Highlights / South Africa

Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics, Society

White South Africans denied refugee status in Canada

A white South African family has seen their refugee claim in Canada denied. Eric and Sonia Endre were farmers in South Africa and had been visiting relatives in Canada in April 2016 accompanied by their two children, and two grandparents. »

International, Politics

Former Canadian PM Mulroney to be honoured by South Africa

Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney will be among South African and foreign nationals who will be awarded National Orders at an investiture ceremony to be held on South Africa’s Freedom Day, Sunday, April 27. In a speech earlier this month, »

International, Society

Victory: The first overseas military action of young Canada

February 27, 1900. In the 1800’s European nations were eagerly building colonial empires in Africa. In the 1880’s, British expansion came into conflict with German expansion, and the long-time Dutch farmers “Boers”. Both the Boers and British also came into »

International, Politics

Canada’s Mandela delegation includes the PM, three former PMs

Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper was joined by three former prime ministers as he arrived on a Government of Canada plane in South Africa Monday (December 9) for the Nelson Mandela memorial. Former prime ministers Brian Mulroney, Kim Campbell and »

International, Politics

Politics Today – May 26, 2013

On this edition of Politics Today RCI’s Wojtek Gwiazda focuses on the continuing controversy over the so-called Senate expense scandal. There are more questions and denials about who knew what about a cheque made out by the Chief of Staff »