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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.

Slow progress in union unity talks

Like the soap opera <em>Dallas</em> the trade union unity talks seem to lurch from season to season without ever reaching finality.

Treason charges linked to unrest

The state's case against 22 treasons trialists who appeared in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court this week.

A giant hole in the city scenery

The city council's decision to blow up two of the cooling towers on June 16 has disturbed a good few people.

Legionnaire’s case in Jo’burg hospital

Kelvin Esterhuizen was admitted to the Johannesburg Hospital two weeks ago suffering from the mysterious new disease.

Maybe things happen faster in Africa

It was also a prophetic poster, because printed at the bottom was the legend "Everyday is June 16".

The world this week

<strong>Wednesday June 5</strong>: ... the US Congress overwhelmingly approved a bill imposing partial sanctions on South Africa.

Soweto tense for June 16 weekend

The ninth anniversary of the Soweto student uprising of 1976 will be commemorated this weekend in an atmosphere more tense than any previous June 16.

Major ANC indaba starts Sunday

The African National Congress begins an 11-day national consultative conference to review its programme and methods this Sunday, June 16.

The cock and bull show

Few give Zapu (symbol, a bull) any chance of unseating Mugabe's Zanu(symbol, a cock).

ANC man assassinated in Maseru hospital

Mazizi Attwell Maqekeza was killed only days before he was due to be flown to Zimbabwe for medical treatment.