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#KFCProposal

With a heart like a mother-in-law filled with pride I watched the, now, famous #KFCProposal on YouTube. Seeing the cash strapped but proud Hector Mkansi on his knees and the emotionally overwhelmed Nonhlanhla Soldaat brought me close to tears. Then warm feelings filled my whole being when Mzansi started to share, to make this couples’ […]

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Behind closed doors …

The ConCourt says, do not spank your kids in your home. Many people on different platforms argue that they have turned out the way they have (successful and well-mannered) as a result of a rod.  However, when asked to provide scientific evidence of the implied correlation, they have failed dismally. But, is it reasonable to […]

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Gcina Mhlophe at the South African Book Fair 2019

Gcina Mhlopheis a well-known South African anti-apartheid activist, actress, poet, playwright, director, author and is also a marvellous storyteller. Gcina was a speaker at the recent South African Book Fair which was hosted at Constitutional Hill, Johannesburg. Olinka Nell, programme director of this fair, shared one of Gcina’s charismatic performances with us. By Olinka Nell

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Think! Don’t drink

South Africa is known for two things: (1) The highest HIV infection in the world. (2) The second highest alcohol consumption  in the world.  Drunkards are sexually immoral. Drunkards are vulnerable to spiritual attacks. Drunkards always find themselves in situations that they can’t explain. The more you drink the less you think.  Alcohol is one […]

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Let Go & Let God

Sometimes in your life journey, you got to just LET GO & LET GOD! What doesn’t serve your purpose any longer should not take any preference in your life. What creates hurt, instability and chaos in your life doesn’t deserve to be in it in the first place. There is no perfect life, even though […]

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Ramadan

I remember Ramadan when we were younger, living in Nirvana, in what was then known as Pietersburg. It was the ghetto reserved for us brown people in the old apartheid days, simply called ‘the Indian area’.  Everyone in our neighbourhood would be out on the street squinting up at the skies for a glimpse of […]