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1701, 2020

Budgeting in 2020 – how to survive Janu-Worry and beyond

January 17th, 2020|Categories: News|

Budgeting in 2020 – how to survive Janu-Worry and beyond The January blues are a feeling experienced by most after the December break. Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, the festivities enjoyed in the last month of the year generally come at a price in more ways than one, and can leave our wallets substantially lighter while our bodies might not feel the same.  It’s easy to overspend in [...]

1701, 2020

Sweet Resolutions #90DaysWithoutSugar

January 17th, 2020|Categories: News|

Sweet Resolutions #90DaysWithoutSugar With the start of the New Year comes the inevitable wave of New Year’s resolutions. Some of these include ‘Dry January’ in which people give up drinking alcoholic beverages for the duration of January, or perhaps a digital detox  is in order after a month of posting ‘Ke Dezemba’s highlights on the ‘Gram. Most New Year’s resolutions though revolve around diets, fasting, sleep, budgeting and exercise [...]

1701, 2020

The fire down under

January 17th, 2020|Categories: News|

The Fire Down Under As we enter a new decade we do so with much anticipation for what it may hold. However, unfortunately some of last decade’s climate catastrophes have followed us into the new decade. The most overtly devastating and damaging currently of course is Australia’s apocalyptic bushfires which have been burning since the mid to backend of 2019. Australia, like many countries that lie in the southern [...]

512, 2019

Looking back on 2019’s ‘Best Inventions’

December 5th, 2019|Categories: News|

Looking back on 2019’s ‘Best Inventions’ Every year Time Magazine selects 100 of the ‘Best Inventions’ from around the world. These inventions are chosen because they make the world that we live in a ‘better one, a smarter one and even a more fun one’. These inventions come from a plethora of countries, categories and functionalities – some are more superficial in terms of their purpose and category, while [...]

512, 2019

Beyond the Beef

December 5th, 2019|Categories: News|

Beyond the Beef Most restaurants and eateries worldwide have cottoned on to the vegetarian and vegan movements and have discovered the importance and value in catering to customers that fall under these dietary classifications. With the rise in popularity of plant-based diets, eateries and an all-round drive towards environmental consciousness, it is unsurprising that many international and local companies are capitalising on the now cool-to-be ‘meat free’ movement. A [...]

512, 2019

The making of a meme

December 5th, 2019|Categories: News|

The making of a meme These days you would be hard pressed to go onto any social media site without being confronted by a meme or two. Memes plague the internet and messaging platforms and form the core of the content published on websites such as 9gag, Reddit and 4Chan. When there is a particular image that goes viral, like a baby Yoda perhaps – or a ‘woman yelling [...]

811, 2019

Across the world in 19 hours

November 8th, 2019|Categories: News|

Across the world in 19 hours With the continuous development, innovation and improvement of air travel and aircrafts – it seems that the world is not in fact so large, as continents and people can be connected in a matter of hours. Air travel and airplanes have come a long way since the inception of the Wright brothers’ (Wilbur and Orville) “Aeronautical Experiments” in 1901 which focused on “three [...]

811, 2019

Drunk words, sober thoughts

November 8th, 2019|Categories: News|

‘Drunk words, sober thoughts' Jamie Foxx’ lyrics: “Blame it on the booze, got you feeling loose, blame it on ‘tron, got you in the zone, blame it on the a-a-a-a-a alcohol” describes a feeling that many of us have experienced after a big night out. The alcohol was definitely to blame, right? Especially for any ‘uncharacteristic’ or embarrassing behaviour, or for things that we said that we probably (definitely) [...]

811, 2019

Why SA can’t afford not to be water savvy

November 8th, 2019|Categories: News|

Why SA can’t afford not to be water savvy Water, unsurprisingly and undeniably is our most important natural resource. 70% of Earth’s surface is covered by water. This statistic on its own sounds like a pretty decent water percentage, however we need to take into account that of that 70%, approximately 97% of that water is salt water, and therefore not easily consumable. Of the remaining 3% that classifies [...]

910, 2019

Dr Tozama Qwebani-Ogunleye was nominated by SAYAS

October 9th, 2019|Categories: News|

Dr Tozama Qwebani-Ogunleye was nominated on the 12th of August by the South African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS) Dr Tozama Qwebani-Ogunleye was nominated on the 12th of August by the South African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS) to represent South African early to mid-researchers and scholars (3-7 years after PhD) at the Global Young Leadership Workshop and the World Science Forum (WSF) in Budapest, Hungary. The 2019 Global [...]

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