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Three times our national teams dissapointed South Africa

by: Armand Mukenge - 30 November 2017

Three times our national teams dissapointed South Africa

Over the years South Africa has experienced serious heartache at the hands of the country’s national sports teams. So we have put together a list of the times our national teams made us catch feelings. 1. Bafana Bafana again! Bafana Bafana failed millions of its supporters when they once again failed to qualify for the...

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Mixed feelings towards The President’s Keepers

by: Armand Mukenge - 13 November 2017

Mixed feelings towards The President’s Keepers

Author and investigative journalist, Jacques Pauw, recently released The President’s Keepers, a book that details allegations of corruption involving President Jacob Zuma and implicates other key players keeping him “in power and out of prison.” SARS and the State Security Agency issued the writer and his publishing company with a cease-and-desist letter demanding that they...

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Eksé: A taste of authentic kasi cuisine in the city

by: Armand Mukenge - 6 November 2017

Eksé: A taste of authentic kasi cuisine in the city

Hidden just outside of Johannesburg city centre is a beautiful South African restaurant, called Eksé. From vetkoeks to kotas, Eksé boasts a menu that will have you missing your grandmother’s cooking or that corner store eKasi where they used to sell kotas that remind you of everything good about the world. Located at the heart...

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6 things men should not say about rape

by: Armand Mukenge - 19 October 2017

6 things men should not say about rape

Here are six things women are tired of hearing men say everytime they start discussing rape. In summary: Stop victim blaming.

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Mental Health: How family and friends have failed us

by: Armand Mukenge - 17 October 2017

Mental Health: How family and friends have failed us

Depression is a challenging mental health condition, things become a lot tougher when we include the pressures that come from our family and friends. We spoke to Bonga Botha and Thando Tshabalala* about dealing with a mental health condition and the challenges that come with coming out to families. For Bonga, her mental health breakdown...

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Study abroad: A guide on how to apply for univerisities outside of the country

by: Armand Mukenge - 13 October 2017

Study abroad: A guide on how to apply for univerisities outside of the country

Last year, University of Johannesburg received more than 135 500 applications from students wanting to pursue their tertiary education. They only had space for 10 500 students. Wits University received 69 000 applications, but only had capacity for 6 000 students. With such limited space at South African universities, it is clear that more students...

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Album review: Sizwe is making conscious rap cool again

by: Armand Mukenge - 29 September 2017

Album review: Sizwe is making conscious rap cool again

Sizwe Mpofu-Walsch is arguably one of the hardest working young people at the moment. In between getting a PhD at Oxford University and writing an award-winning book, he also found time to record and release a Hip-hop album. Titled Democracy and Delusion, the album is an extension of his recently released book by the same...

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The black saviour: Introducing the black Powerpuff Girl

by: Armand Mukenge - 14 September 2017

The black saviour: Introducing the black Powerpuff Girl

The introduction of the first black character on Powerpuff Girls was met with much celebration and cheer. The addition of the Powerpuff girl will play an important role for many young black kids who will get to see themselves represented kicking ass and taking names. But let’s be honest, Powerpuff Girls has been struggling since the...

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