Hurricane Alex disrupts oil spill clean-up efforts

By Andy Rice 1 July 2010

Bad weather resulting from Hurricane Alex, which hit northe-eastern Mexico on Wednesday, is hindering BP's attempts to expand its clean-up of the oil spill. The hurricane is predicted to continue to rage for another couple of days before dissipating. Read more: Reuters



The Trojan Horse that wheeled R600m out of state-owned entities

By Susan Comrie for amaBhungane

Some firing squads are all issued with blank cartridges with the exception of one person. This helps alleviate personal responsibility for the execution squad.