South Africa news

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Sep 4th, 2012
0 Comments
15 Views
By Alex Lantier,wsws Four gold miners were hospitalized after being shot at Gold One’s Modder East operation yesterday, as police used tear gas and rubber bullets to break a picket line. The police shooting followed a stand-off at Modder East with 200 sacked miners who were demanding to be rehired. P...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Jan 13th, 2011
1 Comment
21 Views
The crude exchange between ANC MP Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and a police officer has emerged for the first time. In a statement on Wednesday last night, her bodyguard Jacob Monare claims the police officer, identified as Jannie Odendaal, pointed a finger at the ANC veteran and used the f-word more th...
By benim
In News
Jan 12th, 2011
0 Comments
27 Views
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the ex-wife of former president Nelson, abused a South African traffic policeman when he pulled over her speeding car, before reporting him to his superiors and demanding an apology, it has been claimed. Winnie Mandela Photo: AFP/GETTY IMAGES Warrant Officer Jannie Odendaal...
By benim
In Abuse
Jan 4th, 2011
0 Comments
36 Views
JOHANNESBURG — Authorities say eight family members in South Africa are accused of forcing children, including those placed in their care, to appear in pornographic films. The suspects were arrested in early December and were denied bail Tuesday. National Prosecuting Authority spokesman Mthunzi...
By benim
In News
Dec 30th, 2010
1 Comment
88 Views
The young foster girl could recall the foul taste in her mouth after she had oral sex, while the little boy could describe how he hurt during anal penetration. This, and other information, were not the kind of details children of their age would make up if they did not experience it, State advocate T...
By benim
In IndepthAfrica
Dec 27th, 2010
0 Comments
38 Views
The film is likely to detail the fraud, kidnapping and murder controversies that have surrounded the anti-apartheid leader’s former wife. Mrs Madikizela-Mandela, as she has been known since her divorce from Mr Mandela in 1996, is one of South Africa’s most controversial and divisive figur...
By benim
In IndepthAfrica
Dec 27th, 2010
0 Comments
49 Views
Biography of Winnie Mandela. The woman who is the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, and head of the ANC Women’s League in South Africa. This highly controversial lady is her own worst enemy. Winnie Mandela – those who love her call her Mother of the Nation (South Africa) and those who hate who say she...
By benim
In News
Dec 27th, 2010
0 Comments
26 Views
Story of South Africa’s ‘mother of the nation’ and Nelson Mandela’s former wife to open next year in Pretoria Carmen, Tosca and Madam Butterfly have all received the treatment. So has Jerry Springer. Why not, then, the tragic heroine of South Africa in Winnie – the Opera? The ...
By benim
In Business
Dec 24th, 2010
1 Comment
15 Views
South Africa’s rand hit another 35-month high against the dollar on Friday, continuing a recent rally that has been fed by rising risk appetite, while local stocks edged lower in holiday-shortened trade. The rand traded at a session high of 6.7350 to the dollar, hitting a new record high for th...
By benim
In Europe
Dec 21st, 2010
0 Comments
99 Views
Relatives say murder allegations are flawed Relatives of Shrien Dewani have revealed how he has been robbed of the love of his life by the murder of his wife Anni while in SA on honeymoon. RELATIVES and close friends of Shrien Dewani, accused of plotting to kill his wife while they were on honeymoon ...