JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, May 15, 2018 / EINPresswire.com / — Sri Lanka 's Office of Missing Persons is duty bound to question war-time military leaders over hundreds of cases of enforced disappearance that took place on the final day of the civil war in 2009 if it wants to recover the truth abouth these cases. Among those who disappeared were at least 29 Tamil children, last seen with their families in the custody of the Sri Lankan Army on or arouund 18 May 2009 in what are regarded as classic cases of enforced disappearance in accordance with international law.
A South African organisation that represents many white Africans, has come under fire over their decision to travel to the United States to lobby for the interests of the white Afrikaner community. The group, Afriforum, who describe themselves as a civil rights group, but who have also called apartheid a “so-called historical injustice”, are currently in the US to lobby government officials about the murders of white farmers and to warn investors about the ruling African National Congress party's proposed plan to expropriate land without compensation.
Several sources have described SA agent George Darmanovic as a jovial and warm person to his friends, but also as a serial information peddler with extremely powerful contacts. In commemoration of Nakba Day, #FreePalestine protests are set to take place from Keizergracht to Parliament in Cape Town and at the US consulate in Sandton in solidarity with Palestine.
President Donald Trump speaks during a dinner with Latin American leaders at the Palace Hotel during the UN General Assembly in New York. . In my view this threat may be exaggerated.
THE elderly father of anti-apartheid activist Matthews Mabelane -who like Ahmed Timol died after falling from the notorious John Vorster Square in Joburg – has died without seeing justice for his son. Mabelane, jr, was a student activist of the Soweto 1976 generation.
Researchers pieced together traces of Homo naledi's brain shape from an extraordinary collection of skull fragments and partial crania, from at least five adult individuals. One of these bore a very clear imprint of the convolutions on the surface of the brain's left frontal lobe.
The Council of Muslim Theologians distanced itself from a discriminatory online list on how to identify a Shia Muslim, after the link was circulated on WhatsApp and other social media. The list was published in January this year, but has seemingly resurfaced after an attack on a Shia mosque in Verulam last week.
South African mobile phone operator Vodacom Group disappointed investors with lower than expected full-year earnings and a cut in its dividend payout on Monday. The company, owned by Britain's Vodafone, blamed a one-off hit from its purchase of a stake in Kenya's Safaricom for the disappointing earnings, which missed analysts' estimates and sent its shares down nearly 4 percent in Johannesburg.
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