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South Africa knits thousands of blankets for Madiba

South Africa knits thousands of blankets for Madiba

A tapestry of colour surrounded the statue of Nelson Mandela in Pretoria on Tuesday when volunteers from 67 Blankets laid out more than 3 000 square metres of handmade blankets on the lawns of the Union Buildings to commemorate South Africa's 21 years of freedom.

Cape women sew up success

Taunina soft toys are sold in some of the world's most exclusive boutiques, but they are made in Cape Town by previously disadvantaged women. The project is a means of securing financial freedom for these entrepreneurs.

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