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Tobacco Campaign a Lot Of Twak

CRITICAL CONSUMER Pat Sidley HOLLAND is a country which is seen, not least by its own residents, as being inhabited by rational people...

Police Investigate Mi Aid To Unita

South African operatives are allegedly still assisting Unita rebels in Angola, reports Stefaans Brummer CLAIMS are being investigated by policethat renegade Military Intelligence...

Showers Of Rose Petals

MOVEABLE FEAST Marino Corazza I WAS not blessed with a sweet tooth. While others drool over birthday cakes, going gaga about upping their...

No Winnie But Stompie’s Mum Is Still Ready To Love

If Winnie Mandela had made it to Parys at the weekend, she would have found forgiveness, reports Sibusiso Nxumalo SLAIN child activist Stompie...

Civil Servant Wages Row

Drew Forrest THE impasse over the salaries of ministerial staff posed a serious threat to the effectiveness of South Africa's new executive and...

A Comedy Of Human Errors

CINEMA: Fabius Burger Best Film at the Edinburgh Film Festival and recipient of the Critics Award at the Venice Film Festival, Leon the...

Hain Savours Victory At Lord S

Peter Hain, one of the leaders of the South African sporting boycott, was at Lord's to see last week's historic Test. He spoke...

Making a Second Contribution

After a short visit earlier this year, American singer/songwriter Shawn Phillips is back, exploring his new- found affinity for South African music. He...

The Aids Kaffirs Of Johannesburg Prison

Johannesburg Prison inmates who have tested HIV-positive are stigmatised, abused and denied rights granted to other prisoners, they told Philippa Garson 'IT'S like...

Rates Catch Up With Councillor

Shadley Nash A FORMER advocate of rent and services boycotts could find himself unceremoniously dumped from Port Elizabeth's 100- member transitional local council...

The Killer Her Lawyers And a Camera

From Eugene Terre'Blanche to American serial killer Aileen Wuornos ... Dale Reynolds spoke to Nick Broomfield about truth and documentaries WITH policemen, law-yers,...

Outsider At Odds With Colleagues

WHEN General Roy During (59) disclosed the existence of a hit-squad within his own force, it reflected the deep chasm that had opened...

Mpla Mercenaries Will Not Be Executed

Stefaans Brummer ANGOLA's rebel Unita movement has given a qualified assurance it will not execute captured South African "mercenaries" after an appeal for...

Guidance From The Literary Greats

THE Congress of South African Writers (Cosaw) will run four- month courses on poetry, short story writing and scriptwriting in Johannesburg and Cape...

Thank You a Thousand Times

The president throws a thank you party for 'struggle' veterans and over 1 000 guests from around the world turn up, writes Sibusiso Nxumalo

UK In Illegal South Africa Arms Deals

David Pallister SOUTH AFRICA is negotiating with Britain to limit any embarrassment about the disclosure of illegal defence equipment sales to the former...

Jo Burg Zippies Join The Global Rave

There's a global movement going on, fusing New Age themes with computer cyberpunk and techno music. Now the Zippies have a new hang-out...

Speaking In Tongues But Which One

The SABC proposal to downgrade Afrikaans is unlikely to fly, reports Drew Forrest ENGLISH language chauvinists beware -- if the number of English-speakers...

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