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Carmel Rickard

Double blow to Natal’s fragile peace

Two incidents yesterday highlighted obstacles facing peace talks between groups involved in the violent Pietermaritzburg political feud.

Buthelezi keeps his cool with PW (but loses it with the media)

The President and the Chief meet, exchange mild compliments but keep a wary distance.

Pompous? Not me, says Buthelezi

Carmel Rickard reports on the case in which Mangosuthu Buthelezi is sueing Frontline magazine.

How many homeless? Flood fiqures can differ by tenfold

The official death toll in the Natal floods has soared above 250 and with over 150 people reported missing it is expected to rise still further.

Natal floods disaster: Fears now of an epidemic

The death toll In Natal/ KwaZulu stands at 145 with a further 78 people missing.

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