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Distruction Boyz members Zipho Goldmax Mthembu and Thobani Que Mgobhozi were born and bred in KwaMashu, KwaZulu-Natal. The talented gqom music duo give us a glimpse of how it was growing up in their township.

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Bona
May 2018

Managing Money In The Spotlight

The glamorous life that celebrities live during the peak of their careers is something we can only dream of. But, sometimes, this doesn’t end well. Samke Mhlongo advises on how this can be prevented

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Bona
May 2018

Sex Sabbatical

It is one thing to be in a celibate relationship. But, it’s quite another to take a break from sex when you’re already in a relationship. So, what do you do when your partner decides to be celibate?

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May 2018

Happy With Picture Hema Patel Who I Am

Trans activist Glow Makatsi opens up about her journey to self-discovery, which helped her fall even more in love with herself

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May 2018

A Step In The Right Direction

Reggi Xaba (45), founder and managing director of ZETU Shoes, talks to us about what goes into running a successful footwear business.

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May 2018

When Parents Play Favourites

The effects of parental favouritism can last a lifetime, not only on the least-favoured child but on all the siblings.

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May 2018

Living Out My Calling

As a little boy growing up in Mafikeng, I spent hours playing cops and robbers with my friends.

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April 2018

Master Your Card

Your credit card is not a vehicle for testing your limits.

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April 2017

Destiny Fulfilled

Thembi Nyandeni (63) is popular for the role of gun- toting Mkabayi, the matriarch of the Zungu family, in the telenovela Isibaya. In the entertainment industry for 43 years, she embodies every role so much that being a multiple award-winning actress does not come as a surprise.

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August 2017

Devoted Mom

Generations: The Legacy actress and singer Zoe Mthiyane (36) opens up about the challenges of co-parenting and how her two children motivate her to be a better person.

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August 2017

Rediscover The Joy Of Reading For The First Time

Learning to read is like learning to ride a bicycle. You need the right equipment, lots of support and time to practice.

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August 2017

The Art Of Making Jwellery

Jewellery designer and founder of Phatsima Jewellery Designs, Nontando Molefe (32), talks about the secrets to running a successful business in bespoke jewels.

2 mins read
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August 2017

Empower Your Child

A child living with HIV/Aids can lead a healthy life when parents understand the disease well.

4 mins read
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August 2017

Don't Worry Be Happy!

We can all relate to songs, poems, books and movies that have been written about the pursuit of happiness. But, finding happiness and maintaining a happy state of mind can be difficult.

2 mins read
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August 2017

More Than Just A Woman

With four decades of experience between them in the entertainment industry, South African songbirds Lerato ‘Lira’ Molapo, Nhlanhla Nciza, and Moneoa Moshesh are more than meets the eye. They tell Lindiwe Twala about it.

7 mins read
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July 2017

Lasting Good Behaviour

Bribery rewards and punishment can get your child to listen to you, but won’t necessarily lead to good manners. Find out how to discipline your kids for long-term results.

4 mins read
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July 2017

Hard Work Pays Off

It’s taken actress Soso Rungqu (33) 10 years to succeed in the entertainment industry. Now, she is finally being recognised for her role in Isidingo.

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July 2017

For The Love Of Rugby

We chat to referee Bulela Qwabe (23) about rising through the ranks of the sport.

2 mins read
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May 2017

Turning Wood Into Art

Inga Gubeka (29), founder of Indalo Decor, has attracted local and international attention with his wooden backpacks and accessories. 

2 mins read
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May 2017

Celebrate Your Mom!

Pastor George encourages you to honour your mother, even if your relationship is not perfect.

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May 2017

Don't Get Left In The Cold

Should your mood drop along with the temperature this winter, try these small lifestyle changes to boost your morale. 

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May 2017

Positive vibes

Appreciation and recognition are powerful elements in our lives. But even though we long for compliments, accepting them without feeling awkward is a universal challenge. Patience Gumbo-Chimbetete looks at the issue.

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November 2017

Get Rid Of Headaches

All you need to know about headaches and migraines, as well as tips on how to ease the pain without taking pills.

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November 2017

Dedicated To Soccer

We take a walk down memory lane with retired soccer player and technical director at Baroka FC Doctor Khumalo (50).

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November 2017

Music Extraordinaire

Legendary singer, composer and songwriter Caiphus Katse Semenya (78) talks about his childhood, living abroad and mentoring young musicians.

2 mins read
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October 2017

More Than Just A DJ

Philani Benson Kweyama (29), popularly known as Benny Maverick, shares his memories of growing up in Umlazi and realising his dreams.

2 mins read
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October 2017

Dear Dr Sindi

Do you have HIV or Aids-related questions? Feeling lonely or confused? Don’t despair! Dr Sindi answers your questions.

2 mins read
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October 2017

Say Goodbye To Non-Performance

Is erectile dysfunction preventing you from bringing your A-game to the bedroom? Then, it’s time to take action and get to the root of the problem.

3 mins read
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October 2017

Leading In Technology

Dr Mmaki Elisabeth Jantjies (32) is one of the first black South African women to obtain a PhD in Computer Science. She chats to Amanda Mtuli about her journey in the world of computers.

2 mins read
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October 2017

Shh! Not everything has to be said

In relationships, knowing when to speak up and when to back offis an art that many have not mastered. Here’s what you need to know about speaking to be heard, instead of nagging. 

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December 2016