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Thandeka Gqubule

Thandeka Gqubule

    Hospital strike ends with rights for union
    Hospital strike ends with rights for union
    Thousands of black health workers last night ended their 10-day strike at a dozen hospitals on the Reef after the authorities agreed to wide ranging union rights and an end to discriminatory labour practices in the public sector. The National Education Health and Allied Workers'...
    Patients roam Soweto in pyjamas
    Patients roam Soweto in pyjamas
    Patients discharged from Baragwanath Hospital this week roamed Soweto in their hospital pyjamas because striking non-medical staff had locked the...
    CP leaders haven't seen that 'ANC plot' document
    CP leaders haven't seen that 'ANC plot' document
    The ANC dismissed the allegations made in the document as "rubbish" and their headquarters in Lusaka said the organisation had no intention of...
    The day uhuru walked the streets
    The day uhuru walked the streets
    Sowetans packed the Jabulani Stadium beyond capacity yesterday, waiting for Mandela. The stadium trembled as over 35 000 people stamped their feet...
    Power struggle to control access to Mandela
    Power struggle to control access to Mandela
    Intense in-fighting is developing behind the scenes for control of the "Nelson Mandela story".
    Mandela's words as he watched the releases on TV: 'I want to go home'
    Mandela's words as he watched the releases on TV: 'I want to go home'
    Nelson Mandela, Albertina Sisulu, wife of Rivonia trialist Walter Sisulu; Cyril Ramaphosa, general secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers;...
    Sunday's release day
    Sunday's release day
    The releases of Walter Sisulu and seven other political prisoners are expected to begin on Sunday - and the Mass Democratic Movement is planning...
    Rebel Transkei welcomes the 'comrade' king
    Rebel Transkei welcomes the 'comrade' king
    The African National Congress connected king of the powerful Thembu clan, Buyekhaya Dalindyebo, is back in the Transkei and living under the...
    ANC-groomed king returns to the Transkei
    ANC-groomed king returns to the Transkei
    The African National Congress-groomed king of the Transkei, Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, returns tomorrow to the land he has not seen since he was a...
    General Fixit, the cop who seldom solves it
    General Fixit, the cop who seldom solves it
    He has yet to solve any. Joubert, asked this week to investigate the claims of dissident policeman Lieutenant Gregory Rockman, is known in...
    Graduation party ready to go
    Graduation party ready to go
    Nelson Mandela’s graduation party will definitely take place, according to the SA Prisons Service, and it's up to the ANC leader and his guests...
    Chikane was poisoned, say doctors
    Chikane was poisoned, say doctors
    Chikane has collapsed four times in recent weeks while travelling in Namibia and the US, and has been admitted to hospital each time. On one...