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Editorial Rights With Teeth

THE Weekly Mail & Guardian has launched a campaign for the release of state information not only because we enjoy prodding cabinet ministers...

Behind The R54 Strike Black Rage On The Shop Floor

Both managements and unions will have to adapt to deal with the rising tide of worker militancy, writes Drew Forrest IT somehow seemed...

Where The Gigolos Go

MOVEABLE FEAST Marino Corazza OUR hero throws a choice of shirts on the bed followed by a couple of pairs of trousers. Then...

Radio Rot Gets Mobile

Jan Taljaard LIKE the Ancient Mariner forced to go on telling his tale with a burning heart, rightwinger and fort-occupier Commandant Willem RStte...

Private Lives Of The Press

Dealing with constant boiling point pressure to meet the publishing deadline, making crucial decisions about "which news" for "which pages" is a nightmare...

Buthelezi’s Grip Eased On Ifp

Farouk Chothia THE IFP last weekend adopted a new constitution that attempts to put into practice what it preaches: the devolution of power...

Rwanda’s Refugees

The Mail & Guardian's Stefaans Brummer visits the refugee camps along with the South African mercy mission A human tide, all carrying a...

A Bad Girl’s Just One Of The Guys

CINEMA: Fabius Burger AT a recent Hollywood party, Jodie Foster jumped on Mel Gibson's back and rode him like a horse -- apparently...

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...

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...

Diepkloof To Tilburg And Back

Dutch bassist Eric van der Westen keeps forging links with South African jazz. Now local musos can sample his technique at a series...

Primal Scream Rocks The Rave Generation

Primal Scream's ambient pop album was one of the most innovative recordings of the Nineties. Their latest is likely to be one of...

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...

Ministry Of Paralysis

Restructuring a new education department has not yet begun, and the 'old guard' is still firmly in place, reports Philippa Garson THERE is...

City Council Underestimates Market Value

Is the Market Theatre worth saving? The city council says yes - - but its grant this year was just over one percent...

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...

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...

Negotiate Don’t Confront Says UK Expert

POLICE handling of the Pick 'n Pay strike was true to classic South African police policy, "If in doubt, panic," said a British...

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