In The News International

A pastor on two wheels

BOSTON (AP) — Bicycling through Boston’s twisting, traffic-clogged streets may seem more about self-preservation than spiritual enlightenment. For the Rev. Laura Everett, her daily 6-mile commute is a way of connecting to her adopted city, its residents, and her sense of community and vulnerability. Instead of hopping on the subway and popping up in another […]

Business In The News International

Ferrari joins forces with Hublot to create outrageously luxurious watch for its 70th birthday

CAPE TOWN, March 23 – In a dispatch that seemed to have come from another universe altogether we received the news this week that Ferrari and Hublot have joined forces to design a super special edition watch. What better way for an ageing Italian marque to celebrate its 70th birthday than with an outrageously luxurious […]

International South Africa

SACP calls for investigation of Multichoice’s possession of Mafela’s archives

JOHANNESBURG – The South African Communist Party (SACP) on Monday, called for an investigation of the transfer of the late actor Joe “Sdumo” Mafela’s work which it said was among the national archives sold to Multichoice by the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). “The national heritage, in the form of archives, that the SABC conveyed […]

Africa In The News International

Pope begs forgiveness for church role in Rwanda genocide

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis begged forgiveness Monday for the “sins and failings of the church and its members” during Rwanda’s 1994 genocide and told Rwanda’s president that he hoped his apology would help the country heal. In an extraordinary statement after Francis’ meeting with Rwandan President Paul Kagame, the Vatican acknowledged that some […]