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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Plans for bus segregation put on hold

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defence Minister Moshe Ya'alon have decided to suspend a program to separate Israeli and Palestinian bus travellers in...

Australian IDCs closing to save costs

Australia has announced its intention to close its Immigration Detention Centres (IDCs). Several IDCs, the equivalent of Britain’s immigration Removal Centres, are to close...

Study confirms UK gains from overseas students

Researchers find it’s Britain getting the benefits Overseas students in London have contributed a net gain to the economy of £2.3bn, according to research by...

Soldier killed as protesters clash with police

Security forces fired shots and teargas during battles with protesters in Burundi on Wednesday, the latest violence in weeks of anti-government demonstrations, as the...

Cannibal-ieve it? Man-meat served in fancy eatery

According to a report from BBC Swahili, ten people have been arrested and a restaurant has been shut down in the southern Nigeria province...

SA entrepreneur has New Look

Seventy-three year-old South African Christo Wiese has expanded his empire with an agreement to buy New Look, the discount women’s clothing retailer, for £780m...

Veteran Grace still a wonder down under

Actress, model, singer and all-around icon Grace Jones has unveiled a third and last show as part of Vivid Sydney's Modulations program, as she...

Snoop wants a woman on top

Rapper Snoop Dogg, formerly Snoop Lion, Snoop Doggy Dogg and plain old Calvin Broadus Jnr. has answered the question political analysts and hip-hop fans...

Ad campaign hints at Rih-rih’s next single

It’s easy to imagine Rihanna already living in some palatial modern equivalent to Versailles. For those less creative, Dior’s new addition to its “Secret...

Police accused of human rights violations against migrants

Police in southern Republic of Congo used violence and subjected illegal immigrants to degrading treatment in the second phase of a crackdown that drove...

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