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Got Netflix? Here are 10 shows you should watch first

by: Thapelo Mosiuoa - 13 January 2016

Got Netflix? Here are 10 shows you should watch first

  So, you finally have Netflix but you’re overwhelmed by all the content, from original series, movies and documentaries, as well as some of your old favourites, like Friends and Arrested Development. Fear not. Here is our pick of 10 things that you should watch first. Docu-series Making a Murderer Making a Murderer, is one of the most talked-about...

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#FeesMustFall: Tuck it in Wits, your privilege is showing

by: Thapelo Mosiuoa - 3 November 2015

#FeesMustFall: Tuck it in Wits, your privilege is showing

Nothing showed the kind of privilege that Wits University enjoys than the realization that it took them eight days of protest to achieve what Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) students have been fighting over for years. TUT students have been protesting for years over exorbitant fees. In 1978, American Sociologist William J. Wilson argued that...

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Meet our Parliament Challenge finalists

by: Thapelo Mosiuoa - 29 October 2015

Meet our Parliament Challenge finalists

At the beginning of September we opened up a crowd-sourced challenge to our community to suggest crucial issues, topics or policy ideas that young South Africa would like to represent to government. We’ve been collecting all these burning issues over the last month and entries are now closed. Voting has been intense over the past...

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Samsung SA tackling youth unemployment with Mixed Talent campaign

by: Thapelo Mosiuoa - 22 October 2015

Samsung SA tackling youth unemployment with Mixed Talent campaign

Multinational technology company Samsung South Africa is venturing into the social enterprise space with the launch of a new campaign that aims to find innovative ways to alleviate one of South Africa’s biggest issues: youth unemployment. The “Mixed Talents” campaign forms part of Samsung’s global “Launching People” initiative, which will see people from different backgrounds...

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Madness is yet to bloom #StopTheNonsense

by: Thapelo Mosiuoa - 11 September 2015

Madness is yet to bloom #StopTheNonsense

Renowned thespian, danseur, chanteur and philosopher Christopher Maurice Brown once said, while announcing the coming of spring “Why would I ever turn my back on what we had? Oh girl you always bring that first day of Spring”. With the dreaded Game of Thrones-esque winter finally coming to an end we will once again be...

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You need credit to get credit

by: Thapelo Mosiuoa - 17 August 2015

You need credit to get credit

We find ourselves involuntarily immersed in a bit of nonsense every now and again. Be it waiting behind the guy who can’t decide what he wants to order at the coffee shop or the lady that can’t seem to figure out how the ATM machine works but no other institution does the bidding for nonsensity...

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Fake Creatives #StopTheNonsense

by: Thapelo Mosiuoa - 17 July 2015

Fake Creatives #StopTheNonsense

*Co-written by Lethabo Bogatsu Creative Informal noun. “A person whose job involves creative work.” We all have that one guy we know who is unemployed and is always asking for a loan to fund some “big project” he’s working on. We all have that family member who is always the drunkest at family braais and...

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The Awethu Project #Awe250K Campaign

by: Thapelo Mosiuoa - 14 July 2015

The Awethu Project #Awe250K Campaign

The Awethu Project, in partnership with Government’s Jobs Fund, is launching the #Awe250K campaign, a unique a life-changing opportunity to entrepreneurs who have ambition and talent to receive an equity investment from Awethu’s investment fund of up to R250 000. Since its founding six years ago, Awethu has grown from a R60K startup into an...

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Beat the Monday Blues with our Deezer playlist

by: Thapelo Mosiuoa - 22 June 2015

Beat the Monday Blues with our Deezer playlist

It’s winter and it’s that dreaded week just before payday when you’re stuck with wearing puffy jackets and eating last night’s leftovers for lunch. The Monday Blues are a real thing, Urban Dictionary defines them as “When you go to work or to school really tired and upset because you stayed up really late to...

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Introducing: The Silliness Monitoring Commission

by: Thapelo Mosiuoa - 19 June 2015

Introducing: The Silliness Monitoring Commission

In silly news this week, popular actor and wrestler Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson attempted to set the world record for the most selfies ever recorded. The Rock took 105 selfies in 3 minutes on the red carpet for the premier of his new movie San Andreas this past weekend. (Clearly he didn’t read my last...

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