Political Protests & Protesters
ANC has itself to blame for the ongoing service-delivery protests, says the governing party’s alliance partner, the SA National Civic Organisation (Sanco).
Poland’s constitutional court gave its final approval to a bill that could be used to ban certain demonstrations and is part of a wider crackdown on opponents by the right-wing government.
“Three million Venezuelans are eating out of rubbish today,” said the 28-year-old legislator Carlos Paparoni, nursing a few bruises after the Food Ministry protest.”
Saudi Arabia has been pounding Yemen since March 2015. Over 12,000 people have died and over 40,000 wounded since the onset of the aggression, which was launched in an alleged attempt to bring Yemen’s former Riyadh-allied government back to power.
President Tayyip Erdogan, who is seeking Turkish voters’ support in an April 16 referendum on boosting his powers as head of state, has previously accused the Dutch government of acting like “Nazi remnants” for barring his ministers from addressing expatriate Turks to drum up votes.
Popularly known as the “tax on social parasites” it slaps a levy of $250 on those who work less than 183 days per year. Those officially registered unemployed are exempt but must do community service for $10 per month.
Pretoria – Thousands of Democratic Alliance supporters marched through the streets of Pretoria on Friday, calling on Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini to resign.
Hammond defended the move as a first step in addressing unfair difference in tax treatment between employed and growing numbers of self-employed workers.
“It would have been honest for Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci to have said it’s best to suspend negotiations until referendum is over,” Anastasiades.
“The issue we were clamoring for, which is the cash payment of bonuses, has been accepted,” said Raymond Majongwe, Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe.
“In hospitals, we have been able to install X-ray machines, Dialysis machines and even others in the short time that we have been in power,” Kenyatta said
“There are a lot of angry groups protesting and we thought it was important to show our support,” said Peter Boykin, president of Gays for Trump, who helped organize Saturday’s rally in Washington.
Syria’s ambassador to UN Bashar al-Ja’afari said the agenda agreed through U.N. mediator Staffan de Mistura gave equal weight to four subjects, including the government’s own priority of fighting terrorism.
Speaking to demonstrators, Caceres’ daughter, also called Berta, said her mother’s death had been an inestimable loss for all the people of Honduras.
PHILIPPINE POLITICS: Philippines Demands Proof for Human Rights Watch’s Assertion of Police ‘Executions’
Philippines dismissed as “thoughtless and irresponsible” a report by Human Rights Watch that President Rodrigo Duterte had turned a blind eye to murders by police in what the group called a “campaign of extrajudicial execution”.
“No, I think he is behind it. I also think it is politics, that’s the way it is,” US President Donald Trump replied.
“We agreed we had to push up our march from 1 p.m. to 3.30 p.m,” Director of Life In Leggings Caribbean Alliance Against Gender-based Violence Ronelle King.
“It is wrong to brandish all non-nationals as drug dealers or human traffickers,” South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma said in a statement.
Nigeria and South Africa, the continent’s two largest economies and pre-eminent diplomatic and military powers, have a volatile relationship.
MPs have clashed over whether Donald Trump should be given a state visit to the UK in a packed Westminster debate.