Tag: politics

Egyptians embrace new constitution

Originally published in World Mag Early results indicate Egyptian voters have overwhelmingly passed a constitutional referendum that paves the way for presidential elections in a country that has ousted two presidents in less than two years. Initial reports show that more than 90 percent of Egyptians approved the new constitution […]

Leer hulle dan nooit nie?

Deur Pieter Fourie — Oorspronklik gepubliseer in Kerkbode Die ANC se onheilige vergelyking van sy drieparty-alliansie met die heilige Drie-eenheid het met reg baie Christene warm onder die kraag. Soos ook talle van dié party se ander kwasi-godsdienstige uitsprake die jongste tyd. President Zuma het sy party reeds herhaaldelik as […]

US Government shuts down amid Congressional fighting

(Photo: Reuters/Jason Reed Originally published in CBN The United States federal government partially shut down from Tuesday (Ocober 1) as Republicans and the president duke it out over Obamacare. Some 800 000 federal workers are off the job as a dispute over President Barack Obama’s signature health care law reached […]

Tlakula’s blunder does not mean IEC can’t do its job — CPLO

[notice]Mike Pothier, research coordinator of the Catholic Parliamentary Liaision Office (CPLO) of the Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference, suggests commentators may have misread the implications of the IEC lease procurement scandal.[/notice] Since the Public Protector announced her findings of gross mismanagement against the Chairperson of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), […]