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Here was a man, Brown noted, who could cross all party lines, counseling every president from Truman to Trump; a man who held integrated meetings in South African at the time of apartheid; a man who visited the most desolate of prisons and who ventured into Russia and North Korea, charming both ...
The 31st Pastoral Anniversary of Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony, will take place on Sunday, Feb. 25, at 9:30 a.m. at Fellowship Chapel located at 7707 W. Outer Drive in Detroit. Anthony, who also serves as President of the Detroit Branch NAACP, will welcome South African freedom-fighter and anti-apartheid ...

What's happening in Palestine is not only an occupation and ethnic cleansing, but a racist discrimination system of Israeli apartheid which, before now, the entire world has never yet witnessed. Like the apartheid regime in South Africa, injustice will not go away by wagering on negotiating with those ...
How apartheid Planning Led To Environmental Injustice. poor people's health still suffers due to pollution, because government hasn't ... The apartheid government came to power in 1948 and poured resources into MEC megaprojects. Iscor's massive Vanderbijlpark iron and steel plant, together with a new ...
And, yes, the less said about the horrors the armed forces of this apartheid entity inflicted on the children of Gaza, in the three wars it waged there between 2008 and 2014, the better. I say 'barbarous' because I can't imagine any other word here. All these facts are known, you say, so why devote a column to ...
'My father-in-law did not show up for the wedding. My future wife had to leave her family home the moment we asked permission to 'go out' together, a tradition in those days. There were certain members of the family whom she visited on her own; my presence was not welcomed. I was a confident human ...

There is, by now, something that South Africans ought to have learnt about universities and the "racialised" friction between black and white youths in post-apartheid South Africa. If we look at the Thabang Mosiako incident, the 2016 Free State University "rugby spectators" attack on black students, and the ...
In the 20th century, Nazi Germany and apartheid South Africa stood out with their oppressive racist policies. While the brutality of the Nazis is incomparable in modern history, people of colour in apartheid South Africa were living the humiliation and oppressive policies of white supremacy on a daily basis for ...
Christelle believes Sampie may ultimately be remembered for his fearlessness in speaking truth to power, and "a public intellectual who constantly reminded apartheid and post-apartheid South Africa of the injustice inherent in economic inequality." Whether this was the apartheid government under former ...
Johannesburg - While some lobby groups say the High Court's decision to set aside the Public Protector's CIEX report brings into question her ability, others say Busisiwe Mkhwebane missed the opportunity to investigate apartheid economic crimes. Absa, the Reserve Bank and Treasury challenged ...
The North Gauteng High Court has set aside a report by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane which ordered that R1.125 billion be recovered from banking group Absa, for government funding given to apartheid era bank Bankorp, which was never paid back. The Public Protector's proclamation came after ...
In the past, he relished leading supporters in the rousing anti-apartheid struggle song "Umshini Wami" (Bring Me My Machine gun), which became his signature tune. The teetotaller and non-smoker has four wives and at least 20 children. Before taking office, Mr Zuma dismayed the nation during his 2006 ...
While South African novelist and Nobel laureate J. M. Coetzee is best known for his fiction, he recently had a show celebrating his lesser-known creative work: his black and white photographs taken during his adolescence in apartheid-era South Africa. The photographs offer an intimate view of the writer ...
Jacob Zuma's resignation as president of South Africa ends a nine-year rule seen by many as the most troubled period for the "rainbow nation" since the end of the apartheid regime 24 years ago. Zuma's decision came after days of intense pressure from opponents within the African National Congress ...
academics are asking why South Africans continue to shut themselves out from the realities of the country. By Garreth Van Niekerk. Johnny Miller. A recent article by academic Lynsey Chutel for quartz Africa suggests that the spirit of apartheid is being kept alive by South Africa's gated communities, causing ...
Cape Town - The voice of South African consumers has still not been heard with regards to the Draft National Credit Amendment Bill, according to Summit Financial Partners CEO Clark Gardner. Gardner was speaking to Fin24 about the bill, reckless lending, and the lack of financial justice for the ...
Lebaea now works at Paballelo graveyard, where the district's first post-apartheid mayor, Zwelentlanga Fatman Mgcawu, is buried. Mgcawu, after whom the ZG Mgcawu District is named, was mayor from 1995 to 1997. He died aged 43 and his grave is surrounded by a fence painted in the black, green and ...

Julius Malema recently suggested that the South African public health care system is worse than it was under apartheid. A favourite rhetorical device of the EFF supremo, his is the latest in a long list of similar such comparisons, made almost across the board by prominent individuals. The phrase is almost ...
Abramjee argued that the residence's policy was unconstitutional and was "apartheid in disguise" after it was found that students were expected to write an essay in Afrikaans to motivate their application. Abramjee said he couldn't believe that, after two decades of democracy, institutions like these still ...
The trial of four former Soweto special branch members accused of killing anti-apartheid activist Nokuthula Simelane more than three decades ago, will not resume anytime soon, as three of them are challenging the refusal of the police to pay their legal fees. The four - Msebenzi Radebe, Willem Coetzee, ...
"The EFF in my ward, marched day in and out to demand that that clinic must be opened and then when we say to you apartheid was better than these people, you think we are exaggerating. "We are speaking to the practical things that we see. Here is a clinic under apartheid, functioning, democracy comes ...
ADUN SPEAKS | PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang's idea of two separate systems of governance in the country is nothing short of an introduction of a religious apartheid system in the country. While the world has moved away from the dreaded forms of racial apartheid, however, there are new forms of ...
He was supported in his decision by the British anti-apartheid activist Trevor Huddleston, Anglican minister to the townships. Huddleston gave Masekela his first trumpet and found him his first teacher. Not long afterwards, Masekela and his schoolmates formed the Huddleston Jazz Band, South Africa's first ...
Johannesburg - A five-day tribunal focusing on South African's economic crimes has heard how the sins of previous transgressors still haunt South Africa today. The People's Tribunal on Economic Crime is trying to join the dots between apartheid era corruption involving sanctions busting selling of ...
Standing as a witness, author of "apartheid guns and money" Hennie van Vuuren emphasised the importance of bringing this evidence to light is in recognising the Actors that contributed to the gross violation of human rights during apartheid. Beyond the pursuit of justice, he said, the goal is also to ...
What is in reality loaded and inflammatory for Abramovich, chairman of the Whitewashing war crimes Commission, are facts. Israel is an unabashed apartheid entity, Fact. In fact it is a racist apartheid entity, that undermines human decency and peace. As recent as 15 March 2017, the UN Economic and ...
Long linse of people waiting outside the polling station in Soweto to vote in South Africa's first democratic elections in April 1994. The writer says that although apartheid may be dead, its grim legacy is still very much alive. ON 27 April 1994, a new day dawned in South Africa. apartheid was dead, and ...
Western Cape High Court Judge Thandazwa Ndita this week declared a section of the Regulation of Gatherings Act unconstitutional. Ndita also set aside the convictions of ten social justice Coalition (SJC) members charged with contravening the Act. The case was brought by the SJC against the Minister ...
A white medical practitioner in Mokopane, Limpopo, who is under investigation for racism this week acceded to racially divided consultation rooms at his practice. This was after an in loco inspection of the doctor's premises by the South African human rights Commission this week. The commission, which ...
I am delighted that Sir Patrick Wright, former head of the Diplomatic Service, has confirmed that Margaret Thatcher did support apartheid. There has been a polite media airbrushing of this aspect of Tory history. For the first two years of my life in the FCO I spent every single day trying to undermine Thatcher's ...
In recognition of "National school Choice Week," our education reporter looks at how local parents choose which school to send their students. Then, how the ACLU is working to increase its political influence in places throughout the country. And writer Bianca Marais explains how her childhood informed ...
Lucas Mangope, who died on Thursday at the age of 94, was one of the longest-serving "heads of state" of the constellation of so-called homelands that formed the centrepiece of apartheid policy. He was installed as president of the independent homeland of Bophuthatswana on December 6, 1977 and ...
The family of a South African anti-apartheid activist who was tortured and killed by police in 1971 is pushing state prosecutors to act against three former police officers linked to the murder. Ahmed Timol's family said Thursday that it does not want vengeance and would back plea bargains by the men, who ...
Cape Town - Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has denied calling for apartheid-era state capture to be probed alongside allegations around the Guptas. Mkhwebane says her office has not been properly resourced and its budget has been cut by R8 million. As a result, she is not currently in a ...
Mangope was installed by South Africa's apartheid government to administer the semi-autonomous tribal territory, which was scattered across a number of enclaves within the northwest region of the then white-ruled nation. He became president of the homeland in 1977. No other country recognised ...
Set in a current South Africa that still enforces apartheid, Azanian Bridges is, despite some flaws, a striking read with hints of Brazil. Though most political utopias tend to give a sense of relief (as in "Thank goodness it didn't turn out that way!") with a slight warning for times ahead, it almost feels as if this very ...
ANCWL eyes apartheid-era state capture culprits. South Africa; Wednesday 17 January 2018 - 9:57am. Video thumbnail. Acting head of the AFU Operations Nox Molele has told eNCA's Karyn Maughan that their priority is to recover the billions that has been lost from the fiscus through fraud, money laundering and ...
The family of a South African anti-apartheid activist who was tortured and killed by police in 1971 is pushing state prosecutors to act against three former police officers linked to the murder. Ahmed Timol's family said Thursday that it does not want vengeance and would back plea bargains by the men, who ...
"The ruling is a clear demonstration that some untransformed judges, still craving for the old apartheid order, are abusing their influence or positions in the judiciary to undermine the radical transformation agenda as advanced by the ANC." News24 earlier reported that the Department of education had ...
In the doodle Paton looks out the rolling hills of the South African landscape he captured so beautifully, while also recording the ugly justices of apartheid from KwaZulu-Natals endless valleys to Johannesburg's cramped slums. As head of the Diepkloof Reformatory for Young Offenders in Soweto in 1935, ...
Born in Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal), South Africa, Paton became a prominent figure both in the literary and political world through his writings and public addresses that spoke out against apartheid, the South African system of racial discrimination, during the mid to late 1900s. After graduating from the ...
Until the end of apartheid, South Africa's suburbs were for whites only, policed by ironically named pass laws. Of course, the inhumanity of forcing black people to carry a pass and live under curfew is incomparable to filling out a security guard's jotter, but the popularity of gated communities reveal urban ...
The South African nonprofit AfriForum is among several groups working to fill the gaps in basic services like security and sanitation, amid spiraling government corruption and dysfunction. But AfriForum's growing white membership -- it was formed to protect the white Afrikaans minority in a country still ...
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's Absa-Bankorp report has been set aside by the High Court in Pretoria. In papers‚ the finance minister‚ the SA Reserve Bank and Absa asserted that Mkhwebane's findings paid no regard to the evidence before her‚ including the findings of previous probes into the ...
With its clattering percussion, urgent snatches of chant and lurid melodies, his vivacious sound was one of several Indigenous South African variations on the house groove that had developed since liberation from apartheid in the nineties. Geographically isolated from the global electronic mainstream, the ...
Cape Town - After a five-day sitting the People's Tribunal has recommended that economic crimes such as the arms deal of 1999, non-compliance with United Nations (UN) sanctions during apartheid and state capture be investigated. The tribunal was organised by civil society groups including the Centre ...
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said Nigeria helped South Africa to restore peace during apartheid because of its quest for lasting peace in every part of Africa. Buhari said Nigeria had no regret fighting the scourge of apartheid in the country until full democratic system was established.
Contrary to Michia Moncho's claim that Israel is "The last apartheid state" (Business Live, February 1), 75% of the 8,399,591 people that live in Israel are a Jewish majority, 21% are Arabs and the other 4% are made up of the Druze, Christians, Baha'is, etc. All enjoy the same equal rights of political and ...
"The TRC did not sufficiently deal with issues emanating from the apartheid history‚ more specifically with apartheid economic crimes. I also think that the TRC recommendations should be revisited‚" Abrahams said. He said that the apartheid financial liabilities and obligations should not have been ...
The South African government has described Israel as the only apartheid state in the world, in remarks made at a session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva. Speaking during Israel's Universal Periodic Review, a process by which every UN member has its human rights ...


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