Artist attempts to unite KZN communities with mural of peace activists

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An idea of what Nanda Soobben’s painting will look like.
An idea of what Nanda Soobben’s painting will look like.

A political cartoonist is trying to heal divisions between Phoenix and neighbouring areas with a mural of peace activists.

Nanda Soobben said his paintings will be situated along the border regions of the Phoenix Peace Park, where much of the violence occurred during July’s civil unrest.

The mural will be a collection of black, Indian and white peace activists such as Alan Paton, Victoria Mxenge, Helen Suzman, Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela.

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