Gareth Cliff

#CulturePop: This our year of users and abusers

False prophets and profiting off the pain of others are among the things trending, observes Kuntha Ndimande.

Racist rants expose Mngxitama

The former EFF MP is guilty of a crude reductionism that contributes nothing to a nonracial society

Entertainment News: ‘Let bygones be bygones’ says Gareth Cliff

From the Screen Actors Guild Awards winners to South Africa's newest singing TV show, we round up the news that had us talking this week.

Will hate speech finally be definitively defined?

Jon Qwelane is challenging the constitutionality of provisions of the Equity Act and hopefully the outcome will clarify what constitutes hate speech.

Mpofu defends Cliff: Paradox or hypocrisy?

How can a black lawyer who chairs an anti-racist party defend Gareth Cliff’s right to be a racist, asks Andile Mngxitama.

Dear Gareth Cliff, freedom of speech has limitations

Some utterances are banned by law and cannot be defended by claiming it is an individual's right.

Gareth Cliff: How the internet thrilled the radio star

Some think the former 5FM DJ's switch from FM radio to online radio was a big mistake. But Alistair Fairweather begs to differ.

Life in the fast lane: SA’s celebrity speedsters

When celebrities and politicians find themselves on the wrong side of the law their excuses are often as colourful as their personalities.

Freedom is not for the sensitive

In an ideal world, we would have thought monitors to curb the spread of foot-in-mouth disease.

Gareth Cliff to Julius Malema: A case for the thought police?

Never mind shoot the boer, <b>Verashni Pillay</b> thinks we should ban shooting our mouths off.

Foul words, foul breath

Gareth Cliff has been reported to the BCCSA after making allegedly sexist remarks. He is far from the first South African DJ to put his foot in it.

Letters to the Editor: November 12 2010

Our readers share their opinions on Andile Mngxitama's column, the poultry cartel article, our coverage on Robert Gumede and more.

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it