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Hospital strike ends with rights for union

The Transvaal Provincial Administration granted de facto recognition to the union and agreed to bargain with, it over wages in future.

Patients roam Soweto in pyjamas

Striking workers from Baragwanath Hospital dance through the streets of Soweto.

CP leaders haven’t seen that ‘ANC plot’ document

The African National Congress has denied knowledge or a much-publicised ''secret'' document detailing a plot to assassinate rightwing leaders.

The day uhuru walked the streets

Yesterday's newspapers turned into today's placards as thousands of Sowetans packed Jabulani stadium.

Power struggle to control access to Mandela

Intense in-fighting is developing behind the scenes for control of the "Nelson Mandela story".

Mandela’s words as he watched the releases on TV: ‘I want to go home’

Sitting watching an historic news bulletin on SABC television on Tuesday night at Victor Verster Prison was a most extraordinary party.

Sunday’s release day

The releases of Walter Sisulu and seven other political prisoners are expected to begin on Sunday and the MDM is planning marches and rallies.

Rebel Transkei welcomes the ‘comrade’ king

ANC-raised Buyekhaya Dalindyebo returns from exile - and challenges Pretioria.

ANC-groomed king returns to the Transkei

The African National Congress-groomed king of the Transkei, Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo returns from Zambia tomorrow after 14 years in exile.

General Fixit, the cop who seldom solves it

Major General Jaap Joubert, appointed this week to investigate claims of police brutality, is regularly entrusted with politically sensitive cases.

Graduation party ready to go

According to the SA Prisons Service and the ANC leaders, Nelson Mandela’s graduation party will definitely take place.

Chikane was poisoned, say doctors

Frank Chikane, general secretary of the South African Council of Churches, has narrowly escaped death after being mysteriously poisoned.

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