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Did you know there is a cure for Ebola?
10 hours ago
Ebola is a deadly virus. It is spread through direct contact with the bodily fluids of a person who is sick with the virus, or who has died from it. When someone touches a person with the Ebola virus, or even touches things that the person has been in contact with, then the virus gets…
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Did you Know… Where Written Language Comes from?
a week ago
When you think of written language, you probably think of the 26 letters of the English alphabet that we know today. But did you know that there were originally 29 letters in old English, or that the symbol “&” came after the letter “Z” but was dropped in the 1835? And what about written language…
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Did You Know Why the Sky is Blue
2 weeks ago
Have you ever wondered why the sky is blue during day-time, and not yellow or any other colour? Some people think the sky is blue because of the water in the Earth’s atmosphere. But the sky is blue in the desert which is an extremely dry place. Others think the sky is blue because of…
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How to make roti's
5 months ago
Rotis is a favourite for many people. It is one of those things people really enjoy but not many people know how easy it is to make. Ingredients: 3 cups of cake flour half a teaspoon of salt 2 tablespoons of oil 1 cup of lukewarm water 70 grams of butter ( I use Marvello…
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How to protect your plants
5 months ago
Sick and tired of your plants being eaten by pesky insects, but can’t afford to buy insecticides? Or maybe you just don’t want to risk using such harmful substances in your own back yard? Well today we will make sure you have one less thing to worry about. That’s right – we are going to…
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How to make a bookshelf from cardboard boxes
6 months ago
Are you an avid reader who devours books like chocolate, but has no space to keep them? Are they lying around, or piling up in a corner somewhere, making your room look and feel untidy? Don’t fret, you are not alone! One of our Fanz writers had the same problem with his books and this…
Mindspace
My name is a problem
in 26 minutes
Many people get my name wrong. Especially people that are Afrikaans or English speakers. My name is not Sikelo or Sitshelo, it’s Sicelo. Please get my name right. I’ve been becoming more annoyed lately when people get my name wrong even when I’ve taught them how to pronounce it. I try to not get angry.…
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How the internet is shrinking the world
7 days ago
I will never stop being in awe of the internet. I am amazed how we can now hold the world in the palms of our hands. The information age has been the most important technological advance of this era. We have more access to information on our smart phones, for an example, than the president…
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Toxic family member
2 weeks ago
Do you ever wish that you could cut a family member(s) out of your life because of the way they treat you or maybe the way they are as individuals? Truth is, you’re not the only one. Some have succeeded, some are trying to, and some are thinking about it. It’s not an easy thing…
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Popular professions - Nursing
4 weeks ago
How often do you go to the clinic? Do you think about the work that the nurses do and how important their job is to all of us? It isn’t a career for woman only. There are many male nurses practising in our hospitals. We interviewed a young nurse, Akhona to find out more about…
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Getting Linked In…
2 months ago
Perhaps you have heard of LinkedIn at least once or twice by now, and as a student, new graduate, or a person in search for a job, you are debating with yourself about whether to set up a profile or not. I’ll start off by saying, yes you definitely need to. Unlike the other social…
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Trade realities: Beautician
2 months ago
Do you find yourself paging through beauty magazines or watching beauty tutorials on YouTube? Are you interested in beauty products, and love make-up and fashionable nails? Do your friends come to you when they need to dress up and look fabulous? What do you need to become a beautician? How do you find out all…