Daily Archives: April 5, 2018

DATA SHOW SOUTH AFRICA ONE OF MOST UNEQUAL COUNTRIES GLOBALLY

JOHANNESBURG– South Africa is one of the most unequal countries in the world, and that inequality has increased since the end of apartheid in 1994, according to a new report compiled by the National Planning …

PRETORIA VOICES CONCERN OVER ATTEMPTED MISSILE ATTACK ON SAUDI CAPITAL

PRETORIA– The South African government has voiced concern over the attempted missile attack which targeted the Saudi capital, Riyadh.

The attempted missile attack on March 25 was the third such incident following similar attempts in …

Supporters to March in Support of South Africa’s Zuma

Supporters of former South African President Jacob Zuma plan to march to the Durban High Court on Friday, where Zuma will face corruption charges related to a decades-old arms deal.

Zuma plans to legally challenge …

UN Watchdog Urges Hungary to Halt Hate Speech, Protect Refugees

A U.N. rights watchdog called on Hungary on Thursday to crack down on hate speech by politicians against Roma, Muslims and other minorities, and to repeal a law allowing migrants to be deported without a …

Once a Hostage, Sri Lankan Sailor Now Helps Battle Somali Pirates

In a classroom overlooking the harbor in the Somali city of Bossaso, Sarath Surasena teaches the basics of boat mechanics.

The students are recruits for a new coast guard being established in Somalia’s Galmudug state, …