Archive for March, 2015

Saudi Arabia prepares for possible ground offensive in Yemen, Iran calls for ‘dialogue’

Posted by RT on March 31, 2015  |   Comments Off on Saudi Arabia prepares for possible ground offensive in Yemen, Iran calls for ‘dialogue’
Yemen’s ousted officials have requested a ground intervention to bolster a Saudi-led air offensive against the country’s Houthi rebels. Meanwhile, neighboring Iran has made calls for diplomacy, saying the military campaign is a “strategic mistake”.
Read Full Article at RT.com

Collective self-defense law to open door for closer Japan, US military ties

Posted by RT on March 31, 2015  |   Comments Off on Collective self-defense law to open door for closer Japan, US military ties
Tokyo’s push to lift restrictions on the use of force oversees will contribute to closer cooperation between American and Japanese forces in Asia, the US Seventh Fleet commander said.
Read Full Article at RT.com

China building a ‘great wall of sand’ in South China Sea– US Navy

Posted by RT on March 31, 2015  |   Comments Off on China building a ‘great wall of sand’ in South China Sea– US Navy
The US has accused Beijing of "unprecedented land reclamation," claiming China is "creating a great wall of sand" over four square kilometers, in the disputed area in the South China Sea. The move has caused concerns over China’s territorial intentions.
Read Full Article at RT.com

Germanwings co-pilot told Lufthansa in 2009 about ‘severe depression’

Posted by RT on March 31, 2015  |   Comments Off on Germanwings co-pilot told Lufthansa in 2009 about ‘severe depression’
Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps with 150 people on board last week, informed Lufthansa of his psychological problems in 2009.
Read Full Article at RT.com

Fin24.com | Europe stocks close down

Posted by Fin24 Markets on March 31, 2015  |   Comments Off on Fin24.com | Europe stocks close down
Europe's main stock markets have closed lower, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 tumbling 1.72% on the day to 6 773.04 points.

Ukraine Interior Ministry was ‘uncooperative and obstructive’ in Maidan crimes probe – EU report

Posted by RT on March 31, 2015  |   Comments Off on Ukraine Interior Ministry was ‘uncooperative and obstructive’ in Maidan crimes probe – EU report
The investigation into Maidan violence during Ukraine’s coup didn’t satisfy the requirements of the European Convention on Human Rights, says a report from the European Council, adding that Ukraine’s Interior Ministry was “uncooperative and obstructive.”
Read Full Article at RT.com

Fear, hunger and heroism: RT interviews 70 War Witnesses for 70th V-Day anniversary

Posted by RT on March 31, 2015  |   Comments Off on Fear, hunger and heroism: RT interviews 70 War Witnesses for 70th V-Day anniversary
Their tales are tense, harrowing and touching by turn – every day until Victory Day on May 9, RT will upload a mini-documentary highlighting a memorable wartime story retold by those who witnessed World War II at close quarters.
Read Full Article at RT.com

​Abuses against refugees at Aussie-paid detention camp ‘known by govt for years’

Posted by RT on March 31, 2015  |   Comments Off on ​Abuses against refugees at Aussie-paid detention camp ‘known by govt for years’
Staff members at the Nauru refugee detention center, where Australia keeps its asylum seekers, spoke about violations including rapes as early as November 2013. They are reportedly prepared to testify before parliament.
Read Full Article at RT.com

Fin24.com | US stocks drop as volatility reigns

Posted by Fin24 Markets on March 31, 2015  |   Comments Off on Fin24.com | US stocks drop as volatility reigns
US stocks have dropped in opening trade, giving back some of the prior session gains as volatility in equity markets stays elevated.

Fin24.com | JSE slows down ahead of Easter break

Posted by Fin24 Markets on March 31, 2015  |   Comments Off on Fin24.com | JSE slows down ahead of Easter break
The JSE seems set to end the first quarter of 2015 on a quiet note, with the major indices dropping slightly by midday.
  • Head Office

    AfriSat Investments Ltd Office 113, 2nd Floor, Medine Mews, Chaussee Street, Port Louis, Mauritius
    Telephone : +230 212 99840
    Email : info@afrisatinvestments.com
    Mobile : +27 79 100 4087
    Website : www. afrisatinvestments.com
  • Map

    Click to open larger map