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August 23, 2017
#CHICAReads South African Book Fair Is Back With #OurStories

This year's edition of the South African Book Fair (SABF) was launched last week under the theme : #ourstories. The SABF will be held in Newtown at Museum Africa from 08-10 September and the organizers promise that every aspect of the South African Book Fair has a story that someone can definitely relate to: Women’s issues, […]

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August 18, 2017
Girls Just Want To Have Funds!

When we were young we looked forward to having our own money and not having to ask adults for it. Now that we are adults, we are faced with the responsibility that comes with having this ‘own money’ and most of us nobody told us that it comes with so many aspects! Honestly you might […]

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August 14, 2017
#IAmBoth And I Pay For Help!

I used to pride myself in being a domestic goddess. For a 27-year-old woman, who lives alone in a one-bedroom apartment with no kids or pet, I'd go as far as taking pictures of my place when I was done cleaning every Saturday afternoon. I'd stand back, look at the shiny bookshelf and freshly mopped […]

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August 11, 2017
#IAmBoth Lerato Musi Tells Us How She Embodies Being Both

In Vuyi's first article about our #IAmBoth campaign, we asked you, our readers, a couple of questions on how you embody being both and below are the responses we received from Lerato Musi. Lerato is 27 years old, she works in advertising and loves to read books in her spare time. How do you embody […]

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August 8, 2017
#IAmBoth Feature: My Name Is Katlego And I Am Everything

Guest Feature I am not great with make-up application. Don’t get me wrong, I love looking good. It just requires too much time and effort and there is a huge part of me that is a “get up and go” girl. However, here I am on this particular Friday night, standing in front of the […]

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August 2, 2017
#IAmBoth Tumi The Working Mom

Guest Feature I was recently watching Khanyi Dlomo and Johanna Mukoki’s interview on Real Talk with Anele titled “Heels in the boardroom” in which Anele posed the following question to Khanyi: “You moved overseas twice, once to work for SA tourism in Paris and then to do your MBA at Harvard and you have kids […]

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July 24, 2017
#IAmBoth A Celebration Of Our Multifaceted Nature

“Black women need to start the hashtag #ICanBeBoth where we post ourselves with degrees, at graduation, sitting in your office, being successful etc. alongside pics of us partying, twerking, dancing, having fun as normal human beings do. Because this idea that you are either a hoe or a sophisticated woman is toxic as hell… I […]

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July 21, 2017
Thiwe Hosts Free Workshop For Women In Music

House vocalist Thiwe Mbola just announced that she will be hosting a a workshop to bring together up and coming female artists together with a panel of women who work within the business of music in SA. The workshop, which will be held on Wednesday 9 August 2017 aims to educate and empower female artists […]

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July 17, 2017
Destiny Celebrates Their July Cover Girls - Miss Salon London

I have attended a lot of events in my career as a Blogger but few of them left me feeling as good as Destiny Magazine's celebration of their July 2017 cover. The issue features the owners of nail and beauty salons, Miss Salon London , Ego Iwegbu, Azania Mosaka and Linda Jangulo. The trio own […]

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June 22, 2017
Issa Two Oceans Ultra Marathon Finisher

A few months ago I conquered the streets of Cape Town (on foot) by completing the Old Mutual Two Oceans 56KM Ultra Marathon (OMTOM). I am still in awe of how I managed a whole 56KMs of running despite the multiple injuries that plagued my body, which, also holds very novice experience in long distance […]

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