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Slice Of Life: To humanise the ‘savage’

"These men are not gun-wielding machines only to be used by the apartheid military. They are human beings."

Breaking the silence on the Border War

Many white South Africans drafted to fight in Angola still struggle to swallow the bitter pill that their battle landed on the wrong side of history.

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Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu’s death

The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister ‘a life-long champion of freedom and democracy’

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