The worm has turned and virtually every South African political commentator whose legacy was to encourage a one man one vote ANC takeover in South Africa is now tearing into the government and its alliance partners. The country is on … Read the rest
After an independent autopsy showed that Zachary Hammond was shot by police from behind, the family of the unarmed South Carolina teen is wondering at the lack of national outrage in this case. Hammond was white.
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Investigators say they believe the same Russian hackers that carried out attacks on the White House and State Department last year and the attempted penetration of the Pentagon last month were responsible for a major cyberattack that shut down the … Read the rest
A decade after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans seems to have found its rhythm again: the French Quarter is choked with tourists, construction cranes tower over the skyline, and hipsters bike to cafes in gentrifying neighbourhoods.
But recovery has been uneven … Read the rest
Working people warm to Donald Trump. He appeals to a good segment of real Americans. The circle jerk of power brokers that is American media, however, lacks the depth and understanding to grasp the fellow-feeling Trump engenders in his fans.… Read the rest
A Finnish member of parliament has come under fire for a comment he made over the weekend decrying the “nightmare called multiculturalism” and rallying his compatriots to fight for “one true Finnish nation.”
The MP, Olli Immonen, is a member … Read the rest
According to disgruntled community members in Harrismith, the town looks like a nuclear waste-land.
This after the Maluti-a-Phofung Municipality failed to collect refuse for the past several months, resulting in a pile-up of refuse in the town, its suburbs and … Read the rest
A 39-year-old black principal from one of the high schools in Thabong who was arrested for allegedly raping an 18-year-old learner from his school, appeared before the Welkom Magistrate’s Court today.
The Free State police say he will apply for … Read the rest
The Cooma-Monaro Shire Mayor has defended a decision to continue flying the former South African flag at Cooma in south east New South Wales.
The flag is part of the historic Avenue of Flags along the town’s main street, which … Read the rest
A study of the growing Hispanic immigrant population declares that the country is on the verge of the “Latinization of the United States,” a “browning of America” that by 2050 will be 29 percent Latino — and politically influential.
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President Jacob Zuma thinks disarming whites may be a long-term solution to the country’s cop killing spree eventhough police officers are killed by blacks.
He was visiting the family of a Johannesburg black traffic officer gunned down last week.
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South Africa’s Cameron van der Burgh set a world record for the men’s 50 metres breaststroke in the qualifying heats at the world swimming championships in Kazan, Russia on Tuesday.
The defending champion’s time of 26.62 seconds broke his previous … Read the rest
The Government of Botswana made it clear on Friday that sports hunters would not be welcome in its country as it lamented the killing of Zimbabwe’s Cecil the lion by American dentist Walter James Palmer.
Government spokesperson Jeff Ramsay said … Read the rest