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We Can and We Will Lead the Way – By Obakeng Leseyane

Africa is the second largest and second most populous continent in the world. It is also projected that by 2050 that Africa’s population would have doubled which sat at 1.111 Billion in 2013. In the thinking of a prosperous future, it is important to better the present as it is said that ‘the best way […]

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A breakdown of South Africa’s Economy

By the numbers: ‘A selfie of the South African economy’   We often hear that the economy is ‘bad’, and that we are in ‘tough times’ but do any of us know what that actually means? We have taken a snapshot of the South African economy; these are the numbers that explain the negative claims […]

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A Solution For Graduates Without Job Opportunities

Social media has been a buzz after Malwandla Hanabe, a graduate with a degree in Chemical Engineering, was photographed at a street corner searching for a job. This is a sad reality for many South African graduates, proving that just getting a degree is not enough considering the lack of jobs in the country. If […]

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Blessings on Blessings

Big Sean said it first… but I doubt he was talking about this: One of the most important things I have learnt when going out it to avoid Blesser hotspots. I have also learnt that different locations have different Blesser levels. Your hottest Blesser hotspots are your clubs like Taboo and Kong in Jo’burg. Here […]

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Social media racism: a microcosm of racist South Africa by MalaikaWa Azania*

Just days into the New Year, a number of racist remarks made on social media platforms infuriated black South Africans. Former real-estate agent, Penny Sparrow, made a post within which she complained about the number of black holidaymakers who visited Durban’s beaches during the festive season. Calling black people “monkeys”, she claimed that they were […]

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Chumani Maxwele #FeesMustFall Interview

1. Who is (Chumani Maxwele)? Briefly tell us your life story up until now, and what has defined you? My name is Chumani and I am a UCT student, reading towards a Political Science degree. I am a student activist, who is fighting for the socio-political right to free and quality higher education in South […]

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A rising star in SA cricket proving that transformation is possible

The “KG” factor.   This weekend I did something out of the ordinary for me, I decided (with my friends) to go and watch the Proteas’ last T20 match against England in their tour to South Africa.  It was a completely new experience and I can definitely say that the guy who claimed that cricket […]

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The Jargon Behind Financing Your First Car

Financing your first car: Buying your first car as a young professional is a big step. If you are not one of the lucky few who received a car from your parents for your 18th or 21st birthday, or cannot afford to buy a car for cash, then it is important to know the jargon […]

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Shaeera Kalla #FeesMustFall Interview

  1. Who is Shaeera? Briefly tell us your life story up until now, and what has defined you. I was born in 1993 and was brought up in Pretoria, in a small Indian suburb called Laudium, the last of 5 kids. Being the youngest I grew up alongside adults and attended many protests in […]