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There will be peace and justice

AN INTERVIEW WITH DR ALLAN BOESAK When Dr Allan Boesak starts to talk, you soon understand why he has such a huge following. In his own...

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Healers of wounded minds

The sun was rising when six-year-old Franisse went down to the river near his village in the Gaza province of Mozambique. His family was...

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South Africa’s death factory

Death row is like a factory… a factory which produces corpses. You know, you go in alive and come out dead… The whole place is serviced....

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Working for peanuts

Ma Peggy Moyo says she was born twice in her life. The first time was in 1931. This was when her mother first greeted the new child she...

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“We will eat at home!”

On 23 January this year, 20 detainees in Diepkloof prison went on a hunger strike to protest against detention without trial. By...

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A visit to a ghost town

It was a sunny Monday morning when Learn and Teach took a drive to Carletonville. The first thing we saw before we entered the town were...

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The pension struggle

Old age should be a time of peace and joy — time to stop work and stay at home, having tea with the neighbours and watching the little...

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Sloppy - name of the game

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David meets Goliath …. in Hillbrow

I have always been a great admirer of the boxing greats. Jake Ntuli, Mohammed Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, Elijah Mokone, Simon Skosana… these...

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Letters from our readers 1989 No 2

Dear Readers We have a problem with some of the letters that we get. Some letters do not have the name and address of the reader. So we...

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Workers’ unity in action

There were slogans. There was toyi-toying. There were long discussions among comrades. Speeches. Friendly handshakes. Freedom songs....