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Thami Mkhwanazi

Thami Mkhwanazi

    From the archives: The life story of Thandi Modise, guerilla
    From the archives: The life story of Thandi Modise, guerilla
    Fired with revolutionary fervour, woman guerrilla Thandi Modise slips back into South Africa … but it's not long before police start...
    From the archives: Thandi Modise, the knitting needles guerrilla
    From the archives: Thandi Modise, the knitting needles guerrilla
    This remarkable account gives a face and personality to that shadowy stereotype which we so often read about and fear, and which we understand...
    A guerrilla arrives in the back of a Mercedes
    A guerrilla arrives in the back of a Mercedes
    African National Congress national executive committee member and former Umkhonto weSizwe guerrilla Ruth Mompati this week received a tumultuous...
    The jobless laugh, limp and die the American way
    The jobless laugh, limp and die the American way
    The Good Hope and the Rio bioscopes in Johannesburg are cinemas with a difference. They are homes for the hundreds of thousands of unemployed...
    As the choppers rise into the sky, I count dreams
    As the choppers rise into the sky, I count dreams
    The dreams unfolded, in broad daylight, amid the strains of muted jazz trumpet, screams, toyi-toyi chants and poetry. Little Boitumelo Sisulu had...
    Sam Nujoma speaks
    Sam Nujoma speaks
    For Sam Nujoma, home is also a place of work. For the moment, at least, the president-designate of Namibia is preparing for power from his...
    The Sisulu I knew
    The Sisulu I knew
    He could be the old man you've seen short-cutting across the open lot on his way to the station each morning. He could be among the mourners you've...
    Open City opens - despite demos
    Open City opens - despite demos
    Black and white protesters took a dip in the Hillbrow swimming pool yesterday, and set an historic precedent-despite a rowdy attempt by an...
    The mystery buried in the Khanya wreck
    The mystery buried in the Khanya wreck
    This week's arson attack on the headquarters of the Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference has left behind charred wreckage  -...
    Militant Alex to discuss October votes plan
    Militant Alex to discuss October votes plan
    The Alexandra Civic Association (ACA) - which has always firmly boycotted official structures - is considering a plan for possible participation in...
    Tambo's former bodyguard shot dead
    Tambo's former bodyguard shot dead
    A man in an overcoat fired several shots at Sidney Jabulani Msibi, 31, as he helped a friend close his Pimville shop on Tuesday night. Msibi was...
    The women strike a shut door
    The women strike a shut door
    A delegation from the Federation of Transvaal Women was treated to two very different receptions on Tuesday when the women tried to present...