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'World Vision International: what is it up to in Southern Africa?'

Article in which Jeffrey Marishane raises concerns regarding the real motives of the World Vision's presence in Southern Africa, in its history there are activities and links with mainly the United State military and intelligence community in the recent past and defferent parts of the world sugge

'Social Relevance'-the acid test for the humanities

These years of rapid socio-political change in South Africa represent the 'best of times and the worst of times' for the humanities, says Professor Gerald Pillay of UNISA's Theology Faculty.

'GIVE TILL IT HURTS': DURBAN'S INDIANS AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR

In October 1913 approximately 20,000 Indian workers joined Mahatma Gandhi's campaign of resistance against the South African government. This was a spontaneous outburst against terrible working conditions and a realisation that the£ 3 poll tax on free Indians meant perpetual indenture.

'Babu' King notes
"The Testing Ground of the World"
"Power-sharing" Apartheid style: a critical analysis of the Botha regime's current political strategy

Paper on power-sharing and the apartheid government from the Centre for African Studies in Maputo, Mozambique. Argues that it is projecting a reformist image.

"Blackspots" removals: what apartheid is doing to 400 000 people in Natal
"A man of keen perceptive faculties" : Aboobaker Amod Jhaveri, an "Arab" in Colonial Natal, circa 1872-1887

Indians arrived in South Africa in two streams. Between 1860 and 1911, a total of 152 184 indentured labourers were introduced into colonial Natal mainly to work on the sugar plantations, though some were employed in other sectors of the economy. This initial flow …

The new policy of the USA towards South Africa: the Black Conciousness Movement's view

An article written by the Black People's Convention in response to the invitation to have talks with Mr Andrew Young the Unites States Ambassador to the United Nations, reflecting on the United States "new" foreign policy towards South Africa.

The future society as seen by the Black People's convention

The first of a number of articles dealing with a kind of society that BPC envisages. This particular article scans the total policy outlook, at the heart of which is a reminder that we are striving for the attainment of an open society.

THE BEARDS" VERSUS THE "BARD'S" AMONG INDIAN MUSLIMS IN SOUTH AFRICA: A 21st Century Story of Travelling Cartoons and Protests

This paper examines Indian Muslims in post-apartheid South Africa, with particular respect to the inclination by non-Muslims to view Muslims as a

Black Power - Students Forced to Leave Meeting - SASO and other affairs

Four students of UND walked outh of a student body meeting at Alan Taylor residence last Thursday. The meeting began with antagonism towards four White students present, during the discussion queries were made about "foreigner" or "intruders" at the meeting.

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