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Rest Dangerously: Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela AKA Madiba

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela 1918 – 2013 I knew that we shared the same birthday and that he referred to Detroit as “Motortown”, but I had no idea he was also known by the name; Madiba. If you are as clueless as I was, the below will be a “you learn something new everyday” moment. Rest … Continue reading

Hold On To Your Diamonds

In times of recession when you are feeling financially stretched it is tempting to realize the value of your jewelry. Gold prices have remained good and so a few pieces of jewelry could yield significant cash. The one thing you probably should not do, however, is sell your diamonds. Whilst the value of diamonds is … Continue reading

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Video – A First: South African Men Get Married!

Being Gay In Africa: Exploring The Cultural & Legal Barriers

It is never easy to be a member of a minority group. Presently, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people are receiving the most scrutiny worldwide. As societies advance and begin to more liberally accept diversity, many people do not agree or wish to alter their own individual viewpoints. The LGBT community is often ostracized as … Continue reading

Top 5 Films Made in South Africa

Some of the most famous actors of all times have come out South Africa like Charlize Theron, who was born just outside Johannesburg, Arnold Vosloo famous for his leading role in “The Mummy“ and Kandyse McClure who played in “Carrie” and later came to fame in the Galatica series on television.  Not only have South … Continue reading

Top Story: Top 5 Most Naturally Beautiful Women

Almost anyone can be made to look beautiful with the right make-up and lighting, but natural beauty is something that should be prized and more widely celebrated. Within the world of celebrity, beauty is extremely important and can even make someone’s career, but it can be difficult sometimes to see beyond the airbrushing of posters … Continue reading

Red Is Not Just For Danger

In the majority of western culture, the color red is often directly related to warnings: STOP! KEEP OUT! DANGER! In our minds, this is makes sense because red is the strongest color in the spectrum to the eye. It’s ideal as a warning sign, instantly telling up of imminent danger. However, this isn’t always the … Continue reading

How to Leave “Ghetto” Behind

Without realizing, at times, we end up wearing clothes, talking and even behaving like ghetto people. Now, while people are generally called “ghetto” because of their social, economic or legal conditions, it is the stereotyping bit that should concern you more than what everyone stereotypes you to be. What you need to do is stop … Continue reading

Top Story: Chicken Around The World

Every culture has their way of doing something, and this includes the preparation of food. Whether it has to do with resources or traditions being passed down we find the culinary world to be very interesting and creative. When you think of chicken, you’re probably already envisioning it prepared in a certain way. Is it … Continue reading

How to Be Beautiful

The concept of beauty is difficult to define. It’s highly subjective and very hard to pinpoint. Scientists have conducted numerous tests, from facial symmetry studies to how babies react to unattractive faces, all in an attempt to define what makes us beautiful. In today’s world, the idea of beauty is usually synonymous with the shallower, … Continue reading

South African Township Hosts its First Fashion Show: Soweto Fashion Week

South Africa’s most well-known township is hosting its first fashion show, aptly named the Soweto Fashion Week. The event, which started Thursday, aims to showcase the work of some of Soweto’s struggling but most talented designers. The Soweto Fashion Show also offers designers the unique opportunity to display the creativity and history of their home … Continue reading

7 Places to Visit in South Africa by Car

South Africa is one of the most alluring places in the world. The country welcomes you with a wide variety of attractive cultures and local traditions. The beautiful country sides, beaches and dazzling city roads steal away one’s heart. Thus, tourists flock to South Africa for its natural beauty, wildlife and many other local attractions. … Continue reading

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