JustLearn.me is a brand new online platform founded by Uviwe Faku, a young black entrepreneur who is also an accounting student at the University of Cape Town. This initiative, a first of its kind in South Africa, allows students and tutors to interact with one another from the comfort and safety of their own homes or any other preferred environments. Continue reading
Have you ever wrapped yourself in blankets knitted with bullets,
resting your head on pillows stuffed with uncertainty,
while trying to catch sweet dreams on a bed of thorns?
Eyebags and Dimples by Bonnie Mbuli, a well renowned South African entertainer, took me by surprise upon its release in 2012. I knew of Bonnie the actress, model and presenter; I was not familiar with Bonnie the writer. It was this unfamiliarity that sparked my interest in the autobiography. I finally entertained this curiosity after a good friend of mine recently passed his copy of the book down to me. Continue reading
The popularity of the selfie has undoubtedly reached monumental heights, affording individuals with the unique opportunity to freely express and represent themselves. It has become such a prominent part of our daily lives that the word itself has now been added to the Oxford Dictionary. The invention of the selfie stick, and the fact that it too has gained popularity, is evidence of the selfie’s powerful impact on the public. While the rest of the world continues to explore this expression of the self in the name of light hearted fun, Ramothibe M.Pooe is using the concept to confront society’s pressing issues; this is his personal contribution towards making the world a better place.