Seriously what are we doing, pulling out of the United Nations ICC?
Oct25

Seriously what are we doing, pulling out of the United Nations ICC?

Ban said in a statement that he regretted the decision which followed a dispute over South Africa’s refusal to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and hand him over for trial at the ICC for war crimes. Pretoria last week presented a formal letter to the United Nations announcing its decision to pull out of the Rome statute, the founding treaty of the ICC. The withdrawal will take effect one year after the letter was...

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WTF: Oscar gets 6 Years
Jul07

WTF: Oscar gets 6 Years

High Court Judge Thokozile Masipa delivered a much-needed reality check on the continued triumph of exceptionalism and white privilege in our society. The laughable six-year sentence she handed down to convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius was a reminder of how inequality penetrates and impairs every aspect of our lives. Why should the showcase trial of South Africa’s former Olympic star be any different? Judge Masipa validated his...

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What does Junk Status mean for SA?
Jun03

What does Junk Status mean for SA?

Cape Town – Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) will on Friday afternoon announce whether South Africa has been downgraded to junk status, or whether it will live to fight another day.

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Drug stash found at OR Tambo International Airport

Another stash of drugs was found abandoned at the OR Tambo International Airport‚ police said on Monday. Police’s transnational investigation and crime intelligence units this weekend found a stash of drugs‚ this time cocaine weighing 4.5 kg with a value of R1.3-million. The drugs were found abandoned inside the toilet of a flight that had just landed at OR Tambo from Sao Paolo‚ Brazil on Saturday afternoon. The courier was not found....

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The most talked about women in the country
May26

The most talked about women in the country

President Jacob Zuma’s wives are arguably the most talked about women in the country. But who are the women that gave Zuma and the country his 22 children? So far, the country’s first citizen has had six marriages but currently has four wives (including MaNtuli). They are Sizakele Khumalo-Zuma, Kate Zuma, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Nompumelelo Ntuli-Zuma, Bongi Ngema-Zuma and Thobeka Madiba-Zuma.   Sizakele...

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