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.
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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
Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, shot in the head by the Taliban two years ago for advocating girls’ right to education, and Indian children’s right advocate Kailash Satyarthi won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.
The prize, worth about $1.1 … Read the rest
Shares across the world fell sharply on Friday, pushing a global index to a six-month low, as investors worried about the prospect of a widespread economic slowdown while U.S. monetary stimulus nears its end.
Assets which depend on economic growth, … Read the rest
The polls and the pundits are cut up about a breach or two in the White House’s formidably protected perimeter. The People should not be. Working for government ought to be one of the most dangerous jobs ever. Thomas Jefferson, … Read the rest
Amid cries of racism from black leaders including Jesse Jackson, cases of Ebola have topped 8,000 now, according to official data from the World Health Organization, though many cases could actually be unreported.
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“Africa is rising — let the South African corporate world become part of the story of the rising of the African continent,” said Thabo Mbeki, the former ANC leader and South African president.
“That means looking beyond something called the … Read the rest
Security guards at a Midrand mosque near the scene where a white woman was shot and killed earlier today have described to Eyewitness News how the driver rushed into the complex frantically screaming for help.
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The issue of whether the Chinese should be part of the International Monetary Fund’s Special Drawing Right, the composite reserve currency used in official financing, is highly technocratic, but the political questions at stake go to the core of world … Read the rest
A white off-duty policeman shot and killed a black teenager in St Louis on Wednesday, officers said, triggering a night of protests just miles from the site of another police shooting of another black youth in the suburb of Ferguson.… Read the rest