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/ 4 March 2011

Ex-miners who yearn to breathe easier

In a bumpy backstreet in Mthatha stands the offices of the ex-mineworkers’ union, founded in 1987. There are seven stacks of dusty files in one corner, each the height of an adult, containing compensation applications and other paperwork for each of the union’s members in the Eastern Cape. “About 18 000 members,” says Zanele Mbuyisa, a […]

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/ 8 April 2004

‘Transkei won’t be 10th province’

<img src="" align=left>President Thabo Mbeki on Thursday rejected calls for the Transkei to become South Africa’s 10th province. He was speaking to several thousand African National Congress supporters at a pre-election imbizo at the Great Place of Pondo King Mpondombini Sigcawu near Lusikisiki.
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