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Race law and SA go together like curry and rice, but what about India?

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Mark Shuttleworth might have privately breached the atmosphere with Russian cosmonauts, but India has gone to the moon. The lunar landing is just one more

Ramaphosa Ultimate Zupta “Keeper”

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One of the most common phrases in South Africa’s courts is the imperative to “do purposive interpretation” of legal orders. In the case of former

When a white African is called the N-word

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Here is a case of bloody, curious entertainment, with a political twist. It’s a long story, so tuck in. It starts last week when South

Disturbing details behind ‘jobs bloodbath’ data

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The recent headline – ‘BREAKING NEWS: Jobs bloodbath in the first quarter as formal employment falls’ – was one among several arising from the release

Remembering the future: how to racially stream a family

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In 1985 Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert, then leader of the PFP, a forerunner of the DA, chronicled his experience as a lawmaker in The Last

A deceptively avuncular affair: the last of the expropriation hearings …

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The final public hearings on the Expropriation (without compensation) Bill (EWC Bill) concluded on an average winter evening in central Cape Town. There were five

A disturbance in the force

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Almost a month ago IRR CEO John Endres asked, “do you detect a shift in the force?” It was a funny way to ask a

UrineGate I

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In the fortnight since Theuns du Toit urinated on the laptop and other belongings of Babalo Ndwanyana in Huis Marais Residence at Stellenbosch University (SU)

Permanent Lockdown

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Circa May 5 the lockdown measures currently in place will no longer apply under the Disaster Management Act, which is why Joe Phaahla, the Minister

Race lessons from Rwanda

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A scientific study initiated at the Institute of Advanced Learning, Princeton, shows that racism has been undone in Rwanda much more profoundly than is often