• Romance Thieves Nabbed In Early Morning Swoop

    Romance Thieves Nabbed In Early Morning Swoop

    South African law enforcers in Cape Town, with the help of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), on Tuesday morning swooped on suspected Nigerian fraudsters accused of preying on lonely hearts to steal millions of rand. Using dating sites and social media the suspects conned vulnerable widows and divorcees into believing that they were in

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  • General Colin Powell Succumbs To Covid-19

    General Colin Powell Succumbs To Covid-19

    ABC News is reporting that former US Secretary of State and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Colin Powell, died Monday morning due to complications from Covid-19, his family said in a statement. “He was fully vaccinated. We want to thank the medical staff at Walter Reed National Medical Center for their caring treatment,” the family

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  • Blood Lands: Farm Murder Story Wins Big Award

    Blood Lands: Farm Murder Story Wins Big Award

    Blood Lands – a truly South African story about racial tension between white farmers and black rural inhabitants that resulted in a double murder – has won the PRIX EUROPA Best European Radio Investigation of the Year 2021 award. Blood Lands is a British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) United Kingdom series for Radio 4. “Our series,

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  • Israel Goes Ahead With Illegal Settlements

    Israel Goes Ahead With Illegal Settlements

    Israel is forging ahead with a plan to promote the construction of thousands of illegal settlement homes in occupied East Jerusalem for the benefit of Israeli settlers and at the expense of Palestinians. The first new settlement neighbourhood in East Jerusalem in 20 years, to be constructed in different parts of the occupied eastern sector. It will

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  • Greenpeace Intercepts Fish Oil Tanker From West Africa

    Greenpeace Intercepts Fish Oil Tanker From West Africa

    Greenpeace on Thursday intercepted the tanker Key Sund, which was transporting fish oil from West Africa through the Channel between England and France. In support of the campaigning efforts by West African fishers and female fish processors, Greenpeace said it intercepted the tanker to bring attention to their unethical corporate practices. “Rather than feeding local

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  • South Africa, UN To Protect Rights Of Foreign Nationals

    South Africa, UN To Protect Rights Of Foreign Nationals

    The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) and the UN have signed a partnership to promote and protect the human rights of asylum-seekers, refugees, internally displaced people, and stateless persons in South Africa. On Wednesday the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the UN Refugee Agency, and SAHRC signed a Memorandum of Understanding formalising the rights

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