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Land grab spreads to South Africa as mob seizes farm Zimbabwe style

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An armed mob, angered over the slow pace of land reform benefits, has launched a Zimbabwean-style invasion of one of South Africa’s new multimillion pound showpiece agricultural reform projects, the biggest yet in value instituted by the post-apartheid government. Government sources said a mob, armed with knives and machetes, had seized control of Forana farm in the rich farming area of Mpumalanga... 

South African farmers suffer from crops harvest failure due to GM made corrupt Monsanto

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South African farmers suffered millions of dollars in lost income when 82,000 hectares of genetically-manipulated corn (maize) failed to produce hardly any seeds.The plants look lush and healthy from the outside. Monsanto has offered compensation. Monsanto blames the failure of the three varieties of corn planted on these farms, in three South African provinces,on alleged ‘underfertilisation... 

Female Genital Mutilation still widely practiced in Africa

Mariana van Zeller a Portuguese journalist takes a look at the tradition of female circumcision in Africa. She travels to rural villages in Sierra Leone with an activist who faces a tough battle to put an end to the practice.  Read More »

Villagers Burn Five "Witches" Alive somewhere in Africa

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Equality once again shows it’s true face, when five poor defenseless people are being brutally beaten and burnt alive to death. They were accused of being witches. Some claim this happened in Rwanda, others say in Kisii Nyamataro, Kenya. We haven’t been able to identify the real place where this brutality happened, but either way it did happen somewhere in Africa. Warning, shocking raw... 

1,000 'witches' arrested and drugged by 'witch doctors' in Gambia

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Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh Up to 1,000 Gambian villagers were abducted by “witch doctors” and forced to drink hallucinogens, an international rights group said on Wednesday. Amnesty International called on the government of President Yahya Jammeh, who seized power in a 1994 coup and has claimed he can cure Aids, to halt the campaign and bring those responsible to justice. Police... 

South Africa The Completely lawless chaotic hell of Johannesburg traffic

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Johannesburg used to be an orderly First World city. They used to call it the “Golden City”. But these days Johannesburg is quite chaotic. You can hardly drive through any part of Johannesburg anymore without coming across traffic lights that aren’t working. The black taxi drivers of South Africa are known for their terrible driving, their constant breaking of the rules of the road... 

Gang-rape victim abused in front of her Father

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Jessica Foord, a 22-year-old woman who was gang-raped in Durban, has spoken up bravely about her ordeal – and has also become an inspiring motivational speaker in her campaign for the rights of rape-victims. Her rapists were sentenced to long prison sentences in Durban on March 16 2009. Uniformed pupils holding candles gathered outside the Durban High Court in South Africa Monday ahead of the... 

Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe's secret plan against white farmers

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President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu-PF party has drawn up a secret plan to accelerate seizures of land owned by white farmers in Zimbabwe. The Commercial Farmers’ Union estimates that at least 100 farmers have been targeted for eviction and invasion in the last two weeks. They appear to be the first victims of a secret plan drawn up by Mr Mugabe’s allies to ensure that “everything... 

South African cop: "It's time you whites packed your bags"

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With these words a black police inspector from Tembisa on the East Rand allegedly scolded the victims of an armed robbery and hijacking attempt in Kempton Park on Monday night. This officer, whose name is known to Beeld, apparently refused to arrest a black suspect on the scene. He also refused to open a case after Nic Lubbe, 51, from Kempton Park West, his daughter, Antoenet Cronjé, and her two... 

Wife tied up next to dead husband in South Africa

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Daphne Boshoff from Kameeldrift, north of Pretoria, mourns the loss of her husband Renier who was murdered in their home. A woman from crime-ridden Kameeldrift, north of Pretoria, lay bound next to her murdered husband for about four hours on Tuesday before managing to free herself. Three armed robbers broke into the house at about 02:00 on Tuesday and killed Renier Boshoff, 67, with a shot to the... 

EU ‘Job Centre’ Opened in Africa, while unemployment in Europe rises

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The second EU job centre in Africa has been opened in the West African state of Cape Verde. The ‘job centres’ are part of an EU plan to facilitate the swamping of Europe by more than 50 million Africans by the year 2050. Despite rising unemployment in most European nations, the criminals running the EU have decided that the continent needs at least another 50 million Africans for “work.” The... 

South Africa: Tensions reaching worrying levels

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Cape Town – Almost half of South Africans are less confident about peaceful co-existence with people of other race or ethnic groups than they were in 2007, according to survey results released on Thursday. The survey, the SA Reconciliation Barometer, was conducted in April and May on behalf of the Cape Town-based Institute for Justice and Reconciliation. IJR staffer Jan Hofmeyr said it showed... 

White South Africans desperate to leave

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1% of all white people have been murdered in South Africa since the ANC took power. 6,500 people in Johannesburg, almost all of them white, paid about $20 to attend an expo on immigrating to New Zealand. Expos for Australia, England, and Canada will also be held in the near future. Despite the genocide against South African whites, the US government makes it extremely difficult for them to immigrate... 

South African Government importing workers from Tunisia and Cuba

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The government is importing hundreds of Cuban engineers and architects, in addition to doctors from Cuba and Tunisia. One can only despair at the Byzantine machinations of the government. Shortages of skills approach 48% in some departments, leading to a deterioration in essential services to citizens of the country. However, the government is on record as stating that meeting race quotas is... 

Robert Mugabe's militia burn opponent’s wife alive

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The men who pulled up in three white pickup trucks were looking for Patson Chipiro, head of the Zimbabwean opposition party in Mhondoro district. His wife, Dadirai, told them he was in Harare but would be back later in the day, and the men departed. An hour later they were back. They grabbed Mrs Chipiro and chopped off one of her hands and both her feet. Then they threw her into her hut, locked the... 
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