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Comedy and errors with Khanyisa Bhunu

by: Lerato Motsiri - 31 August 2017

Comedy and errors with Khanyisa Bhunu

It has been eight years since Khanyisa Bunu ditched the blackboard and chalk for a life on stage delivering comedic punchlines and laughter. We caught up with the teacher turned comedian and actress at DRUMBeat Festival to see what has been going on in her life since making the big move. It’s hard to miss...

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Ballin’ on NSFAS budget: How Sibongile spent R818 000

by: admin - 30 August 2017

Ballin’ on NSFAS budget: How Sibongile spent R818 000

What would you do if you woke up with R14 million in your account? Well, that is what happened to one Walter Sisulu University student Sibongile Mani. According to Intellimali (the organisation that is responsible for distributing NSFAS loans to Walter Sisulu University students), they accidentally deposited 14 million instead of the standard R1 400....

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Become a published author with just 140 characters

by: Rofhiwa Maneta - 29 August 2017

Become a published author with just 140 characters

Here are the facts: Statistics show that only 14% of the South African population are active book readers, and a mere 5% read regularly to their children. Of course, things are a bit more complicated than that. Books cost money, under-representation is a hot topic. Combined, these result in a significant barrier to entry to...

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Event Review: Film Noire centers the black experience

by: admin - 29 August 2017

Event Review: Film Noire centers the black experience

South African film has a long and racist history. From Allan Quatermain to the long list of Leon Schuster films, the representation of black people on the silver screen has mostly taken (with the exception of a few movies) three routes; It has either been the complete erasure of black people to representation without nuance...

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So you want to be a Tenderpreneur?

by: admin - 28 August 2017

So you want to be a Tenderpreneur?

The tender system has been around for centuries. From France to England, the tendering process has been used by governments and companies to outsource services. In South Africa, tenderpreneurship rose to popularity post-apartheid. The ANC government has used the procurement process as a strategy to empower black people. Just in this year’s national budget, there...

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Amplify your activism work with Women Deliver

by: admin - 25 August 2017

Amplify your activism work with Women Deliver

From Malala Yousafzai to Nelson Mandela’s time in the ANC Youth League, history has shown the important role that young people can play in fighting for human rights. Now, Women Deliver is looking to groom a new generation of activists to take on the fight to achieve gender equality. The organisation is looking for 300...

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Tshepo and Gabriela recap the drama of the past week on We Know Everything

by: admin - 25 August 2017

Tshepo and Gabriela recap the drama of the past week on We Know Everything

Tshepo and Gabriela are back with another hilarious episode of We Know Everything.  Watch as they recap the drama of the past week.

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The police could be spying on you

by: admin - 23 August 2017

The police could be spying on you

The South African Police could be spying on you, and you would have no idea. Social movement organisation Right 2 Know (R2K) have revealed that the South African Police Service (SAPS) are accessing thousands of people’s sensitive communications information every year. While the RICA law requires police to get the permission of a special judge,...

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Youth tell of substance abuse that runs rife in Ginsberg

by: Sheilan Clarke - 23 August 2017

Youth tell of substance abuse that runs rife in Ginsberg

Ginsberg in King William’s Town was our recent destination for a discussion on youth substance abuse. When talking to the residents, we found out that children as young as 10 years old start getting involved in drug and alcohol abuse. “[We have] Primary school kids getting hooked on dagga and other harmful and artificial substances,”...

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Tips to save your coins

by: admin - 22 August 2017

Tips to save your coins

From the costs of food to a night out on the town, the cost of living is so high that it becomes incredibly hard to save money. Despite the challenges, saving your coins, whether it’s for a sho’t left or for a rainy day is possible. Luckily, with the advancement of technology, saving money is...

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