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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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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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