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Mbeki rally is planned

Govan Mbeki rally is tentatively planned for November 29.

Sisulu case: NECC ‘used’ children’s gripes – judge

Justice Harms said the official reasons provided for Zwelakhe Sisulu's 11-month detention were his alleged involvement in the executive of the NECC.

Mbeki release: Winnie calls for ‘caution and circumspection’

Winnie Mandela has cautioned against ''over-optimistic expectations'' following the release of African National Congress leader Govan Mbeki.

Mutiny as troops say no to Angola

The mutiny is the first significant sign of discontent among South African and allied forces with the invasion of southern Angola.

Media workers vote to join union federation

Membership of the National Council of Trade Unions is to be boosted by the affiliation of the Media Workers of South Africa.

Santa arrives early in PE

The day Govan Mbeki entered the townships of Port Elizabeth, all traffic laws were liberated.

Behind the scenes: global pressure on both sides

Unravelling the meaning of the surprise Mbeki release ... The views from both inside and outside the country.

Sisulu’s journalism reason for his detention, says state

In each case the state cited journalistic activities as the reason for the detentions.

Mandela meets Coetsee

Face to face: Minister and jailed ANC leader.

Double blow to Natal’s fragile peace

Two incidents yesterday highlighted obstacles facing peace talks between groups involved in the violent Pietermaritzburg political feud.

Ama-Afrika leader on JMC committee

Ama-Afrika, headed by the Reverend Mzwandile Maqina has been involved in numerous violent clashes with resistance organisations

The other prisoners in poor health

Harry Gwala, 66, a former Communist Party member, has been suffering from a terminal motor neuron condition and, is reported to be paralysed.

The ailing man who rose from bed to greet his friend

Simon Phakama Mkalipi may not be quoted - like Govan Mbeki, he is a listed communist.

How a schoolboy’s rage turned Mbeki towards Marxism

Govan Mbeki, quiet man of the Rivonia trialists, has given no interviews since his release...

The Island’s man of peace

If there was a single political prisoner in South Africa to whom unity between the ANC and the PAC could possibly be attributed, it was John Nkosi.

The six prisoners who were released

Lawyers and friends of the freed men ... said news of their release had come as a surprise.

Buthelezi keeps his cool with PW (but loses it with the media)

The President and the Chief meet, exchange mild compliments but keep a wary distance.

Pompous? Not me, says Buthelezi

Carmel Rickard reports on the case in which Mangosuthu Buthelezi is sueing Frontline magazine.
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