South Africa’s black Chief Justice berated the government and corporations for hiring white males to defend them in courts.
Speaking at a Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry luncheon, Mogoeng Mogoeng said: “There’s still a lot to be done to … Read the rest
A mysterious Chinese blogger has provoked a storm of speculation online over claims he predicted the disappearance of an AirAsia flight thirteen days before one vanished.
In a series of posts which have gone viral, the man appears to warn … Read the rest
The purple cleric, archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has called on “all who believe in democracy” to support the protests in Hong Kong his foundation said on Wednesday.
“I salute the courage of the hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong citizens … Read the rest
The China Gold Congress is currently in full flight in Beijing. The three day Congress is China’s biggest gold industry event of the year, drawing in participants from across the Chinese and international gold sectors including central banks, mining companies, … Read the rest
A children’s book inspired by a real-life story of two male penguins raising a baby chick in New York’s zoo has been deemed inappropriate by state-run Singapore libraries, and the conservative city-state’s information minister said he supports the decision to … Read the rest
by Dan Roodt dan[at]praag.org
Ever since Britain started getting seriously interested in South Africa after the discovery of diamonds at Kimberley in 1866, there have been at least two conflicting views of the country. Throughout the twentieth century too, South … Read the rest
Singapore, where residents work the longest hours in the world, was also found to be the least emotional country.
Never mind its temperate 28C weather, low unemployment rate and high per-capita GDP – Singapore is the most emotionless society in
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