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Did you Know? Why Cassper Nyovest is the Best!
6 days ago
“My parents were both teachers, so imagine you’re in Grade 10 and you sit them down on some, ‘I’m quitting school,’” says Cassper Nyovest in one of his songs. He was only 16 years old when he quit school to follow his dreams of being a musician. Fast forward to 2014, Cassper resurrected Mzansi Hip…
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Did You Know? The History of Kpop
2 weeks ago
Concepts, comebacks, debuts, and fandoms are all just a few terms that embody the culture of Kpop. From the biggest boy band, BTS to the biggest girl band Blackpink, these groups represent South Korea on a massive scale. “Let it out like Dynamite.” Do these lyrics ring a bell? Did you know Dynamite is a…
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Did You Know – How Recycling Works
3 weeks ago
Katie drank her can of Coke finish and then dumped the can in the bin. “You could have recycled that you know,” her friend Sipho said. “Oh, shoot, I forgot!” she said. Often we forget to recycle, and don’t think about what happens to that can or packet we toss in the bin. But they…
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Did You Know? About the Longest Human Chain
4 weeks ago
"Let's create together the largest human chain in the world" – Saype Covid-19 has us gasping for air, fighting to survive to some degree. During such an unforgiving time all we need is hope and unity. To continue showing unity across the world-famous artist Guillaume Legros or Saype (a contraction of Say Peace) has made…
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Did You Know? Why People Snore
a month ago
Has your partner ever shoved you awake because you’ve been snoring? Or have you ever woken yourself up because you’ve been snoring so loudly? Snoring is a common issue among people around the world. But what causes it and how can it be dealt with so that you sleep better? What is snoring? Snoring is…
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Did You Know? Why Bonang is an Inspiration
a month ago
I remember the first time I ever saw Bonang Matheba on Television; I was on the floor, as children at my house were not allowed to sit on the sofas. I was sitting next to my grandfather’s legs. I was around 13 years old and was waiting to watch my favourite show at the time,…
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Did You Know? Who the King of Trap is?
2 months ago
The name Emtee rings bells in the hip hop streets and corners of Mzansi. His debut song titled ‘Roll Up’ in 2015 was an anthem oldies and youngies could sing along to! The song introduced that unique sound to the industry and that arguably certified Emtee as the rapper (or ‘trapper’, if you please) who…
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Did You Know? You Don’t Need to Panic
2 months ago
2020 was a rough year. We put up a fight and did our best to maintain our sanity under lockdown. We lost jobs and loved ones thanks to COVID-19. 2021 started with a glimpse of hope when we heard scientists had developed a vaccine and roll out was being initiated in countries around the world.…
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How to de-stress
3 hours ago
We live in such a fast-paced world; everything is instant, whether it’s social media or the ever-changing world of technology. It’s normal to feel overwhelmed, like everything is added pressure and there is no release. Stress does that to you, it corners you into this place of anxiousness, as if you are never going to…
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How to get rid of hiccups
a week ago
Nearly everyone has had hiccups at one time or another. Most hiccups go away on their own without you having to try any remedies. Nevertheless, they can be annoying and can put you in embarrassing situations as they can strike you at any time without warning. Especially if they occur while you are eating or…
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How to release your own music
2 weeks ago
You have recorded a beautiful song and now you’re wondering how to get it out into the world. Look no further. Technology has made it easy to release music without the enormous cost of producing CDs. Did you know that you can now release music digitally and even monetise that process? A huge number of…
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Miss Independent
5 days ago
The oddest of experiences will most likely unfold in a taxi. Mine began with a driver who continuously cast glances at me through the review mirror until curiosity pushed him to ask, “Where is your man?” I was tempted to question what he meant but he went onto say, “He shouldn’t be letting you travel…
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Are you being ‘breadcrumbed’?
2 weeks ago
Having a crush on someone can be one of the most thrilling feelings in the world. From the butterflies you’re likely to have in your tummy, to the thumping loud beating of your heart when the object of your affection randomly texts you – being in love is so amazing! Even when your crush doesn’t…
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A woman's worth
3 weeks ago
My parents got divorced when I was four and my mom had full custody of my three sisters and me, so I grew up in an essentially all female household. My mom was the law. She clothed, fed and sheltered us. I have never known of any economic contribution from my dad from the time…
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Critical Skills: Going Green as a Geo-hydrologist
19 hours ago
Are you interested in the environment? Do you care about our water supply; is there enough for everyone, how clean is it etc.? Would you like to be working outside for some of your working day? Have you thought about becoming a geo-hydrologist? This is another job that is critically needed in South Africa and,…
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Critical skills: Becoming a quantity surveyor
a week ago
Do you enjoy working with numbers? Do you pay close attention to detail? Do you enjoy negotiating and analysing and solving problems? Are you good at meeting deadlines? Perhaps you have what it takes to be a quantity surveyor (QS)! What does a quantity surveyor do? Quantity surveyors are called on to work alongside architects,…
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Critical Skills: All the way up to an FET Principal
2 weeks ago
Do you love learning and people? Do you thrive on challenges and have leadership skills? Are you organised and a good communicator? It might seem a far-off goal but South Africa does have a shortage of skilled leaders, especially at FET colleges. Have you ever thought about setting yourself an ambitious target for your future…