Zimbabwe, which has been ruled by the radical Afro-Marxist party ZANU PF for the last 39 years and long a darling of the global left, is finally hitting an economic brick wall with a possible famine in the offing, at … Read the rest
South Africa’s infrastructure is being stolen. The latest casualty is mobile-phone company MTH, which has announced that it has lost 53 cellphone towers in Gauteng, the country’s industrial heartland and had to shut them down.
The company said it was … Read the rest
Britain will experience shortages of certain foods in the event of a “disastrous” no-deal Brexit, with “serious disruption” expected for months, the country’s food and drink lobby warned Wednesday.
“The food sector is absolutely clear that a no-deal exit is … Read the rest
Soccer betting is getting increasingly popular among gurus and novices alike. The lure is too much, thanks to the numerous betting companies advertising on every online page you visit. Besides, people make a lot of money from betting, and it … Read the rest
The decision of the ANC government to go ahead with changes to Section 25 of the Constitution – which relates to expropriation without compensation – is short-sighted, according to South African farmers’ union, TLU SA.
A motion about the ad … Read the rest
Former state specialist forensic pathologist Dr James Blair Mwesigwa (60), who stole body parts at the Diepkloof mortuary, was sentenced to 10 years behind bars in the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court on Friday.
Mwesigwa stole organs from the body of … Read the rest
A military-size gang of 11 blacks shot two people dead at a Spar supermarket in Germiston, east of Johannesburg on Saturday 2 June.
According to police, the 11 armed robbers showed up at the supermarket in Van Dyk road around … Read the rest
The League party of Italy’s popular interior minister, Matteo Salvini, was one of the most successful during the European elections, its support rapidly rising to a level that makes it the natural leader of the “alternative” or patriotic parties in
Last Saturday the ANC secretary general, Ace Magashule, who has himself been accused of large-scale corruption, stated that the assets of white South Africans will be confiscated without compensation. He sketched a kind of Marxist-Leninist future for the country in
Despite reports to the contrary, French Europe Minister Nathalie Loiseau has not named her cat “Brexit”, her office said on Tuesday.
Reports began circulating on Sunday after the Journal du Dimanche newspaper reported that the 54-year-old had written about her … Read the rest
The New Development Bank plans to lend as much as $780 million to Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. for infrastructure projects this year as the ailing South African power utility battles to keep power supply steady.
Eskom, which on Wednesday entered … Read the rest
In his 2005 HBO stand-up comedy special, world-famous philosopher and social critic (posing as a stand-up comedian) George Carlin has enumerated quite a few things humanity should be ashamed of, like war, genocide, consumerism, and several others. If you look … Read the rest
The Special Investigating Unit is probing 11 contractors for stealing a staggering R139bn during the building of Eskom’s Medupi, Kusile and Ingula power plants.
And insiders say the total cost of Eskom looting could reach about R500bn, dating back to