Health

Nyaope drug wreaks havoc

10 months ago

Some nyaope addicts regret the day they experimented with that fatal drug. They want to quit but it is hard, thus crying out for help… *Nyaope = concoction of drugs…

Full-figured and phly

12 months ago

The full-figured girls of Soweto are reclaiming their right to be here. Members of Xivumvha Sparkles remind and give each other that much-needed pep talk: be comfortable in that plus-size body that you’re living in. They meet every Sunday at

“People who drink alcohol in groups, let their guards down…” – Minister Dlamini-Zuma

1 year ago

Cooperative Governance Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has enunciated President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement to suspend alcohol with immediate effect in the country. This comes as the numbers of Covid-19 cases and deaths grow unabatedly. South Africa (on Level 3 lockdown) is among

Covid-19 kept them on the road

1 year ago

A sizeable number of joggers along the Impala Road (R558) has significantly dwindled since President Cyril Ramaphosa announced Level 3 of Covid-19. About 500 joggers and walkers used to populate this main road between Tshepisong and Doornkop, daily. Some started

Raising alarm on depression

3 years ago

By Brenda Yumba It was the death of legendary hip-hop artist Jabulani HHP Tsambo that compelled Neo Ramafoko (41) to finally take a stand against depression.  HHP declared publicly that he suffered from depression and he attempted suicide a few

Who Is Yoga?

4 years ago

Some Sowetans receive Yoga with scepticism. The stretching, humming and chanting of mantras raise a concern of being affiliated to some strange practices. “Some would ask if I am not affiliating them to a certain cult,” reveals Wisani Chabalala. He

Children exposed to explicit content

4 years ago

“Children are always and have always been exposed to pornography. Think about movies we watch on television. Sexual scenes appear – they might not be explicit, but don’t take it for granted that children don’t know or see what’s happening,”

Kota: Be Warned

4 years ago 0

“Eat that kota at least once a year – on year birthday,” warns dietician Regine Gray jokingly. But she means it. She swears that “the township burger” is not good for your health. It is high in fat, energy and

Thuba Mkhaba

4 years ago 0

Don’t wait until Spring day or Summer to start attacking that pot belly. It frustrates and makes you look chaotic. People tend to notice it first before they could acknowledge beautiful clothes you are wearing. Aerobics instructor, Manini Mosieieng shares

Beat Depression

4 years ago 0

Depression is a “whole-body” illness, involving your body, mood and thoughts. It affects the way you eat and sleep, the way you feel about yourself, and the way you think about things. Depression is not the same as temporary blue

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