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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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6 things men should not say about rape

by: Armand Mukenge - 19 October 2017

6 things men should not say about rape

Here are six things women are tired of hearing men say everytime they start discussing rape. In summary: Stop victim blaming.

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Meet the students that are feeding Braamfontein’s homeless

by: Khanyani Luhlongwane - 3 October 2017

Meet the students that are feeding Braamfontein’s homeless

Lazy, self-centered and selfish, are just some of the words that have been used to describe millennials. Soup Kitchen, a Braamfontein-based feeding scheme for the homeless, started by a group of students is disproving negative perceptions of the Generation Y. Every Tuesday evening from 5:30pm to 7pm, Moolisa Tlali and his team walk from Constitutional...

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Meet the owner of Soweto’s newest restaurant

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 26 September 2017

Meet the owner of Soweto’s newest restaurant

Kearan Fourie recalls the first time he ever witnessed entrepreneurship displayed through his grandmother Queenie who ran a tuck shop from home. “We never needed anything, as the matriarch, my grandmother used her business to sustain our family.” She was the inspiration for him to start his own business. He even saw it fitting that...

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Tips to keep your credit score looking good

by: Sandile Ngwenya - 26 September 2017

Tips to keep your credit score looking good

Your early 20’s are your most crucial years when it comes to managing your money, and it’s up to you whether you build a stable foundation for the future or you destroy it with debt. Something our parents didn’t teach us is that when you turn 20 years old, is that you become ”prey” to...

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Meet the 22-year-old that went from mixing paint to head chef

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 13 September 2017

Meet the 22-year-old that went from mixing paint to head chef

At 12 years old, Lurenzo already knew what he wanted to become. In grade four his cousin had lent him a chef’s uniform to wear on career day, and from that day he has been steadfast in pursuing his dream. He completed high school but his dream of pursuing culinary art was halted because he...

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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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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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How to stay safe when using an Uber and Taxify

by: Lerato Motsiri - 24 July 2017

How to stay safe when using an Uber and Taxify

Uber and Taxify have had a long list of violent incidents this year. If it isn’t the meter taxi owners attacking uber drivers, it’s uber riders that get assaulted by the drivers. Just this week Pretoria driver Lindelani Mashau died from injuries after meter taxi drivers torched his car, while a Cape Town woman was...

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