Ex-soldier tells court of orders to beat people

Steven Louw, 21, was giving evidence in mitigation yesterday after Phillip Wilkinson was found guilty of failing to report for military service.

The soul of the white liberal

Johannesburg city councillor Mike Sutherland carried a great deal of baggage when he left for Australia....

Pretoria to the BBC: GET OUT!

Two reporters ordered out in fresh clamp on foreign press.

Weekly Mail wins top press award

The Weekly Mail and New Nation were last night jointly awarded the Pringle Press Award for 1987.

What Winnie would have said to Wits (if they’d let her talk)

A copy of Mandela's speech was given to the <em>Weekly Mail</em> after the meeting had been banned and she was prevented from speaking.

Confessions of the bumbling spies

We probe the extraordinary tales of seven ANC captives who claim to have been recruited as spies by the South African authorities.

Riddles of the Cosatu blast

A security guard at the building, Stanley Khumalo, yesterday said he heard a loud bang before the building was filled with smoke.

As the night wears on, the Progs face a bitter truth: ‘We’ve been hammered!’

Colin Eglin's cherished vision of his PFP as an embryonic alternative government was shattered as the general election results poured in yesterday.

Zambia: The smell of death and suspicion

Just over a week before the election, Pretoria announces that it has killed five ANC members in Lusaka...

UCT students out on bail

The five students were released on bail of R50 each.

The duel for the Mandela Cup

The African Champions Cup is the most prestigious, run on the same lines as the European Cup.

The State of the Unions

The trade union movement is the best organised and most deeply entrenched opposition to the system inside South Africa.

Cosatu House sealed off again

In a statement last night, the SA Police said Cosatu House was being used by individuals to perpetrate violence.

The skop, skiet en donner election

Mineworkers are considering action starting on Monday.

On the eve: A wave of war cries

Three events converged on the eve of next week's whites-only election to the benefit of the National Party.

Behind the barricades

Weekly Mail staffer Sefako Nyaka was trapped in Cosatu House during this week's police siege.

UDF beats banning

A banning order prohibiting a United Democratic Front gathering in Cape Town was set aside at the last minute late yesterday afternoon.

Argus sells to Inkatha

The bi-weekly <em>Ilanga</em>, will now be owned by a newly-formed company called <em>Mandla-Matla</em> with Inkatha directors.