Daily Archives: July 26, 2016

South Africa: Desperate ANC Has Lost the Argument On Creating Jobs and Stopping Corruption

ANC Spokesperson, Zizi Kodwa's vitriolic attack on the DA's election campaign today reveals the party's growing desperation as they face losing Johannesburg, Tshwane and Nelson Mandela Bay to the DA on 3 August 2016.The truth is that the ANC has lost t...

South Africa: Nkandla – Zuma Must Pay Back Money Personally, and Come Clean On Tax Owed

The DA welcomes the Constitutional Court's endorsement of National Treasury's determination ordering that President Jacob Zuma pays back R7.8 million for his liability for the upgrades at his private residence at Nkandla.In doing so President Zuma and ...

How date palm seeds can remove toxins from the environment

Date palms are an iconic feature of landscapes in the Middle East and North Africa. These graceful trees are one of the oldest known fruit crops and have been cultivated for well over 5,000 years, providing sustenance for generations.To this day, dates...

South Africa: DA Challenges ANC Metros to Follow Cape Town’s Lead in Rejecting Eskom Decision

The DA today challenges ANC metros to follow the DA-run City of Cape Town's lead to reject the decision by Eskom CEO, Brian Molefe, to discontinue the signing of power purchase agreements with the Independent Power Produces.Mr Molefe's decision, which ...

Four Corners: is using restraints akin to torture?

Monday night's ABC Four Corners program on the treatment of detainees in juvenile detention in the Northern Territory was devastating viewing. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's subsequent announcement of a royal commission to investigate is to be appla...