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Qarnita Loxton: On Writing Cape Town’s Sex And The City

Born and bred in Cape Town, Qarnita Loxton started writing as a way of keeping herself busy. Being a shy child, she had always...

Joburg’s New Gold: Women In The Inner-City

The discovery of gold in 1886 saw Johannesburg as a city laced with promise. While this precious resource has been mined away,...

The Dove Self-Esteem Project Has Launched In South Africa

Too fat, too skinny, too dark, too light, too short, too tall: everyone has insecurities about themselves that they carry from their childhood. The...

Animated Film Fosters Hair Love For Black Girls And Their Dads

When the internet identifies with a project, amazing things happen. A filmmaker in the United States is getting a lot of love - and...

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...

Sobae Is A Dessert Love Story

Thula Ndema and Thato Masondo are on a mission to make sorbet eco-friendly. From the streets of Braamfontein to their own space...

‘It is wrong when people only give charity on Mandela Day’

With Nelson Mandela International Day coming up, many people are looking for a way to spend 67 minutes for Tata - from painting orphanages...

Durban’s Top Hotspots For Foodies

Warm, friendly Durban is a popular holiday destination. With its unique blend of cultures and traditions, its food scene is not to...

John Kani on what Black Panther means for Africa

During an interview at the US premiere of Black Panther, the legendary South African actor John Kani - who plays King T’Challa in Marvel’s...

In Photos: Gauteng Celebrates The Jacaranda Season

Every year from late September to November some of the trees in Johannesburg and Pretoria turn a vivid lavender. That's when we bid farewell...

Winter has come to South Africa and it’s beautiful!

Just when we thought winter was nearing its end, it’s snowing in many parts of South Africa. Temperatures dipped as a cold front swept...

Ten reasons South Africa doesn’t suck right now – October edition

This year has been a lot, and most of us are already counting down until it ends. But October wasn’t all bad despite the...

South African matrics finish school on a heartwarming note

Matric learners are recognising the financial constraints amongst their peers and are selflessly donating their schooling belongings to relieve this. The last of the...

Zimbabwe’s Got Animation Talent

Amongst the noise, and excitement of Comic Con Africa 2019, there was a panel going on about Africans in Animation. Two of...

10 Movies Of 2019 To Look Forward To

While 2018 was the year for amazing movie releases (Remember Inxeba and Black Panther !)  2019 has some great releases coming out...

This self-published author wants children to take pride in their blackness

Thenjiwe Mswane is a young black queer womxn* that everyone should be talking about. Thenjiwe is a 27-year-old self-publishing author who just recently wrote...

In Pictures: Comic Con 2019 Comes Alive

Comic Con Africa is back, and even bigger. The 2019 edition of the convention took place from September 21-24. Despite some of...

Ten Reasons South Africa Doesn’t Suck Right Now – April 2017...

In the wake of a few tumultuous political happenings, April was a good month. The leaves started changing colour, and graduation season went into...

Ten Reasons South Africa Doesn’t Suck Right Now – May 2017...

May came and went, and we are officially at the halfway point of 2017. We don't know how we got here: there is new...

It’s International Coffee Day! 5 Hot Facts About Coffee

October 1 marks International Coffee Day. It's the day where caffeine lovers around the world can proudly celebrate their love of the popular drink....
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