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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...

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...

Kiwis Looking For Trouble

RUGBY: Barney Spender HOW many eyes does a kiwi bird have? It is a popular question doing the rounds among the South African...

One Eyed Kiwis Spoil The Show

RUGBY: Barney Spender HOW many eyes does a kiwi bird have? It is a popular question doing the rounds among the South African...

Whites Only Call Up Under Fire

Whites are still being prosecuted for refusing to attend camps, reports Stefaans Brummer SOUTH Africa's new ministry of defence has come under fire...

Tax Bites Into Car Allowances

Mail and Guardian reporter WHILE the number of organisations offering car allowances to employees continues to increase, changes to perks tax introduced last...

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