National

The Better The Bad And The Bite

RUGBY: Barney Spender WIN or lose on Saturday, this sixth tour of New Zealand by the Springboks will probably be judged a failure...

A Feast Of Drama In The Midlands

Humphrey Tyler THERE has been a mad scramble by local artists to get a booking at the Hilton Drama Festival next month and...

Strike Lost But There’s Still Hope

Workers didn't win many concessions in the Pick 'n Pay strike but there is hope for better relations with management, writes Drew Forrest...

Cosatu In Secret Gambling Talks With Sol

Unions and black business are being wooed by casino king Sol Kerzner with an offer of free shares in a gambling venture, reports...

SABC Gets a New Head Zwelakhe Sisulu

The SABC may be getting a new boss but the wrangle over Afrikaans on TV1 continues -- while radio has quietly solved the...

Ordinary People Is Back On TV 1

Weekly Mail Television's award-winning series, Ordinary People, is back on TV-1 on Thursday night. The series, which looks at topical issues and events...

Cool Frost Can Beat The Heat

David Frost can live up to his name and beat the debilitating heat at next week's US PGA in Oklahoma GOLF: Jon Swift...

Make Me a Woman For The Night

A sock-filled bra, a swaying walk and a drag queen's all woman for the night. Mark Gevisser reports RAQUEL, pouty and golden, masks...

Industry Won’t Face The Music

Critical Consumer Pat Sidley SOUTH AFRICANS who buy compact discs know prices are much lower in the United States and hope against hope...

Presley Weds a Pelvis Man

NATIVE TONGUE Bafana Khumalo 'OH, Lisa! What you gon' an' done now, baby? What your mama gon' and made you do?" I was...

September Brings The Arts Alive

Performances by Malian musician Salif Keita and Dutch theatre company Dogtroep are among the trump cards of this year's Arts Alive festival in...

Car Pound Takes Pound Of Parts

Stolen cars may be driven into the Soweto police pound, but it is not always possible to drive them out, reports Sibusiso Nxumalo...

Broking Labour’s Back

Ravi Naidoo reports on the consequences of the increasing incidence of labour brokers LABOUR broking -- described recently as a "den of unmitigated...

Doctor With a Mercy Mission

The leader of the African Muslim Party has helped victims from Bangladesh to Bosnia. Now he is using his skills to aid Rwanda....

What You Need To Join The Volk

Joining the Boerevolk is easier than one would imagine and you don't have to be white to qualify for membership, writes a Weekly...

Body And Soul On The Small Screen

Bafana Khumalo takes a look at an ambitious new educational series aimed at addressing health problems A WOMAN rushes into a clinic, tears...

Eat As The Tsar Did In Moscow

Brezhnev's favourite dish was veal and pork stuffed with vegetables; Gorbachev prefers smoked salmon blinis. Fabius Burger sampled the fare of tsars and...

The Askari Who Fooled Modise

Louise Flanagan and Chandre Gould SEVERAL askaris have died in mysterious circumstances -- raising the possibility they are being murdered to stop further...
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