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Being black and vegan

by: Mamaputle Boikanyo - 19 July 2018

Being black and vegan

When you’re black and vegan you’re likely to be seen as the the oddball amongst your family and friends, or you might even be viewed as someone with a strange superiority complex trying to be white.   A vegan is someone who lives off a plant-based diet, and depending on the individual, the person might also choose...

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What should Lerato do?

by: admin - 16 July 2018

What should Lerato do?

Lerato’s situation is stressful. Having someone you trust leak your nudes is an incredible invasion of your privacy and can leave you feeling incredibly vulnerable.  If you ever find yourself in a regretful situation online, like Lerato’s, here are helpful steps you should take:  Keep calm It may not look like it at this point,...

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Digital Marketing evening classes to boost your career

by: admin - 25 June 2018

Digital Marketing evening classes to boost your career

Past participants of this online course have described it as “exciting, informative, new age and engaging”. Now you have the chance to boost your career with key digital skills that could open up a world of opportunities. Over 4 exciting weeks, our dynamic Digify Africa trainers will delve into digital marketing concepts such as analytics...

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Issascam: Real Life Story

by: Tshituku Ndadza - 12 June 2018

Issascam: Real Life Story

Joanne, the internet sensation, is not the only scammer out there. The internet is a world filled with opportunity, but unfortunately there is also a very dark side. Just last year nearly 200 victims came forward in the “naked pics for cash” scam that was blown wide open by the South African Community Crime Watch...

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Online friends: Don’t be catfished

by: admin - 17 May 2018

Online friends: Don’t be catfished

Ever been catfished? So “catfish” is the term used to refer to someone who pretends to be someone else, especially on the internet. A catfish use fake pictures to disguise who they truly are and recreate or impersonate an identity. The term catfish comes from a television and documentary about the topic. In 2012, MTV...

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Top 5 questions you should ask yourself before you share online

by: - 9 May 2018

Top 5 questions you should ask yourself before you share online

Social media seems to take up quite a lot of space in our lives. Not only are we scrolling through our timelines and seeing what everyone else is sharing, we are also sharing and creating an online image of ourselves. It is easy to get consumed by this culture of sharing so it is important...

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Top 5 things you didn’t know about reporting

by: admin - 7 May 2018

Top 5 things you didn’t know about reporting

Facebook is a massive world of information, from breaking news, upcoming events and updates from family and friends. In the past few years, it has also become a powerful platform for debate and conversations that reflects the diversity of a community of more than two billion people. In between all of the debate, people post...

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3 ways to look after your digital footprint

by: admin - 19 April 2018

3 ways to look after your digital footprint

Your digital footprint is the mark you leave online, and unless you are careful, things can get messy. So as the ever-wise DJ Khaled told us, don’t play yourself.  Next time you start to type that Facebook rant or angry response in the family WhatsApp group ask yourself, do I really want to post this? Facebook...

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Three students talk about their addiction to cough syrup mix

by: Sandile Ngwenya - 3 November 2017

Three students talk about their addiction to cough syrup mix

Lean, Dirty Sprite, Sizzurp, Active as some may call it, is a drink that has gained massive popularity amongst South African youth. While the dangerous mixture has been a fad in America for over 10 years, with Hip-Hop artists such as Future and Lil Wayne all rapping about it, locally it is gaining more prominence....

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Fees Must Fall protests and Police Brutality: What to do when you are a victim

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 27 October 2017

Fees Must Fall protests and Police Brutality: What to do when you are a victim

#FeesMustFall2017 has barely started and there have been new incidences of police brutality have been reported. Earlier this week, human rights organisation Amnesty International shared a video on Twitter showing a police officer manhandling an unarmed student protester at the University of Cape Town. The police officer threatened to break the arm of the victim...

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