Issued by: ANC
STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF CDE NELSON ROLIHLAHLA MANDELA
AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS
Secretary General’s Office
Comrades and friends,
The Mandela family,
Fellow South Africans,
“In the life of every nation, there arise men who leave an indelible … Read the rest
The actor Idris Elba on a poster advertising the movie
People attending the London premiere of a new film about Nelson Mandela were told of his death as the closing credits rolled, reported Associated Press.
Stopping the screening of “… Read the rest
by Dan Roodt
Last month a very interesting interview appeared with French thinker Alain de Benoist in American Renaissance. One of its main ideas is that we are living in an increasingly fragmented world. As Benoist puts it:
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People already choose to custom-make their offspring. At the most basic biological, or even subconscious level, we choose our mates based on who will serve up the strongest/cutest/smartest kid. Parents that go the in-vitro route can do so at an … Read the rest
“The median grade in Harvard College is indeed an A-,” the school’s dean of education said today, according to the student newspaper. Even more stunning: “The most frequently awarded grade in Harvard College is actually a straight A.”
That ought … Read the rest
The Chinese, investing heavily in Africa to secure its oil and other raw materials for their expanding economy, are spearheading a new era of railroad building to unlock the continent’s interior.
This is an echo of the long-gone colonial empires … Read the rest
Residents of Soshanguve, a black township northwest of Pretoria, have burnt down a municipal councillor’s house, according to the South African Police Service.
“The fight erupted after metro police removed people who were occupying RDP houses illegally,” said Colonel Noxolo … Read the rest
Clad in a tracksuit with an image of his No1 superhero Spiderman, six-year-old abuse victim Jimmy (not his real name) and his peers play happily on the grounds of the Jakaranda Children’s Home.
They are oblivious of the predicament facing … Read the rest
International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane arrived in Paris, France, yesterday morning, 04 December 2013, where she is leading a South African Government delegation to the France-Africa Summit taking place from 06-07 December 2013.
The summit will be preceded … Read the rest
The European Commission has slapped record fines of 1.7 billion euro on eight major banks for manipulating lending rates that play a key role in the global economy. The penalties will add to already escalating costs for leading global lenders.… Read the rest
Two industry groups signed a Memorandum of Understanding stating that their members will minimize the impact of onshore oil and gas development in the UK on the country’s water resources.The memorandum accompanies a report released by Water UK. The report … Read the rest
For the first time in nearly 40 years, a majority of Americans believe the United States is less important around the world and that it should mind its own business, a stunning rejection of President Obama’s foreign policy just four … Read the rest
The capital city of the state of Louisiana in the USA, Baton Rouge, is in for a rough ride as its predominantly white southern suburbs want to secede from the northern inner-city areas. According to the latest American census 50,4% … Read the rest
E-toll station in Johannesburg
Early reports on the second day of e-tolling in South Africa’s Gauteng prrovince indicate that motorists are avoiding tolled highways and using alternative routes.
According to spokesman for the Johannesburg Metro Police, Edna Mamonyane, “Over and … Read the rest