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Did you know? Who’s Making the Whole World Dance
a week 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
3 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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Gangsterism Must Fall
22 hours ago
Gangsterism is a horrible scourge in society that has led to the untimely death of many young people. I write this with tears in my eyes after reading yet another article about an innocent child on the Cape Flats in Cape Town recently perishing in hospital after being caught in a crossfire between two local…
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My hair is not your business
a week 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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Workwise: Finding Appropriate Jobs Online
a week 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
2 months 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…
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Workwise: Working from home
3 months ago
Are you working from home? Is it the best thing ever or do you find it really challenging? In these strange times, as we battle to deal with the spread of coronavirus, many people around the world have had to work from home. It’s a blessing to be employed when so many others have lost…
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Teach English Online
3 months ago
The covid19 pandemic has not only deprived many people of their loved ones, but it has also deprived many people of a stable income. The economy has taken a huge knock off and it will most likely take a while before everything is restored to its original state. In the meantime, what happens to those…
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Popular Professions: Emergency services
6 months ago
Times are really tough, right now, aren’t they? So many people have had to stop going to work because of the coronavirus. Do you know someone who is still going to work? Why are some people working and others not? Most of the people who are going to work at the moment are people whose…
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Popular Professions: Caring
6 months ago
Do you love helping people? Are you a kind, patient person with a big heart? Have you thought about becoming a carer? A carer is someone who usually works in a person’s house (although you might work in a bigger institution such as a retirement village). You help your patient, often an elderly or disabled…
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Trade realities: Electrician
7 months ago
Do you enjoy fixing things and working with your hands? Are you observant, responsible, safety conscious and with an eye for detail? Have you thought about becoming an electrician? There are many different types of electricians such as: • Regular Electrician • Engineering Electrician • Construction Electrician • Mining Electrician • Auto Electrician • Aircraft…