Sunday 22nd October, 2017

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Dictators dont come from the sky!

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Dictatorships are often unexpected. They have arisen among prosperous, educated and cultured societies that seemed safe from a dictatorship - in Europe, Africa and South ...

Somalia deserves our empathy

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Over the weekend, a massive truck bomb exploded in Mogadishu, the sprawling, once-lovely capital of Somalia.The explosives went off on a Saturday afternoon, in a ...

Where are our scholar-journalists'

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Forty years ago this week, I left South Africa for exile in Lesotho.I was then a celebrated young journalist who had courageously covered the 1976 ...

African architecture recognised

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As African architecture rises in global stature, the question that has become more difficult to answer is: What is the hottest new building built in ...

SAPS, Hawks need better leaders

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The problem with South Africa's law enforcement is poor leadership, which is why the selection processes for a new national police commissioner and head of ...

Metsimaholo by-elections a test case for SACP

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It will be a case of the ANC versus the South African Communist Party (SACP) at the polls next month as the latter party finally ...

Zimbabweans Spend Big to Repatriate Bodies

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HARARE, ZIMBABWE - Sad faces etched with deep sorrow fill a 13-seater bus.Behind the bus, a trailer carries the coffin of a young man who ...

US Muslim Leaders Condemn Deadly Mogadishu Attack

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Muslim leaders in the Washington area have condemned the recent terrorist attack in Mogadishu that killed nearly 400 people and injured 228. Imams and diplomats ...

Campaign Launched to Bring Gambia's Jammeh to Justice

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Victims of the regime of former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh announced Saturday an 'international campaign' to bring him to justice.Jammeh, a former soldier, ruled the ...

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LATEST: WHO chief says rethinking approach after Mugabe appointment uproar

Geneva - The head of the World Health Organisation says he is "rethinking" his appointment of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwill ambassador".In a ...

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Movie Review

Barry Lyndon
Stanley Kubrick's Barry Lyndon opens with what is arguably the most beautiful shot in all of his films and, quite possibly, one of the most beautiful shots in all of cinema. A long shot depicting a duel, it is framed ...

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Sheraton Waikiki

One of four Sheraton Hotels in Waikiki, and one of three on the beach. Next Door is the Sheraton Royal Hawaiian, sometimes referred to ...

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