Life Skills

A world of difference between private and public healthcare in South...

In South Africa, the reality of socio-economic inequality is that, often, private healthcare is reserved for those who can afford it while public healthcare...

21-Year-Old Entrepreneur: ‘I Started My Business With No Funds’

AS TOLD TO Avthar Aniruth, a 21-year-old Durban entrepreneur, was recently featured in the Forbes Africa 30 Under 30...

5 Woke Youtubers Worth Your Data

Seemingly everybody is starting a YouTube channel to showcase the same personalities and to tell us the same dos and dont’s in black households....

In Conversation With SA’s Youngest Doctor, Sandile Kubheka

It’s always fascinating to see young people doing remarkable things. Dr Sandile Kubheka graduated medicine at the age of 20, becoming the youngest doctor...

Here’s How You Can Choose Your Career Wisely

Find a job you love, and you will never work a day in your life, they say. It sounds like the simple answer to...

The Ten Commandments Of Catching A Taxi

Commuting using public transport can be a mission and exhausting. However, in cities like Johannesburg, commuting using a minibus taxi can be far worse...

Ramaphosa’s African Language Education Policy Is Actually 5 Years Old

During his inaugural State of the Nation Speech, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that in an “historic” first, from the beginning of the 2018 academic...

Rhodes University Students Mourn The Death Of Khensani Maseko

Students at Rhodes University are mourning the death of third year law student, Khensani Maseko. Maseko was allegedly raped by her then-boyfriend in May...

The Oral Tradition Behind South African Names

Phumzile Simelane Kalumba first started considering the significance of names when she had to name her own children. She and her husband considered the...

Learners And Teachers Should Start Valuing Life Orientation Before It Can...

Umalusi has called for Life Orientation to be recognised and included in the points system required for university entry. This came after engagement with...

The Politics Of The Other: Being A Black Muslim In South...

"Wherever you go, there will always be the politics of the other, whether you are in an Islamic space or whether you are amongst...

Nokwazi Mzobe’s Zulu-language guide for entrepreneurs

A KwaZulu-Natal author and businesswoman, Nokwazi Mzobe, has written and published a business handbook ‘Umhlahlandlela Wamabhizinisi Amancane’ (Small Business Handbook) in IsiZulu. Translated from...

The MPL Network: Centering Women’s Experiences of Islamic Law

Debating justice in the Muslim family, a recent workshop organised by the Muslim Personal Law (MPL) Network at the University of Cape Town (UCT)...

Jackie Phamotse Tweets What She Likes, And You Can Too

Author and social activist Jackie Phamotse has learned from her mistakes on social media and wrote a book so you can too. Phamotse set tongues...

Tackling Identity-Building & Unemployment Through Dialogue

In commemoration of Youth Month, the Democracy Development Program in partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung hosted its 4th Annual Youth Indaba...

Wearing Or Not Wearing Makeup Should Be A Woman’s Prerogative

"You look so different without makeup", "I prefer women who don't wear makeup", "You look so tired without makeup", "You're a feminist, but you...

EThekwini Municipality to Launch a New City Library Facility in Galleria...

EThekwini Municipality, through a private-public partnership with Galleria Mall in Amanzimtoti, south of Durban, is set to open a new city library soon. Located...

“As A Starter Farmer, I Only Had Curiosity.”

AS TOLD TO A 26-year-old commercial farmer from KwaNongoma in KwaZulu-Natal says she wishes all young people could...

How I Made It After Matric With No Degree

AS TOLD TO Zinhle Cingo (27) is a mother of two who runs various businesses to sustain herself and her family. Like many other young...

Toxic Masculinity In Football Needs To Be Addressed

This weekend, the news and social media were awash with images of Kaizer Chiefs supporters storming onto the pitch of the Moses Mabhida Stadium....
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