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A story for those who can’t read

If you are able to read this story, consider yourself lucky. Nine hundred million adults – ­one out of three in the world – could not...

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A guide to AIDS

Some people might find some of the pictures  in this story offensive. Because AIDS is a serious, incurable and deadly disease we had to...

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Letters from our readers 1990 No 5

Dear Learn and Teach, I feel an exciting sensation running through my bloodstream when I read Learn and Teach. I like Learn and Teach! I...

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Praise be the women

An interview with Gertrude Shope, a member of the ANC’s National Executive Committee and head of the ANC Women’s Section Learn and Teach:...

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Working together, learning together

In the tiny rural village of Mbhokoda, women from two co­operatives have decided to go back to “school”. They are learning to read and...

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Aikhona! enough is enough

Alfred Vanqa and Michael Nqushu tried hard to get work near their homes in Queenstown. After a long search they realised that their...

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For the love of the game

A Short History of Soccer in South Africa Six hundred years ago, the rich people in Britain could be seen on weekends in their checked...

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Sloppy - One bright summer day

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Forward to the constituent assembly

The African National Congress (ANC), the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) and other organisations are demanding a constituent assembly that...

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Your guide to farmworkers and the law

We do not have to tell you how the workers of this country have suffered -and continue to suffer-under apartheid. But we can remind you...

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It’s good and clean and fresh

I was walking near Park Station in Johannesburg the other day when I saw a very strange sight. A long line of taxi drivers and marshalls...