Hashtag Revolution The hashtag, and how it has reinvented social activism

From #BringBackOurGirls to #JeSuisCharlie and #FeesMustFall, we take a look at some of the biggest social revolutions since the hashtag hit our screens, and analyse whether Twitter activism aids or hinders the fight.

Flip It Make the Good Life Great

The Bakos Brother’s motto is a simple one; Make the Good Life Great – and it couldn’t be more fitting for what this iconic, South African/Lebanese family is about. Building a legacy that will be carried for generations to come, the Bakos Brothers seem to have the secret formula to success – Property Development.

Government Fails of 2015 Looking back on the year that was, South Africa has definitely seen its share of bloopers in 2015.

Over the past year, there have been plenty of opportunities for us – as a nation – to shake our heads in disbelief when we see the latest offering from our respective government officials.  While there have been notable success stories that we can celebrate, we have compiled a few of the big disasters of the year. 

Seven Books by African Authors That You Should Read A peephole into the kaleidoscopic existence of the people of this great continent

In a speech titled “The African Renaissance, South Africa and The World” at the United Nations University, in 1998, Thabo Mbeki said: “Unless we are able to answer the question ‘Who were we?’ we will not be able to answer the question ‘What shall we be?’”

#LifeWellTravelled Charmed by China with Cathay Pacific!

The craving for exploring exotic locales has grown in the last decade as more and more of us abandon local haunts and venture into the unknown. So it was with this hunger that we eagerly accepted the invitation to cruise in China courtesy of Cathay Pacific Airlines and experience a #LifeWellTravelled!

Dd the hashtag help to bring back the girls in question? The emphasis is on green for 2016 and that goes beyond just eco-friendly furnishings The House of Hunger by Dambudzo Marechera d as I sat with a glass of champagne in my hand reclining in my seat in the business class cabin of Cathay Pacific, I had to admit mine is #LifeWellTravelled
Dd the hashtag help to bring back the girls in question?





10 Online African Shopping Sites The signs are everywhere!
The African middle-class is swelling and the new bourgeoisie has money to spend.

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May
2016

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Are Reward Programmes Rewarding? They are said to reward loyalty but present a lot of admin
How many points must you accumulate to actually get a worthwhile loyalty “reward”?

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May
2016

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Is Religion Still Relevant? Research says faith is no longer blind
Religion did not come to Africa peacefully. The most insidious part of organised religion has been the holy books and all that continues to be done in their names.

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May
2016

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The New Healthy Why Good Health is Trending
Unless you have been in hiding for the past few years, you have probably noticed a rise in health-related everything, everywhere you look.

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Apr
2016

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Alastair Mokoena "What I try to do in everything I do is to ensure that I’m purposeful."
Walking into the office of the newly appointed managing director of one of the country’s greatest creative agencies gives a great insight into the man himself.

14
Apr
2016

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Industrial Revolution The Gerbers admit that their house is probably ”not for everyone”.
The glorious eccentricity that is Sterik and Lizane Gerber’s home in Johannesburg is a work of art and a constant work in progress.

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Apr
2016

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Creating a Whine List “In vino veritas,” some venerable old bugger once said.
Probably an ancient Roman, but it could just as easily have been an Oxbridge graduate showing off. “In wine is truth” doesn’t sound quite as respectable; especially if you’re slurring it.

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Apr
2016

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Good Manners on Your Travels See Africa on its terms
From saying “hello” “please” and “thank you” to tipping,travel can get tricky when you’re not sufficiently prepared for the cultural differences.

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Mar
2016

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