Brazil’s president wins re-election

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff narrowly won re-election on Sunday after convincing voters of her party’s strong record of reducing poverty over the last 12 years.

Rousseff won 51.6 percent of votes in a runoff against centrist opposition leader Aecio Neves, … Read the rest

Malema mulling an armed struggle

The Economic Freedom Fighters may take up arms if their “peaceful revolution” is met with violence from the state, party leader Julius Malema said on Thursday.

“We can’t rule out the possibility of an armed struggle if the state is … Read the rest

Cosatu fat cats enjoy five-star luxury

Delegates to the Cosatu conference in Midrand were noticed this morning at the Palazzo Hotel at Montecasino where they were tucking into breakfasts costing R200 per head. All the delegates at the hotel in Fourways, Johannesburg, were dressed in their … Read the rest