The AbaThembu Royal family held a coronation ceremony for prince Azenathi Dalindyebo in Bumbana great place on the 25th of November outside Umtata. The AbaThembu nation has been in battle of who should be a regent for the arrested King Zwelibanzi Buyekhaya Dalindyebo. After the arrest of King Dalindyebo the were cracks within the Royal family … Continue reading Prince Azenathi set to lead Abathembu
Photo Courtesy Of: seeklogo.com 17 October 2016 Johannesburg – The past few weeks have seen an increase in student protests calling for the decrease or demolishing of academic fees. The protests have been characterised by violent stand offs between students and members of law enforcement. Police have been characterised as being agents of control over … Continue reading How the SAPS abuse their power amidst student protests
Photo: @Mandozaoriginal (Twitter) On Sunday (18 September 2016), South Africa bid farewell to kwaito legend Thembinkosi Mduduzi Edmund Tshabalala, better known by his stage name Mandoza. The 38-year old star is said to have been receiving cancer treatment since late 2015 and the disease had later spread to his brain where a cancerous tumor developed. … Continue reading Mandoza – “I need to perform to the people I love”
Photo: @Mandozaoriginal (Twitter) Singer/Songwriter Mduduzi Tshabalala better known by his stage name Mandoza has passed away. The Nkalakatha hit- maker was hospitalised earlier this month with what his family confirmed to be a brain-tumor that has developed to its later stages. The family pled with fans to put Mandoza in their prayers as he fought his … Continue reading Breaking News: Mandoza takes his final bow on the world stage
Photo: Ndipiwe Eric Madiba Makaula (Facebook) On Tuesday, the 13th of September, 5 of the 16 suspended students, implicated in the burning of the University of Johannesburg’s Sanlam Auditorium, won their motion in court to be allowed back on institutional premises. In early August, 17 students of the University of Johannesburg received suspension letters confirming … Continue reading Not yet uhuru(freedom) for #UJ16
Photo: Caster Semenya (Instagram) Mokgadi Caster Semenya gained international stardom after the 2009 Olympic games were she burned the records with her time of 1:55.45 in the 800-m sprint. Since the notorious win for the athletic-queen she has been shaded by comments of “over-masculinuty”. Today social media took a stand with the hashtag #HandsOffCaster, as … Continue reading STOP victimising Caster Semenya!!!
Photo: Emma Phetla – A group of students protesting for their fellow students’ suspensions to be lifted, outside UJ’s Kingsway Campus In a quest to uncover developments in the case of the burning of the UJ Sanlam Auditorium, OTR spoke to a group of students who were suspiciously interdicted from entering the institution, after the … Continue reading UJ FIRE: “They used the police to try and scare us into a confession”