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Puzzle of the bogus ‘HSRC’ research

Bogus questionnaires bearing the name of the HSRC are being used by a shadowy group apparently linked to state intelligence.

Hunger strike victory

Statement comes from prison: 'We are eating again. A major victory has been won'

Winnie banished – by her own people

Winnie Mandela has begun a term of banishment and internal exile in Soweto much harsher than her eight years of isolation in Brandfort.

The all-woman hit squad shoots back at rapists

A woman is raped every eight minutes in South Africa, according to People Opposed to Woman Abuse (Powa).

‘Comrades’ unearth missing Stompie’s body

"Stompie", who real name has been given as James Sepei, was one of four youths allegedly abducted from a Soweto church by the football team.

Vlok’s prison strike crisis

The detainees' hunger strike now involving almost 300 inmates, seven of whom are in hospital is developing into a crisis for the government.

PW stuns the Nats

As MPs file into caucus meeting, a letter of resignation arrives.

FW: The man who leaves no footprints

The new leader of the National Party and putative state president, FW de Klerk, is South Africa's George Bush.

Friday’s D-Day for Winnie’s team

Today is expected to be D-Day for the "football team" associated with Winnie Mandela.

Feuds led to Pietie’s tumble

A family feud about money is believed to have led to disclosure of alleged financial irregularities involving the Minister of Manpower.

Soweto anger at Winnie team’

Widespread grievances over the activities of the "football team" associated with Winnie Mandela came to a head at a major community meeting.

Exit Ball, just as he entered: Without speeches

Chris Ball, who resigned as managing director of First National Bank on Tuesday has never been one for standing on soapboxes.

A lesson from Sol: it’s OK if it’s over the Kei

South African politicians and businessmen can be caught committing fraud and bribery and lying publicly and survive.

The day Dr Piet phone the ANC.

Dr Piet Koornhof offers sympathy and help after death of ANC chief.

An AWB rebel talks of the need fro cleansing

Last Friday, as the storm clouds gathered above the AWB, Dries Alberts paid a visit to Eugene TerreBlanche on his farm in Ventersdorp.

HOO-HA HOOEY

Wildly overblown SA reaction to a US 'terror report' which heralds no changes.

Pretoria’s confident of controlling Nujoma

Pretoria believes an independent Namibia cannot pose a major threat to its power in South Africa.

Yes, it’s a party. No, there’s no leader – yet

The leaders of the three white parliamentary parties to the left of the government emerged late yesterday...

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