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BARGAIN BASEMENT PULAS?

THE BOTSWANA pula is undervalued, says the Bank of Botswana but not by the 24% against international currencies that a report by Stockbrokers Botswana...

LINE-UP CHANGES FOR WINDIES

THE touring West Indies are rumoured to be considering line-up changes for the fifth Test. Not at all a bad idea, since at the...

CAMELS FOR SALE

IN a case of coals to Newcastle, buyers from Saudi Arabia are interested in acquiring 141 camels to be auctioned off by the Botswana...

End the siege of the Cape

Few acts could have been better calculated to ensure that public confidence in the South African Police Service and the morale of police...

NIGERIA’S SECRET DEAD?

A NIGERIAN newspaper says the bodies of 25 soldiers serving with the West African intervention force Ecomog that were killed in Sierra Leone were...

`Kortbroek’ on short notice

Chiara CarterConcern about the National Party's decline in voter support has led to several senior party members mooting the possibility of unseating their...

Wild(ebeest) thing

Preview of the week: Alex SudheimIn the 1980s, the two-headed beast of church and state had the country in a stranglehold of puritanical...

Cast in concrete

Ferial HaffajeeThe exhibition is not linear in any way, but is instead divided into 12 positions. The major positions include: Fortification: From the...

SABC SUBPOENAED OVER STAGGIE

THE South African Broadcasting Corporation was served a second subpoena on Thursday in an attempt to force it to hand over to investigators video...

PHOSA’S LEADERSHIP QUESTIONED

AFRICAN National Congress members disgruntled with Mpumalanga Premier Mathews Phosa's leadership made personal submissions to the party's president,Thabo Mbeki, during his low-key three-day visit...

NATS LOSE KORTBROEK APPEAL

THE National Party has lost its appeal against a decision by the press ombudsman that the Mail & Guardian was justified in publishing details...

EXTRADITION ON TRACK

A SOUTH African businessman who fled to Australia four years ago to evade being tried for fraud, may soon be extradited after a Federal...

NEGLIGENCE IN EMBASSY BOMBS

A REPORT into the August bombings of two United States embassies in East Africa has faulted several government agencies for failing to properly assess...

Controversy over trade zone

Chiara CarterMoves by a South African company to create a free trade zone on a tiny island off the West Coast of Africa...

KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN

A BRANCH of American franchise Kentucky Fried Chicken in Athlone on the Cape Flats was petrol bombed in the early hours of Friday. Western...

AIDS EDUCATION LAGGING IN TANZANIA

LACK of funds, textbooks and teachers has prevented Tanzania from effectively carrying out Aids education among students, an official with the Ministry of Education...

Hidden legacy of the Gulf War

One million rounds of bullets tipped with uranium were fired during the Gulf War. They slice through tanks. And this is what they...

The future is female

Emma ForrestFirst PersonAmong the strangest remakes in recent years is Cruel Intentions, a teen reworking of Dangerous Liaisons. Just what the world needs:...

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