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The menacing chili of Jamba has struck again.

The cock and bull show

Few give Zapu (symbol, a bull) any chance of unseating Mugabe's Zanu(symbol, a cock).

Detention deaths up since ’77

Detention-related deaths have increased dramatically despite assurances to the contrary by the Minister of Law and Order, Louis Le Grange.

Welcome to the Weekly Mail

It was started by a group of journalists put on the streets by the closures of the <em>Rand Daily Mail</em> and the <em>Sunday Express</em>.

Two million to face forced removal

The threat of forced removal still hangs over at least 2 000 000 people in South Africa today.

Power plays behind the mealie wars

So why did the Government dump the farmers?

Influx reforms ‘piecemeal’

Black political and civic organisations have reacted to the proposed changes in influx control by calling on the government to scrap influx control.

Detainees link SAP men to Renamo

A number of people detained in the Eastern Transvaal in the last few months have signed affidavits.

Disinvestors miss the point

This is why the scope for damage from "disinvestment" is less than many of those calling for it, or opposing it, seem to realise.

Three questions the judge left hanging

The Kannemeyer report into the killing of 20 blacks by police gunfire at Langa on March 21 provided authoritative answers to many questions.

The can’t-shoot gang

I have observed several of the agency's clandestine actions around the world over the past 30 years or so, and there is a good deal of truth ...

Local tampons free of toxic fibre

South African tampon manufacturers say they do not use the fibre believed to cause toxic shock syndrome.

Bus boycott hangs on meeting today

Commuters have been boycotting the only bus service in Lenasia (privately owned) since the beginning of this month.

Slow progress in union unity talks

Like the soap opera <em>Dallas</em> the trade union unity talks seem to lurch from season to season without ever reaching finality.

Treason charges linked to unrest

The state's case against 22 treasons trialists who appeared in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court this week.

Legionnaire’s case in Jo’burg hospital

Kelvin Esterhuizen was admitted to the Johannesburg Hospital two weeks ago suffering from the mysterious new disease.

A giant hole in the city scenery

The city council's decision to blow up two of the cooling towers on June 16 has disturbed a good few people.

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