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Friday, September 17, 2021



Chef Jamie Oliver drops the term 'kaffir' from 'lime leaves' after realising its racial undertone

June 22, 2021 3:44 pm

His team is even believed to be in the process of editing his online content, so as to remove the word entirely

South Africa losing cultural landmarks like Apartheid Museum to COVID

May 09, 2021 7:41 pm

Before the pandemic, the museum was recording up to 1,000 visitors a day, most of them foreign tourists. Like other cultural institutions, it had to shut down in March 2020 when South Africa imposed its first COVID-19 lockdown

Book tracing anti-apartheid activism of Mahatma Gandhi's close aide in South Africa launched

May 07, 2021 2:13 pm

The book titled 'Thambi Naidoo and Family: Struggle for a Non-racial South Africa' details the story of four generations of the Naidoo family. Naidoo was often referred to as one of Gandhi's lieutenants'.

Israel moves to rein in rights group over apartheid use

January 18, 2021 4:16 pm

The explosive term, long seen as taboo and mostly used by the country’s harshest critics, is vehemently rejected by Israel’s leaders and many ordinary Israelis.

‘Women have had a double battle to fight in South Africa’

June 14, 2018 12:03 am

Author Zainab Priya Dala on her latest novel set during the anti-apartheid movement, feminist politics in South Africa and her Indian roots.

Wordly Benefits: In black and white

September 21, 2015 10:31 am

Colour-coded words and expressions have entered English lexicon and have remained a part of it years after what they described does not have much of relevance except as historical references.

Nelson Mandela beat apartheid 'demon' after release: Bill Clinton

July 19, 2013 11:05 am

Clinton said Mandela ended his 27 years in an apartheid jail "a greater man than he went in".

The Bang Bang Club relives apartheid’s last days

October 01, 2010 1:23 pm

Premiered at Toronto Film Festival,the film captures the horrors and violence in images that made international headlines.

Race outbursts sign of unhealed wounds in South Africa

April 09, 2010 10:17 am

A white politician stormed out of a live TV debate about race relations and a black leader of the ruling African National Congress threw racial epithets at a journalist he kicked out of a news conference.

Veteran leader urges Indian and African unity in South Africa

March 29, 2010 8:48 am

Mangosuthu Buthelezi,President of Zulu Inkatha Freedom Party,expressed concern that South African Indian and African youth were lacking the united spirit in the fight against apartheid.


Nelson Mandela's 100th birth anniversary: Tracing Madiba's legacy

July 19, 2018 9:09 am

When free and fair elections were held in 1994, Nelson Mandela became president with an overwhelming majority support. He was to retire in 1999, although he continued to be an active part of South African public and moral life.