Controversial South African band Die Antwoord illustrates the power relations that make cultural appropriation and blackface so damaging.
A more balanced picture of “coloured” mens’ experiences and lives allows society to see beyond negative stereotypes.
Brutus’s life was closely interlinked with the rise of apartheid and offered a way to look at resistance to this system.
The election of Port Elizabeth’s first black mayor in 1995 signalled that the democratic change that had started in 1994 was irreversible. But problems lay ahead.
Race is the fault line. Prominent black DA figures label attempts to remove leader Mmusi Maimane as an attempt by whites to force black members into a subordinate position.
After recent elections, South Africa are grappling with what the reasons are for the declining trend in youth participation in the 2019 elections.
The major issue is why this kind of research was being produced 25 years after the end of apartheid.
The high costs of finding work make it difficult for young South Africans to get jobs.
While many South African police officers, who were born into poverty, grew to appreciate the job, they want more for their children - careers requiring degrees - and work to provide them.
South African geneticists and international counterparts have traced the origins of a genetic peeling disorder, Oudtshoorn skin, and discovered the mutation that causes it.