“The much-praised US Constitution was never primarily about protecting human rights – it was about hammering out a deal between states. This is why the presidency is about winning states and why tiny states have as many Senators as huge ones.”Read More
Tag: Issue 123
The abuse of women in South Africa happens in the safety of the home, in places of work, at schools and more recently all over the internet – pretty much anywhere. In addition to living with the fear of death, often from an intimate partner, women in South Africa endure cat-calling and sexual harassment in the streets and at work.Read More
“As with the TRC cases of apartheid-era crimes that are finally reaching the courts, the family of every person killed unjustifiably deserves justice one day too.”
Reforms to the police oversight system are long overdue. Forensic expertise and investigative skills are low, pathology services in disarray, and witnesses terrified of coming forward.Read More
“One of the signal strengths of this supple book is that through considered scholarship it avoids the lazy rhetorical slide that wants to reimagine all Black figures as modern-day action heroes in historical garb.”Read More
Besides music, the artist is involved in the national gender-based #ActNow Campaign. The campaign was formed by black men who decided to take a stand against the ongoing Gender-Based Violence in South Africa.
The #ActNow Campaign is endorsed by various government departments, cabinet ministers and celebrities such as DJ Sbu, businesswoman and motivational speaker Gugu Khathi, DJ Fresh, Khanyi Mbau, author Jackie Phamotse as well as Miss South Africa 2020 Shudufhadzo Musida, to mention just a few.
In solidarity with civil society institutions, educational organizations, sports and entertainment federations, members of @actnow_africa (Kadaf included) are mobilizing various communities to combat, report and fight gender-based violence.Read More
Nollywood celebrities, musicians and Big Brother winners must speak out on the side of the people
To recap, in 1992, the Nigerian government set up the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) as a branch of the Nigerian Police with the remit of tackling armed robbery, kidnapping, and other firearms crime.Read More
Downsizing will abandon the majority in this “information age”
The editor of The Journalist spotlights developments at the SABC, arguing that the democratic role of the public broadcaster is being rolled back under the guise of economic austerity.Two events have been noteworthy in our South African news over the last month or so. One is the US Presidential election, which saw Joe Biden win against Donald Trump…Read More
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