In the feel good article below, journalist Lucille Davie describes the epic return of Joburg's first stamp mills to the area where they were originally installed in 1885. The article was first published on the City of Joburg's website on 21 May 2009. Click here to view more of Davie's writing.
Robben Island (RI) is described as the “University of Life” for it is here where strategies for a future society based on tolerance; respect and non-racialism were nurtured and implemented by political prisoners. The emphasis on education, debate and lifelong learning is testimony to the fight for justice. Applications for RIM bursaries are now open to South African graduates and under graduates.
Here is my pick for the ideal late Christmas or new year present for the South African heritage enthusiast. Paul Duncan (writer and publisher) and Alain Proust (photographer) have done it again. Top marks to this well-known duo in heritage for producing another handsome book.