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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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Adam Catzavelos has issued an apology and people aren’t buying it

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 24 August 2018

Adam Catzavelos has issued an apology and people aren’t buying it

Twitter reacts to Adam Catzavelos’ apology statement The #AdamCatzavelos plot thickens. The embattled businessman has “apologised” in the form of a written statement, released on the 23rd of August, in which he expressed deep regret for his actions. “I have been thoughtless and insensitive and shown a complete lack of understanding of what the people...

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Applying for Varsity? Here are a few tips from past and current students

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 24 August 2018

Applying for Varsity? Here are a few tips from past and current students

(Almost) everything you need to know about the university application process You may be nearing the end of your high school career or maybe you have decided that next year you will take that leap of faith and start that tertiary education that you could not start, for whatever reason, straight after school. Whatever the...

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Dead silence at The Smoke House and Grill after Adam Catzavelos’ racist rant

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 23 August 2018

Dead silence at The Smoke House and Grill after Adam Catzavelos’ racist rant

Family business feels the heat after backlash from racist rant Being a racist is costly, and not just for your reputation. Business owner Adam Catzavelos has come under fire after saying that a beach with no black people is “heaven on earth and referring to black people as k*****rs. ”   These are Adam Catzavelos’...

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I am more than just an inspiring meme

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 22 August 2018

I am more than just an inspiring meme

We look at how inspirational memes forms part of the discrimination of people with disabilities. We see the memes floating around our timelines almost everyday. They all look the same; it starts with a picture of a person with a disability, the disability doesn’t matter but the more apparent the better. Then comes the caption,...

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Marikana Six Years Later: The public demands justice for victims

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 17 August 2018

Marikana Six Years Later: The public demands justice for victims

We spoke to protesters at the Marikana Commemorative Vigil at the Nelson Mandela Bridge 16 August 2018 marks the 6 year anniversary of the Marikana tragedy where police shot and killed 34 miners. To mark and commemorate the day, protesters gathered on the Nelson Mandela bridge, in the Johannesburg CBD. Six years later, no arrests...

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How Zukhanye and Karabo make it work

by: Tshituku Ndadza - 15 August 2018

How Zukhanye and Karabo make it work

The couple talks about love in the time of social media. A lot of young people long for the “perfect” partner and a happily ever after.Unfortunately relationships are not as simple as ABC. We spoke to Karabo Motsoane (24) and Zukhanye Ncapayi (23) about love in the time of social media. The duo which has...

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The Fight against FGM continues

by: Mamaputle Boikanyo - 13 August 2018

The Fight against FGM continues

On International Youth Day, 12 August 2018, thousands of individuals, groups and organisations have shared pledges to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) on social media, in the hopes of shattering the silence that surrounds the practice.   The campaign organised by The Girl Generation (TGG), has been gaining momentum since its launch on 23 July...

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#SheConquersWellness2018: empowering, protecting and advancing South Africa

by: admin - 10 August 2018

#SheConquersWellness2018: empowering, protecting and advancing South Africa

When it comes to the youth and their health, it’s always a fascinating subject to explore. There are many young people who believe taking care of their health is something they don’t have to worry about until old age.   Well, the national activation drive, which coincides with the 2nd year anniversary celebration of the...

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The Fight to end Genital Mutilation

by: Mamaputle Boikanyo - 23 July 2018

The Fight to end Genital Mutilation

The Girl Generation (TGG), the largest ever African-led initiative are working towards ending Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).The organisation has mobilised influencers and many young activists in order to launch their campaign to bring awareness to the cause, bring social change and challenge the deep-rooted beliefs that allow the practice of FGM to continue FGM refers to...

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