Vicki Momberg

Racism tops SA human rights violations

According to a newly released South African Human Rights Commission report, racist attitudes remain largely unchanged

Vicki Momberg case postponed until next year

The case was postponed to February 20 2019, pending the outcome of the appeal of her prison sentence and conviction

Go to the root to eradicate racism

Jail and laws against hate crimes and speech alone cannot rid South Africa of this prejudice

Estate agency industry slow to transform

Recent racist incidents involving real estate agents have put the sector’s transformative capacity in dispute.

Vicki Momberg refused leave to appeal conviction and prison sentence

Momberg was sentenced to three years in prison, of which one year was suspended, following her racist tirade in 2016.

Unplug me from fallacious arguments about race

The debate on race can only be meaningful if we listen and consider that we might be wrong

The law can change racist minds

Unexpressed racism may be even more dangerous if it's left lurking below the surface

‘Most hate speech complaints recorded in Gauteng’

​The SA Human Rights Commission received 486 racism complaints for the 2016/2017 period, most centred around hate speech and the use of the k-word

Jail time for South African woman using racist slur sets new precedent

In a landmark court ruling, a South African woman has been sentenced to three years in jail (one suspended) for using a racist and offensive word

A rant on Facebook will see one man in the Equality Court

Vicki Momberg's case has set a precedent for crimen injuria which may mean a racist rant on Facebook could lead to similar penalties

Jail time for Vicki Momberg sets new precedent

Past cases indicate that verbal crimen injuria is not that serious. But a landmark sentence in South Africa has changed that

Vicki Momberg denied bail, sentenced to three years in prison for racist rant

In a video clip that went viral, Momberg could be heard complaining about the "calibre of blacks" in Johannesburg

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

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

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Conferences connect people to ideas

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