An Afrikaans group has filed a racial hatred lawsuit against prominent politician Julius Malema because of his penchant for singing 'Shoot the Boer,' a provocative song of the South African freedom movement.
The demand for housing is high, but without an urban plan or building code, the construction boom could have some negative long-term consequences.
In a statement yesterday, religious and tribal leaders rejected Gulf states' efforts to mediate and backed a two-week deadline for Saleh's departure set earlier in the day by the political opposition.
British Prime Minister David Cameron's speech Thursday calling for curbs on immigration comes as anti-immigrant sentiment grows across Europe.
The BRICS countries, five nations grouped together because of their burgeoning economies, are in the spotlight this week as their leaders meet in China. Made up of Brazil, Russia, India, China and, as of this week, South Africa, the BRICS countries are grouped together because while they are not yet economic powerhouses, they have the potential to become the world’s most dominant economies in the next few decades.
South Africa has long seen itself as a voice of developing nations. Now as a member of the BRICS club – Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa – it can speak with the political heft of a fifth of the world's economy behind it.
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko visited two evacuation shelters Thursday in Asahi city, about 54 miles east of Tokyo near the Pacific coast.