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The coolest neighbourhoods in the world

Forbes has released their list of the 12 coolest neighbourhoods in the world. Two South African cities have made the list. Can you guess which South African neighbourhoods made it? According to influential food travel and publishing company Culinary Backstreets, 2018...

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15 Maya Angelou Quotes to Inspire You

Maya Angelou (April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was a celebrated author, influential poet, dancer, actress, singer, and activist. Maya received over 50 honorary degrees and is celebrated for her series of 7 autobiographies, which focus on her childhood and adult...

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Africa Needs Improved Cyber Security, STAT

The growing need for Cyber Security in businesses in Africa Let's start with this bold statement: "Africa is the most exposed continent to cyber attacks!" The digital realm is both amazing and horrifying at the same time. Beyond trailblazing Artificial Intelligence...

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Things to know before you start working

Comparison will kill you It’s easy to compare yourself to your coworkers and how adjusted they are to their work. So, your colleague scores a new client, or gets a promotion. Your coworkers work does not diminish the work you do. If you always compare yourself to...

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5 Books by African Authors You Need to Read

Disgrace – J.M. Cotzee Set in post-apartheid South Africa, this novel follows David Lurie, a South African English professor who lost everything as a result of inappropriate sexual activity. Having lost his job, he moves in with his daughter on her Eastern Cape farm....

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LinkedIn tips for Job Seekers

Never underestimate the power of LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a social media site to connect professionals across various industries. It is thus the best social media app for professionals to network. As a job seeker, you can easily market yourself on LinkedIn. However,...

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15 Nelson Mandela Quotes to Inspire You

Nelson Mandela has gone down as one of the most influential figures in history. The freedom fighter led the fight for democracy against the South African system of apartheid. He has become a worldwide figure of peace, reconciliation and resilience. Here are a few of...

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How to Beat Burnout

Thrive Global describes burnout as “a state of mental and physical exhaustion that can zap the joy out of your career, friendships, and family interactions. Continual exposure to stressful situations, like caring for an ill family member, working long hours, or...

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365 words of wisdom to live by every day

"Experience is the teacher of all things" - Julius Caesar"You have to be odd to be number one" - Dr. Seuss"Start each day with a positive thought and a grateful heart" - Roy T. Bennett"We are our choices" - Jean-Paul Sartre"Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside,...

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Visa free travel locations for South Africans

The Henley Passport Index website provides comprehensive, printable lists of the countries you can access visa-free, with an electronic visa (e-Visa), with a visa on arrival, or with a normal visa. It also allows you to compare the strength of passports and understand...

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