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Soweto: Cutting Hair for a Cause

https://vimeo.com/26683923] Maponya Mall is the largest mall in Soweto, home to designer grocery and clothing stores, speciality stores, financial services and, of course, beauty and hair salons, many of which participate in the Hairdressers of […]

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Johannesburg: 67 Minutes to Honor Nelson Mandela in Kathlehong

https://vimeo.com/26670270] Nelson Mandela, international peacemaker and first democratically-elected president of a free South Africa, turned 93 on July 18. The UN General Assembly has declared this day Nelson Mandela International Day and encourages people around the […]

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Johannesburg: NBA Celebrates Mandela’s Birthday

https://vimeo.com/26564434 w=540 h=398] The U.S. National Basketball Association celebrated Nelson Mandela International Day by hosting a series of youth basketball skills development clinics with the SHOUT Foundation and the Nelson Mandela Foundation at Maponya Mall in Soweto. About […]

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Johannesburg: Volunteers Commemorate Nelson Mandela’s Birthday

https://vimeo.com/26571813 w=550 h=398] Several thousand volunteers gathered in Innesfree Park in Sandton about five miles north of Johannesburg to celebrate the birthday of former President Nelson Mandela, who was born on July 18, 1918. Each […]

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Industrial Action: Worker Views

Johannesburg, South Africa. Workers from seven different unions protested in central Johannesburg Tuesday morning.  Chanting, singing and dancing, they tried to gain attention for their cause.
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Johannesburg: South African Workers March for Higher Pay

    JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA. Tuesday morning, a number of labor unions including GIWUSA (General Industries Workers Union South Africa) and CEPPWAWU (Chemical Energy Paper Printing Wood and Allied Workers Union) met at the Worker’s Library in the Central Business District for a march and strike demonstration.   The workers then marched through the streets to … Continue reading […]