Two Afrikaner NGO’s, PRAAG and the Boereleed Research Institute have filed a request under the Promotion of Access to Information Act of 2000 with the South African Police Service for murder statistics broken down by population group.
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — At least two law enforcement officers were injured Monday during a clash with members of the Occupy movement who were at the state Capitol to counter a rally by a group protesting violence by blacks against … Read the rest
by Marie Sanz, AFP
The UN Human Rights Council’s annual session opens Monday determined to put more pressure on Syria’s hardline regime after publication of a list of officials suspected of crimes against humanity.
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Government is forging a strategy to further the study of South Africa’s palaeontological and archaeological past, government spokesman Jimmy Manyi announced on Thursday.
Briefing media at Parliament in Cape Town following Cabinet’s fortnightly meeting the day before, he said the … Read the rest
Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Mulder has defended his controversial remarks on land in an interview with the Sunday Independent.
Mulder, who is also the deputy minister of agriculture, forestry and fisheries, said recently that there was sufficient evidence that … Read the rest
European governments have opened the door to a radical offer of “debt relief” for Arab north African neighbours such as Egypt, EU and governmental sources told AFP Wednesday.
“Member states will examine possibilities of using debt relief as a signal … Read the rest
Days before an exiled Rwandan army general was shot and wounded in South Africa, two of the men charged in the shooting were plotting another attempt on his life, a witness testified Wednesday.
The Rwandan witness, a former roommate of … Read the rest
by Jan Raath, DPA
Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe is expected to be presented with a very large cake on his 88th birthday Tuesday, ahead of elaborate and costly official events to mark the occasion in the impoverished nation.
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It was reported in yesterday’s Jerusalem Post that “the Public Diplomacy Ministry [in Israel] plans to send 100 Israelis – abroad to represent and defend the state during [the upcoming] Israeli Apartheid Week.” South Africa, and Johannesburg and Cape Town … Read the rest
AP,l Tehran – U.N. nuclear inspectors stia two-day visit to Tehran on Monday sought to meet Iranian nuclear scientists and visit a key military facility as they try to gauge allegations that Iran is pushing toward making an atomic weapon.… Read the rest
by Lucas Shaw, The Wrap
ESPN has fired one employee and suspended another for using the same racist word in connection to New York Knicks’ guard Jeremy Lin.
In both cases, an employee used the word “chink” in reference to … Read the rest
Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Mulder is trying to rewrite history and suggest that settlers and colonialists found South Africa as a “house to let”, the Young Communist League of SA said on Sunday.
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The managing editor of the Sunday Times, Mondli Makhanya, has attacked Freedom Front leader Pieter Mulder over his remarks on South African land ownership. Makhanya entitled his weekly column, Apartheid denialism drives a knife into belly of black SA and … Read the rest
A man has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman in Vaalpark, Sasolburg, early Saturday morning, said Free State police.
The woman was reportedly employed to look after two children when the man placed his hand on her mouth around … Read the rest