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Women’s World Cup: Watch Out For Refiloe Jane And Thembi Kgatlana

Refiloe Jane and Thembi Kgatlana are two of the many stars the Banyana Banyana team have on their roster. The team heading...

Banyana Banyana Sent Off To FIFA Women’s World Cup In Style

Hosted by their sponsors Sasol, Banyana Banyana were treated to a fantastic send-off in Sandton hours before they jetted off to France....

Right To Breastfeed In The Workplace Is Enshrined Within In Law

Breast milk provides optimum nutrition for a newborn baby. Most South African mothers are well aware of this. Barriers in the workplace...

Soniah Kamal Talks Setting Pride And Prejudice In Pakistan

Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is perhaps the most beloved amongst classic English literature. There have been prequels, sequels, and variations of...

Dismantling Islamophobia Through Words

Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan is here to dismantle Islamophobia through her words. Her latest work “Whose Eyes Are These Anyway” tackles Islamophobia, state security,...

Our 10 Favourite Books By Muslim Women

Representation matters, especially in a world where ‘Muslim woman’ is a highly politicised identity. Muslim women are painted as submissive and oppressed,...

Everything You Need To Know About The FIFA Women’s World Cup

France 2019: it’s almost time for another World Cup! The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup will be happening in June and excitement...

Springbok Zinhle Ndawonde: My Tough Upbringing Didn’t Deter Me

As Told ToBorn and bred in Inanda Township, firefighter and Springbok player Zinhle Ndawonde will be heading to...

#Shayisfuba: Feminist Collective Demands Feminist Government

A network of feminist women and non-binary people are calling for a feminist government and a feminist socio-economic and political agenda in...

Banyana, Bafana & Proteas Seek Glory In 2019

Three of South Africa’s national sporting teams are in action this year. 2019 is a busy sporting year. There’s the FIFA Women’s...

It’s REALLY Not About The Burqa

COLUMN/REVIEWIt’s Not About The Burqa - a collection of writings - edited by Mariam Khan tells beautiful...

10 Reasons We Stan #BeyoncéHomecoming

The world came to a standstill on April 17. The only Queen we recognise, Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, dropped “Homecoming: A film by Beyoncé” on Beyflix ... er, Netflix.

What It Means To Wear A Headscarf And Play Sport

When Zahraa Hendricks ran onto the field to play her first rugby match with the University of Cape Town (UCT), she had...

“You” Author Caroline Kepnes Talks Stalking, Book Snobs And Writing

The chilling series ‘You’ took Netflix by a storm when it was released in September 2018. It followed a charming bookstore manager whose crush on an aspiring writer turned real sinister real quick.

Bontle Senne On Writing Girls With Power And Magic

Bontle Senne writes about myth and magic and kickass girls in her Shadow Chasers series. The series is the perfect reading for 9-12 year...

Angie Thomas Delivers Again With A YA Ode To Hip Hop

Meet Bri, her full name is Brianna and her friends call her Breezy. She's 16, black, and she lives in Trump's America. Bri dreams...

‘A Place For Us’, A Stunning Tale Of Faith And Family

Treading between tradition and the secular and the clash between the self and family, this book tells a stunning tale of faith and family....

The 9 Most Badass Women In YA

As girls who have lived most of our lives with our noses in books we have come to befriend some wonderful literary characters. Some...

‘The Last Words Of Rowan Du Preez’ Explores Truth And Justice

It was 2012 in the Cape Flats in Mfuleni. Demanding better police services in Khayelitsha, community activists Angy Peter and Isaac Mbadu were raising...

In Conversation With The Unstoppable Artist Céline Tshika

Céline Tshika can’t be boxed into just one art genre. She is a writer, singer, actor, and blogger. From the Democratic Republic of Congo...
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