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News about the skin lightening cream struggle

WELL DONE DRUM MAGAZINE! In the last Learn and Teach magazine we asked magazines and newspapers to stop advertising skin lightening...

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“Kippie Moeketsi is not dead yet”

In the old days everybody knew Kippie Moeketsi. He was the best saxophone player around. He played with big bands like the Jazz Maniacs...

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Letters from our readers 1982 No 6

Dear Learn and Teach I am writing this letter for my mother. She is very sick. My mother wants to find her daughter. Her daughter’s name...

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Sloppy and the big race

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Noise: a big danger to workers

“We need a better law.” Are you going deaf? Do your ears “ring”? Are you sleeping badly? Do you feel tired? Are you losing your voice?...

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“Soul brother number one”

The story of Cocky Two BuII One night, 44 years ago, a woman gave birth to a son in Alexandra Township. Her name was Mrs Thlothlalemaje....

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“Diana Ross” and her Mighty Queens

This song scares all the basketball teams around. It means the Mighty Queens are coming! And wherever the Mighty Queens go, hundreds of...

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Books for workers

Unemployment and Unemployment Insurance Fund. This book is about people who cannot find work. Many people in South Africa want to work,...

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“His friends called him Sol”

An old Motswana man lay dying. He called his seven sons. He wanted to give them his last words. “Bring me seven sticks,” he said. His...

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Kid Sponono: a story by Casey Motsisi