Day 50 for the longest strike in mine history

The longest strike in the history of South African mining entered its 50th day yesterday as both sides refused to budge.

In full: Mandela’s letter to Buthelezi

The full text of the recent letter from Nelson Mandela to Mangosuthu Buthelezi.

Mystery of the ‘clean’ head-wounds

Among all the mutilated bodies of Northern Namibia, the least disfigured have caused most concern - and led to an international furore.

Hospital row over shackled patients

Prisoners recovering from hunger strike are being chained to their beds in the Johannesburg Hospital. The move is causing an uproar among doctors.

The hunger strike has ended

The nine-week-old detainees hunger strike has ended.

The Mandela Letter

Nelson Mandela has sent his “very best wishes" to Margaret Thatcher -- but has not praised her for her work on the South African issue.

A banning costs Godfrey R420 a day

If Godfrey Moekoa is to keep to the terms of his Emergency restriction or­der, it will cost him about R420 every day.

PW sets scene for bitter election war

President PW Botha’s announcement yesterday that parliament would be dissolved at the end of May has set the scene for a bitter election fight.

Crocker flies in to douse the war flames

A multi-pronged international initiative is under way to rescue the stricken Namibian independence process from total collapse.

Behind the border battle

A fateful order from 'Comrade Danger' led to distater.

Writer’s free. Her paper’s not

Grassroots journalist Veliswa Mhlawuli emerged from five months detention last week to learn her newspaper had been banned for three months.

Maggie to visit Namibia

A surprise visit by British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher to Namibia tomorrow.

Embassy 6 walk out

Abortive sit-in ends on Her Majesty's chilly front porch.

How we got into the embassy

We just marched out of the Hillbrow Hospital... Then we went to Noord street, where there are a lot of taxis. ..

Warlords get police ‘help’, says Cosatu

Startling allegations that police are actively backing Inkatha warlords in the Pietermaritzburg civil war were made at a press conference.

My life as a saboteur

Former guerilla Thandi Modise, recently released after eight years in prison for sabotage, tells how she fled South Africa for military training.

Two kinds of rape. One’s legal

The implications of the controversial new rape law can be best understood by considering the case of a man separated from his wife ...

After three years on the run, Johnny Issel turns himself in

Activist Johhny Issel, in hiding for almost three years, gave himself up yesterday after some remarkable concessions were wrenched from the police.

Press Releases

Empowering his people to unleash their potential

'Being registered as an AGA(SA) means you are capable of engineering an idea and turning it into money,' says Raymond Mayekisa

What is an AGA(SA) and AT(SA) and why do they matter?

If your company has these qualified professionals it will help improve efficiencies and accelerate progress by assisting your organisation to perform better

Mining company uses rich seam of technology to gear up for Covid-19

Itec Direct technology provides instant temperature screening of staff returniing to the workplace with no human contact

Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

If our educators can take care of themselves, they can take care of the children they teach

5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

The tobacco ban places 109 000 jobs and 179 000 wholesalers and retailers at risk — including the livelihood of emerging farmers

Holistic Financial Planning for Professionals Webinar

Our lives are constantly in flux, so it makes sense that your financial planning must be reviewed frequently — preferably on an annual basis

Undeterred by Covid-19 pandemic, China and Africa hold hands, building a community of a shared future for mankind

It is clear that building a community with a shared future for all mankind has become a more pressing task than ever before

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