Tag Archives: South Africa

Pistorius murder trial to have 24-hour TV channel

Oscar Pistorius' murder trial will have a dedicated 24-hour television channel in South Africa, the country's top cable provider said Wednesday, promising "round-the-clock" coverage of one of the blockbuster stories of the year.

MultiChoice said in a statement the temporary "pop-up" channel will launch on March 2, the day before the double-amputee Olympian goes on trial in a high court in the capital, Pretoria, for killing his girlfriend in his home on Valentine's Day last year...

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The Communist Mandela

Nelson Mandela was a Communist. Although most people think that is not important, it is the very essence of who he was.  He never denounced Communism.  He never apologized for embracing Communism.  He never exposed the soul-destroying nature of Communism.  In this Mandela was like Mugabe, the horrific Marxist leader of Zimbabwe, though he was not grossly evil like Mugabe.  Was Mandela a Communist because he needed Communism to end the Afrikaner white rule of South Africa?  No:  Communism was not needed to fight the very real racist legacy of European colonialism...

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Rev. Jesse Jackson Insists ‘Apartheid Remains’ In US…

Rev. Jesse Jackson said Sunday apartheid still exists in the United States as he reflected on Nelson Mandela’s effect on American politics.

“Apartheid remains. Apartheid gaps in poverty, healthcare and education. We’re in the middle of the end of the apartheid struggle now, but it’s just changed phases,” he said on NBC News’s “Meet the Press.”...

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