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Radiohead told not to play in Israel, so they did

People walk past a poster in Tel Aviv on July 18 advertising a concert by Radiohead.(Photo: AFP) British art-rock band Radiohead defied protests and calls for a cultural boycott and played a concert in Israel on Wednesday night. It was one … Continue reading

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Radiohead told not to play in Israel, so they did

People walk past a poster in Tel Aviv on July 18 advertising a concert by Radiohead.(Photo: AFP) British art-rock band Radiohead defied protests and calls for a cultural boycott and played a concert in Israel on Wednesday night. It was one … Continue reading

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WATCH: Madiba’s still magic as Elders march in Cape Town

As South Africa remembered the legacy Nelson Mandela left for the country yesterday‚ six of the world’s most respected leaders celebrated the legacy he left to the world. As South Africa remembered the legacy Nelson Mandela left for the country … Continue reading

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Mandela Day events in the Cape | IOL

* China Town and The Tzu Chi Foundation, with the assistance of community activist Keith Blake, will donate 500 food parcels to poor people from Ottery, Wetton and Hanover Park. The event begins at 10am in China Town, Ottery. * … Continue reading

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Tutu reflects on life of Emma Mashinini

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has hailed Mashinini as a beacon of hope against evil forces.(SABC) Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has described the late trade unionist, Emma Mashinini, as a fierce fighter for workers’ rights. Tutu attended Mashinini’s special provincial funeral … Continue reading

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Mourners say Emma Mashinini lamented the direction SA is taking

PRETORIA – Mourners at Emma Mashinini’s funderal said the workers’ rights activist lamented the direction South Africa was taking.  The trade unionist and struggle stalwart was laid to rest in Pretoria on Saturday.  The 87-year-old founder of the South African Commercial, … Continue reading

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China cautions Botswana over Dalai Lama visit

BEIJING (Reuters) – China warned Botswana on Friday against hosting the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, who is due to visit there next month, saying it hoped Botswana could make the “correct” decision about the trip. The Dalai … Continue reading

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Botswana risks China backlash with Dalai Lama visit

GABORONE (Reuters) – Botswana will host the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s spiritual leader, next month, officials said on Thursday, risking a backlash from China, a major investor in the African country’s economy. The Dalai Lama is expected to address a human … Continue reading

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Get A Stainless Steel Pan

Photo: Ozgur Coskun/Shutterstock In the abstract—which is to say, if you were an extremely rich person with an army of servants to attend to all but those parts of human life you chose to handle yourself, and therefore did not … Continue reading

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Defending Liberal Democracy Is Not the Same as Defending ‘the West’

Foster is trying to have it both ways. He says that India, Morocco, Japan, Haiti, Egypt, “and many other non-white, non-Christian places are right well tangled up in the West.” Notice the slippery language. Are they Western or not? Saying … Continue reading

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