Category Archives: International

We live here legally, say foreigners

Tegan Scales heard the fears and frustrations of ordinary men and women, many with small children, living in a refugee camp.

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Policemen and Enforce Security officials crowd the entrance of a city-owned property at the end of a quiet road in Greenwood Park’s residential area.

Foreigners threaten guerilla warfare

Durban – Despite being attacked, having their shops looted and being left stranded, foreign nationals were on Tuesday adamant that they would not be forced out of the city of Durban.

Marchers against xenophobia run from tear gas in Dr Pixley Kaseme (West) Street in Durban. Picture: Doctor Ngcobo

Marchers against xenophobia run from tear gas in Dr Pixley Kaseme (West) Street in Durban. Picture: Doctor Ngcobo

Crowd erects burning barricade in Durban centre

A group of 4 000 people, who appeared to be foreign nationals, erected a burning barricade in the middle of Mahatma Gandhi Road in Durban’s Point district on Tuesday afternoon.

A Somali shopowner gets ready to leave his general dealer following looting and violence in Durban. (Jeff Wicks, News24)

A Somali shopowner gets ready to leave his general dealer following looting and violence in Durban. (Jeff Wicks, News24)

WARNING: NOT FOR SENSITIVE VIEWERS!

South Africa – burning people alive – The video appears to be linked to an SABC report of 18 March of an attack in the Sondela informal settlement in Rustenburg on a group of men accused of murder – Also known as “Bush Justice” (When people get tired of the inefficiency of the Police)

 

Disney security chief falls victim to ‘honey trap’ scam in South Africa

Disney security chief Paul Kelly is said to be fighting for his life in hospital after apparently falling victim to a “honey trap” scam in Cape Town.

Westin Hotel (via Web)

Westin Hotel (via Web)

“We are aware of a British national that was hospitalised and we stand ready to provide consular assistance,” said the British High Commission’s South African spokesperson Isabel Potgieter.

WHAT AMERICA GAINED AND SOUTH AFRICA LOST

After a quarter century, this small generation of South African immigrants has risen to break through, en masse, into such key leadership roles that they’re changing the U.S.

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Bomb-sniffing elephants trained in South Africa

In the South African bush, elephants are being trained in the art of “bio-detection” to see if they can use their exceptional sense of smell to sniff out explosives, landmines and poachers.

We have to dig up Cecil John Rhodes and send him back to Britain!

Zimbabwean youths were stopped yesterday from digging up the remains of Cecil Rhodes from his grave in the Matopos Hills, just outside Bulawayo.

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Cecil John Rhodes 1853 – 1902

The Zanu-PF youths assembled at the party’s Bulawayo offices, from which they intended to go to the hills. They apparently planned to exhume Rhodes’s remains so they could be repatriated to Britain.

South African Home affairs shuts its door on US missionaries

After 20 years serving the community as missionaries in South Africa, Marj and Dave Patrick have been told by the department of home affairs to pack up and go back home.0d9da1e8c3194ab8aeafa584f3907937

Missionaries Dave and Marj Patrick. (The Witness)

VIDEO – Best Ever South African Ad! SA is One of a Kind!

Loadshedding, Hippo Crossing warning signs, beautiful homes with high fences, Chop & Dop, Bakuzzis (!) and packed mini-taxis…These are just a handful of things that make South Africa unique.