Article Archive for July 2011
This is the report of the Department of Trade and Industry which provides an accounting to the legislature of how the arms deal companies have met their offset commitments.
The Trade and Industry National Industrial Participation report for 2009. This document provides an accounting to Parliament on how the arms deal companies met their offset obligations.
A Burning Hatred from Investigations24 on Vimeo. GCINA NTSALUBA Surrounded by a jeering mob, 26-year-old Farai Kujirichita was bludgeoned to death, his horrifying final moments captured on a video which thrust South Africa’s violence back into the international spotlight. The footage, obtained this week by City Press from a freelance journalist, has never been released… Read More »
Damning video evidence has emerged proving for the first time that South African-made sniper rifles are being used in Libya’s bloody civil war by forces loyal to the country’s embattled dictator, Muammar Gaddafi.
The revelations come amid continued refusals by South Africa to divulge the exact details of conventional arms sales to Libya’s repressive government which totalled R68,9-million last year.
Jacques Pauw The National Intelligence Agency (NIA) is hunting down Rwandan death squads who have been dispatched to South Africa to assassinate an exiled general who is allegedly plotting the overthrow of the regime of President Paul Kagame. City Press has learnt that the NIA has over the past year thwarted several attempts by Rwandan… Read More »
Once the West’s favoured African son and embraced by the likes of Tony Blair and Bill Clinton, Rwandan President Paul Kagame has become a tarnished African hero, writes Jacques Pauw When the 54-year-old bespectacled and rake-thin rebel leader marched into Kigali in 1994, his country was laid to waste by Africa’s worst modern-day horror. Kagame… Read More »
Human rights groups have launched legal action seeking the cancellation of Rwandan general Kayumba Naymwasa refugee status in South Africa, calling him a fugitive and a suspected war criminal, reports Jacques Pauw. The Consortium for Refugees and Migrant Rights (CoRMSA) and the Southern African Litigation Centre (SALC) say the Refugees Act states that those accused… Read More »