YouTube bans Hong Kong protest song


YouTube has said that it would comply with a Hong Kong court ruling that banned the distribution of a protest song in the city, heightening

Zimbabwe: food aid desperately needed


Over half of Zimbabwe’s people are likely to need food aid, the country’s cabinet has heard. This comes as Zimbabwe is reeling under drought and

Last internationally wanted Rwandan genocide suspects confirmed dead


The last two suspects being sought by a global tribunal on the Rwandan genocide have been confirmed as being dead. The two suspects, named as

French police kill man trying to burn down synagogue


French police shot and killed a man in the French city of Rouen after he was caught trying to burn down a synagogue. Police were

Yemen holds off on repairing key internet cable


The Yemeni government is holding back repairs on a key internet cable that’s been damaged in the Red Sea, as it conducts a criminal investigation

ANC easily defends Madibeng ward         


The ANC easily defended a ward in Madibeng (Brits) in North West on Wednesday. It was the only by-election held. The ANC won 70% of

Bring back stop and search to deal with knife crime in the UK


British police must increase their use of stop and search to tackle knife crime rather than “appease” campaign groups who claim it is discriminatory, Chris

New BEE system risks greater exposure to corruption – IRR

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The new public procurement system – contained in legislation scheduled to be voted on today − will “add to uncertainty in the tender process, which

Singapore gets new PM


Lawrence Wong is the new Prime Minister of Singapore, having been sworn in last night. Wong becomes only the fourth leader of the city state

Mbeki suspends campaigning for the ANC


Former President Thabo Mbeki has suspended campaigning for the party he used to lead. ‘Diplomatic commitments’ were cited as the reason for the suspension of