Fellow youth ekasi, improve your communication skills

When I went to study at a media college in 2010, I had a lot of ground to cover to level the playing field with my peers who had matriculated from prestigious, and thus, better schools. I came short in many ways and at the same time, I loved eloquent communication. This prompted me to …

When I write

I write and with my writing I share, I convey this, that and the next thing. I condemn what I find cruel, I condone what's worthy of a rapturous "Bravo!" I comment and toss in my two cent's worth, I commemorate and I contemplate and grow a lot when I write. When I write, I …

My father, my hero

When I started writing this article, I made it long. Actually, I lie, it became long. I deleted the first draft and then decided to keep it simple, because writing about this dynamic human being has proved he cannot be fully captured in an article; a book would be more fitting. Mahlobo, Ntombela, Mpangazitha, Shomela, …

My sister’s keeper

Eleven things you need to consider on your dating path sis'. More importantly, on your way from being a beautiful girl to an elegant and sophisticated woman. The road ahead is blissful and filled with happiness. Again, emotionally challenging. Even a GPS wouldn't help much in navigating the dating path to ensure you avoid the …

Six life lessons from Jerry Maguire

I believe there's a few things which match an incredible story intertwined with rich lessons. Nothing like a well recounted story! I love stories, listening to them, reading them, telling them. They've the ability to alter your being and move you in unimaginable ways. And Jerry Maguire's (portrayed by Tom Cruise) isn't short of all …

New media and the evolution of things

It had been a while since I had seen my friend, so I invited him for a visit. He had recently got a job in a media / tech consultancy. He'd also started using this super (waterproof) smart phone. We had a conversation which super-charged my interest in tech stuff and how they influence the …

Stare at yourself and see possibilities

    Boundless opportunities: a master at what you do, an exceptional global leader impacting lives; perhaps a great partner to someone, a giver of hope to a somewhat despairing world, an awesome friend come rain or sunshine or a globe-trotting and record-breaking musician. What do you see in yourself? Everytime I stare at myself …

An Orange Farm-based Voter’s Dilemma

About a month or two back, it rained non-stop for almost two weeks. The above-mentioned township, under-developed, with roads un-tarred and all, turned wet, soggy and annoyingly muddy, that I coined the tagline: "Orange Farm. The Master Chocolatiers." For months now, political rhetoric has been the order of the day, dominating news cycles. The country …