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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...

Riding Off Into The Soweto Sunset

It might not be quite the mink 'n manure set but show-jumper Enos Mafokate is teaching Soweto's children how to ride, writes Sibusiso...

Degrees Of Concern At University

Farouk Chothia THE University of Durban-Westville awarded degrees to 16 students at a graduation ceremony earlier this year -- despite the fact that...

Stretching The Definitions Of Dance

Combining movement with mime, music, narrative and design, the First Physical Theatre Company is forging a new theatrical language that decribes the complexities...

SABC’s Reputation Is On The Line

The SABC's floundering attempts to transform itself from a propaganda machine to a public broadcaster reflects the problems facing parastatals and the civil...

A Bust That Set The Phone On Fire

Justin Pearce "BUST of Hendrik Verwoerd. Price neg." The advertisement in the classified section of a Cape Town newspaper was followed by a...

The Drama That Crossed The Line

TELEVISION Sophie Perryer WHEN the makers of The Line chose a title for their series, they must have suspected someone would accuse them...

Editorial SABC Crosses The Line

GOOD sense has won out at CCV: we'll be able to watch The Line in its entirety this weekend, despite Inkatha objections. But...

Editorial Judge And Be Judged

THE Judicial Services Commission is slowly dragging our stuffy Bench into the modern era, announcing that public hearings will be held to assess...

Legal Challenge To An Unjust Policy

Philippa Garson THE plight of prisoners with HIV will be brought to the fore when an application is lodged by the Aids Law...

A Clear Blue Vision Of The Future

A blue train is slowly chugging around South Africa but Phelophepa is no ordinary train, reports Mapula Sibanda. It brings primary health-care to...

Mac Releases Captured Nis Files

Mac Maharaj has released secret NIS files to challenge those destroying information. But the files are surprisingly inaccurate, reports Anton Harber TRANSPORT Minister...

Time To Down The Lion Cup

RUGBY: Jon Swift WITH the emphasis so firmly on the trials and tribulations of the South African team in New Zealand, there is...

A Us Tour Card Or Els

GOLF: Jon Swift THERE is something very refreshing in this harsh and materialistic world about the way Ernie Els approaches the business of...

Welcome To Hell Said The Sign

"WHY have the killings stopped? Because we have overrun most of the country," says Abby Muvunandinga, the Rwanda Patriotic Front's young information officer...

Sampling Jazz At The North Sea Jamboree

The North Sea Jazz Festival is one of the biggest in Europe. Morabo Morojele was there IF your idea of the best way...

Commitment Not a Commission

Labour Minister Tito Mboweni is pushing for yet another commission of inquiry. Instead, he should support the existing National Manpower Commission, argues Martin...

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