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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...

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...

Kzp Cops Want To Break Free From IFP Shackles

Corruption, cover-ups and racism made rank and file kwaZulu Police force members go on strike, reports Farouk Chothia BEHIND the recent kwa-Zulu Police...

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