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ANC has black candidate in majority-coloured Cape Town

ANC mayoral candidate for Cape Town Xolani Sotashe denies that his selection was driven by the party’s fears of losing black voters in the Mother City’s townships.

For some, Sotashe was a surprise choice for Cape Town when the governing

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London’s Muslim mayor wants ‘more autonomy, more control’ for his pro-EU city

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has demanded more autonomy for Britain’s capital in the wake of the UK’s vote for Brexit last Thursday. His statement comes after a petition to make the capital an independent city-state attracted 175,000 signatures.

Khan, who

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Ilana Mercer: Gun-safety loophole is a government loophole or: Let the gun market close government loopholes

It’s award time at the Department of Homeland Security. So fleeting has been the focus on the systemic, intractable failures of the DHS apparatus—that failed functionaries feel sufficiently at ease to move on to the business of backslapping and promotion.… Read the rest

Jewish ‘Auschwitz survivor’ admits he lied about everything

A Pennsylvania man who claimed for years to have escaped from Auschwitz, met track and field star Jesse Owens and Nazi doctor Josef Mengele, confessed on Friday that he had fabricated the entire story.

“I am writing today to apologize … Read the rest

Take back your border and migrant camps, French politicians tell Britain

French politicians are demanding that Britain takes back its border after voting to leave the European Union.

The Mayor of Calais Natacha Bouchart said an immigration deal which allows Britain to check passports in France, preventing migrants from crossing the … Read the rest

Putin says EU resembling an open-border USSR caused Brexit

Russian President Vladimir Putin (pictured above) linked the results of the British referendum, Brexit, to the high concentration of power within the EU structure.

“The percentage of mandatory decisions made by the European Parliament is larger than that of mandatory … Read the rest

Race-based admissions: US Supreme Court okays U. of Texas discrimination against Abigail Fisher

The United States Supreme Court on Thursday reaffirmed that the value of creating a diverse student body allows university officials to consider race in making admission decisions, upholding a University of Texas plan that has been the subject of years … Read the rest

Frexit and Nexit: Le Pen and Wilders cheer Brexit

France’s National Front party and Dutch anti-immigration lawmaker Geert Wilders called for referendums in their own countries on European Union membership Friday in the wake of the UK vote to leave the bloc.

Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s … Read the rest

Tuks capitulates before EFF youth militia over #Afrikaans

The University of Pretoria last night capitulated before radical groups like the EFF Youth Militia or “Student Command” and accepted English as its only working and instruction language. In a statement issued by the university, it accepts English as “the … Read the rest