Libraries in crisis


Martha Legong* argues that the crisis of literacy is linked to other community struggles, and that together, community users and librarians need to organise and lead the movement for literacy.

Profile – May 21, 2009


During the xenophobic attacks in Kathorus in 2008, the Kathorus Concerned Residents (KCR), a community organisation, played a central role in discussing and implementing actions to protect foreign nationals. Bheki Xaba argues that this was possible because of the strength and implantation of the organisation in the community.

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