Bo Mbindwane

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Judaism brings God into the home in a way that Christianity rarely does | Giles Fraser: Loose canon

For most Christians, church is where they encounter God. But my Israeli relatives have made my home a place where the sacred and profane meet<p>I’m writing under the bedcovers, metaphorically speaking. I’m supposed to be on paternity leave but don’t like the idea of not doing this column, so I’m …

Theology

Lena Dunham Is the Latest Celebrity to Invest in This Tampon Startup

Lola, a female-led organic tampon startup, announced Monday that it’s raised $7 million in Series A venture capital funding. The round, which was led …

DONALD TRUMP AND THE RADICAL SHIFT IN THE GLOBAL POLITICAL FRAMEWORK: SOME LESSONS FOR THE ANC

<b>ZUKO GODLIMPI</b><p>In historical terms, Donald Trump’s victory was actually produced by the same objective circumstances that catapulted Barrack Obama into …

How did the elites get it so wrong?

A media bubble helped create a propensity to see only evidence that supports one’s belief. But the polls weren't actually that far off.<p>Washington — …

'Russia is such a wonderful enemy'

The propaganda war between the US and Russia is at fever pitch, as Washington accuses Moscow of meddling in its election. With Cold War animosity …

Russia

Caught at a crossroads: it's time to build an alternative to neoliberalism

After four decades, the economic consensus is crumbling. What can politicians do next?<p>Theresa May’s speech to the Conservative party conference in …

Economics

London zoo gorilla broke enclosure glass twice before escape

Although the zoo maintains Kumbuka did not break glass on Thursday, the ‘destructive’ silverback has form<p>A silverback gorilla that escaped from its enclosure at London zoo has broken panes of glass at the attraction at least twice, the zoo has confirmed.<p>Visitors to the attraction were locked in tea …

The DA’s moral licensing

CNN’s Fareed Zakaria hosted author Malcolm Gladwell to discuss his new offering, Revisionist History, a 10-week series podcast under the tagline …

The options open to voters

For the oppressed people of South Africa to be freed from apartheid’s legacy bondage, the ANC must be indefatigable over placing the Freedom Charter …

Treat the fury that lingers

In his play <i>The Mourning Bride</i>, William Congreve takes us into trauma and fury within the game of thrones of Granada: King Manuel gets murdered and …

Who were Goliath's relatives? Archaeologists closer to uncovering secrets of the Philistines

While no giants have been found, archaeologists have uncovered a Philistine cemetery in Israel. Hailed as an exceptional find, the 3,000-year-old …

Archaeology

Rival Kremlin camps prepare for battle over economy

ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Rival camps inside President Vladimir Putin’s entourage are preparing to do battle with each other over whether the Russian state should keep its role as custodian of the economy.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a session of the St. Petersburg International …

Russia

The One-Word Reason the Rich Get Richer While the Rest of Us Tread Water? Washington.

Two small groups of Americans are improving their economics while the vast majority struggles.<p>The latest federal income data show what looks on the …

Venezuela: how the socialist paradise turned into debt and hyperinflation hell

They call them <i>bachaqueros</i>. Venezuela’s army of black market shoppers descend every day at dawn outside Caracas’s biggest stores.<p>Named after the bachaco leaf-cutting ant that carries several times its weight, the men and women queue alongside hundreds of other Venezuelans for food, nappies, milk and …

Venezuela

Venezuela is in such economic ruin hamburgers now cost $170

It has already asked women to stop blow-drying their hair and given a two-day working week to public sector workers, now the scale of the financial …

Here Are 13 of the World’s Most Influential Women You Don’t Know Yet

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Krugman Over the Edge: He Should Apologize for Smearing Bernie Sanders With False Charges

Paul Krugman has been waging a one-man war against Bernie Sanders, lobbing bombs and missiles from his perch at the <i>New York Times</i>, in column after blog post after column. It is interesting that has chosen to repeatedly smear Bernie, ad nauseum, rather than try to promote some positive qualities …

Swiss billionaire Margarita Louis-Dreyfus gives birth to twins at 53

Majority owner and chairwoman of Louis-Dreyfus Commodities has twin girls, and reportedly plans to return to work in April<p>A Swiss billionaire businesswoman has given birth to twin girls at the age of 53, her spokeswoman has said.<p>Margarita Louis-Dreyfus, ranked the 171st richest person in the world …

We've entered an entirely new phase of the China debate

Now instead of talking about whether or not the country is going to have a hard landing, we're going to talk about whether or not the government is doing what it needs to do to stop the bleeding.<p>And we're not just talking about short-term problems here. We're talking about the hard stuff — …

Mitt Romney's Trump speech an ugly mirror of GOP hypocrisy

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mitt Romney has added his voice to the chorus of Republicans who are dismayed that an ignorant demagogue such as Donald Trump could be poised to capture the presidential nomination of their grand and noble party.<p>In a speech Thursday morning, Romney said, "Donald Trump is a phony, a fraud. …

Peres defies threats on South Africa visit

Former president addresses Johannesburg Jewish community despite protests by BDS supporters.<p>><br>• ><p>Former president Shimon Peres meets with former South …

Stocks Recover, as Oil Prices Turn Higher

Stocks sensitive to changes in commodity prices log biggest gains<p>U.S. stocks rose, recovering from earlier losses as oil prices turned higher.<p>The rebound on was broad-based, with nearly every S&P 500 sector eking out a gain. Stocks sensitive to changes in commodity prices, including shares of …

Stock Markets

Global wage calculator: Compare your salary - CNNMoney

Davos 2017 Global wage calculator<p>Find out how your wage compares to the average in your country, then see where you sit globally.<p>Are you in ?<p>Yes<p>No<p>What is your annual wage? (before tax)<p>Confirm<p>*CNN will not retain information or share information.

World's largest economies - CNNMoney

Robert Kennedy assassin Sirhan Sirhan faces parole board again

(Reuters) - Sirhan Sirhan, the assassin of Democratic presidential candidate Robert Kennedy in 1968, was denied parole for the 15th time on Wednesday, a California prison official said.<p>Sirhan Sirhan is shown in this handout photo taken February 9, 2016, and provided by the California Department of …

Los Angeles

Israel's unwanted African migrants

<b>For nearly a year Israel has been offering African migrants cash and the chance to go and live in what is supposed to be a safe haven in a third country - but the BBC has spoken to two men who say that they were abandoned as soon as they got off the plane. One was immediately trafficked, the other</b> …

19 Writing Tips To Help You Become The Next J.K. Rowling

We asked writers what helps them stay motivated.<p>1. No cute coffee shop with notebook for me. It's all about <b>snuggling up in bed with the laptop, a cup of tea and SoundCloud drip-feeding me music</b> with the perfect ambience for the mood of the story.<p>And when I need to get out of my bubble, I go to …

Venezuela, Bahrain among 15 countries stripped of voting rights at UN due to debts

The United Nations has deprived a number of countries of voting rights following their failure to pay the membership charge. The list of non-payer …