PRAAG supports embassy occupation and calls for global Pro-Afrikaans Movement (PAM)

PRAAG (the Pro-Afrikaans Action Group) based in Johannesburg supports the occupation of South African embassies in all Western countries on the tentative date of 15 March 2012. It has also called for a global Pro-Afrikaans Movement (PAM) that would see … Read the rest

Hackers publish German military secrets

Hackers from the group Anonymous said Wednesday they had accessed classified German files and posted them online, revealing details of the country’s military operations in Afghanistan.

Anonymous said it obtained the data from a server at the Bundestag or German … Read the rest

Banks make millions out of breaking metals storage rules

LONDON, Feb 6 (Reuters) – Banks and trading houses have found a way to beat the ravages of economic downturn, storing millions of tonnes of metal with a business model that outsmarts new rules put in place following widespread concern … Read the rest

Glencore and Xstrata agree $90 billion merger

(Reuters) – Glencore and Xstrata agreed an all-share merger worth $90 billion (56 billion pounds) on Tuesday in the industry’s largest ever deal, creating a commodities powerhouse spanning mining, agriculture and trading.

Glencore, the world’s largest diversified commodities trading house, … Read the rest

Eugene Terre’Blanche trial continues

Argument in a trial within the trial of two people accused of killing rightwing leader Eugene Terre’Blanche will be heard on Tuesday.

The High Court sitting in Ventersdorp would then decide on the validity of information gathered from the two … Read the rest

South African male nurse raped cancer patient

A male nurse who allegedly raped a terminally ill cancer patient in a Bloemfontein hospital will appear in the city’s magistrate court on Tuesday.

Last month, the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court postponed the matter for a final decision from the provincial … Read the rest

South Africa looking for new minerals

South Africa will be looking for new minerals to mine as a way to boost investment, Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu said on Tuesday.

“There is significant potential for the discovery of other world-class deposits in areas that are yet … Read the rest

Newt Gingrich calls Mitt Romney ‘timid’

Republican Newt Gingrich vowed on Sunday to press ahead with his struggling presidential bid after a big loss in Nevada, saying he will focus on drawing a contrast with “timid” rival Mitt Romney.

Romney, the Republican front-runner, easily thumped Gingrich … Read the rest

PRAAG deeply concerned about SA press preedom

MEDIA RELEASE BY PRAAG (PRO-AFRIKAANS ACTION GROUP) ON 3 MAY 2010

On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day being celebrated today, PRAAG has expressed its “deep concern about South African press freedom”. Speaking in Johannesburg, the leader of the … Read the rest