Tag: South Africa

Israel, USA on the ground: “South Africa’s case in The Hague is unfounded”

Israel, USA on the ground: “South Africa’s case in The Hague is unfounded”

Allegations that Israel is committing genocide in Gaza are “baseless” and South Africa’s lawsuit is “counterproductive”. John Kirby, spokesman for the US National Security Council, said this, adding that America will continue to support Israel in the ongoing war with Hamas. Referring to South Africa’s case against Israel at the International Court of Justice, Kirby […]

Keys to South Africa’s claim against Israel at the International Court of Justice

Keys to South Africa’s claim against Israel at the International Court of Justice

Next Thursday, January 11, in the middle of the audience that advances before the international Court of Justice (ICJ), UN highest court, South Africa accused Israel of maintaining a “pattern of genocidal behavior” in the Gaza Stripn “mass murders”, “forced displacements” and “serious physical or mental harm” to civilians Palestinians. The Colombian government put forward […]

South Africa denounces Israel before the International Court of Justice for “genocide” in the Gaza Strip

South Africa denounces Israel before the International Court of Justice for “genocide” in the Gaza Strip

According to the documentation presented by South Africa, “Israel’s acts and omissions (…) are genocidal in nature because they are committed with the specific intent required (…) to Palestinians in Gaza as part of the broader Palestinian national, racial and ethnic group,” the UN court said in a statement. South Africa adds that “the conduct […]

Mine elevator collapsed: 11 workers died, dozens were injured

Mine elevator collapsed: 11 workers died, dozens were injured

An extremely serious work accident in South Africa. 11 workers lost their lives at the Impala Platinum company’s platinum mine in Rustenburg, about a hundred kilometers from Johannesburg. Yesterday, on Monday, November 27, the elevator that brought 86 people to the surface after a day’s work underground fell into the shaft. The elevator carrying 86 […]

Oscar Pistorius, on parole. Reeva Steenkamp’s mother’s harsh reaction

Oscar Pistorius, on parole. Reeva Steenkamp’s mother’s harsh reaction

Ten years after the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, ​​former South African Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius has been released on parole. “The Department of Correctional Services confirms the conditional release of Mr Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius, effective January 5, 2024,” the prison administration said in a statement, following deliberations by an ad hoc committee […]

Eight people killed by electric shock during storm in South Africa

Eight people killed by electric shock during storm in South Africa

“Sand distribution has already begun (…) to help affected communities, while several humanitarian aid organizations are helping with food, blankets and other essentials such as baby kits,” he said on Tuesday. Charlotte Powell spokesperson for the Cape Town Disaster Risk Directorate in the Western Cape Province. Powell attributed the electrocution deaths, some of which occurred […]

Putin arrested in South Africa? The government of the country has made a decision

Putin arrested in South Africa? The government of the country has made a decision

The South African government has officially confirmed that it will arrest Vladimir Putin if he comes to the country. South African media reported that the Cape Town government has agreed to carry out an International Criminal Court (ICC) arrest warrant against Russian President Vladimir Putin if he ever sets foot in the country. The Justice […]

Putin at BRICS summit: “South Africa must arrest him”: what he risks

Putin at BRICS summit: “South Africa must arrest him”: what he risks

Is Vladimir Putin in danger of ending up in handcuffs? A possible arrest in South Africa of the Russian president by order of the International Criminal Court (ICC) would amount to a declaration of war on Russia, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said in some documents sent to the High Court of South Africa in […]

The Vice President’s escorts get out of the car and run over a man.

The Vice President’s escorts get out of the car and run over a man.

A car stops, the men open the car door and smash, kick and punch another man and force him out. The incident occurred today, July 4, in South Africa, where a group of armed civilian agents tasked with protecting South Africa’s vice-president Paul Mashatile was spotted in a video that went viral on social media. […]

US, turmoil in South Africa-Russia relations: dangerous partnership

US, turmoil in South Africa-Russia relations: dangerous partnership

New front of confrontation between Washington and Moscow The White House has been concerned about a possible rapprochement between South Africa and Russia. “We share Congressional concerns about a potential security partnership between South Africa and Russia,” Judd Devermont, head of Sub-Saharan Africa at the White House, told reporters. The American ambassador in Pretoria, Reuben […]

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