Nineteen South Africans evacuated from Gaza


Nineteen South Africans have left Gaza for Egypt. This was according to the Department of International Relations and Co-operation (DIRCO). On X (formerly Twitter) Dirco’s

Boost for independent candidates ahead of 2024 poll


The Constitutional Court has ruled that people intending to stand as independents ahead of next year’s national and provincial elections will only need 1 000 signatures

Former US ambassador charged with spying for Cuba


A former American ambassador has been charged with spying for Cuba. Victor Manuel Rocha, who served as the US ambassador to Bolivia, is accused of

Venezuelans vote to claim Guyanese region


In a referendum held on Sunday Venezuelans voted in favour of claiming the Essequibo region, which is currently legally part of Guyana. According to reports

Niger and Burkina Faso pull out of regional anti-Islamist force


Niger and Burkina Faso have become the latest countries to pull out of a regional military alliance to combat Islamists and jihadists in West Africa

Australian Gold Coast retracts Commonwealth Games bid


Gold Coast, the Australian city on the Queensland coast, has decided not to bid for the 2026 Commonwealth Games. It had previously hosted the multi-sport

Ministers clash over GBV


Minister of Social Development Lindiwe Zulu and her deputy, Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu, contradicted each other on eNCA over the alleged collapse of the Gender-Based Violence Command

Lesufi’s crime warden wreck vehicles


Gauteng’s crime prevention wardens have been involved in 22 accidents since taking possession of 199 new BMWs in May 2023, according to the Sunday Times.

Gay clubs in Moscow targeted after anti-LGBT ruling


People at several gay clubs in Moscow were briefly held and had their passports were photographed in police raids on Friday, a day after Russia’s

IRR welcomes pause in drive for ‘catastrophic’ NHI 

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The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) says it is ‘heartened by what appears to be a deliberate halt in the ANC’s attempt to bulldoze the