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A small town’s morning of terror

Reporter Philippa Garson arrives in Ermelo on a routine assignment ... and drives into teargas and violence.

Was Boipatong an act of vengeance?

A white policeman was killed shortly before the Boipatong massacre - but police dismiss any link between the two events as "absolute silliness".

Day of the gallows

On Wednesday, Anton Koen and James Henry Cohen, both convicted of common law murder, were taken to the gallows.

ANC’S banana boy with a slippery mission

Jacob Zuma, the ANC's Natal/kwaZulu premier, is a man at ease in his own ability - which is just as well considering the task that lies ahead of him.

Confessions of a moffie kid

Zackie Achmat, aged 10 when he seduced his first grown-up, tells his life story in a new collection of gay essays.

Commonwealth chief jets in unexpectedly

Last night's urgent visit by the Commonwealth's secretary general underlines the organisation's role as primary peace-broker in the SA conflict.

Watch out FW, the crunch is coming

Last night the government was due to announce its response to the ANC's 14 conditions for the resumption of talks.

Where a massacre is a way of life

Boipatong was just the latest in a series of masscares on the Reef which average tow a month and claim on average 25 lives, reports Beathur Baker.

Call for state health scheme

Masa has advocated a radical reshaping of the way health care is provided and paid for in South Africa.

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Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

AG’s report reveals the municipalities where money goes to waste

Municipalities are in complete disarray, with many of them flagged by the auditor-general for deliberate lack of accountability and tolerance for transgressions by political and administrative leadership while billions are squandered.

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Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

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Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

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MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

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