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Editor: Reporter led down ‘unsavoury’ path in Ramaphosa report

A report that ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa would decline his nomination was the result of "unsavoury" sources, the Star newspaper has said.

Political editor resigns over Ramaphosa article

Political editor Gaye Davis has resigned following a report in the Star that Cyril Ramaphosa had refused a nomination to be ANC deputy president.

Kriel shot in back, says pathologist

Ashley Kriel was shot in the back at point-blank range, according to an autopsy report by a private pathologist.

School boycotts flare

Thousands of Western Cape students stayed away from school yesterday in widespread action not seen in the region since the '85 class boycotts.

Tension soars as police swoop on Cape Town shacks

Inside KTC, residents told the Weekly Mail how police and kitskonstabels had entered and searched their homes yesterday morning.

There’s much more to Cape Town than Clifton

Gaye Davis advises on the Cape Town that lies outside the tourist traps

Reasons why I had to leave

Gaye Davis spoke to Rhoda Kadalie about the frustrations which forced her to resign from the Human Rights Commission.

Magic man still at the top

As Nelson Mandela turns 79 on July 18, Gaye Davis looks back on his past three-and-a- half years at the helm of the government

Is Thabo Mbeki fit to rule?

Thabo Mbeki is the mystery man who looms large in South Africa's future. Gaye Davis spoke to people close to this intensely private personality.

A community united in fear

The discovery of a serial killer in their midst has brought fear and anger to the people of Mitchell's Plain, reports Gaye Davis

Squeak up, comrade, or we’ll tell on you

Prominent Cape activist Vincent Diba has experienced harassment before.

Ramphele takes up the UCT challenge

Dr Mamphela Ramphele has been appointed at the deputy vice-chancellor of UCT.

Writer’s free. Her paper’s not

Grassroots journalist Veliswa Mhlawuli emerged from five months detention last week to learn her newspaper had been banned for three months.

‘Peace movement’ has begun, says released Toms

The solitary martyr is no longer alone. Conscientious objector Ivan Toms has been joined by others.

UCT students out on bail

The five students were released on bail of R50 each.

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Land reform still a hot potato

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Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

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