SABC News - Racism


The pyramids of Giza on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt
Racism is behind theories about Africa’s ancient architecture

Saturday 23 September 2017 10:22

Some of the most impressive buildings and cities ever made by humans can be found in Africa.


Sadtu members withdraw from 30 Eldorado Park schools

Friday 22 September 2017 15:15

The DA said the withdrawal of hundreds of teachers, who are members of Sadtu, from 30 schools in Eldorado Park was "ill-advised and a sign that they didn’t care about education".


The teacher will remain teaching at the school during the investigation by the provincial Department of Social Development which the ECD centre falls under
Alleged racism at Kimberley crèche

Friday 18 August 2017 15:38

A teacher at Precious Gems Early Childhood Development Centre in Kimberley is under investigation after she allegedly called a three year old learner the K word.


UN Chief cautions against racism, xenophobia and Islamophobia

Thursday 17 August 2017 05:40

The United Nations Secretary General has warned that Racism, Xenophobia, Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia was poisoning societies everywhere.


One woman was killed and 19 others were injured during clashes in  Virginia.
UN experts condemn racist violence in US, urge investigations

Wednesday 16 August 2017 18:45

United Nations human rights experts called on US political leaders "at all levels" on Wednesday to combat rising racist violence.


Klipspruit school expected back to normal

Monday 7 August 2017 05:49

The Gauteng Education Department says as the week starts, it expects the situation to return to normal at the Klipspruit-West Secondary School, outside Soweto.


EFF leader in hot water again following anti-Indian remarks

Tuesday 1 August 2017 22:13

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema is in hot water again following his anti-Indian remarks at the weekend.


Former students at the institution have come out with accounts of racial attacks against them.
Former St John’s student not shocked at racist incident

Saturday 29 July 2017 14:25

Former Head Boy at St John's College in Johannesburg, Nhlanhla Makenna, says the recent racism incident at the institution comes as no surprise.


Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says things will remain the same at St John's College is the  headmaster does not leave.
Lesufi wants St John's College headmaster fired

Friday 28 July 2017 21:28

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi wants the headmaster of the prestigious St John's College in Johannesburg to be fired.  


St Johns College Geography teacher Keith Arlow had been found guilty on three charges of misconduct.
St Johns teacher accused of racism resigns

Friday 28 July 2017 14:38

The teacher accused of racism at elite Johannesburg school St Johns has resigned.


Mgxitama opens intimidation, racism case after assault

Friday 28 July 2017 11:53

BLF leader Andile Mgxitama says he has opened a case of intimidation and racism against the person who assaulted him at a public event to discuss the Gupta email leaks.


Lesufi suspends Kempton Park school policy after racism claims

Tuesday 25 July 2017 18:29

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has suspended the school policy of Windsor House Academy in Kempton Park.


The ANCYL staged a picket outside Pietermaritzburg Girls High school where a white pupil is alleged to have used the K word referring to fellow black pupils.
ANCYL wants all former Model C schools investigated for racism

Friday 9 June 2017 21:01

The ANC Youth League in KwaZulu-Natal wants government to investigate racism in all former Model C schools.


Political parties to march against racism at Nelspruit Golf Course

Friday 12 May 2017 09:50

Different political parties including the EFF, ANC Youth League and Sanco will be marching to the Nelspruit Golf Course in Mbombela on Friday.


Coligny has seen three days of protest because residents are opposed to the two men getting bail.
It’s too late for reconciliation in N West- Cosatu

Thursday 11 May 2017 20:53

Congress of South African Trade Unions, Cosatu says it is too late for the government to be talking about reconciliation, after several people have died due to racism in the North West province.


Solidarity takes complaints against SA ‘race practices’ to UN

Wednesday 10 May 2017 16:41

Solidarity on Wednesday said it had filed a complaint with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) against South Africa over its affirmative action and black economic empowerment policies.


Court to rule on Coligny murder accused bail plea

Monday 8 May 2017 05:47

The bail application of two men accused of killing a 16-year old boy at Coligny in North West, will resume in the local magistrate's court on Monday.


Premier Supra Mahumapelo says government will meet with white residents in the area to deal to discuss the racial tensions.
N West Govt launches anti-racism programme in Coligny

Sunday 7 May 2017 12:26

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo says the provincial government has launched an anti-racism programme.


African National Congress Subcommittee on Social Transformation chairperson Lindiwe Sisulu, addressing the media at Luthuli House in Johannesburg on Sunday.
ANC working towards eradicating racism

Sunday 7 May 2017 12:03

The ANC Subcommittee on Social Transformation says it is working on creating national identity as a measure to eliminate racism in the country.


Farm workers accuse farm owners of preventing workers from accessing water, preventing development at the farms and wanting to evacuate them from the only place they have ever known as home.
Ermelo farmworkers embark on anti-racism march

Saturday 6 May 2017 17:45

Residents of Chrissiesmeer near Ermelo, Mpumalanga, have accused some of the local farm owners of being racists.


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