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Terry Bell

Terry Bell

    Unsung rights activist and mother of Pallo Jordan, Phyllis Ntantala-Jordan, dies
    Unsung rights activist and mother of Pallo Jordan, Phyllis Ntantala-Jordan, dies
    One of South Africa’s great — and largely unheralded — fighters against apartheid and for women’s rights died on Sunday in a...
    South African women's rights activist Phyllis Ntantala-Jordan dies at 96 in the US
    South African women's rights activist Phyllis Ntantala-Jordan dies at 96 in the US
    One of South Africa’s great — and largely unheralded — fighters against apartheid and for women’s rights died on Sunday in a...
    Afcon festivities belie Equatorial Guinea's tyrannical history
    Afcon festivities belie Equatorial Guinea's tyrannical history
    By hosting the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) that kicked off on Saturday, the brutal kleptocracy of Equatorial Guinea hopes to gain a measure of...
    Resilient in the Struggle
    Resilient in the Struggle
    OBITUARY
    Distorted story has raised doubts about a reputable forum
    Distorted story has raised doubts about a reputable forum
    The Mail & Guardian's stories over two weeks concerning the Forum for Public Dialogue and its chairperson, Moeletsi Mbeki, contain...
    Bigotry rides rampant
    Bigotry rides rampant
    Bigotry is again riding rampant in reaction to last week's Zapiro cartoon in the Mail & Guardian. Tolerance and even facts of religious...
    When free lunches are hard to swallow
    When free lunches are hard to swallow
    Corruption, although usually of a more subtle kind than the outright bribery recently highlighted by the Mail & Guardian, is very much part...
    State agencies punch hole in Act
    State agencies punch hole in Act
    South Africa's much-vaunted right to freedom of information was undermined last year, simply because the directors general of some of the country's...
    Media misled over missing TRC files
    Media misled over missing TRC files
    The national archivist and the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development last year deliberately lied to the Mail & Guardian about...
    Location of missing TRC files remains a mystery
    Location of missing TRC files remains a mystery
    The Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Development and the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) are flouting the law and blocking access to our...
    'Missing' truth files are in NIA's hands
    'Missing' truth files are in NIA's hands
    A formal investigation has been launched by the National Archives into the 34 boxes and two folders of Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC)...