Sex workers in Durban on Friday welcomed the call by the Commission for Gender Equality for the decriminalisation of sex work.
A second top oncologist has quit in the wake of the KwaZulu-Natal health department's failure to keep two state-of-the-art radiotherapy machines operational at Durban's Addington Hospital, Sapa was told on Friday.
From San Diego to Berkeley and Davis, student senators introduce resolutions backing divestment, debate is scheduled immediately, propaganda is spread, supporters pack the halls, pro-Israel speakers are harassed , and student senators with almost no knowledge cast deciding votes.
State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele told Parliament this week there was evidence that several South African citizens were linked to international terrorism organisations, including al-Qaeda. Cwele expressed confidence that on the weight of the evidence gathered the suspects would be arrested and charged soon.
Marguerite Poland is an author who's known not only for her children's books and adult fiction, but also her non-fiction. She co-wrote the well-received The Abundant Herds: Celebration of the Nguni Cattle of the Zulu People with Professor David Hammond .
But Pretoria could never manipulate the platinum price the way the Middle Eastern kingdom can influence oil's and talk of a platinum cartel, perhaps along the lines of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries , is a pipe-dream. The world's top platinum producers, South Africa and Russia, agreed to attempt to cope with excess supplies ... (more)
A man has been arrested near Durban for the murder of the sangoma believed to have masterminded rituals performed on Marikana mineworkers, police consultant Makhosini Nkosi said on Thursday.
Sipho was only six when he raped a girl two years older than he was. He did not rape her because he understood sex, but because he had just watched his 19-year-old role model rape the child.
Former Eshowe pupil Simphiwe Shange, who is suing the KwaZulu-Natal Education MEC for R3.9 million in damages, described on Wednesday how his life changed after he was partially blinded in one eye when a teacher allegedly hit him with a belt.
At the ripe 71 Percy Sledge still tours and is heading to Cape Town. Last week, promoters of Music Alla Kaap 2013 announced an additional date for the show which features Sledge, PJ Powers and Zayn Adams.
Acute staff shortages and overcrowding have been blamed for the high levels of gang violence at several of KwaZulu-Natal's prisons.
WITH their astounding talent shining through, it's not hard to see why the Durban boys of the band, What Now, have hit the big time in the UK.
With so much drama in the L-B-C, it's kind of hard being Snoop D-O-Double-G. Hmm.
'Zuluboy is one of the most conscious hip hoppers in this country. But unlike other conscious rappers, he knows how to play the game and he plays it well." So says one of South Africa's most respected musicians, Martin Rocka.