'We hope we have mercy' is a short documentary highlighting one of the many areas of The Zimbabwean Crisis which often goes unnoticed. Zimbabwes black and white rhinos are being poached to near extinction by the people in power. This is the shocking story of mans greed and the awful repercussions to a once flourishing nations wildlife. It is about both the rhino and the many people involved in fighting for this species survival, for what is man without the beast?
Views: 8237 Dan Calderwood
Expelled ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema and Marikana residents have laid murder charges against the police who shot dead 34 of their colleagues. He lashed out at President Jacob Zuma and says the commission of inquiry into the Marikana shootings is politically motivated.
Views: 5441 Dan Calderwood
The section of Killarneys Oxford Road that collapsed apparently due to tunnelling for the Gautrain on Tuesday July 7, has been repaired. The road will be re-opened for traffic in a weeks time according to the construction company, Bombela Consortium. There is still much speculation on what exactly caused the collapse. The Times Dan Calderwood and Ashleigh Nash went on site to find out more. http://multimedia.thetimes.co.za/videos/2008/07/sinkhole-saga-continues/
Views: 249 Dan Calderwood
TB is a global pandemic. Every 20 seconds another person dies from TB. Our package showcases Valerie Mizrahi, an award winning TB specialist who lectured during Scifest. We expand on her scientific insights disease by giving TB a human face and exposing the reality of living with TB in East Grahamstown. We explored the lives of a Grahamstown family who are currently on TB treatment. Winner of the first student category award at the prestigious Siemens awards for excellence in African journalism about science and technology.
Views: 136 Dan Calderwood
A small section of Oxford Road in the Johannesburg suburb of Killarney collapsed on Tuesday afternoon. There was much confusion as officials taped off the surrounding area. The sinkhole is allegedly related to the continual tunnelling for the Gautrain- something experts warn could happen again. http://multimedia.thetimes.co.za/videos/2008/07/road-above-gautrain-collapses/
Views: 968 Dan Calderwood