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Sloppy gets married

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Learn and Teach speaks to Liz Floyd

One year ago, on the 5th February, a man died in a lonely police cell at John Vorster Square. His name was Neil Aggett. In February this...

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Letters from our readers 1983 No 2

Dear Learn and Teach I worked at a wool and textile factory for 25 years. One day the foreman told me to kick some workers. I refused and...

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19 years away from home

10th DECEMBER 1982 Betty Mbatha sat in the old chair. She held the train ticket in her hand – a train ticket to Cape Town. She was...

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The great man they once called “Skaapie”

Seabe is a hot and dry village north of Pretoria. An old man lives in this village. He lives with his wife and young son. His name is...

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The life and times of Dolly Rathebe

“A voice like honey” Her fans called her ‘Rats’. And for short they called her ‘Katz’. Yes, Dolly ‘Katz’ Rathebe. When Dolly sang the...

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Peter Magubane: A great photographer

About 25 years ago Drum magazine sent a photographer to Zeerust in the western Transvaal. They wanted the photographer to take pictures...