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· May, 2011

Stories about South Africa from May, 2011

Africa: Bloggers Discuss The Failed Rapture

The American Christian radio broadcaster Harold Camping predicted that the Rapture would take place on May 21, 2011, when Christians will be caught up in the clouds to meet Jesus...

South Africa: What's next for Judge Aikona Motata?

Pierre comments on the news that the Judicial Conduct Committee (JCC) in South Africa has found that race remarks made by judge Nkola Motata constituted a prima facie case of...

South Africa: Homophobia Hurts

Free Gender is a black lesbian organisation based in Khayelitsha township of Cape Town, South Africa: “As human rights defenders, we are also gender friendly towards transgender and intersex persons...

South Africa: Corrective Rape Claims Another Victim

The unending cases of "corrective rape" that have plagued South Africa at alarming levels are still on the rise. Corrective rape is a criminal practice, whereby men rape lesbian women,...

Video: Budding Young Scientists in India, Singapore and South Africa

The Google Science Fair project semi finalist listings are up. Although it was open to teens between 13 and 18 years from all over the world, it is interesting to...

Africa: Drug trafficking and African politics

Ken discusses drug trafficking and African politics. He notes that Kenya, Gambia, Ghana, South Africa, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea have experienced allegations that people high up in government are involved in drug...

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