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School Violence on the rise

May 23rd, 2008|

Satyagraha ReportersCrime and violence in schools threaten the safety and well-being of our youth. A study on security in Durban schools found that schools are places where drugs, thugs, and weapons move as freely through

Road Name Changes – Masabalala Yengwa Avenue

May 22nd, 2008|

Compiled by Indhrannie Pillay In keeping with our features on the road and street name changes of memorable icons in South African history, this month we feature Masabalala “Bonnie” Yengwa. NMR Avenue in Durban is

Satyagraha organizes Youth for Environment

May 22nd, 2008|

By Satyagraha ReporterIn the past decade, there have been many efforts and initiatives by government, education institutions, business and local communities, to protect the environment. The time has come for our communities, and especially young

Sri Lanka – The Jewel of the East

May 22nd, 2008|

By Satyagraha Reporter     Since last year the World Conference on Religions for Peace (WCRP) has taken the initiative to bring together some of the most senior leaders of the various religions in Sri Lanka. This

Workers day – May 1

May 21st, 2008|

South African Workers' Day is celebrated on 1 May. The date is also celebrated around the world as International Workers Day. The commemoration of such a day is to bear testament to the vital role

EDITORIAL COMMENT – May 2008

May 21st, 2008|

Advocating for workers rightsIn May we focus on workers and the role they played in fighting for human rights and social justice. The South African working class has been at the forefront of the struggle

Zero Tolerance on Xenophobia

May 20th, 2008|

On 24th July a conference was held in Durban to discuss issues of xenophobia.  There were 6 issues that were discussed.  Defining xenophobia, manifestation of it, why xenophobia exists, how can it be eradicated, who

Why the Nails Grow

May 20th, 2008|

By Lalit Surjan - Vice President of All India Peace and Solidarity OrganisationAt the end of the tunnel you see a flicker of light, only to realise that another tunnel lies ahead. Thus goes the caption

Is Bottled Water the Option

May 20th, 2008|

By Satyagraha ReporterWhile the quality of water in South Africa is said to be among the best in the world, we nevertheless see bottled water being consumed extensively in the country. Sunita Narain, Director of

Tell us what we’re eating

May 20th, 2008|

A survey conducted by the research company, Synovate, found that 82% of respondents want food to be labeled if it contained genetically modified ingredientsConsumers are growing impatient with government efforts to ensure that we choose

Happenings……

May 20th, 2008|

THE KNZ PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA will be performing at the Durban City Hall on 13, 20 and 27 September 2007. Shows start at 19:30. Ticket prices range from R50 – R160. For more details call 031

To Free a Woman

May 20th, 2008|

By Suvani NaidooIt has been agreed upon by the global community at large that women around the world have been unjustly oppressed and abused by their respective communities for centuries and that this grave miscarriage

Satyagraha Outstanding Community Service Awards

May 20th, 2008|

The Satyagraha Outstanding Community Service Awards are awarded by the Satyagraha-in Pursuit of Truth newspaper to South Africans who have been outstanding in their contribution and service to their communities and country. Past recipients of

A Tribute to a Brave Women

May 20th, 2008|

By Maggie GovenderShe spent 3 months in a small room with 7 other women while genocide raged outside….The Mahatma Gandhi International Award for Peace and Reconciliation and the Satyagraha Outstanding Community Service Awards were presented