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Exposed: A fiendish Equinus plot to stop Fordyce

I had a chance literally to blow new life into the Comrades Marathon this year, but I blew it. Or rather, I didn't blow it.

The proud soldier tells a court why he changed his mind

Mike Loewe told of fist, boot, stick and catapult attacks on residents in four townships.

Homeland leader faces torture probe

The chief minister and prospective president of KwaNdebele, George Mahlangu, may be charged with abducting and torturing youths.

The soul of the white liberal

Johannesburg city councillor Mike Sutherland carried a great deal of baggage when he left for Australia....

Ex-soldier tells court of orders to beat people

Steven Louw, 21, was giving evidence in mitigation yesterday after Phillip Wilkinson was found guilty of failing to report for military service.

What Winnie would have said to Wits (if they’d let her talk)

A copy of Mandela's speech was given to the <em>Weekly Mail</em> after the meeting had been banned and she was prevented from speaking.

Confessions of the bumbling spies

We probe the extraordinary tales of seven ANC captives who claim to have been recruited as spies by the South African authorities.

Zambia: The smell of death and suspicion

Just over a week before the election, Pretoria announces that it has killed five ANC members in Lusaka...

UCT students out on bail

The five students were released on bail of R50 each.

The duel for the Mandela Cup

The African Champions Cup is the most prestigious, run on the same lines as the European Cup.

The State of the Unions

The trade union movement is the best organised and most deeply entrenched opposition to the system inside South Africa.

Behind the barricades

Weekly Mail staffer Sefako Nyaka was trapped in Cosatu House during this week's police siege.

Argus sells to Inkatha

The bi-weekly <em>Ilanga</em>, will now be owned by a newly-formed company called <em>Mandla-Matla</em> with Inkatha directors.

Warning: Sealing the Hole in the Sky

In prison, it's never been easy to see the sky. But now, ... things are becoming even darker.

UDF beats banning

A banning order prohibiting a United Democratic Front gathering in Cape Town was set aside at the last minute late yesterday afternoon.

Rail strike talks collapse again

Talks between representatives of 16 000 striking railway workers and South African Transport Services (Sats) collapsed for the second time yesterday.

Advocate links police to De’Ath death

Affidavits handed into the Cape Town Magistrate's Court yesterday alleged that George De'Ath was killed by <em>witdoeke</em> vigilantes.

Transkei detains seventy-five unionists

Seventy-five members of the National Union of Mineworkers are expected to appear in Transkei's Umtata Magistrate's Court on Monday.

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