Chief Khoisan wants the word ‘coloured’ abolished

The Khoisan community asked Stats SA to recognise them as the natives of SA and to treat the apartheid designation as it does the k-word.

The term “coloured”, used to refer to a racial group, should be as punishable as the k-word since it was created to degrade South African natives stripped of their identity under the apartheid regime.

Chief Khoisan wants the word ‘coloured’ abolished

Chief Khoisan wants the word ‘coloured’ abolished

The Khoisan community asked Stats SA to recognise them as the natives of SA and to treat the apartheid designation as it does the k-word.

WATCH: What we did to H&M, we can also do here at Vodacom – EFF

WATCH: What we did to H&M, we can also do here at Vodacom – EFF

EFF supporters are demanding that Vodacom pay Nkosana Makate 15% of the revenue it made from the Please Call Me service.
Zikalala expected to be nominated unopposed at ANC KZN conference

Zikalala expected to be nominated unopposed at ANC KZN conference

This is the ANC’s second attempt at rerunning its 2015 provincial conference.
Moyane won’t be prosecuted for allegedly ninja-kicking son’s girlfriend – report

Moyane won’t be prosecuted for allegedly ninja-kicking son’s girlfriend – report

Prosecutors say they have decided to not pursue charges against Moyane because they do not have a strong case.
How Christo Wiese got caught up in a ‘tax scheme’ that now owes Sars billions

How Christo Wiese got caught up in a ‘tax scheme’ that now owes Sars billions

A new investigative report suggests SA’s former richest man stood to benefit from an improper tax write-off, but they stopped it from happening.
No further fuel protests planned for Fuel Prices Must Fall group

No further fuel protests planned for Fuel Prices Must Fall group

The Fuel Prices Must Fall group founder affirmed that any further protest action would not involve his group after protesting on the N3 in KZN yesterday.
Pietermaritzburg policeman involved in alleged drunken shootout, hijacking

Pietermaritzburg policeman involved in alleged drunken shootout, hijacking

A highly intoxicated policeman was arrested last night for the murder of a metered taxi driver and the attempted hijacking of another person.

Elon Musk apologises to British caver for ‘pedo’ slur

Elon Musk has apologised for calling a British caver who helped rescue 12 Thai boys from a cave a ‘pedo’, after the comment caused widespread outrage and dwindling Tesla shares.

Ramaphosa is still SA’s best hope, and Obama saw that

Obama’s endorsement was a significant triumph for a president under fire from all sides in recent weeks.

Boykie Musk’s lesson to all: think first, speak later

Perhaps the experience of seeing his shareholders go ballistic will bring this flawed genius back down to earth.

The endless battle of the ‘khulid’

I am yet to meet a coloured person who identifies as a Khoisan or refers to any Khoi lineage in their blood.

Madiba’s principles are no more

When will South Africa and its people move past Nelson the man and rather follow his visions, ideology and principles?

Rape survivor Andy Kawa to testify in R6m claim against police

The defendants in the case include the police minister, Brigadier Ronald Koll and two investigating officers.

Mighty Marnus has (finally) found his mojo at the Lions

The diminutive ball poacher has been a bit of journeyman previously but now he’s arguably one of the best super subs in Super Rugby.

Meet SA’s amateur at The Open … and Ernie Els’ nephew

It will be a family affair of sorts at Carnoustie.

lifestyle

Recipe: Nordic punch

Keep warm on cold winter nights with this Nordic punch cocktail infused with raspberries and lime.

Fat, not carbs, is the only cause of weight gain

A new animal study has found that eating fat is the only cause of weight gain in mice.

Celebrate Mandela Day by listening to his favourite songs

As you get into the spirit of Mandela Day, let some of his favourite songs inspire you.

This is what the world might look like in 2099

The world of 2099 will be unrecognisable from the world of today, but it can be predicted, says a leading visionary.

phakaaathi

Hazard and Courtois futures in board’s hands says Sarri

The futures of star Belgian duo Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois can be decided by the Chelsea board said the club’s new manager Maurizio Sarri on Wednesday.

SA needs to learn from France – Lechaba

Mamelodi Sundowns scout Malombo Lechaba says South Africa has to learn from current World Champions France in developing young talent in the country.

Former Chiefs and Pirates striker joins City

Siphelele Mthembu is set to turnout in the colours of Cape Town City next season.

Johnson tips South American striker to shine at AmaZulu

AmaZulu coach Cavin Johnson believes his new striker Emiliano Tade will score lots of goals for his team this coming season.

sport

Mighty Marnus has (finally) found his mojo at the Lions

The diminutive ball poacher has been a bit of journeyman previously but now he’s arguably one of the best super subs in Super Rugby.

Meet SA’s amateur at The Open … and Ernie Els’ nephew

It will be a family affair of sorts at Carnoustie.

Gary Player takes an interesting punt on who’ll win The Open

Here’s a hint: He almost carded a history-making 59 last weekend…

Proteas need to smarten up, says Boucher

The legendary Proteas wicketkeeper and Titans coach was ‘disappointed’ by the national team’s lack of ‘fight’ during the Galle fiasco.

business

Sars may wish to appeal against its own victory in court case, says lawyer

A recent ‘bewildering’ Tax Court judgment means foreign workers may be able to get away with paying no tax while working in SA.

Many SA jobs could soon be automated, and the country isn’t prepared

There seems to be very limited high-level discourse about how we plan to navigate this wave of technological advancement.

Gold sector is facing serious challenges – minerals council

The Minerals Council says a stagnant gold price, operational challenges, and policy and regulatory uncertainty are putting a strain on the industry. 

Consumer inflation accelerates to 4.6% in June – Stats SA

Statistics South Africa says prices increased by 0.4% between May and June.

world

Elon Musk apologises to British caver for ‘pedo’ slur

Elon Musk has apologised for calling a British caver who helped rescue 12 Thai boys from a cave a ‘pedo’, after the comment caused widespread outrage and dwindling Tesla shares.

Japan faces shortage of Ninjas

Professional ninjas are in short supply in the famous city of Iga, where ninjas originated and an annual festival to celebrate them takes place.

Bezos named ‘richest man in modern history’ as his workers strike for pay

As Jeff Bezos rises to become the ‘richest man in modern history’, his workers across Europe are protesting low pay and dire working conditions.

Unruly house guest bites off and swallows hostess’ nose

A drunken Jessica Collins was asked to leave the home of the victim when she demanded cigarettes and more alcohol.

opinion

Ramaphosa is still SA’s best hope, and Obama saw that

Obama’s endorsement was a significant triumph for a president under fire from all sides in recent weeks.

Boykie Musk’s lesson to all: think first, speak later

Perhaps the experience of seeing his shareholders go ballistic will bring this flawed genius back down to earth.

The endless battle of the ‘khulid’

I am yet to meet a coloured person who identifies as a Khoisan or refers to any Khoi lineage in their blood.

Madiba’s principles are no more

When will South Africa and its people move past Nelson the man and rather follow his visions, ideology and principles?

 

 

 

The Citizen Trail Run 2018

today in print

today in print