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Learning together in the valley of death

For many years people called Naphuno the Valley of Death. Many people died there. They died from hunger and sickness. The Naphuno...

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The forgotten soldier

ONE Private Fanyana ‘Mack’ Mlambo is an old man. He owns nothing. All he has in life is a small mud hut -and plenty of time. He is proud...

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A special day

The 20th August 1983 was a special day. Over 10 thousand people came together at a meeting in Cape Town. They met to begin their fight...

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Letters from our readers 1983 No 7

Dear Learn and Teach I have been reading your magazine since last year. So I have quite a number of your magazines at home. I want to...

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The dust of death

The Dust of Death - that’s what they call asbestos. Many people have died in South Africa because of asbestos. And many more people will...

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The fight at the docks

Ethekwini -the city of the sea. This is Durban, a place of holidays and sun. For some. But for many others, it’s not that much fun. Take...

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Sloppy, the “Chief Minister”

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The death of James Ebang

Mr James Ebang and his family live just outside Batlharos in the northern Cape. Mr Ebang worked with asbestos. He worked for KCB, Kuruman...

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The proud story of Babsy Mlangeni

A song by Babsy Mlangeni. Heyi bethu, nangu umntu uphethe intonga emhlophe. Kunini emi apha efuna ongamncedayo Mbambeni ngezandla...