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Archive for 2009

Ubuntu: will it remain a political philosophy when it comes to refugees?

11 June 2009

  More than a decade ago, Archbishop Desmond Tutu defined Ubuntu as an ethic which is upheld by someone  who has a proper self-assurance that comes from knowing that he or she belongs in a greater whole and is diminished when others are humiliated or diminished, when others are tortured […]

If you love software, set it free

1 June 2009

  If you still think that FLOSS is just something you do after you have brushed your teeth, you have not yet joined the ranks of those realising the benefits and potencial of  Free Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS). Free means the software gives you freedom, but it is […]

Finding Freedom Behind Bars

25 May 2009

Society’s tendency to throw away the key distances us as individuals of society from the humanity of those in prison. We label them criminal and prisoner and treat them as such. This veiled lens through which we see these individuals is highlighted in the documentary that was screened at the […]

Rural Social Development opportunity for NGO’s, social partners and service providers

16 April 2009

RURAL SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS/PROGRAMMES: The Cape Winelands District Municipality (CWDM) recently advertised the following opportunity: “CWDM invites NGOs, social partners and service providers to submit proposals for a variety of rural and social development projects and programmes, as listed below.Fund Objective: The projects have been established by the CWDM to […]