Schoolyard violence is a mayday call

‘Fights in school corridors are by no means a new occurrence, for it has played out across all demographics in urban and rural schools since the beginning of time’ writes Ronelle Ramsamy

Racism stops with me

‘It’s easy to see why such a campaign was deemed necessary: hardly a day goes by without some or other racist incident or claim making the headlines’ writes Dave Savides

Beware: they’re out to get your money

All too often, this newspaper reports on people falling for some or other false promise. Invariably, after the story is told, it seems so obvious there should have been ample cause for caution before falling headlong into the trap. Victims realise, too late, how they were swindled. We do our best to issue warnings by…

A human tragedy above all else

CONSERVATIONSTS and the general public across the entire world were appalled at the news last week of the savage attack at the rhino orphanage sanctuary at Thula Thula, near Heatonville. Appeals for the tightening up of security measures were responded to immediately, and rightly so. This is a special place on the planet, a haven…

Complain to the right people

FACEBOOK is a wonderful multimedia tool enabling us, among others, to keep in touch with friends and family and as a marketing mechanism. What bugs me is when people use it as a means to slate others, and then of course ‘friends’ all get on the bandwagon, even when the information is incorrect. Bad news…

When will political interference stop?

The article in the ZO Weekender edition (24 February) referring to election tender kickback accusations at uMlalazi is shocking and warrants immediate intervention from the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs.