Social and Justice issues
Sending in the army is like kissing the Cape Flats better with a Band Aid strip, writes Tony Weaver
Our heroes have always been different from the norm. Picking on Caster Semenya amounts to double-standards, says writer-producer Gordon Greaves What the International Association of Athletics Federations has done to Caster Semenya is hypocritical and contradictory to its own rulings. Logically, if the IAAF applies these restrictions to Caster, it must apply similar restrictions to all its athletes with genetically enhanced attributes. The truth of the matter is that many of our heroes and heroines from ancient to recent history
A CHANCE meeting between a former Lion’s rugby hooker and a down-and-out Durban lifeguard who grew up an orphan, has turned into a truly lifesaving opportunity for 19-year-old Thobani Phoseka.
The Tongaat men accused of the rock-throwing murder of two children have been denied bail. Bukeka Silekwa reports.
A new booklet provides useful information for communities facing pollution problems. Thabiso Goba reports.
Case highlights extent to which corrupt officials easily manipulate the land reform process. Fred Kockott and Thabiso Goba report. First published by GroundUp A former project manager for the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Rural Development and Land Reform has been sentenced to ten years in prison for stealing a farm and livestock that had been awarded to labour tenants as part of the government’s land redistribution programme. Ten years on, the former labour tenant family, the Shabalalas, who have lived on
A peculiar zone where even cops feared to tread . . .
So many unanswered questions . . .
REPORTER’S NOTEBOOK Polka dot blankets and pillows line the pavement outside Addington Hospital’s health clinic where women waiting to have abortions lie curled up on the cold cement.