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Thami Mkhwanazi

From the archives: The life of story of Thandi Modise, guerilla

THE LIFE STORY OF A GUERRILLA: PART II On the streets of Jo’burg, old military habits die hard

Thandi Modise, the knitting needles guerrilla

The first in a two-part series by Thami Mkhwanazi. This week: Life in the camps

Nkosi: Out of jail but back at his books

The Weekly Mail found John Nkosi in a tiny room at the back of a house opposite his parents' Atteridgeville home.

Students ‘frogmarched’ from class

Eyewitnesses claimed Peter Mnisi was "threatened with live ammunition and pushed against the wall in front of them to a waiting police car.

Bus victims on ‘training’ trip

The trip that resulted in the death of 14 Alexandra township schoolchildren was sponsored by the Department of Education and Training.

A guerrilla arrives in the back of a Mercedes

The only woman among the exiles involved in the talks, Ruth Mompati, returned to a noisy welcome from her home town.

The jobless laugh, limp and die the American way

A nice, bloody morning in the cheap seats at the bug-house.

Sam Nujoma speaks

The Weekly Mail's Thami Mkhwanazi gets an invitation to the home of Swapo leader Sam Nujoma.

The Sisulu I knew

The Walter Sisulu I know is no different from the man-in-the-street.

Open City opens – despite demos

Fifty volunteers are giving up all their comforts for two days to experience the Group Areas Act at first hand.

The mystery buried in the Khanya wreck

The grim is that if the flames had reached the bombs, it would have looked far worse.

Militant Alex to discuss October votes plan

The Alexandra Civic Association (ACA) is considering a plan for possible participation in the October 26 municipal elections.

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