The al jazeera effect

The inside story of Egypt’s TV wars and how Saudi Arabia could be next By Hugh Miles (source: Foreign Policy.com)   “Long live Al Jazeera!” chanted Egyptian protesters in Tahrir Square on Feb. 6. Many Arabs — not least the staff at Al Jazeera...

Mjc march may be on thursday

MJC march may be on Thursday Posted on:  2009-01-05 13:47:50 Contrary to a text message and e-mails doing the rounds that says that Masjidul Aqsa has been surrounded by the Israeli Army, spokesperson for the Islamic Movement in Jerusalem, Sheikh Abdul Qadir Zahi...

Why is south Africa still helping apartheid Isarael?

Why is South Africa still helping apartheid Israel? Sayed Dhansay Sayed Dhansay is a South African writer and political activist who volunteered for the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) in the Israeli-occupied West Bank in 2006-2007.  A few weeks ago I departed...

The swift trashing of our world cup image

By Allistar Sparks (source: BusinessDay Online, 18/08/2010) The speed at which we are trashing the positive image of this country created by the soccer World Cup is astonishing. A mere six weeks ago the world was applauding us for the success of that event. Thousands...