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Shaka Sisulu

Growing Pains: Live Freedom Charter’s values

1 July 2014 12:00

When I was six or seven years old, I saw the Freedom Charter on the walls of Solomon Mahlangu Freedom College in Tanzania. A kid slightly older than me read out each of its eight commandments, explaining what it meant.

Growing Pains: Uncanny similarities with the Middle East

30 January 2014 10:00

With former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon’s passing two weeks ago, I was struck by how different his obituaries were to those of our own recently deceased former head of state Nelson Mandela.

Growing Pains: A self-feeding frenzy

27 November 2013 10:00

There are changes afoot. Whether I’m visiting the rural areas of my great-grandparents or driving along the streets that raised me, I can’t help but notice new schools, new shopping centres and new residential or office complexes.