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Clive Rubin

Clive Rubin

    An evening with Dollar Brand
    An evening with Dollar Brand
    Abdullah Ibrahim, the virtuoso jazz composer known as Dollar Brand who born Adolph Johannes Brand, turned 82 last month and performed four solo...
    Parly drops draconian spy Bill
    Parly drops draconian spy Bill
    Parliament has thrown out more controversial legislation, including a Bill the Mail & Guardian and other media companies campaigned...
    Surge in SA's army sales to US
    Surge in SA's army sales to US
    South Africa sold 427 armoured combat vehicles to the United States army last year, presumably for use in US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan,...
    Spooks skip legal process
    Spooks skip legal process
    South Africa has the technical capacity to conduct cross-border electronic eavesdropping and 300 of a planned 500 spies are already at work doing...
    SA armour 'used in Iraq'
    SA armour 'used in Iraq'
    South African armoured cars are being sold to the United States army for use in Iraq, despite the often-stated opposition of the government to the...
    Irregular constitutional change?
    Irregular constitutional change?
    Possible irregularities in the passage of legislation to eliminate cross-boundary municipalities are being investigated by the Public Protector....
    Figuring women
    Figuring women
    There is not much traditional African art currently on display in central Cape Town. If residents and visitors to the city wish to admire the...
    Zim's mining sector surges amid the gloom
    Zim's mining sector surges amid the gloom
    Despite an economic slump, food queues and fuel shortages, mining activity is surging in Zimbabwe.
    Africa's new gold rush
    Africa's new gold rush
    The World Bank has stepped in to reinforce Africa's mining renaissance, prompted by the rise in the gold price and peace settlements in a range of...
    Ginwala for Pan African Parliament?
    Ginwala for Pan African Parliament?
    South African parliamentary Speaker Frene Ginwala's second term in the job is about to expire, and she is unlikely to take up a third. But she may...
    Old Mutual shares drop amid scandal
    Old Mutual shares drop amid scandal
    The share price of Old Mutual (OM) in London and Johannesburg dropped 2,5% over five days this week, following the announcement that its United...