Girl Talk, Real Life Stories

Why I’m not a Feminist

By Nqobile ‘Billz’ Mkhatshwa Because I am not angry. I’m okay with serving the man of the house his food. On a tray. Perform a slight curtsy, uttering sweet nothings as I place the tray of food down. I’m okay with him being (labelled) ‘the man of the house’, let him be the head of […]

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Real Life Stories

My Birth Control Experience

By Nqobile ‘Billz’ Mkhatshwa All I have ever known are condoms. Either you abstain completely from sex or you have the beloved condom as a birth control option. Initially the lesson was about HIV and AIDS and how to prevent oneself from contracting the virus and associated sexually transmitted infections. I must have been knocking […]

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Bossing Up, Uncategorized

Your World Your Rules

When I read the Girl Boss slogan; My World My Rules, from my desk every now and then I imagine myself as the feminine ruler of a formidable empire. Maybe, that’s the Leo in me. According to astrology our secret desire is to rule the world… What does being a girl mean to you? Our […]

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Real Life Stories

3 Reasons Behind Starting My Own Blog

By Thandeka Dube of African Tea I started my blog, African Tea, at a time when I was desperate to find and live in my purpose. I felt that in order to live my best life I had to first find my purpose and everything would align once I walked in it. I would be […]

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Bossing Up, Spirituality

What Community Engagement Has Taught Me

By Wezizwe Ginindza Most of the things that we read and do nowadays have to do with how we can make ourselves better. Our societies have developed so many self-help industries that make us focus on our own journeys and success. Therefore, we develop a ‘me’ mentality and not an ‘us’ kind of mentality. This […]

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Bossing Up, Money Matters, Studies & School

A Modern Take On Stokvels

Stokvel’s in South Africa are estimated to be valued at R25bn. Clearly this is a vehicle of generating money which needs to be explored. When one hears the word “Stokvel” young people do not come to mind. Traditionally stokvels have been associated with older people. I’m here to give you a fresh take on understanding […]

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