Passive Resistance of 1946 – forging unity in action On June 13, 1946, 70 years ago, a group of Indian people pitched their tents and occupied a piece of land in the middle of an
Champion of non-violence. His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet (Born 1935): Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama has topped the list of most admired people among Mexican internet users, according to
The Satyagraha Centenary International Conference on “Globalization of the Gandhian Way: Sociology, Politics and Science of Satyagraha” was held at Jawaharlal Nehru University(JNU) in New Delhi from the 13th to 16th November and in the
Humankind is today standing at the threshold of an important revolution. We either change and begin the revolution towards a more humane responsible and caring nonviolent society, or we bring about our own annihilation through
By Dr Kalpesh Prahlad RamcharanTeenage pregnancy has become a norm in South African society. According to the Department of Education, more than 72 000 females did not attend school last year, due to this factor.
By Neeba BudhooThe origins of the Moral Regeneration Movement date back to June 1997 when former president Nelson Mandela spoke at a meeting with various representatives of government and religious affiliations organised by the ANC's
In the current stream of social problems that many people find themselves , the provision of social services within communities aiming to assist people recover from different types of trauma, plays a pivotal role. Abuse,
By Robin SewlalThe Kwazulu-Natal provincial government and the Department of Arts and Culture are to host the 40th anniversary of the death of Chief Albert Luthuli.President Thabo Mbeki in his State of the Nation Address,
By a simple monkOn the 8 May I went up north - to a village in the war zone. This village is special. Recently LTTE bombed a bus killing nearly 80 passengers including school children
In the secret language of corruption in India, an official expecting a bribe will ask for Mahatma Gandhi to “smile” at him. The revered leader of the independence movement is on all denominations of rupee
From an essay by Amartya Sen, a Nobel Laureate, presented at the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University, Sen writes about the seven faces of inequalities faced by women. (1) Mortality inequality: He identifies the
By Cedric Mayson Humanity is committing suicide in this generation. This unique planetic human experiment is nearly over. My youngest grandchild will expire with any children he has, and the rest of humanity, probably by
Compiled by Indhrannie Pillay"I've learnt that my life does not end in prison." These are the words of a 19 year-old juvenile at Westville Correctional Facility in Durban, who recently completed Prison SMART (Stress Management
The Sarva Dharma Ashram in Welbedacht, Chatsworth was founded 10 years ago by Swami Ramkripananda Saraswathi. Sarva Dharma in essence means embracing all in unity of faiths.
Everyone knows a free cellphone is not really free, but it has always seemed impossible to figure out what you are really paying. The book ‘How to Buy a Cellphone in South Africa’ guides consumers
By Satyagraha Reporters South Africans are furious over a power crisis in the country which has had detrimental effects on business and householders. The government has warned that the electricity crisis could take years to resolve.