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Zuma’s health not relevant, says his lawyer

With legal challenges to his medical parole looming, the former president’s lawyers opted to first argue for the removal of the prosecutor

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.

Mxenge death sparks Durban bloodshed

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

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.

Winnie stays away from ‘danger’ home

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

Front-page apology ends news boycott

The 10-week boycott of the <i>Daily Dispatch</i> has ended after a front-page apology by the newspaper's management.

Be a doll and carry the right passport

Each doll came complete with adoption certificate. The rice paddy dolls carry Hong Kong British passports.

Half-Nelson grip on the embassy

The move "will send a clear message to the world that those of us in the nation's capital fully support the efforts to free Mandela..."

Secret SA plan for right-wing indaba

Their plan is to launch an international right-wing students' federation called "Youth for Freedom".

Top-level probe into Renamo claim

The government has launched a top-level inquiry into allegations that members of the police have been co-opening with Renamo.

Rhema Ministeries South Africa

With the dedication of its new "super church" just north of Randpark Ridge, Rhema Ministeries South Africa is bound to become even more controversial.

Power plays behind the mealie wars

So why did the Government dump the farmers?

Influx reforms ‘piecemeal’

Black political and civic organisations have reacted to the proposed changes in influx control by calling on the government to scrap influx control.

Detainees link SAP men to Renamo

A number of people detained in the Eastern Transvaal in the last few months have signed affidavits.

Disinvestors miss the point

This is why the scope for damage from "disinvestment" is less than many of those calling for it, or opposing it, seem to realise.

The can’t-shoot gang

I have observed several of the agency's clandestine actions around the world over the past 30 years or so, and there is a good deal of truth ...

Local tampons free of toxic fibre

South African tampon manufacturers say they do not use the fibre believed to cause toxic shock syndrome.

Bus boycott hangs on meeting today

Commuters have been boycotting the only bus service in Lenasia (privately owned) since the beginning of this month.