A United Nations medical worker who was infected with Ebola in Liberia has died despite “intensive medical procedures,” a German hospital said Tuesday, AP reported.
The St. Georg hospital in Leipzig said the 56-year-old man, whose name has not been … Read the rest
The N12 East has been blocked off at the Comaro Street offramp after a petrol tanker crashed into scores of vehicles in Alberton, south-east of Johannesburg.
Johannesburg metro police chief superintendent Wayne Minnaar said on Tuesday: “Motorists are advised to … Read the rest
As the United States expands its proxy war against Russia and the BRICS nations through a newly discovered secret deal with Saudi Arabia to force down global oil prices, Russia is firing back to this monetary attack against their currency … Read the rest
A man in Schieffelin, Liberia, has been arrested for attempting to put formaldehyde into a well used by the community.
Reports say around 10 a.m., he approached the well with powder in a bottle. Mobbed by the community, he confessed … Read the rest
Last week the International Monetary Fund updated its data on the world economy. For the first time it ranks China’s economy as the world’s biggest in purchasing-power-parity terms.
Historians, though, point out that China is merely regaining a title that … Read the rest
China, the world’s top coal importer, will levy import tariffs on the commodity after nearly a decade, in its latest bid to prop up ailing domestic miners who have been buffeted by rising costs and tumbling prices.
The sudden move … Read the rest
The conflict between ECB President Mario Draghi and Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann over the course of the European Central Bank is more severe than expected, and has become “almost impossible.”
The Italian ECB chief characterizes the Bundesbank president after statements … Read the rest
It was heinous. It was underhanded. It was beyond the bounds of international morality. It was an attack on the American way of life. It was what you might expect from unscrupulous Arabs. It was “the oil weapon” — and … Read the rest
A commentary in the official newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party on Saturday accused the U.S. of trying to foment a “color revolution” in Hong Kong.
The commentary, which was entitled “Why is the U.S. so keen on ‘Color Revolutions’?”, … Read the rest
Russia’s top diplomat said in an interview with Moscow State Institute of International Relations’ MGIMO Journal, that for at least the past 300 years Russia has been an inseparable part of European culture and politics.
“The periods of Russia’s most … Read the rest
Edward Snowden has hit out at Dropbox and other services he says are “hostile to privacy,” urging web users to abandon unencrypted communication and adjust privacy settings to prevent governments from spying on them in increasingly intrusive ways.
“We are … Read the rest
White South Africans don’t just have an unexamined sense of entitlement, but also an embedded sense of superiority, writes Eusebius McKaiser in IOL:
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What, black people, do you want from whites? To leave the country, to be denied jobs or
They were treated like terrorists, writes Malaika wa Azania.
There has been speculation about what transpired in Morocco a few days ago when a black youth ambassador for the AU landed in Morocco.
The full-time student in Grahamstown is a … Read the rest
The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Indian Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistani Malala Yousafzai.
At 17 Malala Yousafzai has become the youngest ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.
The Norwegian Nobel Committee cited the two “for their struggle against … Read the rest