In The News South Africa

SA race relations institution says DA has ‘xenophobia problem’

JOHANNESBURG, November 14 –  South Africa’s Institute of Race Relations (IRR) has condemned a tweet by Democratic Alliance mayor of Johannesburg Herman Mashaba that he had taken action against an informal meat trader as “contemptible and xenophobic”. Mashaba, whose party is the main opposition on a national scale, but has run Johannesburg in an alliance with […]

In The News South Africa

DA welcomes ruling against racist eThekwini municipality official

JOHANNESBURG, November 7 – The Democratic Alliance (DA) has welcomed the outcome of a disciplinary hearing which ruled that the head of eThekwini Municipality’s legal and compliance unit Gideon Phungula, was guilty of racism, gross dishonesty and hate speech. DA EThekwini leader, Nicole Graham demanded that city manager Sipho Nzuza suspend Phungula after receiving a […]