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Now e.tv says Naked News was “mistake”
South Africa

Now e.tv says Naked News was “mistake”

[notice]Advertiser reviewing campaign over “explicit programming”[/notice] In a remarkable about-turn on the controversial Naked News programme, an e.tv representative  says the show contradicts the station’s “high family values” and was screened by “mistake”. The apparent change of heart follows an advertiser giving notice that it might stop advertising on e.tv […]

Selfmoord neem dramaties toe in Japan
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Selfmoord neem dramaties toe in Japan

Deur Tobie de Wet Die selfmoordsyfer in die noordooste van Japan het die afgelope 100 dae met 39% gestyg en die owerheid het gewaarsku die land word deur ’n krisis van geestesgesondheid in die gesig gestaar. In die res van dié land, wat bekend is om sy hoë selfmoordsyfer, het […]

Africa News

Sudanese military, militias kill Christians in South Kordofan

Special to Compass Direct News KHARTOUM, Sudan, June 17  — Military intelligence agents killed one Christian, and Islamic militants sympathetic to the government slaughtered another last week after attacking churches in Sudan’s embattled South Kordofan state. Christian sources said a Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) Intelligence unit detained Nimeri Philip Kalo, […]

Positive response to Internet,TV porn concerns
South Africa

Positive response to Internet,TV porn concerns

I am greatly encouraged by Home Affairs Deputy Minister, Fatima Chohan’s positive response to my concerns about Internet pornography and sexually explicit programs on national free-to-air TV. My June 10 meeting with Ms Chohan at Parliament stretched on for almost two hours as we discussed a strategy to develop legislation […]