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Timol family hopes for truth from Security Branch policeman
Timol family hopes for truth from Security Branch policeman
As the trial into the murder of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol looms, the Timol family has made an appeal to the former Security Branch...
Legal land battle looms for Pretoria East
Legal land battle looms for Pretoria East
A protracted legal battle stands in the way of the Bakgatla ba Lekhuleni clan’s attempt to lay claim to large parts of the country’s capital,...
PODCAST: De Bijbel
PODCAST: De Bijbel
Like our country, many of us in South Africa have complicated histories. Our ancestral backgrounds are almost always a mix contradicting the simple...
Racism in the Cape Town yoga community: One instructor's story
Racism in the Cape Town yoga community: One instructor's story
Earlier this year Kafui Awoonor took her employer Fulvio Grandin — the owner of the yoga studio Yogazone, on Kloof Street in Cape Town where...
Weekly Mail drew a line on censorship
Weekly Mail drew a line on censorship
In the 1980s, as the apartheid state imposed successive states of emergency, including censorship of the media, The Weekly Mail began using...
Class the DNA of society
Class the DNA of society
Is class, rather than race, the key to understanding today’s South Africa? Complexity has been the theme of a number of recent Mail &...
White people must own their complicity
White people must own their complicity
As genocide and concentration camps have re-entered our lives through what is happening to the Rohingya people in Myanmar and the internment of...
'The Lost Boys' speaks to us all
'The Lost Boys' speaks to us all
Mark Minnie was 12 years old in 1972 when he was raped by 17-year-old twins, Bryce and Mickey. They lived in the same neighbourhood.
The essential key to SA’s liberation
The essential key to SA’s liberation
As South Africa and the world commemorate the centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth, Nelson Mandela University launched its year-long centenary...
Stop calling us ‘coloured’ and denying us our diverse African identities
Stop calling us ‘coloured’ and denying us our diverse African identities
A colonial and apartheid past of policies and laws based on ‘define and rule’ is expressing itself in the current...
Ahmed Timol murder accused granted bail
Ahmed Timol murder accused granted bail
Joao Jan Rodrigues, the 80-year-old former security branch police sergeant accused of being involved in the murder of anti-apartheid activist,...

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