The London High Court opened a proceeding that threatens to impeach a former prime minister of Qatar, two banks of the kingdom, and numerous leading members of the royal dynasty. They are suspected of having transferred hundreds of millions of … Read the rest
A judge in a Nigerian court has thrown out a case against 47 men charged with public displays of affection with members of the same sex, ending what had widely been seen as a test of the country’s laws banning … Read the rest
The SARS-CoV-19 virus has changed the world. Millions are unemployed, a global recession is fast approaching, and our parks and playgrounds once teeming with life and laughter have been abandoned and forgotten. One wonders whether the world can return to … Read the rest
Keeping your computer files organized is a nightmare in today’s wired world. Imagine spending hours and hours looking for a file on a messed folder is quite a chore. Maybe you should consider arranging your files appropriately so you can … Read the rest
It is clear that a slow war is being fought against South Africa’s white farmers and this slow racial war is increasingly also being taken to towns and cities. The murder of a white farm manager, Brendin Horner (21), serves … Read the rest
Shoprite, one of the first SA companies to expand into Nigeria is pulling out after 15 years, a huge change in the long-term strategy pushed by former CEO Whitey Basson.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, August 21, 2020/ — The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) on Wednesday, 19 August 2020 unveiled seven hydrogen fuel cell systems which are being used as the primary power source for the field hospital established at … Read the rest
While the world has seen quite a few economic crises, both global and local, the current situation is different to all of them, triggered as it has been by a pandemic. COVID-19 has meant that a number of small businesses … Read the rest
- Protesters torched the Desmond Tutu Community Hall and a new facility for Covid-19 patients in Makhaza, Khayelitsha, on Saturday.
- The new facility opened a week ago and damage is estimated to be close to R1 million.
- The exact reason for
Whereas President Cyril Ramaphosa already released 19 000 inmates out of a total prison population of 155 000 in May this year, prisoners in Gauteng province are rioting for another mass release. They claim that they are at risk of … Read the rest
More than 76 percent of South Africans say they have been victims of crimes ranging from kidnapping, murder and sexual assault to robbery and housebreaking. This is one of the findings in the State of Security Report, commissioned by … Read the rest
The statue of Cecil John Rhodes is to be removed from Oriel College at Oxford University.
In a statement this week, the Oxford Oriel College’s governing body said it would launch an independent commission of inquiry into issues relating to … Read the rest