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Gaye Davis

Gaye Davis

    In Lusaka, wary exiles dared to hope
    In Lusaka, wary exiles dared to hope
    Have your day in court, President Zuma
    Have your day in court, President Zuma
    In December the ANC will have its 53rd national conference in Mangaung. Almost all the media are speculating about what the real issues of focus...
    There's much more to Cape Town than Clifton
    There's much more to Cape Town than Clifton
    Day one in the Mother City and the big old mountain's stretched out in welcome under an azure sky. With any luck the Southeaster's curled up asleep...
    Reasons why I had to leave
    Reasons why I had to leave
    Outgoing Human Rights Commission official Rhoda Kadalie this week lifted the lid on the seething tension within the commission which led to her...
    Magic man still at the top
    Magic man still at the top
    LUCKILY the photographers and television camera crews fighting for elbow-room watched where they put their heavy boots and none of the children...
    Is Thabo Mbeki fit to rule?
    Is Thabo Mbeki fit to rule?
    To some he'll make a suave, excellent president. To others, he's just a ruthless ambitious manipulator. Gaye Davis...
    A community united in fear
    A community united in fear
    One of the slogans used to market houses in Mitchell's Plain during the late 1970s offered potential buyers "a healthy new life for your children...
    Squeak up, comrade, or we'll tell on you
    Squeak up, comrade, or we'll tell on you
    But the anonymous, threatening letter he received in early May is both the latest instance - and the most astonishing. The unsigned, typewritten...
    The baby who's going back to prison
    The baby who's going back to prison
    A bewildered 16-month-old Haroon, clutching a furry toy and a half-eaten biscuit, was handed over to an officer at security police offices on Cape...
    Island doors may swing open soon
    Island doors may swing open soon
    Prison doors on Robben Island are expected to swing open, releasing 300 political prisoners within days, lawyers believe. The agreement reached by...
    Albie goes back to jail ... just for the day
    Albie goes back to jail ... just for the day
    “I’m not coming to complain, I've ' just come back to see how things have changed," the African National Congress' Albie Sachs told the bemused...
    A portrait of Jacob Zuma
    A portrait of Jacob Zuma
    Instead, he says, "The struggle educated me." He was born in 1942 in "the intestines of Zululand", the forests of Nkandla. When his father...