Michelle Solomon

South Africans, free speech advocates raise over R320k for sacked #SABC8 journalists

The 'Friends of SABC journalists' Indiegogo online fundraising initiative was organised by News24 editor Adriaan Basson and opened on Tuesday July 29.

South Africans, civil society rally around the #SABC8 journalists sacked this week

The SABC this week sacked eight journalists for disagreeing with a decision to censor coverage of protests.

Actress Charlize Theron rocks Aids Conference opening ceremony with powerful speech

Charlize Theron blew away the 18 000+ delegates at the International Aids conference opening ceremony with an impassioned speech about HIV/Aids.

South Africans remember adventurer and rally champion #GuguZulu in tweets, pictures

Renowned adventurer and race car driver Gugu Zulu died on Monday just before summiting mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania with the Trek4Mandela expedition.

Anonymous Africa cyber hackers shut down Gupta-linked websites

The cyber hacking cooperative Anonymous Africa threatened and apparently shut down the websites of Gupta-linked companies on Wednesday.

Let’s talk about sex, ethically

Sex education is often limited to blistering genitals and contraception. But what about the ethics of sex? Michelle Solomon argues for its inclusion.

EFF forcibly removed from Parliament after violent altercation

This follows EFF leader Julius Malema's vow in March this year that he would not allow the president to speak in Parliament again.

Hawks to investigate Malema for Al Jazeera comments

Police Minister decries Malema’s comment on Al Jazeera at the weekend that the South African government would be removed by the “barrel of a gun”.

Mbeki denies links to the Guptas

The Thabo Mbeki Foundation issued a statement on Monday denying any connections with the Gupta family as had been reported in the media on Sunday.

Concourt DID find Zuma failed to uphold Constitution

On Tuesday the Presidency issued a statement saying the Concourt did not find that President Jacob Zuma broke his oath of office. Experts disagree.

Fact sheet: How to remove a South African president

While the process to impeach a South African president is straightforward, there is one big hurdle to face first.

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