South Africa


Bulgarian Aide to Czech Underground Boss, Arrested in South Africa

A Bulgarian man has been arrested in South Africa in connection with fraud and drug trafficking, the South African Press Association (SAPA) reported.

Borislov Grigorov 'Mike' is believed to be the right hand to Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir, and his accountant. Meanwhile, Bulgarian media report the man's name as Lyubomir Grigorov.

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.