The Israeli government’s failure to extend a controversial citizenship law on Monday came two decades too late for many Palestinian families barred from living permanently with their spouses and children. Some are from the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip, others are Palestinians or Arabs born and brought up[…]
Family members are anxious to know if Justice Dikgang Moseneke has recommended the prosecution for former Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu and others when he unveils his report on the Life Esidimeni tragedy in Parktown, Johannesburg on Monday morning. Mahlangu and others testified during the lengthy arbitration hearings on the[…]
The Israel Prison Service (IPS) has suspended family visitation rights to Palestinian prisoners, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) told Ma’an on Tuesday, continuing its crackdown on prisoners as the large-scale “Freedom and Dignity” prisoner hunger strike entered its second day. A source from the ICRC told Ma’an[…]
Over the past few years, social media has evolved rapidly allowing for communication to be expanded across various mediums. Facebook started off as a platform where one could find lost friends, classmates or college mates to now, a platform of interaction with video calls, instant messaging, posting videos and sharing[…]
A man and a 7 month old baby have died after a blaze gutted a house in Lotus River in the early hours of Monday morning. Neighbours woke up to the house engulfed in flames just before 4am, with the Cape Town Fire and Rescue Services quickly on the scene.[…]
Rustenburg – The four mineworkers who died after a fire broke out at Impala Platinum mine near Rustenburg, died trying to improve their lives, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) said on Wednesday. “The four comrades died trying to better their lives; they all wanted to provide for[…]
Hundreds of families of Islamic State militants and some injured fighters are expected to leave rebel-held areas in southern Damascus under a UN-brokered deal, a monitor said on Thursday. Rami Abdulraham , head of the UK-based Observatory for Human Rights, said safe passage would be given from the Palestinian refugee[…]
Families torn apart by the Korean War six decades ago are to reunite briefly near the heavily fortified border of North and South Korea next month under a deal reached between the two sides on Tuesday, according to a statement from the South. The agreement to hold reunions, which would[…]
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) is expected to launch a fundraising campaign for the families of mineworkers killed at Marikana. A news conference will be held on Thursday. The labour union’s president is also expected to be present and the union will give an update on civil claims lodged[…]
The failure of the Farlam Commission report on the Marikana Massacre to hold any executive within government accountable for the deaths of 36 miners, has come as little surprise, according to Dr Dale Mckinley of the Right2Know Campaign. The long awaited report was released by President Jacob Zuma on Thursday.[…]
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