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An open letter to the Minister of Education South Africa

Institutional inertia seldom brings progress although it may give the appearance of making efforts towards it. The entire policy of tertiary education system in South Africa seems to be mired in this inertia. Consider the statistics. Engineering Council of South … Continue reading

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Speech by President Nelson Mandela at Diwali Celebrations

I found this beautiful speech  by President Nelson Mandela at Diwali Celebrations held at Durban City Hall on  3 November 1991. As we celebrate, let us rememer all the values and teachings passed on to us. The essence of Diwali is … Continue reading

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Remembering Nelson Mandela through reflection, prayer

Originally posted on Jason Von Berg:
Today has been declared a day of reflection and a day of prayer in South Africa, following the death of our greatest hero, Nelson Mandela. Madiba passed away peacefully on Thursday evening. Since the…

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