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I am a lover of life, a soul in search of a purpose, a spirit that seeks to use all talents given by God.
If our politicians were truly serious about their intentions, they would put in their manifesto that if they fail to deliver, they will step down.
e need to believe that the same quality of life we seek for ourselves, others seek for themselves too.
It is a sad truth that while you point a finger at someone, the other fingers are pointing at you. Let us challenge ourselves to not only see injustice in discrimination based on race but let us call ourselves to book on how we treat others.
We need to recalibrate our leadership standards. We have been through a lot as a country and because of that we have gotten used to such bad leadership that we no longer expect much from our leaders.
We can all agree that the ANC has failed in governing this country and therefore will be stepping down to make way for new leadership. Here are 10 tips they'll need to know to survive in South Africa.
In a country where hatred, violence is part of our daily news and lawlessness of leadership has become a norm, what do we expect of our youth?
The EFF has on numerous occasions shown they are pro-violence and if you don’t agree with them, you will get their red flames. Is that the leadership we want?
I am very appreciative of the fact that apartheid has left many economical, structural and psychological wounds to our country but I believe that land expropriation without compensation is not going to solve all these problems.
The passing of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is a perfectly timed occasion in a time when our country is faced with increasing hatred, inauthentic leadership and poor representation of dynamic women leaders.
As we welcome the removal of Jacob Zuma, I would like everyone to do introspection. If the spotlight was to shine on you, how would you look?
Just in case you haven’t figured it out yet, corruption is not only a Zuma issue, it’s more widely spread than that: in the private, public, education, development sectors.
Those who have been advantaged be it by colour or gender will enjoy the fruits of advantage for generations and generations before they could feel disadvantaged.
This August got me incredibly reflective and I found myself with inner conflict that although this month celebrates the strength of women, to date women are still fighting endless unwarranted battles to earn their stay on earth.
I ache not for land but for the eroded souls that was born of racism. The equal erosion of the souls of both the oppressor and the oppressed.
Cyril Ramaphosa is starting to be remorseful of the Marikana tragedy and considering the fickleness of the reigning leadership, I do not know if it’s genuine or a necessary act to validate himself as a prospective president.
A writer once wrote no one can disrespect you without your permission and those words remind me of the noble man that is Thabo Mbeki.
We should learn that one cannot give that which they don't have, if you have peace you will give peace, if there is pain within your soul, you will speak pain to life.
The world is in short of leaders who can stand up for something deeper, leaders with alignment in words and actions, leaders who can speak up even if it's uncomfortable and unpopular to do so. The current move by ANC members to dissociate themselves from Zuma however is not heart warming in any way.
Listening to the news has become incapacitating and more of a health hazard as one is always bombarded with the wrongness that is happening in our beautiful country.
I arrived at the movie house, got myself a ticket for Light between the Oceans and nibbled on the famous scrumptious cake I only enjoy when I go for a movie.
My phone does no longer ring endless only to be surprised by Mmusi Maimane’s voice, it then dawned upon me that the ink has truly dried, and voting is complete.
I would like to know at what point did we forgot our divinity that we seek affirmation of our worth from Pastors.
Big stomach: the moment you look pregnant as a man you know that you are being fed wrong food or you have become so lazy and let your woman do all the work all of which means she is fed up with you
I have been observing with great interest how ANC is lining up its new election strategy, and the strategy is simple, let's blame Zuma.
It is said that the world and circumstances within which we find ourselves is first created in our thoughts.
You do not have to be an avid news listener to be aware of the recent fracas with regards to Penny Sparrow.&nbs
I recently spent an interesting amount of time with my sales colleagues, though I knew them from engaging at work, travelling with them and working very closely with them for a week reminded me that life is a journey of lessons. I therefore found it necessary to share the beautiful lessons my colleagues’ presence reminded me.
I recently spent an interesting amount of time with my sales colleagues, though I knew them from engaging at work, travelling with them and working very closely with them for a week reminded me that life is a journey of lessons.
I honestly don’t understand married people who cheat, do they at some point in their lives forget how stressful, draining, boring and of course exciting dating can be.
There are not enough pipelines of women to enter boardrooms be it from mental capacity or skills.
One of the things JZ can do well, is that he does not take life too seriously. He clearly understand that worrying is never good for one’s vitality
The year was 1997, I was in standard 7 and I was supposed to prepare an essay on 16th June 1976.
It was Dambisa Moyo who I know to have lambasted the methodology of disempowering hand-outs better labelled as aid.
I am of the opinion that of the many experiences that life has to offer, love remains the most delectable.
The recent Xenophobic attacks have exposed a lot of foolishness in many of us. I am going to assign foolishness to the following stakeholders: All South Africans, Leaders in Africa, and International Leaders
Will removing the statue sponsor more previously disadvantaged students to afford UCT tuition? Will removing the statue affect recruitment strategy of university staff or even the institutional strategy?
We all have a part to own on what happened at the SONA and what it means to our country.
I have listened to both social commentators and sound journalists present their thoughts on the events that transpired on the day.
I am very mindful of the importance of technology and how it has changed the world but I also have my concerns.
I fail to understand how we want to hold the DA accountable for Twelve Apostle’s unholy behaviour when we cannot hold the ANC accountable for Marikana. Does the ANC not govern the North West?
It’s recently that my faith in Santa has been restored; when Ellen Tshabalala decided to officially resign.
I have come to bury Mandela and not to praise him. The use of his memory to deflect attention from bad governance by the ANC is no longer acceptable.
I am believer in love, I don’t only believe in love, I honestly think it’s the most beautiful thing that one can experience in this journey called life.
Have we not actively participated in the creation of this very country only to raise our hands and label ourselves victims?
There are three subjects I find very interesting, its Life, Love and Leadership.There is something incredibly interesting about human dynamics and human relations.
Whites must take ownership for the role of apartheid in the situation we find ourselves in.
There are three subjects I find very interesting, its Life, Love and Leadership.
I have respect for Jacob Zuma as a person but I don’t respect him as a leader but it’s not JZ I want to tackle today its Juju.
If someone likes you, they will show you, if someone loves you they will show you and with their actions, instinct will also be sending you messages.
I really think our President has served his purpose, we are thankful for the great things he has done...
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There is something interesting about South Africans and that is how irrational we can be.
I am a believer that life is beautiful and that it is our responsibility to see the beauty in the fullness of life.
I have always loved running; I would run to celebrate my first kiss, run to celebrate good test results and run when I felt my parents were being unreasonable.
I recently decided to do what I think every South African should do, that is, watch the much spoken about Long Walk to Freedom.
I grew up in the North West Province, in a township called Itsoseng, situated between Lichtenburg and Mafikeng.
On September 29th, I ran the Bonitas 50km marathon.
I am a firm believer in treating people equally. I believe at the core of each person lies a soul; it is this soul that is the oneness in all of us.
How many of us have used the word, I am a team player either in an interview, with aims of impressing a client or in genuine believe that you are one.
There is a universal sickness that we all have; it’s called the Getting Used To Something Syndrome.
The more I learn, relearn and unlearn in this beautiful experience called life, the more I see the importance of using the same King III for governance of boys and girls.
A saying goes we critique in others that which we find fault within ourselves. The traits we detest in others are the traits we fear about ourselves.
In my moment of deep thought and analysis, I realised that our president was at the centre of a myriad of challenges we are currently facing.
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I have been closely monitoring how opposition parties are trying to find ways into our hearts, but I have with dismay lacked authenticity from most.
I looked at the world and pondered on our interactions and I am afraid I am starting to question the sanity in us as a people.
I am a firm believer that the only way to achieve immortality is to share your knowledge.
The few black engineers who seemingly sit in top positions are really toothless, spineless, highly paid pawns.
I knew Bafana Bafana was set for failure when our under-performing president was tasked to motivate them.
There are many reasons why people stay in toxic relationships, some stay for security, some for kids and some stay for the nauseating reason called love.
Change can be scary but if one takes time to adapt and embrace it, change can be a beautiful experience.
I would like to invite all those Gautrain sceptics to zoom in on the 13 reasons to board Gautrain.
There is a universal dream that we all share as a people; it’s that we all would like to have an impact in this world. We all would like to be remembered for something.
You can only love you neighbour with the direct proportion of love as how you love yourself.
So your curriculum vitae has scored you an hour with the hiring manager, you are getting closer to your goal of achieving a job, what to do next?
I would like to shift from our traditional use of the application of practise makes perfect and relate it to the 21st century and the looming cusp in consciousness.
Being retrenched from a love relationship has brought me an equal amount of pain and blessings.
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