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Botma told to stay away

Grain SA's beleaguered chairperson, Bully Botma, has escaped dismissal as a Maize Trust trustee -- but has been barred from further meetings of the trust. This follows the disclosure that, under Botma's care, more that R7-million of Maize Trust (used to promote farming) money was either misdirected by Grain SA or not spent.

Land author’s dodgy degree

The right-wing author of the bestselling book <i>The Great South African Land Scandal</i> -- which urges resistance to land reform, branding it "an assault on South African agriculture" -- holds an Internet doctoral degree from an unaccredited United States university. In some states of the US it is a criminal offence to use degrees bestowed by Pacific Western University, author Philip du Toit's alma mater.

New NP. No koeksusters

"Who said apartheid was wrong, it was evil, it was a heresy, and it must die?"

Compromise on kings’s land

King Goodwill agreed to a compromise, relinguishing the ownership of mineral rights and government to the state.

Conflict over the capital business

Clashes over the location of the new capitals have erupted both between and within political parties.

Pressure mounts over local elections

Roelf Meyer was first appointed Minister of Constitutional Development and Provincial Affairs by President Nelson Mandela.

‘Witdoek’ leaders on NP lists

The NP has nominated two infamous Crossroads strongmen as candidates for the Western Cape region, reports Chris Louw.

Hillbrow Hospital’s damage control

Hillbrow Hospital workers are on strike but, thanks to a skeleton staff system agreed to by management and unions.

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