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Ballin’ on a budget: 5 things you can do in Jozi for under R300

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 22 September 2017

Ballin’ on a budget: 5 things you can do in Jozi for under R300

So you are planning the next date or lining up activities for a squad outing. Your flesh is ready, your spirit is on fire but there’s just one problem: the rand is low. Don’t worry, this is Jo’burg — home of the bargain and land of the good time. 1. SAB World of Beer (R115...

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Is albinism the new aesthetic?

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 21 September 2017

Is albinism the new aesthetic?

For many years, albinism has lived under a dark cloud of stigma and superstition. And now, finally,  media companies and photographers are finally starting to acknowledge people with albinism as beautiful and desirable. However, are these images truly helping or is this another kind of discrimination? We spoke to two models about the growing presence...

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The nightmare of being coloured on Heritage Day

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 18 September 2017

The nightmare of being coloured on Heritage Day

Growing up coloured, Heritage Day would always be one of the most awkward celebrations for me. People at school would be wearing their traditional clothes, ready with answers about what foods they will be eating. Even simple questions like “Where’s home?” would be a nightmare. This is owed to the fact that I, like many...

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The New Nerd’s Guide to Black Superheroes

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 14 September 2017

The New Nerd’s Guide to Black Superheroes

To those who have just joined the superhero nerd club, welcome. The world of meta humans, gods, and alien beings may seem milky white and you’re probably wondering if Black Panther is the only black superbeing. Thankfully, this is not true. While you wait in eager anticipation for the premiere of the Black Panther film...

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