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India’s innovative strategy to help the poor

May 20th, 2008|

Maulshree Seth writes about an innovative scheme that has been introduced by India to promote reproductive health care.   She says that a "Health Voucher" system for reproductive health services, has been introduced in March this

Editorial Comment – September 2007

May 20th, 2008|

Big business exercises social responsibilityWhile the world is experiencing repeated disasters in the form of tidal waves, earthquakes, monster hurricanes, excessive rainfalls, heat waves and frosty weather, on the other hand war weapons are being

A beacon of hope for Humankind

May 20th, 2008|

By Satyagraha ReporterSeptember is a month when we celebrate our heritage.   South Africa has had two kinds of heritage, one an apartheid heritage where a philosophy of separation of accentuation of differences and of a

Growing a Stronger Nation

May 20th, 2008|

By Satyagraha ReporterThe Women's Hope Education and Training (WHEAT) Trust was launched on National Women's day, 9 August 1998. The trust was established with the two primary aims of women empowerment and promoting a culture

30th Anniversary of the Death of Steve Biko

May 20th, 2008|

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

Indian Puppeteers message Peace and Nonviolence

May 20th, 2008|

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

Watch out for warranties of “Grey” Goods

May 20th, 2008|

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

“Out of Bounds” Again!

May 20th, 2008|

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

Make Me An Instrument of Thy Peace

May 20th, 2008|

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

The War Works Hard

May 20th, 2008|

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.

Reflections on the heart, the soul, and the spirit

May 20th, 2008|

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

A Time to make a difference

May 20th, 2008|

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

Citizens Building Community

May 20th, 2008|

The Interfaith Encounter Association is dedicated to promoting peace in the Middle East through interfaith dialogue and cross-cultural study.  The organization believes that rather than being a cause of the problem, religion can and should

Children’s Corner – The Mighty Apple Tree

May 20th, 2008|

Once long long ago there was an apple tree with beautiful long branches and provided a beautiful shady spot for picnickers animals and children. One day a little boy came and sat under the tree.