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‘We’re not racist; just give coloureds a chance’

Protests disrupted schooling in Klipspruit West after a black principal was brought into the largely coloured area

​Social justice starts at school

Rules should be drawn up by consensus and should address not only our racist legacy but all kinds of inequality.

Protests: Squashing the burning desire

Burning stuff is a sad state of affairs considering the inroads made recently by protesting done right, writes Hansie Smit.

Fear shuts doors on stranded pupils

No other school wants to take the children in, scared of being torched too.

Forces behind the Vuwani fire

Security officials say that leading figures in Vuwani are behind the protests against inclusion in the new Malamulele municipality

Underground library to the rescue

After protests in Vuwani saw 22 schools damaged, a group of young people from a West Rand township has offered to supply books.

Police intervene at school protest for removal of black principal

Police deny shooting rubber bullets at a group of parents who were protesting at Roodepoort Primary School demanding a coloured principal.

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