Media Watch

'19Jan
29

Maduro rival says taking control of Venezuela's foreign assets

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuela's self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido said yesterday he was taking control of the country's foreign assets as he piled pressure on leader Nicolas Maduro by calling for...
'19Jan
28

Riot control guns: What's all the fuss about Flash Balls in France?

French police are equipped with so-called defence ball launchers that are used in riot-control operations.     Often called Flash Balls after the name of one producer of such weapons, they are designed to not...
'19Jan
28

Zimbabwe: Rape, Brutality As Soldiers Crash Protests

Photo: ISS ... The violent clampdown on protesters by soldiers and the police has left deep scars and trauma on...
'19Jan
26

Catalonia: the trial will be about our ideological freedom

Carme Forcadell speaks in the Catalan Parliament after Rajoy announced the suspension of Catalan autonomy, October 2017. Jordi Boixareu/ Press Association. All rights reserved.In December 2017, Carme Forcadell...
'19Jan
26

Chiwenga grilled over crackdown

VICE-PRESIDENT Constantino Chiwenga was yesterday taken to task by Roman Catholic bishops, who demanded answers over the recent military crackdown, which claimed 12 lives following bloody clashes between citizens...
'19Jan
26

Underfire army sets up hotline numbers

THE underfire Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) yesterday established hotline numbers that people could use to report any acts of misconduct by anyone “purporting” to be a soldier in the wake of widespread acts of...
'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
25

Kremlin-linked contractors help guard Venezuela's Maduro: Sources

MOSCOW: Private military contractors who do secret missions for Russia flew into Venezuela in the past few days to beef up security for President Nicolas Maduro in the face of U.S.-backed opposition protests,...
'19Jan
25

'I want to teach our knowledge. I want to bridge the gap'

“Beyond race or creed, women are united by the fact that they are nurturers," says Rhoda Roberts. Credit:Paul HarrisNormal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text sizeRhoda Roberts is showing me an old photograph...

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