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Wednesday, 19 March 2014 02:51

Activists lead fight against new anti-Coloured laws

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While political parties are fumbling the political football that is the proposed new regulations that will give effect to the Employment Equity Amendment Bill, activists have grabbed the ball and…
Some youngsters from Bellville South got a taste of life behind bars last week, and they don’t like what they’ve seen.   They were part of the group that was…
Wednesday, 30 October 2013 16:11

YouthLab Re-imagining South Africa

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In 2014 South Africans will go to the national election polls for the 5th time and for the "Born-frees" it will be their very first time voting. With so many…
Saturday, 26 October 2013 23:36

Library Celebrates 50 Years of More Than Just Reading

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As they celebrate serving the community of Elsies River for 50 years, Elsies River Public Library is clearly not just a place where people can lend books and go for…
Sunday, 08 September 2013 23:45

Vanishings of The Young

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What could seem like a scenario straight out of a scary movie script about an unnatural monster lurking in a neighbourhood and taking their children, two girls have disappeared eleven…
Little has changed for many of those who were part of the United Democratic Front's glory days - and they feel betrayed.   Thirty years ago this week, Reverend Frank…
Friday, 16 August 2013 06:30

Activist Awarded Freedom of Joburg

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Born in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, in 1938, Sophia Theresa Williams-De Bruyn rose from working in the Van Lane Textile factory to become an executive member of the Textile Workers…
Tuesday, 06 August 2013 04:09

New Hands For Flippie

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Something tugged at me like robotic fingers pulling my jacket. Lately I happened to see the word Robohand on social media quite often . Bionic or robotic hands and limbs…
Monday, 15 July 2013 23:50

Bad Friday, Good Dialogue

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Anthroplogy Prof. Deborah A. Thomas and Prof. John Jackson of The University of Pennsylvania, set out to learn how a specific set of events unfolded as told first-hand from the…
Wednesday, 03 July 2013 22:58

Fetching The Rainbow From Behind The Clouds

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Our attention was grabbed when we first heard of a new political party that had a very specific policy regarding the promotion of South African arts and specifically advocating an…
Monday, 24 June 2013 00:44

Saving The Princess

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The Princess Vlei is the first vlei in a chain of wetlands that runs through Grassy Park, Cape Town, purifying the water before it runs into the sea. It is…
Friday, 26 April 2013 12:51

Mother's Plea to The President

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This is a recent post in our forum by user Markie4u and this certainly resonates with many of us whether we live in Eldos, Elsies, Lavender Hill, Wenties, Atlantis or…
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