Life Skills

This Zim Immigrant Is Giving SA Youth Skills

After being attacked by unknown people for running community upliftment programmes, a forty-year-old Zimbabwean man, Paul Soti came to South Africa to seek asylum....

“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...

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)...

Want To Enter Into A Muslim Marriage In SA? Here Are...

Arising out of the discussions at a recent workshop organised by the Muslim Personal Law (MPL) Network, it was clear that Muslims in South...

“I Started A Football Team To Shield These Young Boys From...

A twenty-six year old merchandiser from Ntuzuma, north Durban is using his passion to keep young boys from the streets. Simphiwe Mkhize says his...

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 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...

#Beychella Is Upon Us, Here’s How To Prepare

Coachella weekend is upon us, and as the Beyhive we are more excited to see Queen Bey, the mother of the music industry, headlining...

This ex-convict needs help to keep vulnerable young people out of...

Bennett Mahlangu is a 41-year-old ex-convict from Vlakfontein, in the south of Johannesburg. Mahlangu was arrested when he was 18 for murder and housebreaking...

What people don’t tell you about the aftermath of sexual trauma

Trigger warning: This article contains references to rape and sexual violence There are many difficulties one goes through after a traumatic event. We hear all...

This YouTube Series Is The Modern Day ‘I Write What I...

If you're looking for fresh YouTube content, you might want to check out #UnPolicedExpressions. Follow Nyiko Shikwambane and Naledi Chirwa as they navigate leaving...

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...

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...

Data Will Not Fall Just Yet, Icasa Announces

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) held a press conference on Thursday afternoon which reviewed the 2016 End-user and Subscriber Service Charter...

Our Devices Have Completely Taken Over Our Lives

A study released by global cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab, has revealed that 50% of couples have argued about device overuse. The surveyed people admitted...

Why the Grace/Aziz Ansari incident is so relatable to conversations around...

Navigating the dating world as a woman in a patriarchal world is like playing Russian roulette, you never know how it's going to go....

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....

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...

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...

The Psychological Burden of Living With HIV

"It's hard to be young and HIV positive." Twenty-three-year-old Saidy Brown knows this all too well, writes MOSIBUDI RATLEBJANE. At the age of 14,...
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