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Identifying Gender-Based Violence & Getting Help


In light of the assault posted on South African musician Babes Wodumo's Instagram live feed (which has now been deleted) on Sunday evening where which her partner, musician Mampintsha was seen physically assaulting her, we needed to reiterate that how much more intolerant and vocal against gender-based violence, especially against womxn and children our country needs to be. View post

My Quarter Life Crisis Scare


Why does it feel like the twenties are a series of trial and errors and perpetual anxiety of the future and whether or not "I will make it in life" instead of just enjoying life and being carefree, all while conquering our goals? View post

For The Love of Friends


Valentines Day can mean many things to different people, but at the end of the day it is all about celebrating love and the different kinds of love. This Valentines day, we are celebrating the love amongst friends and the unique bond that exists between initial strangers that eventually become family. View post

Beyond the Sounds of Darkie Fiction


Authentically South African music duo Darkie Fiction came to be in 2017 by rapper, Katt Daddy and songstress, Yoza Mnyanda. We spoke to the two about all things music as they hit another milestone as part of RedBull's Beyond The Sound series with their episode airing on Channel O (DSTV 320), February 14 at 21:00. View post

The Legal Awakening of Co-Habitating


For the first time in years, a friend of mine, *Clarissa and her family spent Christmas together but this was not to be like any other Christmas, as she had big news to share. Clarissa had recently finished university and decided that it was the right time to tell her family about her plan to move in with her boyfriend. View post

Getting Real with Millennial Mothers


We've made it through the 1st month of 2019 and we should be well into our routines by now. We caught up with busy millennial mothers, Buhle Mabanga and Keabetswe on how they managed to get their children back to school ready and how they make motherhood work in their lives. Buhle Mabanga, children's fashion designer and entrepreneur says her getting back to school routine is always an exciting task for her and her three children, Lukhona, Lilitha and Lolo. Photo: Provided "We usually start introducing some sort of order (slowly killing the holiday vibe) as soon as we come home from a holiday. We always aim to come home a week before schools open to give us time to prepare. This is also the best time to finalize things such as buying and labelling of uniforms, covering books and brainstorming lunch ideas. We start by bringing back the idea of going to ...