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What Comic Characters Teach Us
12 months ago
When I was just a young comic book enthusiast, I was captivated by the awe-inspiring heroes and their unwavering dedication to using their extraordinary powers for the greater good. Like Uncle Ben wisely told Peter, the iconic Spider-Man, "With great power comes great responsibility." Witnessing these heroes embrace their responsibility ignited a deep admiration within…
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Parent Power
12 months ago
Parenthood is a remarkable journey that many of us may embark on someday, and as teenagers, it's essential to reflect on the profound impact parents have on our lives. On the occasion of the Global Day of Parents, we celebrate and honour the incredible dedication, love, and sacrifices that parents around the world make to…
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Romance on a Budget
a year ago
Hey there, budget-conscious lovebirds! Who says you must break the bank to have a good time with your partner? Here are ten budget-friendly date ideas that will help you spark joy in your relationship without spending a fortune:​​ Go for a walk  As cliché as this may sound, taking a walk on the beach or…
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What schools fail to teach you
a year ago
As with many young people in the country who grew up impoverished over a decade ago, the prospects of me pursuing a higher education qualification post my matric year were quite slim due to limited funding opportunities This was before the free education era, I knew there and then that my saving grace would be…
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Forget The Facts
a year ago
I met my best friend in kindergarten when I was two years old. Over the years, she and I went to different schools and universities, became friends with entirely different groups of people and followed different life paths. She became more conservative and religious; I became more liberal and agnostic. However, whenever we came together…
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Side Hustles to Make Your Wallet Happy
a year ago
Have you ever heard the saying, 'money's too tight to mention'? I am familiar with it because I have personally experienced financial struggles like many other young people. I have faced difficulties in affording data, airtime, or simply hanging out with friends. In light of this, I have created a list of job suggestions to…
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Why fast fashion is hurting the planet and your wallet
a year ago
We all enjoy watching our faves on YouTube when they do those Shein and Superbalist clothing hauls parading the latest fashion trends and reminding us how cheap they are and how quickly you can have them in your wardrobe. Many of us secretly have our online shopping bags on these sites filled with every item…
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Hypernudging: How Social Media Manipulates Our Behaviour
a year ago
Have you ever felt like your social media feeds are tailor-made just for you? Maybe you keep seeing ads for the latest video game or fashion trend you've been talking about with your friends. Or maybe you keep scrolling and scrolling, even though you know you should stop and do your homework. There's a reason…