China has suggested arming Hawaii’s independence activists in retaliation for U.S. arms sales to Taiwan and recently threatened to challenge American sovereignty by making legal claims to the Pacific islands as its territory.
Chinese threats to back several groups of … Read the rest
The University of Cape Town’s College of Accounting, concerned by high drop-out rates, has developed English, Xhosa, and Zulu videos to teach financial and accounting concepts to second-language black students.
Adding up numbers, it seems, is much easier in your … Read the rest
Every other week, someone of your persuasion, either a feminist or antiracist or a professor of whiteness studies or cultural Marxist writes an open letter starting with “Dear white people”, containing a blast of inanities.
This seems to … Read the rest
Russia is set to ratify an agreement on the creation of a bank for the BRICS bloc of large emerging economies this month or in March, the country’s finance minister said.
The establishment of the development bank, aimed at providing … Read the rest
All German universities are now free to Americans and all other international students. The last German state to charge tuition at its universities struck down the fees this week.
Why are they offering such a generous plan?
In explaining why … Read the rest
The auditor-general’s office has called Johannesburg’s bluff. The City of Johannesburg gave a glowing account of the metro’s financial health, claiming increased capital expenditure and improved revenue, but it was a lie.
The office uncovered huge revenue losses, corruption, flawed … Read the rest
Words declared unacceptable through the campaign include “crazy,” “insane,” “retarded,” “gay,” “tranny,” “gypped,” “jewed”, “illegal alien,” “fag,” “ghetto” and “raghead.” Phrases such as “I want to die” and “that test raped me” are also verboten.
University spokesman Rick Fitzgerald told … Read the rest
Supporters of the PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of Europe) movement in Germany’s eastern city of Leipzig, where the movement is called LEGIDA, had once again planned to take to the streets on Monday.
But the city called off … Read the rest
For the neoconservatives, ground zero in the creation of the Islamic State (ISIS) is the departure of the American occupying forces without a Status of Force Agreement (SOFA). At the behest of President Barack Obama, or so the allegation goes, … Read the rest
China is against Washington’s plans to provide Ukraine with weapons, the country’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said on Monday.
“China calls for the political settlement of the crisis in Ukraine as this meets the interests of all the sides. … Read the rest
Hundreds of South Africans have stashed more than $2-billion (about R23-billion) in accounts at Swiss banking group HSBC, details of which have now emerged in a leak that shines a new spotlight on the secretive world of Swiss banking.
The … Read the rest
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has announced that each member of the alliance must make an independent decision on the supply of weapons to the Kiev government, which continues to fight independence supporters in southeastern Ukraine, the DPA news agency … Read the rest
Cyprus has offered Russia to have air and navy bases on its territory.
Cypriot president Nicos Anastasiades announced that the country is ready to host Russian aviation and naval bases. The official agreement on military cooperation between the two nations … Read the rest
The “perfect-storm” of geopolitical instability, diplomatic isolation, severe currency depreciation, and economic decline now confronting Russia has profoundly damaged Moscow’s international standing, and possibly for the long-term.
Yet, it is precisely such conditions that may push the country’s leadership into … Read the rest