NEWSFLASH: China’s Liu Xiaobo wins Nobel peace prize

By Andy Rice 8 October 2010

Chinese human rights activist Liu Xiaobo has been awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize for Peace "for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China". He is currently serving an 11-year prison sentence for "incitement to subvert state power" and it is unlikely that he is aware that he is now a Nobel Laureate.  Read more: The Guardian



As Shaun Abrahams packs his bags, Ramaphosa appoints Silas Ramaite acting NPA head

By Greg Nicolson

The filming of The Beach permanently damaged the ecosystem on the Thai island it was located on.