Posts Tagged ‘SOUTH AFRICA’

Photography by Odette Herbert ___________________________________________________________________ If you click on the images they show up larger LINK – Photos – Cape Town CTICC Design Indaba VIP Treatment For Trumpet Blowers – Media Girls & Boys. LINK – Photos – Cape Town Designer Glitterati Strutting Their Stuff @Design Indaba. . LINK – Design Indaba 2011 – Cape […]


“It is important that we have the inner richness to be able to look up at the stars or the moon and compose a poem once in a while. When we open wide our minds and fix our gaze on the universe, we fix our gaze on our own life.” Daisaku Ikeda Photography by Odette […]



John Bauer, Cape Town based ceramasist Click here to see Photographs of Bauer’s work & Links >>


As usual its up to the people to demand action! Take a look at the 350 campaign’s amazing photos from groups events showing their solidarity on the 350 [carbon level] environmental action day – 24th October – to wake up those dozy world leaders, meeting shortly in Copenhagen [Denmark] to discuss the climate crisis. (181 […]


If his holiness’s visa is refused, then I won’t take part in the coming 2010 World Cup-related peace conference. I will condemn government’s behaviour as disgraceful, in line with our country’s abysmal record at the United Nations Security Council, a total betrayal of our struggle history Archbishop Desmond Tutu Read more – IOL Sunday Tribune […]


Outstanding coverage of the reasons behind the violence in May 2008 [South Africa] http://www.dispatch.co.za/article.aspx?id=297984 Refugees: City goes to court http://www.capeargus.co.za/index.php?fArticleId=4877984 ‘I tried to hang myself twice’ http://www.capeargus.co.za/index.php?fArticleId=4877960 The case of De Doorns is indeed the early warning of recurring xenophobia in South Africa and should serve as a wake-up call. http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/rwb.nsf/db900SID/ASAZ-7PYGEQ?OpenDocument One-stop 72-hour process to […]


Abdi Sirej from Ethiopia was murdered in Masiphumelele on Friday the 7th November. After the initial xenophobic attacks in May he sought refuge at Soetwater. After overtures from the community he returned to Masiphumelele. He appeared in a documentary ” Baraka”. The words he spoke during his interview “No answer, no safety.no guarantee” have turned […]



2 300 displaced people by the May xenophobic attacks remained in three consolidated camps – Provincial government – gave the refugees the option of reintegrating or going back to their home countries – will close all the camps by end of September. Refugees to receive money for rent – By Francis Hweshe Refugees in camps […]