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From the Editor

| October 12, 2011 | 0 Comments
From the Editor

I’d like to tell you a little about one of the teachers who helped me reshape my life. She was not South African, yet she lived the philosophy of ubuntu more authentically than many sons and daughters of the African soil.

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From the editor

| April 5, 2011 | 0 Comments
From the editor

It still seems hardly possible that, a few weeks ago, a group of largely middle-class, educated, politicised, and internet-savvy youth were able to mobilise the general Egyptian population to achieve, within a period of days, the overthrow of Mubarak’s 30-year old regime.

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From the Editor

| November 3, 2010
From the Editor

“Repent, for the end is nigh!” The plaintive cry of the naysayer in the market
place has in more modern times morphed into the bumper sticker, “The
time is now”.

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From the editor

| September 21, 2010
From the editor

Like many journalists, I balk at the general idea of censorship. In 1994, addressing the International Press Institute Congress, Nelson Mandela took a similar view: “A critical, independent and investigative press is the lifeblood of any democracy. The press must be free from state interference. It must have sufficient independence from vested interests to be […]

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