Friday, December 2nd, 2022



  • Why Jerusalem has always been such a dangerous flashpoint

    Why Jerusalem has always been such a dangerous flashpoint0

    • World
    • Friday, January 29th, 2021

    There are bulls in china shops and then there is Donald Trump. Charging in where every US President before him had feared to tread, he announced yesterday his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Why Jerusalem is considered a dangerous flashpoint. Israelis, naturally, were delighted; Palestinians appalled. In Gaza, Hamas pledged that the decision would

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  • What will happen in South Africa after Zuma leaves office

    What will happen in South Africa after Zuma leaves office0

    • Africa
    • Thursday, January 28th, 2021

    Anyone who believes there’s a quick fix for South Africa’s political and financial malaise when President Jacob Zuma leaves office needs to think again. His successor will inherit an economy that slid into recession in the first quarter, mismanaged state companies that are bleeding cash and a network of officials implicated in looting taxpayer funds.

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  • Investors would rather put their money in Mauritius than South Africa

    Investors would rather put their money in Mauritius than South Africa0

    • Africa
    • Thursday, January 28th, 2021

    Despite a larger economy and a much bigger population, South Africa’s political uncertainty and failure to draw cost-sensitive investors has given way for the rise of Mauritius as the top investment destination in Africa. Investors will rather put their money in Mauritius. Bravura’s executive director, Soria Hay, said Mauritius is fast-gaining the reputation among investors

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  • Black ownership on the South African’s stock exchange .

    Black ownership on the South African’s stock exchange .0

    • Africa
    • Thursday, January 28th, 2021

    When the president’s estimates of the share of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) owned by black people jumped from 3% to 10%, a South African commentator took notice. “Something rings wrong,” Allan Greenblo, editorial director of retirement publication Today’s Trustee, stated.In response to the debate on his 2015 State of the Nation Address, President Jacob

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  • Who Brought the Slaves to America? The True History of Slavery in the USA

    Who Brought the Slaves to America? The True History of Slavery in the USA1

    • USA
    • Wednesday, January 27th, 2021

    The story of the slaves in America begins with Christopher Columbus. His voyage to America was not financed by Queen Isabella, but by Luis de Santangelo, who advanced the sum of 17,000 ducats (about 5,000 pounds-today equal to 50,000 pounds) to finance the voyage, which began on August 3, 1492. How slaves were brought to America.

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  • It Is Not Islam That Drives Young Europeans to Jihad.

    It Is Not Islam That Drives Young Europeans to Jihad.0

    • World
    • Tuesday, January 26th, 2021

    Salman Abedi, the suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a Manchester pop concert this week, started life advantageously enough: to parents who had fled Gadhafi’s Libya for a new life in Britain. But actually it was that kind of dislocation that would send him off kilter two decades later, says Olivier Roy, one of

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