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Looking In From The Outside

Looking In From The Outside

Fred Mwirumubi writes about xenophobia from an ‘outsider’s’ perspective and provides his take on how to combat the reemergence of xenophobic violence.
 
Many people back home view South Africa as some kind of Promised Land. It is held to the same standard as the United States or Europe and over the years I heard about how developed and further ahead it was …

Post-Xenophobia: What Now?

Post-Xenophobia: What Now?

Chuene Raphunga reflects on the recent wave of xenophobia in South Africa and what should be done to halt it.

It’s almost been three weeks since the attacks on foreigners reemerged in South Africa. As South Africans, we need to consider the fact that xenophobia is against humanity and paints our country dark in that respect. But we must also consider …

Stop Xenophobia!

Stop Xenophobia!

Bongi Sesane speaks about how responsibility, feedback and accountability by the South African government might resolve xenophobia.

The past three weeks have seen the precious lives of several foreigners lost in South Africa. It is evident that South Africa has plenty of the issues when it comes to the ways in which our government handle some of the matters involving civil …

A Picture Speaks 1000 Words

A Picture Speaks 1000 Words

Sandiswe Sondzaba sheds light over the violent xenophobic attacks that have recently been taking place in South Africa, whilst providing her view on whether or not photojournalists are in fact ethical in capturing such violence.

In the last few weeks xenophobic attacks have swept across several regions in South Africa. Various journalists have covered these attacks, alongside analysts who try to …

South Africa: The Land of Oblivion

South Africa: The Land of Oblivion

Manuel Mafakane gives his perspective about South Africans who are currently carrying out violent xenophobic attacks on African foreign nationals acorss various areas in South Africa.

Today I will be looking at the issue of xenophobia in our beloved country, South Africa. This is a very touching and sad issue that has to be dealt with as soon as possible by …

The Divine Plan

The Divine Plan

Ntombifuthi Mpila writes about a personal experience of how life doesn’t always go according to plan, and why this isn’t necessarily a bad thing.
 
I’ve always heard people say that life doesn’t usually go according to plan. And, Christians believe that people can do all the preparation in the world, but that God ultimately has a premeditated plan for each and every …

Voices of Heaven: The Awakening of My Soul

Voices of Heaven: The Awakening of My Soul

Bongi Sesane lets us into her spiritual world outside of Wits where she is a proud gospel singer and how this journey has transformed her life.

Voices Of Heaven (VH) is a gospel choir which was formed in 2013 under the ministries of Jesus Christ to all the Language (JTL) and the leadership of Pastor Ebenezer Kiluba. The name, Voices Of …

“Stretchies Say Hi!”

“Stretchies Say Hi!”

Atlegang Pooe speaks about her inspiring stretch mark revolution.

The title of this article has been trending on social media this week as supermodel, Chrissy Teigen, did the unthinkable and posted a picture of the stretch marks on her thighs on Instagram. I believe this picture caused most of us girls to think, “What? Models actually have stretch marks?” But, Chrissy …

If The Shoes Fit, Rock Them With Pride!

If The Shoes Fit, Rock Them With Pride!

Angelinah Mofokeng writes about her personal experiences which have caused her to think about the phrase, “If the shoe fits, wear it” in a more positive light.

At the tender age of seven, my cousin and I had devised what seemed like a master-plan to get my older brother into trouble. However, my grandmother caught us out and quickly pointed me …

Public Transport: A Horror Story

Public Transport: A Horror Story

Relebohile Mokoena talks about her daunting experiences with public transport.

Most of my life was spent in the suburbs and I was fortunate enough to have my parents transport me to different places when need be. For me, public transport was a foreign concept because I never needed to use it; that is, of course, only until I started university. I …

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