The Conflict of the Past: A Factual Review
by Johan van der Merwe, former police commissioner of South Africa
More than two decades after political negotiations were started and the ANC, as well as other revolutionary organisations, ceased the armed … Read the rest
By Noam Chomsky
At 3am Gaza time, July 9, in the midst of Israel’s latest exercise in savagery, I received a phone call from a young Palestinian journalist in Gaza. In the background, I could hear his infant child wailing, … Read the rest
Movie companies have been told they must meet new targets for ethnic minority, gay and female characters on screen to be eligible for future funding from the British Film Institute.
The BFI, Britain’s largest public film fund, announced a “Three … Read the rest
Abdul Mogale, is Thandi Modise’s former boyfriend and an ANC councillor for the Ekurhuleni metropolitan municipality, neighbouring farmers told amaBhungane.
The black former ANC premier Modise has been charged with the death of up to 80 animals and euthanasing of a further … Read the rest
CCTV footage of two blacks walking out of a pharmacy with white twins in a trolley – when their mother had turned her back on them for just a few seconds – has gone viral.
The attempted kidnapping of the 4-year-old … Read the rest
Religious syncretism is ever present in Brazil.“The evangelists deny a great section of Brazilian culture. Indeed, they are racist,” says a Candomble priestess.
Her indignation came after devil worshippers were stopped from slaughtering animals and performing rituals in some newly … Read the rest
Germany is expelling the CIA chief in Berlin in retaliation for the latest espionage scandal.
The expulsion comes shortly after two alleged US agents were unmasked, suspected of acting as double agents within the state security apparatus, and passing secrets … Read the rest
Donating blood is anything but a charitable act in the United States. Oftentimes, blood given for free by Americans gets turned into profitable deals by companies specializing in blood sales to hospitals.
These days, a pint of blood can go … Read the rest
The pro-American publication Der Spiegel says a new biography on Angela Merkel’s life in East Germany shows she was closer to the communist apparatus and its ideology than previously thought.
Published this week and written by journalists Günther Lachmann and Ralf … Read the rest
German authorities are investigating a second spy case reportedly involving the US, only a week after the arrest of a German intelligence employee cast a new shadow over relations between the two countries.
Federal prosecutors said Wednesday that police raided properties … Read the rest
A high-end prostitute injected lethal doses of heroin into a former Google executive before callously stepping over his body, downing a final swig of wine and then leaving him to die about his yacht, officials said.
Forrest Timothy Hayes was … Read the rest
The toddler Karabo Nale’s death was brutal as she had been stabbed 99 times.
Her mother’s cousin was due to appear in the Odendaalsrus Magistrate’s Court on Thursday morning, accused of murder.
The black woman, who lived under the same … Read the rest
One Bruce Gorton writes in Timeslive that white conservatives are the ones behind the South African corrective rape epidemic.
“Sure there are liberal rapists, but they aren’t doing it to people specifically for being gay,” Gorton says.
… Read the rest
Consider this – before colonialism
More than 200 scientists have published an open letter to the European Commission (EC) to demand opting out of the Human Brain Project (HBP).
In an open letter to the European Commission, they are calling on it to reconsider the … Read the rest