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Shaun Johnson: Charm without the smarm

The Weekly Mail hired him to get the training project off the ground; he did much, much more than that, writes Irwin Manoim

Who would I be?

Kopano Matlwa is the winner of the EU Literary Award 2006/07, for her novel <i>Coconut</i>. This is an extract.

Stand by for Emergency IV

​In recent weeks, extra-parliamentary resistance groups have experienced a pleasant deja vu.

Walking through Alex with Moses Mayekiso

​The last time Moses Mayekiso walked up Alexandra's 7th Avenue, its squalid shacks were framed by dark, thick smoke from burning barricades.

Is state preparing to lift Emergency?

The current Emergency expires in less than a month's time, on June 10..

Why Heunis quit

Shock letter of resignation last night a sign of sagging morale in NP.

Sorry about Blowpipe, PW Botha tells Thatcher

A personal apology for the Blowpipe scandal.

Mystery of the ‘clean’ head-wounds

Among all the mutilated bodies of Northern Namibia, the least disfigured have caused most concern - and led to an international furore.

Behind the border battle

A fateful order from 'Comrade Danger' led to distater.

Huge dossier on Namibia dirty tricks’

Court told of anti-Swapo violence.

Winnie banished – by her own people

Winnie Mandela has begun a term of banishment and internal exile in Soweto much harsher than her eight years of isolation in Brandfort.

HOO-HA HOOEY

Wildly overblown SA reaction to a US 'terror report' which heralds no changes.

Pretoria’s confident of controlling Nujoma

Pretoria believes an independent Namibia cannot pose a major threat to its power in South Africa.

Ex-detainee says: I was kidnapped in Swaziland – by an SA policeman

A recently released detainee has given a dramatic first-hand account of South African Police involvement in her gunpoint abduction from Swaziland.

Unita push into Namibia

Savimbi's strategic gambit on eve of peace ...

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