Media Watch

'19Jan
26

Violent protests and use of force

REFLECTING on the tumultuous events of the past week makes one realise how so much can go so wrong in a very short time. What was touted as a shutdown/stayaway to protest the surprise 150% hike in fuel prices...
'19Jan
26

Violent protests and use of force

REFLECTING on the tumultuous events of the past week makes one realise how so much can go so wrong in a very short time. What was touted as a shutdown/stayaway to protest the surprise 150% hike in fuel prices...
'19Jan
21

Tshisekedi: In the eye of an electoral storm

By AFPDemocratic Republic of Congo’s top court yesterday declared Felix Tshisekedi president after disputed elections, outraging opponents who alleged a stitch-up as an African Union delegation prepared to head to...
'19Jan
20

What options are available for President Bashir of Sudan?

By Luka KuolSudan is one of the few African countries whose citizens pioneered post-independence popular uprisings in 1964 and 1985 that forced the ruling military regimes to step down. The popular uprising has...
'19Jan
18

News24.com | Spy watchdog pushes on with probes, despite 'threats and intimidation'

A battle is brewing to reform South Africa's intelligence sector – a pivotal restructure is on the cards and the Inspector General of Intelligence (IGI) has vowed to  proceed with sensitive investigations that may...
'19Jan
18

War vets demand civil service overhaul

WAR veterans yesterday demanded an overhaul of the civil service, claiming there was adequate proof that some government workers were aiding the opposition by supporting protests.BY Everson MushavaAddressing...
'19Jan
14

10 Conflicts to Watch in 2019

Image courtesy of DVIDS/Christian Simmons.This article was published by the International Crisis Group on 28 December 2018.As U.S. leadership of the international order fades, more countries are seeking to bolster...
'19Jan
13

Young Saudis risk their lives in pursuit of freedom

News Desk18 year old Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun is not the first, nor will she be the last, Saudi citizen to risk her life in pursuit of freedom. 70 to 75% of the Saudi population is said to be below the age of 30 and...
'19Jan
07

The Sudanese Tsunami

The Only Way Forward is for Bashir to Step Down and a New Interim Democratic Arrangement Put in PlaceBy Yasir ArmanOn Sunday, 6th of January, Sudan has witnessed one of the biggest demonstrations during Bashir’s...
'18Dec
28

The full Queen's New Year's Honours List for 2019

Monty Python star and travel documentary maker Michael Palin, 1960s supermodel Twiggy, and acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan have joined a long list of stars from the world of entertainment, sports and the arts...

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