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Did You Know? Why People Sleepwalk
5 days ago
Sipho is sitting in his room routinely reading a book when his roommate Thabo just randomly wakes up from sleep and walks to the door with his eyes closed. A few seconds later, the sound of bottles smashing to the ground can be heard as Thabo bumps into the dustbin placed in the passage. Thabo…
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Did You Know? You are What you Eat
2 weeks ago
“Girl, are you sure you want to have McDonalds and Burger King in one day?” she asked. “Yeah, why not?” her friend said. “Because, you are what you eat!” We’ve all heard the saying, “You are what you eat” but not many of us actually take that saying seriously. However, it is more than just…
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Did You Know? Why We have to Save Money
3 weeks ago
Who would have thought that a pandemic would have struck our beloved planet, but it has, and now many people are destitute, hungry and unemployed. Many people in South Africa live in poverty. According to StatsSA, “… the Living Conditions Survey (LCS) 2014/15, there were 35,1 million adults (aged 18 years and older) in South…
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How To add FunDza as a homepage
2 months 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
5 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
6 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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A culture of silence
4 days ago
I always sit at family gatherings and silently wonder why some people are not there, why certain people are at each other’s necks and others do not speak to one another. I cannot ask because I know the elders will casually hand me the words, “We do not speak of such things”. I refer to…
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The hustle and the grind
2 weeks ago
“Money makes the world go round.” This quote is the definition of many people’s lives. There is very little that you can do without money, even the basic needs require it: a roof over your head, food and clothes etc. What is hustling you might ask? Hustling is what we do to obtain money; everyone…
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Why I carry pepper spray in my handbag
3 weeks ago
The truth: I fear men the way I fear snakes. The lie I tell myself every day: one day you will not fear men the way you fear snakes. But when I dare step out alone, pepper spray in bag, I’m cautious – I’m wary of any man looking at me a second too long…
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WorkWise - Hustling: The new best idea
2 weeks ago
So, many people are looking for work but we know that jobs are scarce. In fact, we know that South Africa shed 2.2 million jobs during the second quarter (April to June) of 2020. The youth unemployment situation is considered a crisis by the government. So where does that leave you? Does it mean that…
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Workwise: Networking
4 weeks ago
When you hear the word network you might think of the Herbal life presentations requiring you to join the movement, right? That is just one part of networking! There is much more to networks. They can help you to land a job or take your hustling game to the next level! Networking is simply getting…
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Workwise: Finding Appropriate Jobs Online
a month 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…