Steve Hofmeyr in Pierre de Vos’s kangaroo court

Just the other day a gigantic coal silo collapsed, creating Eskom, our state electricity utility’s latest crisis, plunging parts of the country into the dark. Photographs of cracks appearing in the edifice had already been published in January, yet nothing … Read the rest

Holocaust denial: German court to punish British bishop

Bishop Richard Williamson

A German court is making a fresh attempt to punish a British ultraconservative Catholic bishop for denying the Holocaust in a television interview.

The regional court in the southern city of Regensburg has issued an order of … Read the rest