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Seabela Maila Unpacks The Complexities Of Sesotho Sa Leboa

by: Mamaili Mamaila - 12 November 2018

Seabela Maila Unpacks The Complexities Of Sesotho Sa Leboa

How the standardisation of Sepedi as the, “main language” has stripped many off their unique cultural identities I was in an Uber ride a while ago with a Muvenda driver. As with almost everyone that I meet, he was very curious about the meaning of my name. My answer to this question is always pretty...

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Squad Goals: Turn the squad into a stokvel

by: Livhuwani Mukhondo - 9 November 2018

Squad Goals: Turn the squad into a stokvel

Save money the old-fashioned way Whether you are saving for a holiday, travel or school fees; a little goes a long way. Summer approaches with the temptation to spend a lot because there seems to be more places to be: braai invites, weddings and festivals. Saving at this time can be tough, but worry not,...

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6.2 million South Africans, who are of working age, are unemployed

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 31 October 2018

6.2 million South Africans, who are of working age, are unemployed

Stats SA says unemployment has risen to 27.5% in the third quarter The country was met with bad news on Tuesday when Stats SA released a statement saying that the unemployment rate in the country has risen to 27.5%. This is a 0.3 of a percentage point increase since the last quarter. Stats SA has...

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The struggle of a fresh graduate

by: Tshituku Ndadza - 22 October 2018

The struggle of a fresh graduate

People go to varsity with the hope that they will get jobs immediately after school. To some that happens but to others it is a long wait to get a job. This is not a matter of which qualification you have obtained or the institution you come from. According to StatsSA there are 38,2 %...

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FGM Activists Approach Government

by: Mamaputle Boikanyo - 11 October 2018

FGM Activists Approach Government

FGM activists request for an end to violence against women The fight to end the practice of female genital mutilation continues. For International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October 2018, young women activists from the End FGM movement directly reached out to the Nigerian and Kenyan government with an urgent request for legal measures...

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Are the Feather Awards and Pride still relevant to queer culture?

by: Moroetsana Serame - 11 October 2018

Are the Feather Awards and Pride still relevant to queer culture?

Queers of a feather, Pride together The past few weeks have been interesting for Queer-hannesburg. They marked the announcement of the nominees of the 10th annual Feather Awards and Soweto Pride which hosted a three-day celebration for the first time this year. Amidst all these festivities important conversations should be had about the impact of...

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Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng: “I think it is important to never forget why you started doing the work that you do.”

by: Mamaili Mamaila - 10 October 2018

Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng: “I think it is important to never forget why you started doing the work that you do.”

Sexual And Reproductive Justice, Thrills With Dr. T And More! America has had a pivotal period in politics over the last few weeks. Brett Kavanaugh rose to the highest court in the land as he was confirmed as a US Supreme Court Justice by the US Senate this past weekend. On the other hand, Dr....

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Women In Sports: South Africa Needs To Do Better

by: Mamaili Mamaila - 2 October 2018

Women In Sports: South Africa Needs To Do Better

Sexism, Unequal Pay And Sexual Harassment At The Heart Of Their Challenges Banyana Banyana defeated Cameroon on the 22nd of August at the Wolfson Stadium in Port Elizabeth, in order to win the 2018 COSAFA Women Championship title. It was striker, Refiloe Jane’s brace which managed to clinch them the title for a second successive...

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How to make your ZAR go far

by: Ayanda Sishi - 27 September 2018

How to make your ZAR go far

Tips to help tighten your belt during this economic recession. Ramaphoria has brought us higher VAT,the petrol prices have soared to sky high records. Young people are not exempt from feeling the pinch. Here are a few tips and tricks on how you can save more and stretch your rand further. Plan your budget. As...

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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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