Curro ‘racism’ about-turn welcome – IRR

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The Gauteng Department of Education’s ‘embarrassing about-face’ on a supposed racist incident at a Curro school ‘serves as a welcome affirmation that stirring racial antagonism

The wettest season since 1980 has also been one of the dryest


The period between January and the end of March 2024 has been one of the two wettest seasons in four decades. Although the drought is

Gordhan goes head-to-head with DA’s Gondwe


Public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan has got into a war of words with DA MP Dr. Mimmy Gondwe, who objected to his use of public

Alleged thief’s hands chopped off by a pastor


Dumisani Mahlangu (29), from Vosman near eMalahleni in Mpumalanga, had his hands chopped off with a panga last Wednesday by people who accused him of

16 stages of load shedding – new Nersa code


The full load shedding programme (minus critical load) is now divided up into stages spanning from stage 1 to stage 16. The National Energy Regulator

Zimbabwe ZiGs and zags, so the Zim dollar is no more


Zimbabwe is replacing the Zim dollar with a new unit called the ZiG, which is backed by a basket of foreign currency and gold. Central

Will all Japanese have the same surname?


A study has warned that a law on marital names is driving a process of homogenisation. By 2531, everyone in Japan could have the surname,

President Macron says France ‘could have stopped’ the 1994 Rwanda genocide


During a speech on Thursday, French president Emmanuel Macron said that France and its allies could have stopped the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, but had

Prosecute South Africans in Israeli army – PSC


The Palestine Solidarity Committee (PSC) has submitted the name of a South African allegedly serving in the Israel Defence Forces to the police for investigation

Somalia orders Ethiopia’s ambassador out of the country


On Thursday, the Somali government expelled Ethiopia’s ambassador from the country, and has ordered Ethiopia to close its consulates in the de facto independent regions