By Daanyaal Matthews Residents on the Cape Flats were abuzz with excitement yesterday at the Athlone Stadium, which hosted the Football for Humanity event. The event, hosted by SAFA, saw thousands in attendance, showcasing solidarity with the Palestinian people through an exhibition game between a Western Cape XI and a[…]
All schools in Gaza have been shut and no university has survived Israel military’s more than 100 days of onslaught. Grade five and six students at the Rosary Sister’s School in Gaza were supposed to sit for a science test on October 9, 2023, two days after Israel launched its[…]
Advocates say labelling the Houthis a ‘global terrorist group’ risks worsening an already dire humanitarian crisis in Yemen. It was one of Joe Biden’s first major foreign policy decisions. Less than a month after taking office in January 2021, the United States president lifted two “terrorist” designations imposed by his predecessor, Donald[…]
By Kouthar Sambo Member of Hamas Political Bureau Dr. Basim Naim highlighted some figures that revealed the degree of destruction in Gaza during his speech at the Global Convention of Solidarity with Palestine in South Africa. The latest numbers According to Hamas, approximately 35,000 tons of explosives were dropped on[…]
Online Identity Verification company Sumsub says that cases of identity fraud have multiplied 10-fold in the past year. In its third- Identity Fraud Report released this week, the company says that the top five-types of identity fraud include Artificial Intelligence-powered fraud, money mulling networks, fake IDs, account takeovers and forced[…]
Under-fire City Power has denied reports it implemented stage 8 power cuts rather than the announced stage 6 load-shedding at the weekend. The country was plunged into stage 6 on Friday after Eskom lost five generating units and needed to replenish emergency reserves. Making matters worse is City Power’s controversial[…]
By Daanyaal Matthews Since October 7th, the Israeli government has claimed legitimacy for its carpet bombing of the Gaza Strip, arguing that the state of Israel has the right to defend itself. This ‘right’ has been queried by many, particularly in relation to the response of the Israeli government that[…]
Two suspects were arrested when police intercepted a truck transporting illicit cigarettes worth an estimated R22m outside Cape Town at the weekend. Police economic infrastructure and provincial extortion task teams responded to information on Sunday about a suspicious cargo truck transporting goods from Johannesburg to Cape Town. “The truck was[…]
By Loushe Jordaan Gilbert The South African Police Service’s (SAPS) said that 125 people were killed in under two weeks as gang violence and sporadic shooting incidents has rocked the Cape Flats. Crime has increased in at least five townships regarded as crime hotspots in the Western Cape, despite the[…]
At least 40 people were killed and dozens more wounded in Pakistan’s Balochistan province on Friday by a suicide bomber targeting a procession marking the birthday of Islam’s Prophet Mohammed, officials said. A second suicide attack by two men at a mosque hundreds of kilometres north in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province[…]
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