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Did you know? Who’s Making the Whole World Dance
5 days ago
If you’re reading this you’ve probably taken part in the viral #JerusalemaDanceChallenge or at least have seen videos of people dancing to the Jerusalema song online. The global smash hit has taken the world by storm that even celebrities, such as football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, have hyped the song on their social media pages. But,…
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Did You Know? Why We Dream
2 weeks ago
Dreaming is such a natural and ever-present event that happens to most people. We dream of fighting lions, chasing kidnappers, seeking revenge on those who hurt us or even simply of family, friends and work. Dreams can seem so real and at other times downright bizarre. When sleeping there are five stages of sleep. Stages…
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Did You Know? What Albinism Is
3 weeks ago
“Why are you so white?” the young girl at the bus stop asked the teenage boy with white hair and white skin. “I have albinism,” he gently said. Have you ever wondered why some people seem to be so white and with white or yellow hair? People who present in this way usually have a…
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How To add FunDza as a homepage
2 weeks ago
Mandy just found out that reading on FunDza is now free – no data required! Every time she logs in she types in the whole address: live.fundza.mobi. But her helpful friend Tamica (that’s me) showed her that there’s no need to do this. You can now add a link to FunDza to your homepage. This…
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How to submit your writing through WhatsApp
3 months ago
Submitting your writing to FunDza has never been easier now that you can submit through FunDza’s WhatsApp portal. To connect with FunDza on WhatsApp, simply text ‘hi’ to 0600 54 8676. You will receive a reply within seconds with a menu where you can find a limited library, information on how to do courses, get…
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How to create a routine for kids during lockdown
5 months ago
President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended lockdown to prevent the alarming rate at which COVID-19 is spreading around the country. Kids have been home for a while now, the cartoons are no longer exciting, naptime at this point is World War Three and let’s not forget when you are in a Zoom meeting trying to multi-task…
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My hair is not your business
4 days ago
Isn’t it tiring to still be talking about hair prejudice in 2020? Especially in South Africa where the majority of hair texture is kinky? It is, but the reality is big corporations like Clicks are a reflection of what young black girls in particular are dealing with, experiencing the hate for their afros from a…
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Is Love Enough?
2 weeks ago
I have many questions in my mind and these questions revolve around the transforming times, the different range of life styles and personalities when we are in love. Do we believe that when someone gives you love that this is sufficient for us? I watched a scene in the TV series The River. One of…
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I am not your enemy
3 weeks ago
I remember once meeting a girl. She fidgeted and frantically combed her fingers through her hair as she walked. When she spotted me, hesitating before she carefully approached to ask, “Is my hair okay?” I casually told her, “It is beautiful and you look absolutely amazing.” She looked at me funny and even laughed. I…
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Workwise: Finding Appropriate Jobs Online
7 days ago
How difficult are jobs to come by at the moment? If you’ve been looking for a job, you’ll know that they are like hen’s teeth! (BTW: hens don’t have teeth!) It has become incredibly hard to find one, especially after the coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent lockdown effectively shutting down our economy for months. So…
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Workwise: WeThinkCode Interview
a month ago
Coding: A way into the digital world Have you thought about getting involved in coding? Perhaps it’s not something that came up at school so you don’t know much about it? How do you prepare yourself for the type of jobs that are now available? Things have changed dramatically in the last couple of decades.…
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Harambee's help for jobseekers
2 months ago
Are you feeling stuck about how to go about looking for work? There are so few jobs out there and you just don’t know where to start? What action can you take to help yourself during this difficult time when face-to face communication is so limited? I had the opportunity to chat to Nokubonga who…