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/ 13 November 2006

Crime adds to SA’s education woes

When high school principal Velaphi Mthembu started to get death threats and found himself living in fear of violent skirmishes, he organised a fierce counterattack to protect his students and staff. Pupils at ED Mashabane Secondary School in Evaton near Johannesburg were recruited to expose troublemaking peers.

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/ 17 October 2005

Strong belief in ANC persists

”Tell me exactly what difference there is between the Vaal in 1994 and the Vaal in 2005,” challenged a resident sitting on a street corner in Small Farms, Evaton. This old township was visited by President Thabo Mbeki three years ago. He pledged to turn its fortunes around with a new strategy called the Evaton Renewal Project.