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The Politics of Everywhere

The Politics of Everywhere

Jeffrey Motlhamme shares his views on Politics and how he believes it infiltrates almost every aspect of our everyday lives.
Have you ever looked at the different aspects of society and realised that each one of them shares a link with politics? It is through the ‘Politics of Everywhere’ that we can attempt to answer this question. Today, almost everything in …

My Mom: My Superwoman

My Mom: My Superwoman

In keeping with Women’s Month, Evile Sombo writes a truly moving piece on her late mother and explains why she was, and continues to be, her Superwoman.
In my opinion, nothing is more painful than seeing that one woman whom you love and look up to suffer; especially when this woman has constantly been strong, inspiring, motivating and nurturing. All …

The Power of a Grandmother’s Love

The Power of a Grandmother’s Love

Lerato Gcilitshane writes about the influence that grandmothers have over the lives of their grandchildren, and why they are such a special and significant attribute to our nation.
 
Grandmothers are the true heroes of our nation; they are central to the life of many communities. They have faced many challenges and obstacles in their lives, but have still managed to conquer …

In My Mother’s Shoes: A Call to Leadership in Christ

In My Mother’s Shoes: A Call to Leadership in Christ

Bongi Sesane writes about what she learnt from a Women of Influence seminar that was hosted by her church to celebrate the splendour of women.
Women do a great deal of work in this world and have a huge impact on the lives of others. Many young women respect and look up to older women as their role models, especially those …

The Forgotten African Women

The Forgotten African Women

Nqubeko Nzimande writes about the forgotten African women who face difficulties in life, but still emerge as strong, beautiful and fierce individuals.
 
Women in politics, science, leadership, and so forth, are widely respected and celebrated for breaking through the world’s patriarchal system and standing up for women’s rights. In South Africa, the hype around those prominent feminine figures in society and …

Women United

Women United

Kayleen Morgan writes about the history behind Women’s Day and why it is important for women to stand together and empower one another.
 
In South Africa, August is the month dedicated to women and, more specifically, the 9th of August known as national Women’s Day. This day commemorates the efforts of the South African women who marched to the Union Buildings …

Being a Woman

Being a Woman

Tshego Fatsohlaka writes a deeply personal piece of what being a woman means to her.
I spent the past few days leading up to Women’s Day deeply engaged in conversation with myself regarding this article. I dedicated hours to contemplating penning something different and of significance that has not already been spoken or written about during this incredible time where this …

ANC Women’s League: Out of Touch, Out of Mind?

ANC Women’s League: Out of Touch, Out of Mind?

Sandiswa Sondzaba writes about the election of the ANC Women’s League new President, Bathabile Dlamini, and evaluates the extent to which they are capable of addressing the many challenges that affect ordinary South African women.

The African National Congress Women’s League (ANCWL) has stated that it is now ready for a female President. This is great news, especially when considering the …

Silence is Killing Our Women!

Silence is Killing Our Women!

Bevashni Naicker takes a stand against the abuse of women and what should be done to combat this shocking issue.

The shocking news of the recent kidnapping and killing of young primary school teacher, Jayde Panayiotou, whose husband was allegedly involved in organising the crime has caused a wave of emotions amongst South Africans. However, this isn’t the first case of …

So You Think You Can Drive?

So You Think You Can Drive?

Atlegang Pooe writes about the new driving law that is awaiting its implementation as well as the benefits and detriments of such a law in relation to her personal driving experiences.

Upon hearing about the impending law that will allow police officers to stop motorists on the road and test their driving skills there and then, I was relieved.  As a new …

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