Equality Court

Chinese South Africans fight hate speech

Despite having come to the country 300 years ago, hateful comments were made online

Should we really celebrate the equality court ruling on the apartheid flag?

The recent ruling that displaying the old South African flag is hate speech has been welcomed in many circles. But it could have gone a lot further

N. Mandela Foundation: AfriForum should be held in contempt over apartheid flag tweet

Court should hold AfriForum in contempt over apartheid flag tweet, Nelson Mandela Foundation says

Equality court: Flying old SA flag is hate speech

In a precedent-setting judgment, the judge found that hate speech extends beyond using offensive words to gestures

‘Land or Death’: BLF fails to defend slogan

Mcebo Dlamini suggests the equality court took the slogan too literally, but the BLF itself has not provided any ideological justification for it

Equality Court asked to declare old SA flag as hate speech

Counsel said displaying the flag sent a degrading humiliating message to black South Africans

Equality court sets new policing precedent

Court finds allocation of police resources in the Western Cape unfairly discriminated against black and poor people on the basis of race and poverty

Ashwin Willemse won’t be back on SuperSport

It has been over three months since Willemse stunned South Africa on May 19 by walking off a live set during a Super Rugby broadcast

Judgment reserved in Velaphi Khumalo racial slur case

Judge Roland Sutherland heard arguments from the parties and said he would assess the evidence before giving judgment

Facebook Hitler commenter accepts comments were ‘grossly inappropriate’

Twenty-nine-year-old Velaphi Khumalo made the comments in a Facebook post in January 2016

Transgender rights: Vital case heads to Equality Court

​The Equality Court in Cape Town will soon hear a groundbreaking case on the rights of transgender prisoners

Edward Zuma to apologise for Gordhan, Hanekom ‘sell-out’ comments

Edward Zuma has agreed to apologise for his "sell out" hate speech remarks directed at ministers Pravin Gordhan and Derek Hanekom last year

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R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences