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We all have something we are good at or passionate about, we should utilise social media to push that.” Just over a year ago, a young social media specialist took it upon himself to create a twitter hashtag that would serve as a tool that aids individuals in their search for employment. Menzi Ngcobo is […]

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A HASHTAG OF OPPORTUNITIES

“We all have something we are good at or passionate about, we should utilise social media to push that.” Just over a year ago, a young social media specialist took it upon himself to create a twitter hashtag that would serve as a tool that aids individuals in their search for employment.  Menzi Ngcobo is […]

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EDUCATION MADE COMFORTABLE

JustLearn.me is a brand new online platform founded by Uviwe Faku, a young black entrepreneur who is also an accounting student at the University of Cape Town. This initiative, a first of its kind in South Africa, allows students and tutors to interact with one another from the comfort and safety of their own homes […]

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IMBAWULA: EVERY STORY IS VALID

While we stand before each other as strangers, we are discreetly connected by common human experiences and collectively relate to that which we have seen and felt as individuals. Our estranged relationship becomes apparent when we reveal pieces of our lives in the form of stories; the tales shared around fireplaces, within the walls of […]

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DIE TO LIVE

Have you ever wrapped yourself in blankets knitted with bullets, resting your head on pillows stuffed with uncertainty, while trying to catch sweet dreams on a bed of thorns?   Have you ever felt daggers caress your arms as you reach for grace, causing scars that are artistic reminders of a war that was, where […]

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AMERICANAH

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was my first experience of the much talked about novelist’s writing. More than anything, I found the novel to be an enlightening documentation of the political and social dynamics that are attached to being black. These dynamics are relayed through the experiences of Ifemelu, the main character, and her counterparts. […]