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Weekly Mail Reporter

Weekly Mail Reporter

    Let's steal the Springbok from Verwoerd
    Let's steal the Springbok from Verwoerd
    We must do the same with the Springbok, argues Minister of Water Affairs and Forestry Kader Asmal. We used to sing Nkosi...
    Editorial: We stopped Lomu can we stop Murdoch
    Editorial: We stopped Lomu can we stop Murdoch
    Last week the man who buys everything met the man who's prepared to sell anything - and South Africa was jerked into the no-holds-barred world...
    Where a massacre is a way of life
    Where a massacre is a way of life
    No fewer than 49 massacres have occurred in the Reef and southern Transvaal in the past two years, costing the lives of 1250 people – an...
    Panama or Cape, the cargo's still lethal
    Panama or Cape, the cargo's still lethal
    A major campaign against a voyage around the Cape of a ship ferrying a lethal cargo of plutonium gained momentum this week when the Wildlife...
    Watch out FW, the crunch is coming
    Watch out FW, the crunch is coming
    The stage is set for a colossal showdown between the state and the African National Congress, as local and international pressure on South Africa...
    The press must change -- Mandela
    The press must change -- Mandela
    Nelson Mandela this week used an international gathering of the world's newspaper publishers to fire a volley of shots across the bows of South...
    Unheralded and unnoticed, a nation is born
    Unheralded and unnoticed, a nation is born
    While the international media concentrated on the flight of Mengistu Haile Mariam from Ethiopia and the downfall of his government, few newspapers...
    Kaunda warned: Retire or you'll be humiliated
    Kaunda warned: Retire or you'll be humiliated
    Frederick Chiluba, 48 year-old trade union leader and son of a miner, is lined up to challenge Kenneth Kaunda as president of Zambia. He has...
    Young lion prepares to challenge for leadership
    Young lion prepares to challenge for leadership
    For the first time in 27 years some­ one has dared to challenge President Kenneth Kaunda for the leadership of the United National Independence Par­ty (Unip) which has ruled Zambia since independence from Britain in 1964....
    Somafco pupils wait to come home
    Somafco pupils wait to come home
    High-level negotiations between government and the African National Con­gress are continuing over re­-settlement from the Solo­mon Mahlangu...
    Behind the violence
    Behind the violence
    The bodies that lay in the swamps of Katlehong and along the railway tracks of Soweto this week were a grisly reminder of a prophetic warning by...
    Black education looks bleak, unless …
    Black education looks bleak, unless …
    Black education is in dire straits and if steps are not taken to alleviate enormous injustices in the system, prospects in the “new South...