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Brace yourself SA, another cabinet reshuffle is upon us

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 22 November 2018

Brace yourself SA, another cabinet reshuffle is upon us

The president has announced his latest cabinet reshuffle If there is one thing that the Zuma presidency was synonymous with, it was cabinet reshuffles and midnight press conferences. We would be caught off guard almost every time when then President Jacob Zuma would announce that the cabinet would be getting a makeover. President Cyril Ramaphosa...

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The Last Sentence: We chat to author Tumelo Buthelezi

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 15 November 2018

The Last Sentence: We chat to author Tumelo Buthelezi

We chat to Tumelo about his debut novel This year might have come with its fair share of drama but on the bright side it has also been a year for great reads. We have been showered with words from Mohale Mashigo, Panashe Chigumadzi and Khaya Dlanga to name a few. This was also the...

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6.2 million South Africans, who are of working age, are unemployed

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 31 October 2018

6.2 million South Africans, who are of working age, are unemployed

Stats SA says unemployment has risen to 27.5% in the third quarter The country was met with bad news on Tuesday when Stats SA released a statement saying that the unemployment rate in the country has risen to 27.5%. This is a 0.3 of a percentage point increase since the last quarter. Stats SA has...

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Top Five Fridays: Tips to stay healthy this Spring

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 12 October 2018

Top Five Fridays: Tips to stay healthy this Spring

Struggling to stay healthy, don’t worry we got you They say summer bodies are made in winter but we know that that is not quite true and a bit fatphobic if you ask us. The aim of the game is to stay healthy and that is not always easy. And while we are not experts...

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Nandos is spicing up the South African art scene

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 11 October 2018

Nandos is spicing up the South African art scene

Nandos is opening up the industry one artwork at a time Nandos opened up their doors to the media and a select group of influencers in the last week of September  to unveil their new tricked out head office at Central Kitchen in Berea. The space is a celebration of South African art and design....

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Music is King: Virgil Abloh is coming to SA

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 3 October 2018

Music is King: Virgil Abloh is coming to SA

Music lovers gather around Skkrr Skkrr boys and Braamkids have a reason to rejoice, Virgil Abloh is coming to South Africa. The Off White designer and Black Coffee’s good friend will be playing at The Dome as part of a formidable line-up of the first international concert experience, Music is King. Our very own, Black...

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Black Coffee wins big at the Dance Music Awards

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 27 September 2018

Black Coffee wins big at the Dance Music Awards

The Dance Music Awards winners are out The awards ceremony for South Africa’s awards for house, gqom and EDM music took place on Wednesday night. After weeks of public online voting, the winners of the 2nd official Dance Music Awards South Africa were announced at a prestigious closed ceremony in Boksburg. Created to acknowledge and...

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Stoners, here’s a few things about the new dagga law that you need to know

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 20 September 2018

Stoners, here’s a few things about the new dagga law that you need to know

Don’t light it up just yet South Africa was set ablaze on Tuesday when the constitutional court ruled that cannabis use in private is no longer illegal. Marijuana users all over the country rejoiced. While we bask in the glow of this victory, we need to unpack what this ruling really means. So before you...

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Top Five Fridays: Things we love about Spring

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 14 September 2018

Top Five Fridays: Things we love about Spring

It’s Spring, what’s not to love? Spring has sprung, well sort of, if the weather just settles down. This is one of the best seasons of the year. It’s not cold anymore, that’s a big bonus, and the birds have returned. This week we pay homage to the queen of the seasons, Spring, with a...

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Murders of women in South Africa increases

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 11 September 2018

Murders of women in South Africa increases

2 930 murders of women were reported in 2016/2017 South Africa is a dangerous place to live, especially for women. The South African Police Service (SAPS) released the crime stats for the 2017/2018 period, Tuesday in Cape Town. Police Minister, Bheki Cele, addressed the press at the Imbizo Room in Parliament. Crimes that have seen...

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