Monday, Nov 28, 2022



Special event on Urdu poetry's role in anti-apartheid movement organised in S Africa

September 26, 2022 7:52 am

“Urdu was born in India, but it doesn't belong only to the Indians. It is the official language of Pakistan, and doesn't belong to the Pakistanis only either,” said Shireen Saloojee, one of the organisers.

Amnesty accuses Israel of enforcing 'apartheid' on Palestinians

February 01, 2022 7:37 pm

The London-based rights group said its findings were based on research and legal analysis in a 211-page report into Israeli seizure of Palestinian land and property, unlawful killings, forcible transfer of people and denial of citizenship.

'A moral giant': South Africans pay their respects to Tutu

December 31, 2021 10:17 pm

Anglican clergy - women and men, black and white, young and old - lined the street to honour the cortege carrying Tutu's body to the church. Members of the Tutu family accompanied the casket into the cathedral.

'A moral giant': South Africans pay their respects to Desmond Tutu

December 31, 2021 9:37 pm

Anglican clergy - women and men, black and white, young and old - lined the street to honour the cortege carrying Desmond Tutu's body to the church.

Even in retirement, Desmond Tutu remained South Africa’s moral compass

December 27, 2021 9:45 pm

Although he formally retired from public life in 2010 — promising to quietly sip tea with his wife and visit his grandchildren — Tutu remained a powerful advocate for what he saw as right and fair, including a host of causes such as social and climate justice.

Desmond Tutu - whose voice helped slay apartheid

December 26, 2021 4:24 pm

As leader of the South African Council of Churches and later as Anglican archbishop of Cape Town, Tutu led the church to the forefront of Black South Africans’ decades-long struggle for freedom.

South Africa's last apartheid president FW de Klerk dies

November 11, 2021 7:28 pm

De Klerk was a controversial figure in South Africa where many blamed him for violence against Black South Africans and anti-apartheid activists during his time in power.

They fought Apartheid in South Africa. Now they want veterans’ benefits

October 20, 2021 12:38 pm

Among those who fought to liberate South Africa from apartheid, some joined the ranks of the new government, while others went on to become successful business owners, capitalizing on political connections forged in exile.

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


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.