An analysis of social media traffic in downtown Baltimore Monday has unearthed striking connections to the protests in Ferguson, Mo. last year, according to a leading data mining firm that shared its findings exclusively with Fox News.
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Apartheid was not good for his businesses Johann Rupert, chairman of the Remgro and Richemont groups, declared on Tuesday.
He was one of the speakers at the FW de Klerk Foundation’s conference on issues related to the South African economy … Read the rest
Billionaires and politicians gathering in Switzerland this week will come under pressure to tackle rising inequality after a study by Oxfam found that – on current trends – by next year, 1% of the world’s population will own more wealth … Read the rest
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene will have his work cut out at next week’s budget to try and reassure disillusioned South Africans that the government still has gas in its tank to pull the economy out of the doldrums.
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Rising expectations and youth unemployment have been identified as some of the sources of violent protests which have increased dramatically in the country in recent months.
The South African Institute of Race Relations, SAIRR’s programme manager and researcher, Georgina Alexander, … Read the rest
The world’s 100 richest people earned a stunning total of $240 billion in 2012 – enough money to end extreme poverty worldwide four times over, Oxfam has revealed, adding that the global economic crisis is further enriching the super-rich.
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Gender and economic inequality are prevalent in violent societies, a conference on crime reduction heard on Thursday.
“South Africa is one of the wealthiest countries in Africa, but we also have one of the highest levels of violence,” said KwaZulu-Natal … Read the rest
The outcome of the ANC’s elective conference in Mangaung at the end of the year could have a big effect on South Africa’s future, former president FW de Klerk said on Thursday.
“I do think the choice of leadership in … Read the rest
Inequalities in South Africa are threatening economic growth, with children born into poor families unlikely ever to escape poverty or reap the rewards of living in Africa’s largest economy.
The World Bank’s sobering assessment released last week found that a … Read the rest
A black South African columnist has just published the following article in the London Guardian, blaming whites for blacks’ continuing poverty under a black government.
FW de Klerk: defender of the white man
South Africa is trying to move on
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