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Warring MK veterans vie for endorsement
Warring MK veterans vie for endorsement
A fight has broken out between factions within the Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans’ Association.
Military veterans eye private firms for state security
Military veterans eye private firms for state security
The ANC’s policy conference has adopted a proposal to include Umkhonto weSizwe military veterans in its plans to have South African-owned private...
MK may guard key points
MK may guard key points
Umkhonto weSizwe military veterans may benefit from the ANC’s plans to revisit previous proposals to establish a state-owned security company to...
Tales from the armed struggle: There were heroes in MK but villains, too
Tales from the armed struggle: There were heroes in MK but villains, too
Within a few pages of Thula Simpson’s rather large tome, there are several key moments that illumine the history of the ANC’s armed wing and...
Torture removed any 'choice' from askari betrayals
Torture removed any 'choice' from askari betrayals
Jacob Dlamini's book Askari: A Story of Collaboration and Betrayal in the Anti-Apartheid Struggle purports to tell the story of "Mr X1" or...
Waging war on Mandela the saint
Waging war on Mandela the saint
It was a hot summer day and dry lips were testimony to my thirst. I clung perilously to a pole to avoid being pushed further away, as the FNB...
ANC: A party under violent, criminal siege
ANC: A party under violent, criminal siege
Are we seeing the return of violence and assassination in South African politics? It certainly looks as though the dynamic of a top-heavy political...
Spare a thought, and a place name, for Mangaliso Sobukwe
Spare a thought, and a place name, for Mangaliso Sobukwe
Amid all the agitation for a 'second transition”, which mainly entails economic reconfigurations, someone should utter a cry for the culture,...
Settlement sets hopeful precedent for apartheid victims
Settlement sets hopeful precedent for apartheid victims
Mark Fransch stood in silence, facing the TV flickering in front of him. Splashed across the screen was the face of his 20-year-old brother Anton....
Leaked email gives Julius Malema ammunition
Leaked email gives Julius Malema ammunition
The ANC Youth League has accused its parent body of using disciplinary procedures to settle political scores. This comes after it was revealed at a...
The road to Mangaung: Who's got Zuma's back?
The road to Mangaung: Who's got Zuma's back?
As the ANC's centenary celebrations mark the beginning of the countdown to its 53rd national elective conference in Mangaung, the Mail &...

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