Jul 17

The Water Crisis

“Most of the people in the corporate sector are learned and knowledgeable. Most of them already know that our country is going through a water crisis.”


Jul 17

Unpacking the State of South African youth

Our problem, as young people, is that we like to blame so much. Opportunities are flying everywhere but young people are not looking. There is free Wi-Fi everywhere, provided by the City of Tshwane, but what do young people choose to do? Do they download Twitter and Facebook, or do they use the internet to look for opportunities?


Jul 15

The Power of the ACTIVATE! Network

The entertainment culture is much more important than the education culture. There is something they are not teaching us in schools, and that is how to prioritise self-awareness and its importance



Jul 6

The good news is that they were not stabbed

After getting mugged with my girlfriend two weeks ago, I caught the train again to Bellville on Wednesday. My carriage was completely empty and on a line that I was totally unfamiliar with. The experience was absolutely terrifying as I just sat there with the full knowledge that some skollies could target me and I …



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