Thousands of far-right protesters marched through Madrid on Saturday, demanding “social aid” for Spaniards and holding banners and placards reading “Spaniards Welcome,” a play on the “Refugees Welcome” movement currently organising across Europe.
About 10% of Spain’s 46 million people … Read the rest
Four gun-toting black children held up 17 Swedish tourists in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.
The robbery occurred on Monday when the tourists were visiting the Iliso Care Society, which runs programmes including a project to address unemployment, a day-care centre and … Read the rest
As many as 8 million undocumented immigrants hold jobs in the U.S. In fact, they account for more than 5 percent of the U.S. labor force. Their unemployment rate might even be lower than that of the nation’s black citizens.… Read the rest
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
Former President says country continues to present an anomalous picture to the world
SPEECH BY FORMER PRESIDENT FW DE KLERK FOXHILLS RESORT, ENGLAND, September 13 2013
SOUTH AFRICA: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
I should like to talk about South Africa: … Read the rest
The capitalist system is the real enemy in South Africa, Congress of SA Trade Unions general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said on Friday.
Problems such as xenophobia, corruption, gender-based violence, and substance abuse were rooted in economic misery, he said … Read the rest
Eurozone unemployment levels have hit 12 percent – the highest in the history of eurozone record-keeping, since the currency was launched in 1999.
The average unemployment rate across the eurozone’s 17 constituent European Union countries rose from January’s initial 11.9 … Read the rest
A significant increase in the supply of platinum from recycling, a strong fall in demand for autocatalysts and price-elastic Chinese jewellery demand are combining to hobble the platinum mining industry.
(Amplats) CEO Chris Griffith tells Mining Weekly Online in the … Read the rest
On July 1, Canada Day, this year, Canadians awoke to a startling, if pleasant, piece of news: For the first time in recent history, the average Canadian is richer than the average American.
According to data from Environics Analytics WealthScapes … Read the rest
Chaos and violence are on the rise in the UK a year after the PM declared a war on gang culture, a study revealed. Police aggression and a refusal to tackle the root causes of delinquency are reportedly the main … Read the rest