Two South Africans have made it into the respected Sunday Times Rich List released on Sunday, with Ukrainian businessman Len Blavatnik taking the top spot with a personal wealth of £13.17bn (R240bn).
South-African born Swazi business mogul Nathan Kirsh claimed … 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
Swaziland’s King Mswati III has chosen an 18-year-old beauty pageant contestant as his 14th wife, a palace spokesman said Tuesday, days before a much-criticised parliamentary vote.
“I can confirm that the king has introduced to the nation a new liphovela … Read the rest
Mozambican and Swazi citizens who illegally receive social grants in South Africa are causing congestion at pay points in Mpumalanga.
Provincial Health and Social Development MEC Clifford Mkasi raised the problem at the launch of Social Development Month in Mbombela.… Read the rest
During a debate on the 1913 Land Act today, Dr. Pieter Mulder of the Freedom Front Plus said that the former British protectorates Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland should be included when calculating the percentage of black-owned land in South Africa. … Read the rest
The ANC has called for Swaziland to be “liberated” as part of the outcomes of an International Solidarity Conference the party hosted last week.
“Everyone must have freedom in their lifetime,” ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete told reporters in Johannesburg.
The … Read the rest
The ANC resolved that it will continue to be in solidarity with the people struggling in Swaziland, international relations committee member Lindiwe Zulu said on Thursday.
“We support the democratisation of Swaziland,” Zulu told reporters at the ANC’s national policy … Read the rest
by Dan Roodt
Last week ANC leaders had another braai or luncheon with representatives of Afrikaans organisations. A few vacuous statements were made afterwards but as usual nothing really happened.
Why on earth does the ANC still talk to Afrikaners … Read the rest