Black Monday

Time to banish old SA flag: Nelson Mandela Foundation

By Wardah Wilkinson The Nelson Mandela Foundation is calling for a national conversation on whether the old South African flag should be banished. The debate has resurfaced amid the outrage over the use of the apartheid era South African flags at last week’s Black Monday protest. The protest mobilised over[…]

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Old SA flag at #BlackMonday protests racist, says ANC

The African National Congress (ANC) has condemned the protests against farm killings. This after some pictures of the apartheid-era flag were displayed by protesters. It created an uproar on social media The governing party says the display of the old flag stokes racial hatred. It adds the calls for the[…]

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Thousands stage Black Monday protest

Civil rights group, AfriForum, says the killing of farmers has a serious chain reaction. It says it will launch Project Nahema, a 10 point plan for safeguarding farms and rural areas soon. AfriForum briefed the media during a meeting with religious leaders and Western Cape Community Safety MEC Dan Plato.[…]

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Calls for SA to support Black Monday

Civil society activists have called on ordinary South Africans to show their collective anger with the country’s political situation by joining “Black Monday” on Monday 3 April. The call for action was sparked by the President Jacob Zuma’s reshuffle of the cabinet, and in particular, the axing of finance minister[…]

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