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When Democracy Met Idiocracy: Rise of The Donald

By J BROOKS SPECTOR As the gravity-defying phenomenon of Donald J Trump’s apparent early support continues to mystify and captivate analysts and supporters, J. BROOKS SPECTOR tries to take a measure of what it may mean. Donald Trump seems to have captured the pre-pre-election news cycle in a way that is uniquely a creature of our time. Rich as Croesus, totally...

South Africa Must Face Its Demons

By ANDREW IHSAAN GASNOLAR In light of our current economic woes, it would be easy for some South Africans to pretend that patriarchy, racism, misogyny and hatred are issues that are secondary to bread-and-butter issues. However, these issues are interrelated and interconnected and definitely not secondary. We were at this crossroads before when we opted to embrace compromise and a...

South Africa Cannot Afford To Let Corruption Slide

By MMUSI MAIMANE It is incredibly important that South Africans do not become desensitised to corruption scandals because, left unchecked, corruption will be our undoing. Simply put, corruption destroys a government’s ability to fulfil its commitment to the people. It threatens the rule of law, it damages a country’s reputation and it drives away investment. But above all, corruption steals...

ZImbabwe Economy Dead Because Of EFF Style Land Reform: Vice President

VICE-PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnanagagwa yesterday admitted that the economy has hit rock bottom as a result of the land reform programme launched in 2000. BY BLESSED MHLANGA Speaking in Kwekwe during the official opening of Dazzle Super Supermarkets, Mnangagwa said it was now time the country joined other nations on an economic recovery path. “We are at the bottom of the pit, but...

EFF Students Moered After Trying To Attack White Students In Stellenbosch

On Tuesday videos emerged of a fight between students from the Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute in Stellenbosch. The videos show some black students carrying sjamboks, one is dressed in a red overall, getting into fight with another group of mainly white students. Some of the bystanders managed to film the incident. Students had been protesting the college’s language policy. The protest...

Pastor Tries To Walk On Water Like Jesus Did, Drowns Infront Of Church

Before you even read - you will be shocked to also read this story - Of A Pastor who convinced his congregation that his p*nis had holy milk. He then told his church to suck his organ, so that he could produce the HOLY MILK and save them!!! The Story is here - http://news24zim.com/2015/07/14/pastor-jailed-for-convincing-followers-his-penis-contained-holy-milk-and-making-them-drink-semen/ NOW - In The Story that...

Prasa Banned From Operating Its Trains In Capetown Stations Until Threats To Commuters Stop

The rail safety regulator has slapped the embattled Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) with an order barring it from using Gouda station in Western Cape due to passenger safety concerns. The Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) on Tuesday said the Prohibition Directive to suspend station operations at Gouda station was issued on August 24 following an investigation prompted by complaints...

Relative Of Panayiotou Hitman Arrested For Murder

A relative of the man alleged to be the hitman in the murder of Jayde Panayiotou has been arrested for the murder and house robbery of an elderly grandmother in Port Elizabeth about two weeks ago‚ The Herald confirmed on Tuesday. Thando Xolo Vumazonke‚ 23‚ a relative of alleged triggerman Sizwezakhe Vumazonke‚ 30‚ briefly appeared in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate’s...

HIV Functional Cure: STEM Cell Treatment Breakthrough After Berlin & Barcelona Patients Cured

Barcelona - Research using man-made, blood-forming stem cells has shown great promise in animal experiments in suppressing HIV. But now a grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) has funded a clinical trial using those bio-engineered stem cells to treat HIV patients who have lymphoma, a deadly cancer that eventually kills people with AIDS. Timothy Brown was the first patient...

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