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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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