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Review: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

You know that feeling where you laugh loud but you are actually crying? That is the feeling that plagued me when I read Trevor Noah’s Born a Crime. It was not an unusual feeling because…

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Reverse bucket list

Some of my favourite travel writers have started a list called a ‘reverse bucket list’ of awesome and extraordinary things you have done but did not have on your bucket list. There were so many…


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Thought Council on PowerFM

Do you know I don’t know the names of any character in Simba besides… uhm Simba? Do you know I never watched cartoons as a child and so I don’t know how Alice in Wonderland…


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The time I won an award

  ‘Award winning journalist’. That is something every journalist wants to add to their Twitter bio regardless of the type award won! We are all a bunch of narcissists, let me tell you. Since I…


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Interview: Tonight with Tim Modise

Veteran broadcaster Tim Modise invited me to his show Tonight with Tim Modise on SowetoTV to discuss some of the big stories I wrote. I have been on with Bra Time before and the discussion…


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Diary of a Guji Girl: It is time to move on

This month marks exactly two years since I completed the manuscript for my debut novel, Diary of a Guji Girl. A lot has happened since the “guji girl days” for me personally but more so…


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Travelling in a time of a weak rand

The South African economy has definitely seen better days and this has had a direct consequence on the working class’ ability to explore the world and travel on holiday. By the working class I mean…


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Opinion: journalism and the boys club

  Throughout your journalistic career, did you ever feel like you had to minimize your feminine identity and act like “one of the boys” for the sake of your career? This was a question posed…



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Elections: All about coalitions

The 2016 local government elections was the first local government election I covered as a journalist and it was exhilarating no less. The campaign started as early as January when the ANC held its January…