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The Mahatma Gandhi Media Lecture

August 1st, 2016|

On the 18 August at 11 a.m. at the Durban University of Technology’s City Campus Room 149 the Mahatma Gandhi Media Lecture will be delivered. The guest speaker this year is a renowned Prof. Aashish

Mandela Day Service:

August 1st, 2016|

As we have done for the past three years we partnered with a sister organisation –The African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes-ACCORD. We identified the historic heritage site The Phoenix Settlement as the

How does one deal with Anger?

August 1st, 2016|

His holiness the Dalai Lama said we should always wait a moment before reacting. We just need that moment to cool off to get your thoughts together and the anger dissipates and your actions become

August Nine and Women’s Position

August 1st, 2016|

As we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the famous demonstrations in front of the Union buildings in Pretoria staged by 20,000 women of all races and classes establishing the oneness of South African society, we

Attacks on Nice and Munich What Next?

August 1st, 2016|

Trying to understand the various attacks that have taken place on innocent people in the past month One cannot help but wonder whether there is some form of mania behind all this. The responses from

Prejudice and Violence

July 22nd, 2016|

I grew up on a farm.  We had no electricity and very little money to be able to buy a fridge so we could not keep vegetables in the house overnight.  We used to harvest

Women’s Day 60 Years Hence

July 22nd, 2016|

On 9 August, 1956 South Africa saw the staging of a huge peaceful march to the Union Buildings in Pretoria by 20 000 women in opposition to the extension of the pass laws to women.  This

Mandela Day Service

July 22nd, 2016|

This is what Abram Louis Fischer popularly known as Bram Fisher who represented Nelson Mandela and others at the Rivonia Trial and passed on in May 1975,  said at his own trial, "I am on

Atrocities in the Middle East

July 21st, 2016|

  The recent attacks on innocent people in major cities of the Middle East countries has once again raised the notion of religious differences being at the root of brutality.   There is also a fear

How Important is Might?

July 21st, 2016|

My mother used to tell us a story of a lion and a mouse. The lion is big and strong and the mouse is small and soft. One day the mouse was in a trap

Democracy and Elections

July 21st, 2016|

The dictionary meaning of democracy is the belief in freedom and equality between people, or a system of government based on this belief, in which power is either held by elected representatives or directly by

Youth Day

June 26th, 2016|

South Africa’s Youth Day   On 16 June 1976, 40 years ago youth mobilized and demonstrated, initially in Soweto but it spread through out the country. Youth boycotted apartheid education and marched against

Clear Thinking

June 26th, 2016|

Are YOU Living from Inside OUT or Outside IN? Mike George takes a deeper look at the mistakes we learn to make about how life works. Are you an outside inner or an inside outer? It seems the

SA postpones nuclear deal as court case looms

June 26th, 2016|

SA postpones nuclear deal as court case looms Environmental lobbyist groups, Earthlife Africa Johannesburg and the South African Faith Communities Environment Institution (SAFCEI) filed an urgent application in court in order to stop a possible