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Paddy Harper

How to Spread it  – Angela Larkan: From theory to good social practice

14 September 2014 15:00

When Angela Larkan started Thanda After-School at KwaNdelu in rural Mzumbe on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast in 2008, when she was just 22, she had no idea her model for assisting Aids orphans in the impoverished farming community would grow into a fully fledged community resource, serving more than 2 500 children every week.

SIU keeps Nkandla documents under lock and key

11 September 2014 11:01

The Special Investigating Unit has refused to release its final Nkandlagate report and classified documents relating to security measures at President Jacob Zuma’s private home to his architect Minenhle Makhanya’s legal team.

Land claims: Chief vs Subjects

7 September 2014 15:00

Tensions between land claimants and traditional leaders in Ethukuleni near Melmoth, KwaZulu- Natal, have exploded into violence, with four members of the local Communal Property Association forced to flee after their homes were torched by an angry mob, who demanded they leave the area.

‘Feud’ led to Sadtu murder

31 August 2014 15:00

The KwaZulu-Natal provincial secretary of the SA Democratic Teachers’ Union (Sadtu), Mbuyiseni Mathonsi, is due to testify in court about a vicious “feud” that allegedly ended in murder.

‘Anti-Indianism’ is infiltrating SA, says Hindu body

31 August 2014 6:00

The South African Hindu Maha Sabha has laid a complaint of hate speech against AmaCde over the anti-Indian lyrics contained in their song, Umhlab’Uzobuya with the South African Human Rights Commission.

Sadtu murder trial date set in Durban

26 August 2014 16:33

The six men alleged to have murdered South Coast principal and South African Democratic Teachers Union regional chairperson Nkosinathi Zondi for blowing the whistle on a jobs for cash scam within the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education have made a brief appearance in the Durban High Court.