Monthly Archives: February 2014

South Africa: 26 Killed in SA Mines This Month

Johannesburg — February has been a deadly month in South Africa’s mining industry with at least 26 workers, both legal and illegal, killed underground.

At the beginning of the month, mines belonging to mining magnate

Mozambique: Two Former Prime Ministers in Race to Succeed Guebuza

Maputo — Two former Mozambican Prime Ministers, Luisa Diogo and Aires Ali, have joined the race to become the candidate of the ruling Frelimo Party in the next presidential election, scheduled for 15 October.


Africa: A Look At Africa’s Anti-Gay Laws

African countries ‘dealing’ with gays the best way they know how – further criminalization

A trend is forming from African nations – which already criminalize same sex acts, albeit, through laws inherited from colonial masters

South Africa: Bafana Bafana/Brazil Game, a Special Moment – Gauteng Premier

The international friendly match between Bafana Bafana and Brazil was yet another opportunity to show the outside world how good the country was in hosting events, Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane told the media on Thursday,

Africa: South Africa – a G-20 Misfit … or Not? a Response to David Hale

The Group of 20 (G-20) was formed in 1999 after the Asian financial crisis of 1997-1998. It was formed by the world’s most influential countries with a view to reforming the global financial architecture, with