ANC condemns ‘unacceptable’ WCED trip to Israel

Capetonians have reacted strongly in opposition to the Western Cape Education Department’s (WCED) visit to Israel, calling it ironic, disgraceful and unacceptable. The ANC’s shadow MEC for education in the Western Cape legislature, Khalid Sayed says that the claims the DA-run province is making cannot legitimise nor justify the trip and[…]

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Halt genocide of Rohingya

As much as there may be merit in complaints that media in general has not provided the Rohingya tragedy adequate coverage, the same argument can be made against human rights organizations for their lackluster approach to the crisis. In the light of an intensified campaign of ethnic cleansing dubbed as[…]

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Flaws of the ‘Rainbow Nation’

The advent of the “rainbow nation” was an idea coined by Desmond Tutu to ensure stability and cohesion among the diverse people in South Africa. With the advent of democracy, there was a promise from the newly elected ANC government to correct the imbalances of Apartheid and create an inclusive[…]

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Often overlooked in favour of other major human rights issues, the persecution of the Rohingya people, a Muslim minority in Myanmar, has rarely received the type of media coverage befitting of such a gross violation of human rights. But on June 13th, Twitter users are set to use the powerful[…]

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