in Post-Apartheid Music, Media and Film writes in…
New findings show that over 55% of South Africans feel united this Heritage Day, but some race groups are still sceptical about these efforts....
Gauteng premier David Makhura on Monday urged the residents of Reiger Park on the East Rand not to marginalise themselves. "Do not allow yourselves to be marginalised, South Africa is…
Gauteng Premier David Makhura has acknowledged that government has neglected coloured townships while a lot has been done for African informal settlements. Makhura addressed scores of mourners at the Reiger…
Cape Town - “Brown Consciousness” is sweeping through the Western Cape and Gauteng with coloured leaders focusing on promoting unity and inner pride. Flamboyant Cape politician Peter Marais, who has…
Monday, 16 June 2014 00:28

They so easily say Get Over It

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"Get Over It." Even I use those words when it comes to those little everyday hassles like wasting your time in a queue, or having to pay R1 more than…
Tuesday, 20 May 2014 15:23

New Cape Town Mayco is Nothing New

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Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille announced her new Mayoral Committee on Friday night and it was a move necessitated by the increase in support for the DA during the…
Plans to repatriate the remains of a 240-year-old Khoisan chief from Australia, have been postponed to secure funding....
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 23:39

New Initiatives in Eldos Drug War

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The war on drugs in Eldorado Park in the south of Johannesburg intensified on Friday when additional programmes were introduced. Gauteng social development MEC Nandi Mayathula-Khoza said the additional anti-substance…
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