A study conducted by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has cast doubt over Israel’s survival beyond the next 20 years.
The CIA report predicts “an inexorable movement away from a two-state to a one-state solution, as the most viable model … Read the rest
Not a day goes by without us here in South Africa being reminded of the “glorious revolution” of 1994, led by Nelson and Winnie Mandela, black fists held aloft. Perhaps “glorious revolution” is an apt term, borrowed from English history, … Read the rest
Lawrence Dallaglio says England must make a priority of beating South Africa and turning Twickenham into a fortress ahead of the World Cup.
The Red Rose legend issued his twin challenge as Stuart Lancaster claimed to already know 80 per … Read the rest
Synagogues around the country have increased security in recent weeks, putting up concrete barriers and closing roads during worship.
The synagogues are also protected by 24-hour security thanks to terrorism and anti-Semitic threats against the Jewish community.
On their website, … Read the rest
Hundreds of South Africa’s commercial farmers have now gone home after TAU SA’s yearly congress in Pretoria. In the north of the country they wait for the summer rain: their soil is prepared, the seeds are planted and the days … Read the rest
A recent statement by the FW de Klerk Foundation in Cape Town after the Constitutional Court’s finding in the Renate Barnard affirmative-action case, said that “[the judgement] is, in effect, a prescription for, and validation of, harmful discrimination against millions … Read the rest
The Islamic Unity Convention (IUC) has joined several South African Muslim bodies in condemning the actions of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis).
It said on Wednesday that core tenets of Islam included love, peace and unity … Read the rest
From Vanuatu ‘our’ flag and penchant for imitation
South Africa, especially these days, is trying to decide whether we should emulate Idi Amin’s Uganda or some cargo cult on the island of Vanuatu. You could call the system here a … Read the rest
ILANA MERCER: There’s an elephant in the courtroom in which Oscar Pistorius is being tried for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. It is the unidirectional, black-on-black and black-on-white violent crime in South Africa. The fear of being butchered… Read the rest
A white Afrikaner woman, Jenny van Tonder, 63, suffered a necklace attack this week as a black attacker, Edwin Mapatha, 57, threw gasoline over her and her car and then set her alight.
Van Tonder has sustained 25% burn wounds … Read the rest
Only 52% of South Africans believe that the USA take the protection of personal freedoms seriously. Overt the past year, the percentage of South Africans who still believe in the American president Barack Obama has dropped by 18 percentage points.… Read the rest