How an abandoned mine dump became a crime scene
/ 17 August 2022

How an abandoned mine dump became a crime scene

Environmental watchdog says ‘direct link’ exists between government’s failure to enforce non-compliance against mining company and gang rape incident

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/ 25 March 2007

Afrikaners ride airwaves to new nationalism

After struggling to find a voice in the post-apartheid era, South Africa’s Afrikaner population has latched onto an anthem about a long-dead general to express their identity. From Amersfoort to Zeerust, at bars and braais, Afrikaners from all walks of life are electrified when they hear the rousing: ”De La Rey, De La Rey, will you come lead the Boers?”

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/ 24 March 2005

SA is revolving door to desperate Zimbabweans

As Zimbabwe heads for key elections on March 31, South Africa continues to be a destination of choice for illegal migrants from Zimbabwe, who now number as many as two million, according to unofficial estimates. The government of President Thabo Mbeki openly admits that it is fighting a losing battle against the influx of Zimbabweans.