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Blood flows in Alexandra

On Wednesday, March 5, 70 000 people from all over South Africa met at the Alexandra Soccer Stadium. They came to bury 17 people who were...

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A kennel a day keeps the hunger away

Hi, here I am again. The last time you heard from me, I went to visit a man who trains dogs. Now I have just spoken to people who build...

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Phambile Nolwazi

Crossroads is a big shanty town in Cape Town. In the evenings, when it is warm, you will see many people going to Noxolo school. You will...

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Sloppy – friends indeed

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Saxophone in chains

The time is twenty years ago. The place is Robben Island. There is a man walking alone, along the sand next to the sea. This man is...

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Sit in for your rights

On Tuesday, 11th March 1200 miners at Blyvooruitzicht mine went underground for the morning shift. In the afternoon, none of the miners...

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Thomas visits the chisanyama

The other day I was walking around town. Suddenly I felt so hungry I just had to eat. But where could I find food. I walked a bit...

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The waking of Witbank

Everywhere you look in Witbank there are black mountains of coal and lots of men on street corners and at the pass office. The black...

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Take away tea with Miss Ray

Learn and Teach went on a long trip. We went all the way to Zambia to talk to Ray Alexander, or Miss Ray, as many old workers in South...

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Letters from our readers 1986 No 2

Dear Learn and Teach You never write about domestic workers. Have you ever thought about the problems of domestic workers —like their low...