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Breaking the wire

THE STRUGGLE FOR FREEDOM IN NAMIBIA Katatura is a small township five miles away from Windhoek – the capital city of Namibia. Like most...

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With his face in the dust and a bullet in his back

On a cold winter evening nine years ago, the people of Jabulani in Soweto heard a loud bang. “I wonder what that was?” somebody maybe...

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Fighting the magwaza together

Umbulwane is a small farm near Ladysmith in Natal. Until 1980 Joseph Mkwanazi lived there with his family. They were a poor family....

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The Jonas Gwangwa story

One night 23 years ago, the black musicians of Johannesburg had a big party. They all met at Dorkay House in Eloff Street to say goodbye...

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Letters from our readers 1984 No 2

Dear Learn and Teach I enjoy your magazine because I learn a lot, especially about trade unions. I have a problem. I am working for a...

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Sloppy and the old woman

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After the flood

For a long time, people in South Africa have waited for rain. The land is dry and cracked. People cannot grow anything. And their animals...