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The Power Of The Consumer: The H&M Advert
Jan22

The Power Of The Consumer: The H&M Advert

By: Zama Khumalo “I went to your restaurant and your service is appalling. Although your food is amazing and better than some places I have ben to, I have to express my sadness from how your restaurant, as I have been here to many times but your staff are unfriendly and clearly display that they do not want to work at your vicinity. Please could you rectify this issue as soon as possible, as I still love coming to eat with my loved...

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Marketing Opinion Piece: Space for One More
Jan18

Marketing Opinion Piece: Space for One More

By: Dirk Visser How long is infinity? Let’s take a minute to discuss the concept of infinity. What does infinity mean to you? Is it the length of time it takes for that special person to reply to your text message? Is it how long it takes for you to complete the last 30kms of your holiday journey? Many people would agree with the fact that there is no measure of time longer than that of a microwave minute or a treadmill minute....

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Generational Effects Of Past Labour Laws On Black Families

By: Thabo Willby Motau What are the negative effects of the colonial/apartheid labour laws on black families today? The head of the black household has for a while lost touch with his true essence. When we rewind back to our colonial labour history, black men had to surrender their household roles and responsibilities to create wealth for the colonial masters in the mines. That initial absenteeism of a black man, in a black household,...

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Women Are Not ‘Just Objects’

By: Onawanda Mpanza For years, men have been groping women in public and we have been shaking it off and complaining about it in private. They would comment about our private parts and we would be angry in silence and never tell the man to shut up. They would hold our hands and pull us in public and we kept quiet. Well not all of us, a friend slapped a man that tried to grope her breasts in town. Question is why we have kept mum about...

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Modernisation The Freedom Thief
May15

Modernisation The Freedom Thief

By: Onawanda Mpanza I watched my son standing by the door, a longing for the outside in his eyes. His body was screaming for the outdoors. It dawned on me, modernisation especially city life has stolen our freedom. Our movement is almost limited because of the fear of thugs coming into our personal spaces and possibly brutally hurting us. I watched a documentary on SABC 3 and this guy said when we rob a house and there is a small...

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Are You Checking Your Child’s Phone For Sexting & Cyberbullying?
Mar28

Are You Checking Your Child’s Phone For Sexting & Cyberbullying?

By: William Jackson As high speed Internet access is gained more and more in Africa, parents need to be aware of the potential threat of bullying, cyberbullying, child porn and sexting by youth, teens and young  adults. From time to time parents need to check their children’s digital devices and also Google their children and even their friends. The more I speak at conferences, churches and with youth groups the more I see that...

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