October 2007

Youth Education in Africa: Enabling Future Leaders For The 21st Century

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By Reverend Frankie Timmers“For every child that is taught, a man (woman) is gained.”                        Victor HugoYouth Education in Africa: Enabling Future Leaders For The 21st Century Conference was held on 18th September, 2007 at the International Conference Center in Durban and was a joint venture between the Commission for the Promotion and Protection

30th Anniversary of the Death of Steve Biko

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By Nereshnee GovenderA Black Consciousness Movement (BCM) leader, Stephen Banto Biko was South Africa’s most influential and radical student leader in the 1970s. Biko's philosophy was that political freedom would only be achieved if blacks stopped feeling inferior to whites. This formed the heart of the Black Consciousness Movement. He believed that black people should

Indian Puppeteers message Peace and Nonviolence

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By Indhrannie PillayThe Ishara Puppet Theatre Trust performed their “Images of Truth – Satya ki Pratiroop” puppet show, to an audience of about 500 people in two shows at the Chatsworth ABH on 22 September 2007. The ‘images of truth’ show was commissioned by the Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts in New Delhi.

Watch out for warranties of “Grey” Goods

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Grey goods are unlicensed, branded imported goods that often look identical to products imported by the authorized local agents of the overseas manufacturer. Sometimes, they are adapted for use in countries outside South Africa, and may not operate properly here.Such products are not covered by warranties and guarantees of the local authorized agent of the

“Out of Bounds” Again!

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By Indhrannie PillayDurban-born stage and screen star and master storyteller Rajesh Gopie is set for a return season with his smash hit one-man play, Out of Bounds. Gopie’s signature piece returns to the city of its origin after an absence of some years. Out of Bounds is written and performed by Gopie, and directed by

Make Me An Instrument of Thy Peace

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By Reverend Frankie TimmersWhen we think of peace, we usually think of it in relationship to the world and its people. We think of it as the opposite of war and violence.  We relate it mostly to the collective and often prescribe it for others. Peace also however, begins with me, it begins with the

The War Works Hard

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By Dunya MikhailHow magnificent the war is! How eager and efficient! . . .The war continues working, day and night. It inspires tyrants to deliver long speeches, awards medals to generals and themes to poets. It contributes to the industry of artificial limbs, provides food for flies, adds pages to the history books, achieves equality

Reflections on the heart, the soul, and the spirit

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By Shabbir BanoobhaiAn individual’s soul has three ‘facets’: a ‘base’ soul that leads us astray; a ‘reproaching’ soul that leads us back to enlightenment; and a ‘beatified’ soul that is finally at peace as a result of being truly enlightened. The ‘soul’ is sometimes regarded as an aspect of the ‘heart’ (when the term ‘heart’

Interfaith retreat – The Woman in Judaism, Christianity & Islam

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A joint retreat of Hope Flower School and Interfaith Encounter Association was held on August 23-24, 2007 at the Austrian Hospice Guest House, Old City Jerusalem. The retreat opened with welcome greetings by Mr. Ibrahim Issa, Director of the Hope Flowers School and Dr. Yehuda Stolov, Executive Director of the Interfaith Encounter Association. They welcomed participants,

A Time to make a difference

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The Jyothi Jivanam Movement of South Africa is proud to announce its 6th Hamper Distribution Function on the 4 November 2007 at the New West Secondary School Hall in Veldcastle Avenue, Castlehill, Newlands West. The movement has for the past 6 years been very successful in making a difference and adding value to lives of