AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Update – Bad Weather Stalls Search Operations

As the search for the wreckage of the disappeared Malaysian plane entered its fifth day, bad weather has come up as a challenge for those trying to recover bodies of those that were in the plane as well as the wreckage itself, it has been revealed. On Friday, strong winds and heavy seas were blamed for the slow progress in the search process. According Fransiskus Bambang Soelistyo, who is head of the search and rescue agency from Indonesia, waves that were as high as four met... Read more »
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By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

AirAsia Flight QZ8501 may have Climbed too Steeply Before it Crashed

There has been some progress in the case of the AirAsia plane that disappeared on its way from Indonesia to Singapore. The plane was carrying 155 passengers and seven crew members. While they are yet to find th... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, December 29th, 2014

Another Malaysia-linked Plane Disappears

Another plane which is based in Malaysia has disappeared. This time it is the AirAsia Indonesia, which is reported to have disappeared in the early hours of Sunday only two hours after take off on its journey f... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, September 21st, 2014

British Taxi Driver Could Be Next Islamic State Victim

It looks like the Islamic State is intent on making its point with the so called world super powers. In recent media reports, the wife of the man most likely to be the subject of another video-recorded executio... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, September 14th, 2014

British Aid Worker David Haines Beheaded by Islamic State

The Islamic State has been at it again. On Saturday, they released another video which showed the beheading of another international personality, David Haines, an British born aid worker based in France; the th... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, September 7th, 2014

Plane Crashes Off Jamaica After Pilot Was Unresponsive

Reports recently obtained have indicated that a private plane carrying a prominent American businessman and his entrepreneur wife has crashed off the coast of the Caribbean island of Jamaica on Friday. Accordin... Read more »
By R On Friday, July 18th, 2014

Malaysia Flight MH17: Top AIDS Researchers Among Victims

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, which was reportedly shot down by a ground to air missile just 40 kilometres short of Ukraine’s Eastern border with Russia, had on it an estimated 100 top AIDS researchers w... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Friday, March 14th, 2014

Malaysian Plane – Foul Play and Hijacking Back on the Cards

It is exactly a week from the day when the Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777-200, flight number MH 370 disappeared as it entered the South China Sea. It was carrying two hundred and twenty seven passengers from mor... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

First Officer Loved Female Passengers in the Cockpit

As we enter the fifth day in the saga of the Boeing 777-200 owned by Malaysian Airlines which disappeared about an hour after take off, the investigation seems to have turned inwards on the men in charge of the... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

No Sign of the Malaysian Airlines Plane

So much of the world is busy with its business of living that the crisis in the Far East seems to have taken a back seat, what with the high profile Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial and the stalemate of Russia and ... Read more »