Friday 22 September, 2017
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Giant media conglomerate quiet on the torture and murder of SA whites There is an ongoing question mark hanging over the giant, enormously wealthy South African media group, Naspers. The group’s media – notably the online press, newspapers...

By L Herbst on May 11th, 2015

Israel has refused to grant an entry visa to  Blade Nzimande the South African Minister of Higher Education and Training, who intended to visit the Palestinian Authority next week. According to a senior official in Jerusalem the reason that...

By L Herbst on Apr 25th, 2015

Jacob Zuma: Press photographs of the murder of Emmanuel Sithole are unpatriotic At a speech during Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini’s imbizo on xenophobia in Durban on 20 April, South African President Jacob Zuma criticized the press for...

By L Herbst on Apr 22nd, 2015

Britain has appointed A New Zealand judge to lead an inquiry into historic child sex abuse allegations. High Court  Judge Lowell Goddard was chosen from 150 candidates because she has no connections to the British establishment. The problem in Britain is so widespread that it proved difficult to find a suitable senior judge in the country without links...

In the wake of another damming report the South African Police Service (SAPS) is spending R25 million on external communications companies in a bid to polish the image of the force and that of national commissioner Riah Phiyega. On 28 February 2015 the South African Institute for Race Relations (SAIRR) released a report, titled Broken Blue Line 2,...

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has accused 43-year-old singer and human rights activist, Sunette Bridges of hosting hate speech on her Facebook page. The so-called “hate speech” posted by a few of  her close to 40 000 followers comprises some name calling and racial slurs. On Tuesday Ms Bridges appeared in the Western Cape Equality...

Sunday 18th January South African President Jacob Zuma met with the Pope and Patriarch of the Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria and All Africa: Theodoris II in Pretoria. The Patriarch bestowed on Zuma  the highest honor the church can give to a foreign national- the Order of Saint Mark. Zuma, and various officials welcomed Theodoris II to his official...

In the wake of the Paris terror attack and subsequent international hunt for female terror suspect Hayat Boumeddiene, the world is casting a wary eye on countries that harbor Muslim extremists. Some countries such as Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are open about their allegiances but there are other countries such as South Africa that should be viewed with...

Johannesburg – Three KwaZulu-Natal Parks Board game rangers who were arrested on Christmas Day for shooting an alleged poacher were granted bail in the Ubombo Magistrate’s Court on Saturday. The rangers, part of the crack anti-rhino poaching unit (APU) were a foot patrol in Far Northern KwaZulu-Natal’s Mkhuze Game Reserve when they saw three suspected...

A High Court judge today backed a decision by the New Zealand Government to extradite a former Catholic brother to Australia to face 250 charges of child-sex abuse charges. Australia requested the extradition of Bernard Kevin McGrath, 66, in November 2012 alleging that he raped, molested and abused dozens of young boys at one of Australia’s most prominent...