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SA Blog Awards: Vote Now!

The SA blog awards is a showcase of the very best of South African blogs. The awards endeavour to bring South African bloggers to the forefront of peoples attention, both locally and internationally, increasing exposure for South Africa’s great bloggers; … Continue reading

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DAY 17: 04 SEPTEMBER 2011-Farewell

The sun rises on our day of departure from Gaza. We all predict it will be a day of deep emotion-saying farewell to a land and a people who win your hearts without even trying, can never be easy. The … Continue reading

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DAY 16: 03 SEPTEMBER 2011

Our penultimate morning in the Gaza Strip and it begins with a thud. No, not from an Israeli F-16 or sonic boom, neither from a resistance rocket. Rather it is of a more emotional kind as a bus idles outside … Continue reading

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DAY 15: 02 SEPTEMBER 2011

    The African Jummuah has arrived for the Gaza Strip. Ulama from the Convoy are despatched to numerous venues across Gaza where they will be delivering the Friday sermons. We tag along with Moulana Igsaan Hendricks, who has the … Continue reading

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DAY 14: 01 SEPTEMBER 2011

    Two weeks on the Road to Gaza, an opportunity today is presenting itself to network with the group I still count myself to be part of. The youth. Everywhere one drives in Gaza, one is struck by the … Continue reading

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DAY 13: 31 AUGUST 2011

The late night briefing has left us energized but also physically drained. But as we are continuously reminded,  there is work to be done here in Gaza.   Today, this involves yet more visits to special families in the Gaza Strip. And … Continue reading

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DAY 12: 30 AUGUST 2011

    Barely a few hours on the Blessed Land and we’re already celebrating Eid. Buses are already idling outside by 5.30am and we are ushered onto them hurriedly. Security personnel form a ring of steel around us and don’t … Continue reading

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