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The Racist Cover: Teaching kids the bane of racism with help of music

The Racist Cover: Teaching kids the bane of racism with help of music

It is said that a child’s mind is like a garden, you reap what you sow. Therefore, it is vital as to what we teach them, what we sensitise them about. And once such attempt has been made by The Racist Cover – telling the kids in a unique way the bane of racism.

Jan 28, 2018, 15:18 PM IST
Veteran anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada dies after brain surgery

Veteran anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada dies after brain surgery

Affectionately known as "Uncle Kathy", the 87-year-old liberation struggle stalwart was hospitalised in Johannesburg earlier in March after surgery to relieve blood clotting on the brain.

Mar 28, 2017, 10:39 AM IST
Indian-origin cricketer Abdul Samed Bulbulia mourned in South Africa

Indian-origin cricketer Abdul Samed Bulbulia mourned in South Africa

The South African cricket fraternity is mourning the death of one of its oldest Indian-origin veterans, Abdul Samed Bulbulia, who passed away today at the age of 82.

Jul 11, 2015, 21:16 PM IST

Mugabe tells S Africa media: 'I don't want to see a white man'

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe walked away from a group of journalists in South Africa commenting "I don't want to see a white man", television footage showed on Friday.

Apr 10, 2015, 23:46 PM IST

South African colonial statue hit by 'poo protest' dispute

A bucket of human excrement thrown on a statue of British coloniser Cecil Rhodes at a South African university has escalated protests over racial transformation since the end of apartheid 21 years ago.

Mar 19, 2015, 18:43 PM IST

Myanmar nationalists threaten protests over Rohingya vote change

Nationalist monks and some political leaders in Myanmar have threatened to hold mass rallies to protest a parliamentary decision giving the Rohingya ethnic minority voting rights in a referendum to amend the constitution.

Feb 06, 2015, 17:19 PM IST

South Africa's "Prime Evil" apartheid killer freed on parole

Apartheid death-squad leader Eugene de Kock, dubbed `Prime Evil` for his role in the torture and murder of scores of black South African activists in the 1980s and early 1990s, was granted parole on Friday after more than 20 years in prison.

Jan 30, 2015, 19:06 PM IST

South Africa apartheid assassin `Prime Evil` granted parole

One of South Africa`s most notorious apartheid murderers, Eugene de Kock -- dubbed "Prime Evil" -- was granted parole Friday after 20 years in jail.

Jan 30, 2015, 14:41 PM IST

South Africa's ''Prime Evil'' apartheid killer de Kock up for parole

Apartheid death-squad leader Eugene de Kock, dubbed `Prime Evil` for his role in the torture and murder of black South African activists in the 1980s and early 1990s, will learn on Friday whether he will be released on parole after 20 years in prison.

Jan 30, 2015, 13:04 PM IST

'I was never a saint', says Mandela's newly disclosed writings

South Africa's anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela had grave concerns about his global idolisation as a saint by his followers.

Dec 08, 2014, 02:01 AM IST

Nobel laureate Tutu likens Mid-East crisis to apartheid

Two South African winners of the Nobel Peace Prize today urged Israel and the Palestinians to negotiate peace, with former archbishop Desmond Tutu comparing the regional crisis to apartheid.

Jul 19, 2014, 03:41 AM IST

Nobel prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer dies at 90

The South African Nobel-prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer, one of the literary world`s most strongest person who raised her voice against apartheid, has died at the age of 90.

Jul 14, 2014, 19:58 PM IST

South Africans vote in first `Born Free` election

South Africans voted in the first "Born Free" election on Wednesday, although polls suggest the allure of the ruling African National Congress as the conqueror of apartheid will prevail even among those with no memory of white-minority rule.

May 07, 2014, 09:30 AM IST

South Africa sport still racially divided: study

South African sport remains divided by race 20 years after the end of apartheid, with the target of black-white equality in cricket and rugby still a long way off, according to a study released today.

Apr 30, 2014, 17:51 PM IST

Kerry says Israel risks becoming `apartheid` state: Report

US Secretary of State John Kerry told a group of senior international officials that Israel risks becoming an "apartheid" state if it does not make peace soon, a US news website reported.

Apr 28, 2014, 13:08 PM IST

South African police of Marikana massacre in new crackdown: Report

At least two police officers who took part in the deadly crackdown on Marikana miners in 2012 were implicated in the killing of three protesters this week, a press report said on Sunday.

Jan 19, 2014, 23:41 PM IST

Nelson Mandela, from apartheid fighter to president and unifier

Nelson Mandela guided South Africa from the shackles of apartheid to multi-racial democracy, as an icon of peace and reconciliation who came to embody the struggle for justice around the world.

Dec 16, 2013, 03:35 AM IST

Mandela burial a private `family matter`, says South African govt

South Africans will not be able to see Nelson Mandela`s remains being laid to rest, with his actual burial a strictly private, family affair, a government spokeswoman said on Friday.

Dec 13, 2013, 22:26 PM IST

Nelson Mandela memorial service: President, Sonia leave for South Africa

President Pranab Mukherjee described Nelson Mandela as the "last of the giants who led the world`s struggles against colonialism" as he and Sonia Gandhi left for South Africa.

Dec 10, 2013, 01:30 AM IST

Millions of mourners honour Mandela`s legacy on social media

Millions took to social media to honour the legacy of anti-apartheid legend Nelson Mandela, who died at the age of 95, with Twitter generating 7.2 million tweets.

Dec 09, 2013, 16:11 PM IST