Islamic extremists in Belgium have publicly threatened to kill the mayor of the Belgian city of Antwerp, Bart De Wever, if he does not convert to Islam, local media reported Monday.
A sign written in French stating threats against de … Read the rest
The petition on the website www.change.org, had about 15000 signatures last night.
It calls for the EU to allow white South Africans, Namibians and Zimbabweans to be given automatic European citizenship.
The petition has over 15000 signatures.
Rodrigo de Campos, … Read the rest
President Jacob Zuma on Sunday urged South Africans to learn the African Union anthem, and asked companies and institutions to fly the African Union flag alongside that of the national flag.
“On this 21st year of being part of the … Read the rest
Flickr is facing a user revolt after a new auto-tagging system labelled images of black people with tags such as “ape” and “animal” as well as tagging pictures of concentration camps with “sport” or “jungle gym”.
The system, which was … Read the rest
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called the Baltimore’s recent spike in violence “disheartening” Thursday as police work to address a dramatic increase in homicides and nonfatal shootings in the black American city.
“It’s extremely frustrating,” the mayor told reporters at a news … Read the rest
The rand was a touch softer against the dollar on Thursday, coming off the session’s highs after the central bank left rates unchanged despite a hawkish policy statement that had fuelled last minute expectations for a hike.
Governor Lesetja Kganyago … Read the rest
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe laid the blame for xenophobic violence in South Africa on whites, because he said they still owned most of the land and had most of the opportunities.
“It is a matter of the whites keeping things … Read the rest
Police have warned the public of fake police who have been driving around KwaMashu, Newlands East and Greenwood Park, robbing people.
Police spokesman Thulani Zwane said three men were driving around the area in a white Toyota Avanza fitted with … Read the rest
The police are investigating after bomb scares at two shopping malls in Johannesburg.
Emergency Services and the police’s bomb squad evacuated Cresta in Randburg and Eastgate in Bedfordview.
No devices were found.
Eastgate Mall Spokesperson, Amelia Beattie says, “We receive … Read the rest
Lesotho’s opposition leader has fled the country for the second time in a year, claiming that he was at risk of assassination after being voted out of power.
Thomas Thabane, the former prime minister, travelled to Botswana on Tuesday night … Read the rest
The National Union of Mine Workers (NUM) says the country’s mining sector is still far lagging behind in implementing the required health and safety measures.
The union concedes that, although strides are being made by mining houses to improve safety, … Read the rest
“If we knew what we know today, we would not have gone into Iraq”: This is as good an apology Republicans vying for the highest office are willing to offer, 12 years after launching a war that was immoral and … Read the rest
Commenting on the current conflict around Afrikaans-only schools in the Gauteng Province, Dr. Dan Roodt, leader of PRAAG, has called for seeing it in its historical context.
“Issues around culture, language, identity and education go to the heart of the … Read the rest