South Africa


The Birth of a Eurasian Century

By Pepe Escobar the roving correspondent for the Asia Times.

The article is from the Huffington Post

HONG KONG -- A specter is haunting Washington, an unnerving vision of a Sino-Russian alliance wedded to an expansive symbiosis of trade and commerce across much of the Eurasian land mass -- at the expense of the United States.

South Africa's ANC To Win General Elections

The ruling African National Congress (ANC) is tipped to win the general vote held on Thursday.

With most ballots counted, it had gained nearly 63% of the vote, according to data by the Independent Electoral Commission cited by Al Jazeera.

This is nearly three percent less than in 2009 and will prevent the party from a desired two-thirds majority.