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The new pass laws

Piet ‘Promises’ Koornhof has a big new plan. He wants to make new pass laws. The new pass laws will keep millions of people in the...

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A helping hand

On August 2nd 1986 the Detainees Parents Support Committee – the DPSC – had a tea party in the Central Methodist Church in Johannesburg....

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Thata guluva

Hi, how are you. I am still fine. I thought I must tell you about my friends in the township in these times. Maybe your friends are as...

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Letters from our readers 1986 No 6

Dear Learn and Teach We are asking for a donation to build a school in Middelburg, Transvaal. Our school has no class rooms. We use tin...

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Precious Mac – a small man with big muscles

Far away, in a country overseas called New Zealand, Precious McKenzie lives with his wife, Elizabeth and his children. But Precious...

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SWAPO fights on

On the 26th of August there was a big meeting in Katutura township, just out­side Windhoek in Namibia. SWAPO­ the South West African...

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The new pass laws

On 1 July this year, the government changed the pass laws. The government said what everyone has said for many years. They said, “Hamba...

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On the street

One lunchtime I went out to buy some food and to see what was happening in the streets of Johannesburg. Noth­ing much. Then I heard the...

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Sloppy the mantshingilani

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Strangers in their own homes

Mrs Betty Lenka lived in a house in Sharpeville. But today she is living in her sister’s backyard. On the 16th August the council police...

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Farewell to the Kinross miners

On the 16th of September, 177 miners at Kinross Gold Mine died. These men died because there was a fire under­ ground. They were killed...

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A big step forward

On the 6th of February, 1941, about 40 people met in a house in Bloem Street, Cape Town. One person brought milk, one person brought tea,...

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Speak – a magazine for women

Every morning women get up early, make food, clean and do the washing – all before they go to work. And when women leave home, they leave...