SA Human rights lawyers arrested in Tanzania for ‘promoting homosexuality’

The arrest in Tanzania last week of 13 people accused of the “promotion of homosexuality” has been called “a terrible human rights violation”. Two of those arrested are from South Africa and include well-known human rights lawyer, Sibongile Ndashe, executive director of the Initiative for Strategic Litigation in Africa (Isla). The arrests took place in […]
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SOUTH AFRICA: The Naked Hypocritical Curse Of The ‘Majority Rule’

WARNING – GRAPHIC CONTENT – NOT FOR SENSITIVE VIEWERS! SOUTH AFRICA is ostensibly a country whose controllers exercise the worst kind of naked racism and discrimination in order to stay in power. South Africa is also furthermore a country with the most vindictive, cruel and racist black population on earth, who refuse to obey any […]
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Home Affairs Director-General placed on ‘suspension’ without any reason given – Government is hiring and firing again

Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize has announced the department’s Director-General Mkuseli Apleni, has been placed on precautionary suspension as of Monday. The minister announced the suspension in a terse, one-line statement on Monday afternoon.The sanction was confirmed in a one-sentence statement released by Mkhize without any reason given. Apleni’s tenure at the department of Home […]
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SA deploys more women UN peacekeepers to curb sexual abuse

The United Nations believes that putting more women peacekeepers in the field may curb sexual abuse by its own troops. South Africa, which has been accused of some of the worst sexual offences in the UN, currently has the highest number of women deployed on peacekeeping missions according to Defense Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, but two […]
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DisGraceful. The gospel According To The Browse Moles  –  Ed Herbst

  JOHANNESBURG — Veteran journalist Ed Herbst is in top form again as latches onto the recent Grace Mugabe rampage in Sandton and the fact that South Africa’s Minister of International Relations, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, had given Mugabe diplomatic immunity. Tapping some ‘browse moles’, Herbst once again highlights some interesting perspectives on recent events and links back to a […]
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DA goes to Constitutional Court to have Mugabe immunity set aside.

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has applied for direct access to the Constitutional Court to have the diplomatic immunity granted to Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe set aside. The party filed papers this week arguing International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane’s decision to let Mugabe off the hook for alleged assault was “wholly without legal […]
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Are the Guptas starting to feel the heat?

Gupta-owned Oakbay Investments has sold Tegeta Exploration and Resources to Swiss-based Charles King SA for R2.97-billion, it announced on Wednesday. The firm is at the centre of former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s State of Capture report, which found irregularities with its dealings with Eskom. Brian Molefe stepped down as a result of the report in […]
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‘No diplomatic immunity for Grace’ – says Government lawyers.

The South African government has received legal advice indicating that, despite travelling on a diplomatic passport, Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe does not qualify for diplomatic immunity and may be arrested for allegedly assaulting a Johannesburg woman. The Mail & Guardian has learned that frantic behind-the-scenes negotiations are underway between Zimbabwe and South Africa in […]
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Falling BRICS endanger their citizens’ health, starting with Jacob Zuma.

As he launches the African Regional Centre of the New Development Bank (NDB) in Sandton on Thursday, nearly 18 months behind schedule, Jacob Zuma must have mixed feelings. Strife-riven Brazil, Russia, India and China are more risky allies than Zuma reckoned when in 2010 he accepted Beijing’s invitation to join the club. “I was poisoned […]
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Grace Mugabe hands herself over to SAPS after assault allegations.

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has revealed that Grace Mugabe has handed herself over to local police after she was accused of beating a Joburg model with an extension cord. The Zimbabwean ruling party has taken to twitter to provide an alternative version of the alleged assault. They say it was the model who assaulted Mugabe, […]
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