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Did you know... we are facing the next mass extinction!
17 hours ago
A mass extinction is a time period in which a large percentage of all known species living at that time is completely wiped out. The last great mass extinction (the 5th) was 65 million years ago when 75% of all animal species were wiped out, including dinosaurs. Scientists have found evidence which shows that the…
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Did You Know... attitudes encourage gender-based violence
a week ago
16 Days of Activism is upon us – a time to come up with solutions to South Africa's gender-based violence crisis. Violence against women and children has many forms, including physical violence, emotional violence and the violence of poverty. The South African Government stated, "Poverty, inequality and unemployment are conditions under which violence thrives". South…
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Did you know... Trevor Noah's birth was a crime?
2 weeks ago
Trevor Noah is arguably South Africa’s best export. The comedian is the first African comedian to sell-out the world’s most famous arena, Madison Square Garden in New York. He also is the first black host of “The Daily Show”. The Daily Show is a well-known American late-night talk and news comedy show. When it was…
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How to make roti's
7 months ago
Rotis is a favourite for many people. It is one of those things people really enjoy but not many people know how easy it is to make. Ingredients: 3 cups of cake flour half a teaspoon of salt 2 tablespoons of oil 1 cup of lukewarm water 70 grams of butter ( I use Marvello…
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How to protect your plants
7 months ago
Sick and tired of your plants being eaten by pesky insects, but can’t afford to buy insecticides? Or maybe you just don’t want to risk using such harmful substances in your own back yard? Well today we will make sure you have one less thing to worry about. That’s right – we are going to…
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How to make a bookshelf from cardboard boxes
7 months ago
Are you an avid reader who devours books like chocolate, but has no space to keep them? Are they lying around, or piling up in a corner somewhere, making your room look and feel untidy? Don’t fret, you are not alone! One of our Fanz writers had the same problem with his books and this…
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Why Aren't Afros Acceptable In Africa?
18 hours ago
2016 was the year Zulaikha Patel took a stand against the discriminatory hair policies at Pretoria Girls High school. A 13 year old at the forefront of a protest, she most certainly discarded the narrative that labels young potentials as future leaders. Such a term is a contradiction to the resilience that characterises us. We…
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I met my wife through music
a week ago
Growing up as a little boy I discovered that my father could play instruments. We could never afford to own any instruments, but when my father’s friends would walk down the road with their guitars, they always allowed him to jam a song or two. When I was 12 my father kinda force-taught me to…
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You can't pray depression away
2 weeks ago
You turn on the television or read a newspaper or open up any news app, and you are confronted by yet another young person who has lost their life to depression. Now, why am I bringing up depression again when there have been previous columns on it published on this same platform? The thing is,…
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Popular professions - Nursing
2 months ago
How often do you go to the clinic? Do you think about the work that the nurses do and how important their job is to all of us? It isn’t a career for woman only. There are many male nurses practising in our hospitals. We interviewed a young nurse, Akhona to find out more about…
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Getting Linked In…
3 months ago
Perhaps you have heard of LinkedIn at least once or twice by now, and as a student, new graduate, or a person in search for a job, you are debating with yourself about whether to set up a profile or not. I’ll start off by saying, yes you definitely need to. Unlike the other social…
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Trade realities: Beautician
4 months ago
Do you find yourself paging through beauty magazines or watching beauty tutorials on YouTube? Are you interested in beauty products, and love make-up and fashionable nails? Do your friends come to you when they need to dress up and look fabulous? What do you need to become a beautician? How do you find out all…