ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast. The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has approved a loan of approximately R5 billion ($288 million) to the government of South Africa, as the country battles one of the largest COVID-19 … Read the rest
- Protesters torched the Desmond Tutu Community Hall and a new facility for Covid-19 patients in Makhaza, Khayelitsha, on Saturday.
- The new facility opened a week ago and damage is estimated to be close to R1 million.
- The exact reason for
Whereas President Cyril Ramaphosa already released 19 000 inmates out of a total prison population of 155 000 in May this year, prisoners in Gauteng province are rioting for another mass release. They claim that they are at risk of … Read the rest
In 2019, gambling revenue in South Africa reached a staggering R30 billion. That was up from R26.3 billion just three years earlier, suggesting that gambling of all kinds is not only alive and well in the country – it’s also … Read the rest
June 16, 1976 was a normal working day. It was cold and cloudless sunny winter weather. At the time I was working as a social-worker supervisor for the West Rand Development Council in Soweto and my office was in Diepkloof, … Read the rest
More than 76 percent of South Africans say they have been victims of crimes ranging from kidnapping, murder and sexual assault to robbery and housebreaking. This is one of the findings in the State of Security Report, commissioned by … Read the rest
Two roads diverge in our future: populism, where the spirit of the people expresses a dissenting view to that of its elites, or mass mobilization, where the underclasses are organized towards overthrowing the elites and replacing them with elites of … Read the rest
The statue of Cecil John Rhodes is to be removed from Oriel College at Oxford University.
In a statement this week, the Oxford Oriel College’s governing body said it would launch an independent commission of inquiry into issues relating to … Read the rest
A video is currently going viral on the internet, showing three blacks approaching a white woman with a baby on her lap. Initially they ask her to put down the baby but when she fails to react, they simply start … Read the rest
Japan’s success against the coronavirus without enforcing a strict lockdown is due to the citizens’ “cultural standard” that is different from other nations, Finance Minister Taro Aso said, drawing criticism from the public that the comments were inappropriate.
“Other countries … Read the rest
Switzerland has opened a probe related to $2 billion of loans to Mozambique that were organized by banks including Credit Suisse Group AG and VTB Bank PJSC, in a scandal that has already attracted the attention of prosecutors in the … Read the rest
Premature ejaculation is one of the many sexual disorders that will not only affect a man but also hurt the relationships they are into. A good percentage of women report having both psychological strains and stress as a result of … Read the rest
29 May 2020, Addis Ababa: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat strongly condemns the murder of George Floyd that occurred in the United States of America at the hands of law enforcement officers, and wishes to … Read the rest