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Basic Education Dept website hacked

The Department says sensitive information is not kept on the website.(SABC) The Basic Education Department says its website has been compromised but there have been no other security breaches. The Department’s website was hacked by a group calling itself  ‘Team System DZ’ which posted a message that incites hatred and violence as well as gruesome Read More…

Slain DA councillor remembered

Xolile Gwangxu was gunned down a week ago outside the Philippi East community hall.(Phumzile Van Damme) Family of the murdered City of Cape Town Democratic Alliance (DA) councillor, Xolile Gwangxu says he was a pillar of strength for the family. Members of his family were among hundreds of mourners who commemorated his life in the Read More…

Raonic better prepared for Wimbledon title charge

Tennis – Aspall Tennis Classic, London, Britain – June 28, 2017 Canada’s Milos Raonic in action during his match against France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge June 29, 2017 (Reuters) – Wimbledon 2016 runner-up Milos Raonic believes he is a better player than last year and will hope to build some confidence at Read More…

Republican senators grow weary of Trump's…

After meeting with Donald Trump this week, a Republican senator told the New York Times the president “did not have a grasp of some basic elements” of the GOP’s health care plan. This followed a Weekly Standard report, which said “several” Senate Republicans who’ve spoken to Trump found he had “little apparent understanding of the Read More…

Edelstein: No to an Iranian presence on the fences

Knesset Speaker Yuli-Yoel Edselstein told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday, “The good relations between Moscow and Washington are essential to the peace of the world and certainly to the State of Israel,” according to Maariv. Expressing concern about the leakage of fire from Syrian territory into Israel, the Likud Member of Knesset said, “The Read More…

Britain seeking Northern Ireland political deal as soon as possible

Prime Minister, Theresa May, waits to greet Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) Leader Arlene Foster, in Downing Street, in central London, Britain June 26, 2017. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth June 29, 2017 BELFAST (Reuters) – A number of issues remain outstanding between Northern Irish politicians ahead of a deadline to restore a power-sharing executive, Britain’s Northern Ireland minister Read More…

China pledges continued assistance to Philippines

China’s foreign minister has told his Philippine counterpart that Beijing is ready to provide more aid to the Southeast Asian country as ties between the former antagonists improve. The relationship has increasingly overshadowed the Philippines‘ longstanding ties with the United States. Beijing this week donated emergency aid, sniper rifles and other weaponry to help the Read More…

ANC shuts door on stalwarts

The ANC intends to proceed with the planned consultative conference scheduled as part of the extended national policy conference later this month even without the party’s disgruntled stalwarts and veterans. The governing party’s secretary-general, Gwede Mantashe, told City Press this week that the extended national policy conference, including a consultative conference, will go on as Read More…

Water boiling required in Elyakim and Ein Haemek

The Ministry of Health has announced the need to boil water for drinking, preparing food, brushing teeth and preparing medicines, until further notice in the communities of Elyakim and Ein HaEmek in the Megiddo Council region, after abnormal results were received in testing for contaminants. The ministry said the use of various filters or household purification methods Read More…

'Don't appeal, let Olmert be'

MK Ofer Shelah, chairman of the Yesh Atid faction, called on the State Attorney’s Office not to appeal the decision to release Ehud Olmert. “Ehud Olmert broke the law, was convicted, and sat in prison. According to the same law, the Parole Board decided to shorten his sentence by a third. From the behavior of Read More…

Court: Police can keep confiscated Olmert documents

A Petach Tikva Magistrates Court judge has accepted the State Prosecutor’s Office’s request and decided that the police won’t return the documents that they confiscated from Ehud Olmert. The sensitive security documents were discovered following a visit by an attorney to the cell where Olmert is serving a sentence on a corruption conviction from the Read More…