All posts by smbale

11Mar/15

Armed mugging of South African reporter caught on camera

A reporter is mugged in Johannesburg by two men, one armed with a gun, as he is about to start a live news bulletin about Zambian President Edgar Lungu’s hospital treatment.
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11Mar/15

Snowden papers reveal New Zealand spies on China, other asian nations

The latest documents released by former U.S. security whistleblower Edward Snowden reveal New Zealand spies on China and Japan and is shared with the United States and others.
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11Mar/15

President Johnson’s condolence letter to Coretta Scott King goes up for auction

The condolence letter written by President Lyndon Johnson to the widow of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. after his assassination heads to auction.

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11Mar/15

UCI president says the UCI covered up Armstrong’s positive dope test in 1999 Tour

Cookson says he will be writing to former president and vice-president of UCI Hein Verbruggen “asking him to consider his position.” Verbruggen still holds the position of honorary president of the organisation.

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10Mar/15

Profile of “Bibi” Netanyahu ahead of March 17 poll

Popularly known as “Bibi”, Netanyahu, 65, is seeking a fourth term as prime minister as head of the right-wing Likud party.

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10Mar/15

Ivory Coast jails ex-first lady for 20 years over poll violence

Mixed reactions follow the jailing of former Ivory Coast first lady Simone Gbagbo.

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