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Isaac Mangena

Isaac Mangena

    Robben Island turns into a ghost town
    Robben Island turns into a ghost town
    South Africa's once notorious Robben Island penal colony risks ghost-town status as its last residents trickle off in search of creature comforts...
    SA women battle chauvinism to take their rightful place
    SA women battle chauvinism to take their rightful place
    South African crane operator Zoliswa Gila rises high above the pervasive chauvinistic view that her job should be reserved for members of the male...
    Evicted SA squatters live on hope alone
    Evicted SA squatters live on hope alone
    Legsaan Levember can only pray for better days as he huddles with 12 family members in a roadside tent, another victim of South Africa's spiralling...
    Umshini Wami echoes through SA
    Umshini Wami echoes through SA
    Some call it brainless, others inappropriate in the post-apartheid era but Jacob Zuma, the new leader of the African National Congress, is in no...
    Investors fear jump to left under Zuma
    Investors fear jump to left under Zuma
    Jittery investors will closely eye the African National Congress's (ANC) election conference next week, fearing a victorious Jacob Zuma would chart...
    Pistorius waits on Olympic dream
    Pistorius waits on Olympic dream
    Oscar Pistorius, the self-described "fastest thing on no legs", retains both his sense of humour and confidence when he mulls the possibility that...
    World Cup can heal Africa's wounds
    World Cup can heal Africa's wounds
    The first Soccer World Cup to be held in Africa can be the glue which binds a continent too often riven by conflict, according to the man in charge...
    The bus boycott that forced an apartheid U-turn
    The bus boycott that forced an apartheid U-turn
    Arthur Magerman can still vividly remember the summer's morning half a century ago when he joined thousands of fellow township residents on the...
    Springboks scrap plans to visit Soweto
    Springboks scrap plans to visit Soweto
    The Springboks were accused on Thursday of blowing the chance of spreading rugby among South Africa's black population by scrapping plans to...
    'White man's game' takes hold in black South Africa
    'White man's game' takes hold in black South Africa
    The youngsters assembled at Soweto's Jabulani soccer grounds for an after-school training session are united in their reply when asked to name...
    Soweto switches on to community television
    Soweto switches on to community television
    Three doors down from the old home of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, make-up artists apply the finishing touches to the presenters of Soweto...
    Maponya Mall: 'Everything I want under one roof'
    Maponya Mall: 'Everything I want under one roof'
    Soweto, the vast township that was synonymous with neglect and revolt during apartheid, will become home to one of South Africa's largest shopping...