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How to access FreeBasics with MTN and Cell C
5 days ago
You need to finish reading the latest FunDza short story but your data is about to run out... Oh no!! What to do? You simply HAVE to find out how the story will end! Well... you don't need to worry if you're a MTN or Cell C customer - you can read FunDza for FREE…
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How to make your own deodorant using only 2 ingredients
2 weeks ago
Have you ever run out of deodorant without notice? Personal hygiene is important and the last thing you want is to walk around feeling and smelling funky. Learning how to make deodorant is easy, and if you are looking for a way to stay fresh with less chemicals, here’s how to do it. This isn’t…
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How to monetise your blog
3 weeks ago
So, you finally have started that blog you always wanted. Like any writer, you want your work to generate some income for you and monetising a blog is the best way to do this. Any successful blog needs constant time and dedication to make sure it grows and incites people to spend a lot of…
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Cultural appropriation
4 days ago
“So, celebrating Halloween is gaining momentum in the republic. Weird,” a local celebrity tweeted on the night of the celebrations. Halloween is an American tradition that bears no meaning in Africa. I shuddered the thought of how horribly wrong things could have gone, particularly for white people. And my mind replayed a Heritage Day occurrence…
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A Christmas Parole
2 weeks ago
It’s that time of the year again - the exams are over, and employees are twitching in excitement over bonuses. The streets are overflowing with energetic people who wash over every place of entertainment and leisure like a rainstorm. However, it is one of those heavy downpours that come to quickly pass: the energetic people…
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Eve and Eve
3 weeks ago
Earth is a heterosexual planet. Everything is geared with the notion that sexual attraction is defined by opposite genders being attracted to each other. This idea is biblical. We have Adam and Eve, Mary and Joseph, Samson and Delilah, Abraham and Sarah and plenty others. The Bible is important to mention because it is a…
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Study for Free!
5 hours ago
Yes, it is possible to study for free. If you find that you’re having difficulty getting employment, or haven’t managed to get into a tertiary institution next year, you could do some free online courses in the meantime to upskill yourself at no cost. There are many online courses available on the internet but many…
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Why is it so difficult to find a job and what can you do about it?
2 weeks ago
Let’s be honest – it’s really hard to find a job. There aren’t enough jobs to go around and somehow we don’t feel prepared for those that are out there. Why is it like this? What has changed and, most importantly, what can you, the job hunter, do about it? Perhaps you’ve already done as…
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Understanding different leadership styles
4 weeks ago
We all come across leaders in many different areas of our life. Perhaps one or both of your parents may be the leaders of your family? Or perhaps your community has a leader that people look up to? In the work place you will have a leader too. This will be your manager, and they…
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Managing your salary can be challenging
a month ago
It’s a really good feeling to have earned some money but all too often it doesn’t seem to go very far. Perhaps you get paid monthly? This means that you have to manage your money carefully for quite a long time. If you’re paid weekly or fortnightly it is a bit easier but you’ll still…
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Coping with job rejections
2 months ago
You’ve worked on your CV and applied for a few jobs and you’ve had no response from anyone! This is a tough situation to deal with and it often leads to us thinking negatively about ourselves. There’s so much competition for jobs that it’s really hard to get one. It can be very difficult to…
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Solving conflict with a co-worker
2 months ago
Do you argue or feel angry with someone at work? We so often find ourselves in conflict with someone at work. We spend so much time with the people we work with that it’s almost inevitable that there will be conflict with a co-worker. The flip side of this is that we also can make…
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Managing difficulties at home so that they don't affect your job
3 months ago
You get an emergency call from home. You need to leave work urgently. Or your child is sick or your grandmother needs to get to the hospital. Perhaps you have other long term issues at home that interfere with your work life in various ways. The list of the issues that we have at home…
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Getting clarity on a task you've been given
3 months ago
Sometimes you’re asked to do a task and you don’t fully understand what you need to do. Perhaps your manager did explain it to you but he/she just wasn’t very clear and you’re still confused. Should you go ahead and do the task as best as you are able even if you’re not really clear…