China affirms commitment to one-child policy

By Andy Rice 27 September 2010

China will continue its one-child policy for the foreseeable future, Li Bin, the head of the National Population and Family Planning Commission told Chinese media on Monday. Chinese couples are allowed one child if they are city-based and two if they live in a rural area. The policy was instituted in 1978. Read more: Sapa, News24



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.