THERE IS A SPECIAL PLACE IN HELL FOR WOMEN WHO DON’T HELP OTHER WOMEN

By: Andiswa Machanyana The more I grow, the more I realize that although people are different, we’re very much the same. We speak different languages, have different cultures, religious beliefs, values, and physical traits, yet we all share common hopes and dreams of, growth, love, family, and survival. I took some time out of this busy city and spent a week at the much sedative Eastern Cape, its well known for being home to some of...

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Contradictions, Facts, Opinions And Febbles
Sep10

Contradictions, Facts, Opinions And Febbles

By: Andiswa Machanyana We’ve reached the end of riotous weeks that saw one of South Africa’s micro lender collapses, being rescued by the Central bank with all the other major four diving in. Within the same week another bank had its credit rating downgraded. While a former exec of the collapsed bank put his foot in his mouth in his response to: whether these people (the poor, to whom the bank had loaned money recklessly and now not...

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Why Is It seen As Something Unusual If A Man Is – A Single, Responsible And Dedicated Parent?
Aug26

Why Is It seen As Something Unusual If A Man Is – A Single, Responsible And Dedicated Parent?

By: Andiswa Machanyana His week started off on a virtuous note, left home early to make it to work on time after all he had to be in good form as this was his first day in Project Management. So excited finally the change, he could almost taste the smell of transformation in the air. A sigh of relief he made it on time, Developers are people who don’t have a sense of normal working hours, he was not about to be the odd PM who is...

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Tell Your Story, It Matters
Aug13

Tell Your Story, It Matters

By: Andiswa Machanyana Anyone who knows me would know that I don’t do well with a set routine, I grapple with the concept of doing things the same way all the time always. I am in no way disorderly, quite divergent I like order. It’s amazing how we remember the things that we thought we never paid much attention to. Growing up my life was centered on church, school, home, church school home (You get the idea). Church was fascinating...

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You Are Woman Enough
Aug06

You Are Woman Enough

By: Andiswa Machanyana Frills are not an absolute necessity and they should be kept at that, an accessory nothing more nothing less. My day started at 05:00 slow as I usually  am I managed to drop my son off at 06:30 at school regardless of  his  protest on how he hates the porridge from school and prefer my eggs instead, oblivious to his protest I kissed him good bye tailed by well wishes for the day. As I drove off I still felt like...

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