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He started a publishing house turning sermons into books

by: Geraldine Amoko - 20 January 2017

He started a publishing house turning sermons into books

Evidence Sello Magaga II (23) says he would always find himself asking a friend after church what the sermon was about. And when he realised he wasn’t the only one who struggled to remember, he transcribed live recordings and turned them into books, which he publishes under his company Ready T Publishing. When he published his...

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I don’t need to speak an African language to be African

by: Geraldine Amoko - 2 December 2016

I don’t need to speak an African language to be African

Not speaking an African language made me feel alienated from my family and friends. I was born and raised in South Africa to Ugandan parents. Whether I was in South Africa or visiting relatives in Uganda, not speaking an indigenous language made me feel like I didn’t have a passport into my culture as an...

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“I want to hoe a bit” and other reasons for being single

by: Geraldine Amoko - 1 December 2016

“I want to hoe a bit” and other reasons for being single

Not everyone wants to be in a relationship. Some people just want to spend their 20s doing other things, whether it be focusing on their careers, hoeing around or exploring their sexuality. Here are a few peeps on why they choose to be single: “I want to hoe a bit” “I don’t want to commit....

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“Looking for a job is now your new job” and other annoying things about adulting

by: Geraldine Amoko - 8 November 2016

“Looking for a job is now your new job” and other annoying things about adulting

Student life leads to graduating, which leads to flourishing as a self-sufficient adult right? Not entirely. From job hunting and housing to budgeting, adulting is that regular speed bump on the way to greatness. Here are a few things I’ve learnt from the other side of the graduation ceremony. One does not simply get a one-bedroom flat...

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