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Outcry over textbook rape scenario
Outcry over textbook rape scenario
Crime & Courts

Teachers asked not to teach a page from a textbook that has been criticised for ‘reducing rape to sexual intercourse’ and encouraging victim-blaming.

21h
New land claims stopped
New land claims stopped
Crime & Courts

The Constitutional Court has effectively put a stop to any new land claims and has also put about 75 000 to 80 000 claims on ice.

1 day ago
We need to talk about the national minimum wage
We need to talk about the national minimum wage

In an unequal society like SA, we need a minimum wage to raise earnings for those at the base, says Imraan Buccus.

2 days ago
Some dos and don’ts for election day
Some dos and don’ts for election day
Politics

The IEC have warned that taking pictures of marked ballot papers and distributing them was criminal and would attract a heavy fine or jail time.

2 days ago
Why I have chosen not to vote
Why I have chosen not to vote

Not voting can be a powerful statement against the kind of politics and political parties we have, writes Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya.

2 days ago
Zuma: Independents are treacherous witches
Zuma: Independents are treacherous witches
Politics

President Jacob Zuma has launched a scathing attack against independent candidates contesting the local government elections.

3 days ago
Parties use social media to target young voters
Parties use social media to target young voters
Politics

Young voters have responded to social media campaigns from the ANC, DA, EFF and IFP by voicing concern about a range of socio-economic issues.

3 days ago
Too many Trumps in SA politics
Too many Trumps in SA politics
The Star

Politicians could learn from the one nation, one future approach taken by Theresa May and Mmusi Maimane, says Douglas Gibson.

3 days ago
Young siblings to testify about little sister’s death
Young siblings to testify about little sister’s death
Crime & Courts

Details of the cruel life and death of a 3-year-old will be told by her brother and sister when they testify in the trial ...

3 days ago
KZN extreme weather havoc - PICS
KZN extreme weather havoc - PICS
Kwazulu Natal

Emergency personnel had their hands full as pounding rain, flash floods and heavy snow hit KwaZulu-Natal.

4 days ago
#SABC - a pre-election storm in a teacup
#SABC - a pre-election storm in a teacup

Why are all of these self-proclaimed victims only now voicing their concerns, asks Lennox Mabaso.

4 days ago
Nurse seeks HIV compensation after needle jab
Nurse seeks HIV compensation after needle jab
Crime & Courts

A nurse says she is still battling to be properly compensated after she contracted HIV 13 years ago from a needle injury ...

4 days ago
Snow chasers cause road chaos in KZN
Snow chasers cause road chaos in KZN
Kwazulu Natal

The public has been warned to avoid “snow areas” after eager snow seekers flocked to the Midlands, causing bumper-to-bumper traffic jams.

4 days ago
Chainsaw attack on DA motorcade
Chainsaw attack on DA motorcade
Crime & Courts

A man wielding a chainsaw charged at a vehicle DA mayoral candidate for Pietermaritzburg Mergan Chetty was seated in.

8 days ago
Jailed teacher cleared of rape
Jailed teacher cleared of rape
Crime & Courts

A former teacher has been freed after three years in jail after his conviction and life sentence for rape were set aside because of new evidence.