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1603, 2020

#EachforEqual – International Women’s Day 2020

March 16th, 2020|Categories: News|

#EachforEqual - International Women’s Day 2020 “An equal world is an enabled world” is one of the International Women’s Day mantras and speaks to the purpose of the day and the cause that it aims to raise awareness for. International Women’s Day is celebrated on the 8th of March every year and is aimed at establishing a society that promotes equal opportunity and a society that is free of [...]

1603, 2020

Covid-19: Keep calm & wash your hands

March 16th, 2020|Categories: News|

Covid-19: Keep calm & wash your hands On the 5th of March 2020, the first case of Covid-19 was positively diagnosed in South Africa. For most, this was not entirely unexpected and was deemed an inevitability given the rate at which the virus has spread on a global level. At this point in time there are over 100,000 diagnosed cases of the virus worldwide, which have in turn resulted [...]

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) [...]

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