Johan Vd Merwe

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Online Donors Send Jamaican Bobsled Team To Sochi

After word went out that Jamaica's two-man bobsled team had qualified to compete in Sochi next month — but didn't have money to go to Russia — Internet donors saved the day. Thousands of people contributed to online campaigns, including one held in Dogecoin, the peculiar digital currency.<p>The …

Head of Seattle Catholic school resigns after dismissal of gay vice-principal

Sister Mary Tracy steps down after student outcry over administrator's alleged termination for religious reasons<p>The president and CEO of a Catholic school in Seattle has resigned in the wake of its recent dismissal of a gay vice-principal.<p>Sister Mary Tracy's departure was announced by Eastside …

Morocco repeals 'rape marriage law'

Morocco's parliament has unanimously amended an article in the penal code that allowed a rapist to escape prosecution if he married his underage victim.<p>The amendment to Article 475 of the penal code, first proposed by the country's Islamist-led government a year ago, was amended by lawmakers on …

Children speak of being on the frontline in Syria – video

Children on the Frontline shows what life is like for those growing up in Syria's largest city, Aleppo, with the threat of kidnap and death. More than 11,000 children are thought to have died in the conflict which has been raging for almost three years. Thousands more have fled the country as …

Still four local games awaiting Greenlight

By now you should have completed your yearly process of making several New Year’s resolutions and completely failing to stay true to them within the …