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Conference for a democratic future

Father S’mangaliso Mkhatshwa ­one of the people chairing the historic Conference for a Democratic Future -stood up to announce the...

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The long journey

Railway workers strike for a living wage Thousands of railway workers around the county went on strike at the beginning of November in...

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Starting over

Brian Mashile is one of the few blind lawyers in South Africa. His story serves as an inspiration to us all … It was six o’clock on a...

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Driving for freedom

After many years of struggle, the Namibian people have at last elected their own representatives to decide on a constitution for an...

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Comrade taxi drivers

This is the story of over 400 taxi drivers who have joined the Transport and General Workers Union in Vereeniging. Together, they are...

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Sloppy in hot water

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The struggle in the cities

A small simple office in the Central Methodist Church in Johannesburg carries the hopes of thousands of black people living in the city....

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Letters from our readers 1990 No 1

Dear Learn and Teach, My home is in Bizana village in the Transkei but I work in Durban. I am not happy because letters from Bizana take...

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Prison in the sea

A short history of Robben Island The journey from Cape Town harbour to Robben Island takes about 45 minutes. The little Prisons...

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Young voices

Anti-apartheid cultural activists come in all ages and sizes. The members of the Soweto Youth Drama Society are just one example… Peter...