The Soweto man who started disinvestment

The refugee from Soweto who helped get the disinvestment ball rolling in the United States during the seventies, talks to <b>Louise Haysom</b>.

The Nelson Mandela I know: By his minister

Letter to the Editor:<i>Weekly Mail</i> September 27 to October 3 1985.

History without the textbooks

The home-made paper frames which adorn the family photographs in Crossroad shacks inspired the art of Sue Williamson. Here she talks to Rose Korber.

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.

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..."

Be a doll and carry the right passport

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

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.

Secret SA plan for right-wing indaba

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

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.

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.