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Fears, but NPU stands firm with the rest

The debate within the press about how best to counter government moves to impose new controls on dwindling press freedom raged with renewed intensity.

Pelted Winnie blames ‘system’

Winnie Mandela yesterday vehemently denounced Wednesday's "ignominious" attack on her outside the Cape Town Supreme Court as the work of "hooligan.

Howe to see PW and Mandela

Howe said he did not yet know if a meeting with Mandela would be possible, but this was "one of the objectives" of his trip to South Africa.

Winnie denies violence call

Winnie Mandela yesterday denied she had called for violence when she made her controversial "necklaces and matches" speech.

Mandela: Advocate Bizos flies to Pollsmoor

Senior Advocate George Bizos was due to fly to Cape Town late yesterday for further consultations with Nelson Mandela in Pollsmoor Prison.

The spectre of Mandela haunts PW

That Nelson Mandela will soon be released from prison is common cause. Less certain is what effect this will have on the country. Anton Harber reports

Turn left at Nelson Mandela

The London borough of Southwark joined a growing list of towns and cities by naming a new road "Mandela Way".

The Cabinet splits over the stubborn prisoner Mandela

Three things emerge from the recent flurry of rumours that Nelson Mandela was about to be released from prison.

True confessions of a ruthless propagandist

Howard Barrell tells how he went off in search of Nelson Mandela's freedom and nearly lost his life.

Don’t send Mandela to Lusaka, says ANC

After her visit yesterday, Mrs Mandela spoke briefly to the press. She is banned and cannot be quoted, but she had nothing to add to the speculation.

The Soweto man who started disinvestment

The refugee from Soweto who helped get the disinvestment ball rolling in the United States during the seventies, talks to <b>Louise Haysom</b>.

The Nelson Mandela I know: By his minister

Letter to the Editor:<i>Weekly Mail</i> September 27 to October 3 1985.

History without the textbooks

The home-made paper frames which adorn the family photographs in Crossroad shacks inspired the art of Sue Williamson. Here she talks to Rose Korber.

Liberal delegation can’t see Mandela

A fact-finding delegation of Liberal International Parliamentarians has asked permission for a second time to visit imprisoned ANC leader Mandela.

Decoding the thoughts of prisoner Mandela

The State President quotes him to prove a point... People risk detention to demand his release. Patrick Laurence on the Mandela mystique.

Victoria Mxenge and the ‘act of cowardice’

Three weeks ago, Victoria Mxenge commented on the murders of four Cradock leaders at their funeral. "A dastardly act of cowardices" she said.

Mxenge death sparks Durban bloodshed

The murder of Durban lawyer Victoria Mxenge has sparked off intense violence in the townships surrounding Durban.

Winnie stays away from ‘danger’ home

Winnie Mandela has not returned to her house because of her lawyers fears for her safety.

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