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Watch: Kidnapping for cash thrives in eastern Congo

Jul 21, 2016

Watch: Kidnapping for cash thrives in eastern Congo

Kidnapping for cash is a flourishing activity in North Kivu, a province of Congo where victims cannot count on the state to halt the racket #Red Cross #Poverty #South Africa #Money #Cash #Congo #kidnapping #Shareworthy
With faith and Facebook, Zimbabwe preacher takes on Mugabe | Reuters

Jul 20, 2016

With faith and Facebook, Zimbabwe preacher takes on Mugabe | Reuters

JOHANNESBURG With a Bible in one hand and iPhone in the other, Evan Mawarire makes an unlikely adversary to Robert Mugabe, who has seen off foes from apartheid assassins and union leaders to Tony Blair and the IMF over 36 years in power. Zimbabwe's only ruler since independence from Britain in 1980, Mugabe led the country from the embers of civil war and repressive white-minority rule, and has held power since with a mixture of tactical cunning, obdurate African nationalism and, where necessary, the brute force of his security services #facebook #United States #science #Europe #markets #South Africa #Africa
India in West Indies: 'Need to win in Caribbean to change fans' perception,' says Ravindra Jadeja

Jul 15, 2016

India in West Indies: 'Need to win in Caribbean to change fans' perception,' says Ravindra Jadeja

Just like his teammates, left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja also knows that victories at home counts for little unless the team starts winning overseas and that's what is the goal of this current as they get ready for four-Test series against West Indies. #NewsTracker #West Indies #South Africa #Anil Kumble #Ravindra Jadeja #ODI #Test series
Powerful message of reconciliation: South Africa's Zuma honours black WWI soldiers at French memorial

Jul 12, 2016

Powerful message of reconciliation: South Africa's Zuma honours black WWI soldiers at French memorial

Zuma said black South Africans were not allowed to bear arms as the white elite feared that it would empower them to use it to fight white supremacy." #NewsTracker #South Africa #Jacob Zuma #World War I #South African Native Labour Contingent #SANLC #Delville Wood
Test series against India will be challenging for West Indies: Jason Holder

Jul 12, 2016

Test series against India will be challenging for West Indies: Jason Holder

Jason Holder believes it will be a tough challenge for West Indies to face World No 2 India during the four-Test series starting at Antigua on 21 July. #India #Cricket #Australia #Test cricket #West Indies #South Africa #India vs West Indies #West Indies vs India #Jason Holder #India in West Indies
Narendra Modi returns from Africa: Some key takeaways from his 4-nation visit

Jul 12, 2016

Narendra Modi returns from Africa: Some key takeaways from his 4-nation visit

After five days of zipping across four countries along the eastern coast of Africa, Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to India on Tuesday. #Defence #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #South Africa #trade #Kenya #Tanzania #Mozambique #Jacob Zuma #Economic Cooperation #Modi In Africa #India-Africa relations
PM Modi returns home after four-nation Africa tour

Jul 12, 2016

PM Modi returns home after four-nation Africa tour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned home on Monday after his four-nation Africa tour aimed at enhancing ties with the continent. #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #South Africa #Africa #Tanzania #Mozambique #ModiinAfrica #Modi's Africa tour
South African police arrest four terrorism suspects bound for Syria | Reuters

Jul 11, 2016

South African police arrest four terrorism suspects bound for Syria | Reuters

JOHANNESBURG Four South Africans attempting to fly to Syria have been arrested in Johannesburg and will face charges related to terrorism, police said on Sunday. "We stopped them from flying to Syria and the airline concerned was also informed and they were refused access," said Hangwani Mulaudzi, spokesman for the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation, widely known as "the Hawks." The arrests were made on Saturday and the three men and one woman will appear in court on Monday, two in Johannesburg and two others at the Kagiso Magistrates Court west of Johannesburg, Mulaudzi said #India #Business #Syria #South Africa #Africa #Security #United Kingdom
Renewed fighting erupts in South Sudan as fears of civil war mount | Reuters

Jul 11, 2016

Renewed fighting erupts in South Sudan as fears of civil war mount | Reuters

JUBA Renewed fighting erupted in South Sudan's capital on Sunday and forces loyal to Vice President Riek Machar said his residence was attacked by the president's troops, raising fears of a slide back into full-blown conflict in the five-year-old nation. There was no immediate response from the government of President Salva Kiir to the statement by Machar's spokesman #India #Middle East #Europe #South Africa #Security #Entertainment #Foreign policy
India, Tanzania to combat terrorism, climate change together: PM Modi

Jul 10, 2016

India, Tanzania to combat terrorism, climate change together: PM Modi

India and Tanzania on Sunday agreed to work closely in combating the twin threats of terrorism and climate change. #Manmohan Singh #TheySaidIt #South Africa #Modi #Kenya #Tanzania #Modi In Africa