Real Life Stories

The Right To Just Be Me

By Khanyisile Msebenzi In my first year of studies I had to write an assignment that included reflecting on how I express my African-ness.  I was baffled, because my being African should not require me presenting myself in any way other than my authentic self.  So there shouldn’t have to be a uniform or identifiable […]

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Real Life Stories

Building A Support System

By Wezizwe Ginindza Any kind of relationship, whether it is business related, a friendship or romantic, there is always an aim or desired end. Good relationships are important because we need people around us to point out the wrong and the right, to pick us up when we have fallen, and to remind us to […]

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Real Life Stories

How I Survived My Own Mampintsha

Written by Anonymous The video of Babes Wodumo that went viral touched a very sore spot for me, and even though years have passed, I am still raw from my experience at being abused by a man I loved, a man I had thought taught me what love is up until that time.  A man […]

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Losing Her

By Nqobile ‘Billz’ Mkhatshwa It’s just over a year since my beloved mother passed away and it’s still unbelievable as I write this, that I haven’t physically seen her, touched her and had a conversation with her for that long. I was never ever prepared for how losing her would feel and how it would […]

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