The 11 Books You Need to Read

The 11 Books You Need to Read

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Exams are practically over, a few more weeks left of the work year and you're thinking of making time for all the reading you missed in the year. Whether it be ...

THE 6 ESSENTIAL UNDIES YOU NEED FROM THABOOTY’S

THE 6 ESSENTIAL UNDIES YOU NEED FROM THABOOTY’S

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South African Actress, TV presenter and DJ, Thando Thabethe officially launched her much anticipated underwear & shape-wear range, “Thabooty’s”. Launched yesterday at Braamfontein's Randlords Rooftop Venue, the line marks the beginning of ...

WE ARE INFLUENCED!: Twiggy Moli Ranked Among Africa’s Best

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Celebrity Services Africa released the second volume of their ‘On the Radar’ quarterly report. South African lifestyle blogger, Twiggy Moli has been included in the Top 50 lists of “Africa’s top talents on the cusp of becoming 21st– century media moguls,” in the Health and Lifestyle category according to the Cape Town and Los Angeles based talent firm. “As part of the selection process for On the Radar, C.S.A.’s team of experts applied their unique IP insights, which are not only based on an artist’s social media following but also on the merit of an influencer’s talent, urban relevance, content and media interest.” As a blogger, Twiggy produces content relevant to her largely South African digital community of nearly 50K on her website, Sleepless in Soweto and her social media platforms. Her uniquely Mzansi aesthetic has attracted various global brands to her take on lifestyle, travel and fashion content including NIVEA, PUMA, Levi’s, ...

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Joburg Kids Do Halloween with Bacardi 👻

Joburg Kids Do Halloween with Bacardi 👻

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Images by Austin Malema for Bacardi House Party Sessions  On Saturday night, 28 October, Bacardi threw a Halloween party like no other - Bacardi House Party Sessions – The Grave Yard Shift. ...

A Chat with Radio Host & Beauty Non-Conformist, Sherlin Barends

A Chat with Radio Host & Beauty Non-Conformist, Sherlin Barends

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Towards the end of 2012, KFM Breakfast presenter and feminist Sherlin Barends refused to keep up with beauty standards or the obsession with female beauty being equivalent to a hairstyle, its ...

Exam Eats: What to Feed Your Mind While You Study

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Being a student can be very demanding on our bodies. Often we might find it difficult to get our balance right, especially during exam time. We know that there is nutrition insecurity amongst our student populations at university. Why is nutrition important in this critical time of learning? Let's get the full picture. We know that many students don’t have enough food to eat. This means that they are not getting enough of the nutrients that their body needs to be in peak performance. Students from the University of Zululand tend to choose convenience foods above healthy balanced meals. Less than half the students were eating indigenous and traditional foods but consumed calorie dense foods on a more consistent basis due to accessibility. Students also tend to have unhealthy eating practices such as skipping of meals and eating disorders have been found to be very prevalent within this population group. What students ...

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Moyin Oloruntoba is our Social Star

Moyin Oloruntoba is our Social Star

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Cape Town-based, Nigerian born Moyin Oloruntoba is one of three finalists in the Social Star competition that gets to jet off to Mauritius on Samsung's dime. The 26 year old was selected ...

This Woman is Painting the Fashion World RED

This Woman is Painting the Fashion World RED

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Tshego 'Red' Mosiane is a 21 year-old freelance fashion writer, curator, director, producer and Founder of REconnecteD. She has dedicated her life to creating the kind of fashion content that she ...

5 Things to Know about Vuyi Zondi and her Skincare Business

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You may have heard of the Corium Naturals skincare range already but did you know that the founder is a young black woman? Vuyi Zondi, a management consultant, spoke to Tim Modise on Touch HD Online about how she runs and sustains her skincare brand. This is what we found out about the entrepreneur and her business.    The brand's name is taken from an old romantic language, Corium means 'truest skin'  in Latin.    Vuyi started the skincare range from her own pocket and has sustained it thus far, she says so far it has "payed for itself but the brand's traction garnered will mean that they will need to look for funding soon." When asked about how she and her team have marketed the brand, Vuyi states that the marketing strategy was and is rooted in consumer education. This made customers and potential customers confident enough to speak about it to the next ...

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The Collective Experience: Surviving An Anti-Black Space

The Collective Experience: Surviving An Anti-Black Space

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I wrote today about leaving a toxic space with a broken heart. I wrote this because I was feeling nostalgic for evenings spent after work in the office, with amazing people. ...

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