Posts Tagged ‘ANC

02
Sep
09

On air: Are white South Africans victims of racism?

Brandon

Brandon Huntley is 31 years old and South African. And he doesn’t live in his home country. He lives in Canada where he’s been granted refugee status after a series of muggings that he says were racially motivated. The tribunal panel chair William Davis found “that the claimant was a victim because of his race (white South African) rather than a victim of criminality.”

The ANC’s none too impressed and has labelled the decision ‘racist’ and says it will further ‘perpetuate racism’. The case’s been rapidly picked up online – here’s a Facebook group for him, and against him. Continue reading ‘On air: Are white South Africans victims of racism?’

28
Jul
09

Rape : South Africa’s shame.

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South Africa is a democratic country with a proud tradition of overcoming apartheid and struggling for human rights.

 So why does it have such a high incidence of rape?

 I’m Jerry from Newshour and we’ll be talking about this later today.

Why are we covering the topic this week?
Continue reading ‘Rape : South Africa’s shame.’

03
Jul
08

No surprise

Just found this story and can’t say i’m terribly surprised – it talks about an attempt to make SABC a “true” public service broadcaster.. Let me share a couple of experiences we had when we linked up with SAFM  last year…
Continue reading ‘No surprise’




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