Shoot The Boer

ANC, Malema, AfriForum settle on ‘shoot the boer’ controversy

An eleventh-hour settlement has been reached between AfriForum, the ANC and Julius Malema over the heated "shoot the boer" debacle.

ANC court challenge: The Spear vs Dubul’ iBhunu

The ANC has issued a warning to the judiciary as it takes the Goodman Gallery and City Press to court over Brett Murray's controversial artwork.

Malema loses out on hate speech appeal bid

ANC Youth League president Julius Malema has lost an application for leave to appeal to the Constitutional Court against a hate speech ruling.

Strains of Shoot the Boer ring out at Cosatu meeting

Congress of South African Trade Union's president S'dumo Dlamini has defied the ban on the liberation struggle song <i>Dubul' ibhunu</i>.

Hues and cries

It's a tough life in the rainbow nation, a land where every topic has too many hues and cries, says <b>Chris Roper</b>.

Master’s voice

The Equality Court's banning of the "Shoot the Boer" song is a reminder of South Africa's long and prickly history.

Censored in the name of democracy

The judgment against Julius Malema coincided with the 34th anniversary of the death of one of Africa's most celebrated intellectuals.

Shoot the Boer ruling is ‘race-based’

The court ruling banning the singing of <i>Shoot the Boer</i> constituted an "absurd and drastic" infringement on freedom of speech.

We’ll fight them at the benches, says AfriForum

AfriForum has vowed to fight any court attempts to overturn the ban on "Shoot the Boer", after the ANCYL accused the group of having "too much power".

Malema’s broadside at ‘undemocratic’ judiciary

In vowing to overturn the 'Shoot the boer' hate speech ruling, Malema has slammed the 'untransformed' judiciary, accusing courts of double standards.

ANC to appeal ‘Shoot the boer’ ban as ruling slammed

The ANC will appeal the decision to ban the singing of <em>Dubhula I'bunu</em> or "shoot the boer" in a ruling slammed by advocates of free speech.

Shoot the boer: ‘That’s how a genocide can start’

A South African court on Monday ruled that ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema was guilty of hate speech for singing an apartheid-era song.


Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

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

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

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