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Can the NPA save face on unresolved apartheid deaths?
Can the NPA save face on unresolved apartheid deaths?
Several important steps have been made over the last two weeks on the thorny and long-ignored plight of the prosecution of post Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) cases. These include the announcement two weeks ago that the TRC’s victims’ database has after a nine-year legal...
PODCAST: Examining Dr Death
PODCAST: Examining Dr Death
One summer morning in 1997, a man was arrested in a park in Pretoria. In his possession, was a plastic bag full of party drugs. The man...
SAPS ordered to pay legal fees of security cops accused of murdering MK fighter
SAPS ordered to pay legal fees of security cops accused of murdering MK fighter
The Pretoria high court has ordered the South African Police Service to pay the legal fees of three apartheid-era security policemen who are...
PODCAST: Aunty Patty's garden
PODCAST: Aunty Patty's garden
When the coloured population of Simon's Town was forcibly removed, Aunty Patty’s family remained. They were forgotten by the authorities for...
Timol probe unfolds like a whodunit
Timol probe unfolds like a whodunit
Presiding Judge Billy Mothle had heard the evidence at the Ahmed Timol inquest. Those who were there 46 years ago say Timol stood up, moved swiftly...
Timol inquest: NPA and Timol family challenge apartheid cop's testimony
Timol inquest: NPA and Timol family challenge apartheid cop's testimony
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and the Timol family have accused Joao Rodrigues, the apartheid cop who is alleged to have been the last...
Apartheid cops stick to their story on Timol death
Apartheid cops stick to their story on Timol death
Two former police officers, Neville Els (82) and Joao Rodrigues (78), appeared before the inquest into Ahmed Timol's death on Monday, saying they...
Lies undone: Timol inquest challenges the apartheid spin machine
Lies undone: Timol inquest challenges the apartheid spin machine
The fabricated policy documents and the deaths that weren't their fault. The apartheid regime's spin machine, created by the Security Branch in...
Present crisis, past ghosts
Present crisis, past ghosts
The inquest into the death of Ahmed Timol, an anti apartheid activist, which began at the South Gauteng High Court reveals old wounds. Timol was...
Least stealthy assassin ever: Why was Eugene De Kock at the Franschhoek Literary Festival?
Least stealthy assassin ever: Why was Eugene De Kock at the Franschhoek Literary Festival?
The Western Cape town of Franschhoek is a strange place. How could it not be, when it’s an unlikely enclave on the tip of Africa that French...
[Video]Forgotten freedom fighters
[Video]Forgotten freedom fighters
Apla veterans say they sacrificed their youth for the liberation struggle, only to be forgotten and left without pensions, homes and jobs.
Judgement reserved in urgent application sought by Basson's lawyers
Judgement reserved in urgent application sought by Basson's lawyers
Judgement was reserved on Thursday in the Johannesburg high court where Judge Bert Bam heard the application by the legal team of the former head...

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