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“Uniting cultures of Cape Town”

2015-02-19 13:15

Cape Town pride has for the last couple of years been marred by infighting and for some, personal gain. As a former member years ago when I was a student, this is really troubling, writes News24 user Thurlo Cicero.

11 comments   |   950 views

The Rod

2015-02-19 13:09

I grew up receiving a hiding for every house rule that I broke. The painful, slapping sound and touch of the rod often came with the biblical words… “Spare the rod, spoil the child”.

33 comments   |   700 views

The State of Our People Address: By an ordinary citizen

2015-02-19 09:48

After careful consideration I decided to write this article in what sometimes seems a hopeless attempt to remedy the phenomenally cavernous cloud of judgment blinding the eyes of our aspirant rainbow nation.

2 comments   |   1574 views

Entrepreneurship is the answer!

2015-02-19 08:30

My heart beats faster than normal every time I hear somebody says “Education is the key, it is our answer to our problems."

8 comments   |   761 views

Help, Give Me The Solution Now!

2015-02-19 07:28

I often get a call or sms or even an email that sounds like this, ‘Taka, I am in a mess. Can you give me a solution to my situation right now?’

2 comments   |   318 views

  (News24 User, Marz Smith)


Are your moral values flawed?

2015-02-19 07:28

Have you ever put some real thought into your own moral values and weather they are really good or based on a flawed idea handed down from generation to generation?

75 comments   |   1313 views

A defining moment

2015-02-19 07:28

This was a defining moment in the history of the country. For the first time, the citizens of South Africa were free to choose who they want to be their representative in governing the country.

0 comments   |   250 views

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2014-06-05 07:35

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2014-06-05 07:35

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A good Christian husband

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Racist labels make people cowards

2014-06-05 07:00

The fear of being labelled racist makes people cowards.

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2014-06-05 05:00

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2013-10-04 14:45

A traffic board in Nyanga, a township high in murder and drugs. Thinking of the future our communities with all the crime. Shrien Dewani and Anni Dewani case making Gugulethu and Khayelitsha international news for the wrong reasons. Making it even harder knock in making our townships attractive and economically viable.


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2013-10-04 18:09

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2013-10-04 10:36

My baby Knee-hi (so named because her 'socks' are too long for her to be called Socks) Rescued in a road in Windsor East more than 10 years ago.

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2013-10-04 10:33

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