SAHRC explains its stance on Agrizzi's fine and apology
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has reached an agreement with former Bosasa Chief operating officer Angelo Agrizzi after his use of racist language.
The commission's spokesperson Buang Jones says the agreement reflects restorative and corrective measures.
Agrizzi has agreed to pay a fine of R200,000 and issue an apology to all South Africans for using the K-word.
His apology has been publicised and is on our website and social media platforms...Buang Jones, Spokesperson - South African Human Rights Commission
He also agreed that he shall be interdicted and restrained from publishing, propagating, advocating and communicating hate speech as defined by the Equality Act.Buang Jones, Spokesperson - South African Human Rights Commission
This agreement reflects restorative and corrective measures. It has now become very expensive to be a racist in South Africa because you will pay a minimum of R200,000 for racist conduct.Buang Jones, Spokesperson - South African Human Rights Commission
To hear the rest of the conversation, listen below:
Former president Jacob Zuma said on his official Twitter account that he “unconditionally withdraws” the allegation.Read More
The president said in his Women's Day speech there are efforts to give women access to productive assets such as land.Read More
Mlamleli was ousted during a special council meeting on Friday night through a motion of no confidence brought by the Freedom Front Plus.Read More
The Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation says the fact that SA's coronavirus defences have been looted is not a big surprise.Read More
Mamabolo has admitted that last month his interview with Ngoako Malatji deteriorated, leading to him to utter profanities unbefitting of a public representative.Read More
Following a cabinet meeting, Winde said that the province had sufficient health capability to manage COVID-19 patients.Read More
Last year, the former president tweeted that former tourism minister Derek Hanekom was "a known enemy agent".Read More
According to the Presidency, John Nkadimeng passed away on 6 August 2020 at the age of 93.Read More
Bruce Whitfield interviews Whitey Basson, who believes it's just not good enough for govt to say ban will be lifted but not when.Read More
The minister said the inter-ministerial committee, appointed by President Cyril Ramaphosa, was an entity with teeth that would act against those found to be looting from COVID-19 related projects.Read More