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Carmel Rickard

Carmel Rickard

    Lesotho's top judge loses bid to stall probe
    Lesotho's top judge loses bid to stall probe
    Five judges of Lesotho's appeal court have found that the president of that court was not treated unfairly by...
    Judicial protocol taken for a wild ride
    Judicial protocol taken for a wild ride
    While South ­Africans obsess over the Oscar Pistorius trial, a completely ­different kind of court case is riveting the politically savvy...
    How will Mandela use his mandate?
    How will Mandela use his mandate?
    If this week's mass action was Nelson Mandela's "referendum" he has clearly won a handsome mandate. He has proved that with the help of Congress of...
    Shootings not unlawful, says Kriel
    Shootings not unlawful, says Kriel
    Minister's of Law and Order Hernus Kriel is refusing to pay compensation to two survivors of the Trust Feed massacre, denying that the police...
    Adrian Vlok! Do you care about peace?
    Adrian Vlok! Do you care about peace?
    This week, on the eve of promising talks to end the carnage that has claimed over 1 000 lives, he disrupted the process by tightening restrictions...
    ANC backs critical peace proposal
    ANC backs critical peace proposal
    Peace talks could take place in the next 10 days between Inkatha, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) and the United Democratic...
    As 30 die in a week, desperate plans for peace now
    As 30 die in a week, desperate plans for peace now
    A soaring death rate and a flurry of "peace talks" have made this a crucial weekend for both the war­ mongers and the peace brokers...
    Puzzle of the bogus 'HSRC' research
    Puzzle of the bogus 'HSRC' research
    Bogus questionnaires bearing the name of the Human Sciences Research Council are being used by a shadowy group, apparently linked to state...
    Judgement today on Emergency challenge
    Judgement today on Emergency challenge
    Judgement will be given today deciding whether an Emergency regulation, on which the state has been relying heavily to boost the turnout in the...
    No Natal peace until detainees freed, says UDF
    No Natal peace until detainees freed, says UDF
    United Democratic Front leaders in Pietermaritzburg say they cannot hold out any promise of an end to the violence in the local townships until their...
    Freed to talk to Inkatha. But not to UDF
    Freed to talk to Inkatha. But not to UDF
    Two United Democratic Front negotiators in the Pietermaritzburg peace talks were yesterday released from prison into a meeting called by police to...
    Double blow to Natal's fragile peace
    Double blow to Natal's fragile peace
    In Johannesburg, a major business conference was the scene of an acrimonious confrontation between Cosatu general secretary Jay Naidoo and Inkatha...