Promo Box: February 2011 Archives
Thursday February 24, 2011
Powdered whoonga is sprinkled on tobacco or marijuana providing an addictive and toxic high.(Photo/Anders Kelto)
Junkies get sick if they take it, and sicker if they don't.
Journalist Anders Kelto traced it from the streets of Kwa Dabekaa township near Durban right into the laboratory, to discover what's hooking people on whoonga.
His full documentary is on the February 24/27 edition of Dispatches
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- Fri., 30 – Cape Town "car guards" offer "protection"
- Thu., 22 – The trials of Tweeting in China
- Thu., 22 – Help for kids of India sex workers
- Wed., 21 – In Italy, a long drink of yesterday's wine
- Thu., 15 – China's painful healing, with bee-stings
- Thu., 15 – Rwandans find new uses for malaria nets
- Thu., 15 – Verbal autopsies shed light on death
- Thu., 8 – Mexico's vigilante mayor
- Wed., 7 – Lanse kòd animate Jacmel Carnival
- Fri., 2 – Plus ça change, in Change Square
- February 2012
- Wed., 29 – A box full of light saves lives
- Tue., 28 – They die so we might know
- Mon., 27 – Oscar winner on Dispatches
- Fri., 24 – Kennedy's very bad day in South Sudan
- Wed., 22 – A special court for post-trauma vets
- Fri., 17 – Baad justice haunts Afghanistan
- Fri., 17 – Inside Egyptian military's business web
- Tue., 14 – Justice served in Haiti
- Mon., 13 – Syrian refugees' defiance and division
- Thu., 9 – Sri Lanka tourism vs. the fisherfolk
- Tue., 7 – Colombia's no-name dead
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- Mon., 13 – Jerusalem...covering the never-ending story
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- Why the U.S. strategy to take on ISIS isn't working
- Military analysts say the fall of the central Iraqi city of Ramadi earlier this week shows that U.S. airstrikes and a reliance on the Iraqi army are not enough to beat back ISIS militants.
- Ireland votes on legalizing same-sex marriage
- Voters in Ireland are casting their ballots today on a proposal to amend the country's constitution to include same-sex marriage rights.
- Adrift at home and at sea, the plight of Burma's stateless Rohingyas
- Burma has much to answer for, given the way it has treated its effectively stateless Muslim minority Rohingyas over the years, Patrick Brown writes. But so do its South Asia neighbours who so callously turned these desperate boat people away.
- Photos Arkansas Bible Belt an unlikely host of gay rodeo
- Contestants at the International Gay Rodeo, in the Bible belt state of Arkansas — one of 13 U.S. states with a ban on same-sex marriage — competed in events from barrel racing to bull riding ahead of a U.S. Supreme Court decision that could strike down bans on gay marriage nationwide.
- California oil spill: Determining the cause will be a long-term process
- The operator of a broken oil pipeline that fouled a California shoreline says it could be weeks or even months before investigators are able to determine what caused the break and subsequent spill.