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Kassig beheading condemned as ‘pure evil’

US President Barack Obama condemned as “pure evil” the Islamic State’s beheading of American aid worker Peter Kassig after the group released a video showing his body Sunday. Kassig’s parents said they were “heartbroken” by their loss after IS made public the recording in a warning to Washington as it[…]

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ANC salutes Zuma intervention

The ANC saluted and thanked President Jacob Zuma on Sunday for intervening in the prolonged repatriation of the bodies of 85 people killed over two months ago in a church building collapse in Nigeria. “The situation of delayed repatriation of the deceased made the pain and agony of the bereaved[…]

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Swedish king honoured Palestine National Day

Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf has congratulated Palestine on its “National Day”, weeks after Stockholm officially recognised the state of Palestine. The message was sent to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday. “On the occasion of the National Day of the State of Palestine I wish to convey to Your[…]

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Minister explains temper loss

Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has explained her anger during a sitting of Parliament on Thursday, The Sunday Independent reported. “We’ve been insulted, we’ve been made to feel like there’s absolutely nothing we have done for this country, we’ve been made to feel like we’re just a bunch of[…]

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Security will be tight: AIG

The Afrikaans is Groot (AIG) concerts in Pretoria will go ahead as planned and security will be tight, the organisers said on Sunday, following threats by the ANCYL in Tshwane to march to the event. “We again want to confirm that effective measures is in place to ensure safety for[…]

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SA united in grief: Ramaphosa

The death of 81 South Africans in the Nigeria church building collapse has united South Africa in anguish, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday. “These people were our colleagues and friends. They went to church with us. We worshiped with them. They were people who had hopes and dreams[…]

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UAE terror list sparks anger

The new list announced by United Arab Emirates (UAE), and labeled dozens of organizations and groups as “terrorist”, has sparked storming reactions from various Muslim organizations and right activists worldwide, with some describing it as shocking and politically motivated. “The fact that it piles together terrorist groups like Boko Haram[…]

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Israeli minister vows to expand settlements

Israeli far-right Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman challenged the European Union on Sunday, November 16, asserting that Israel will never limit its construction activity in Al-Quds (occupied Jerusalem). “We will not accept any restrictions on building in Jewish communities in Jerusalem – there will be no compromise on the matter,” Foreign[…]

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Kenfac association to re-launch

In a bid to re-energise itself, the Kensington Factreton Residents and Ratepayers Association (KFRRA) plans to re-launch the association on Monday. It has urged residents to attend a public meeting to elect members of the public in representative positions. The association’s chairperson Dawood Esack called for residents “committed to serving[…]

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