Tag: South

South African Party Politics And Xenophobia

Dr Savo Heleta is a researcher at the Nelson Mandela University, and he writes. As the campaigning for the 2019 National Elections in South Africa gathered momentum, all kinds of xenophobic statements were uttered by most political party leaders, who saw anti-immigrant, xenophobic, and Afrophobic rhetoric as a way to attract votes. Through blatant lies, and scare-mongering, foreigners are blamed...

CNN sues Trump administration over suspension of Jim Acosta’s press credentials

the new CNN has filed a lawsuit against President Trump in several of his aides after the White House revoked senior journalist Jim Acosta’s press credentials the network’s said it has asked a Washington District Court for an immediate restraining order requiring Acosta’s press pass to be returned CNN said the Trump administration’s actions violated Acosta’s constitutional rights the judge...

Cooperation between political parties of Russia and South Ossetia: reality and prospects

On April 4th the leaders of the South Ossetian parties came to the State Duma of Russia to take part in a conference headlined “Cooperation between the political parties of Russia and South Ossetia: reality and prospects.” Earlier, South Ossetian politicians met the chairman of the State Duma, Sergei Naryshkin. The moderator of the round table was Leonid Slutsky, the...

“Abe’s export curbs on S. Korea based on politics and will hurt U.S.”: U.S. experts

Experts from Washington analyzed that Japan’s export curbs on South Korea come from Abe’s political calculations and in the end, they will have a negative impact on the U.S. At a seminar held in New York on Wednesday, Scott Seaman, director for Asia at political consulting firm Eurasia Group said the Seoul-Tokyo trade dispute comes from the PM’s efforts to...