THE BURNING OF
IN CAPE TOWN
Parliament on Fire
Early on Sunday morning, 2nd January, Cape Town Fire and Rescue Services received a call that smoke was seen coming out of the Parliamentary buildings. Fire fighters began arriving on the scene within six minutes of the report and before any fire alarm had been made from Parliament itself! Cape Town Fire & Rescue Services soon had five fire engines and 36 fire fighters on the scene. This later swelled to 70 fire fighters as the blaze continued to spread out of control.
LEGACY OF ARCHBISHOP
World Leaders Praise Tutu
The announcement of the death of Anglican Bishop Desmond Mpulo Tutu on 26th December 2021, at age 90, has led to much outpouring of praise for this prominent prelate who has been described “the personification of the South African Freedom Struggle”, “An icon of the Freedom struggle”, “Hero of the Nation”, “The Nation’s pastor” and what the BBC called “The staunch and steadfast healer of a nation.”
UPHEAVAL IN SUDAN
AN URGENT CALL FOR
PRAYER AND ACTION
After a couple of years of encouraging moves towards freedom in Sudan, on Monday 25th October, General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan announced the dissolution of the transitional government and a return to military rule under a “state of emergency.”
THE HISTORY BEHIND THE
AMERICAN RETREAT AND
DEFEAT IN AFGHANISTAN
Afghanistan is only the latest in a long line of American Allies betrayed. As recently as the 8th of July, U.S. President Biden was adamant that the Taliban would not be able to overrun Afghanistan because Kabul had a well-funded and well-trained military.
Private Citizens Protected Property and the Police
Along with the staggering reports and images of catastrophic criminality and communist-inspired chaos, which cost over R50 Billion in damages and stolen items and over 370 lives lost, have come inspiring stories of heroic individuals who rescued neighbours, protected shops and industries in their communities and even protected police from rampaging mobs.