The private use of dagga is now decriminalised.

The Constitutional Court has ruled in favour of private use of dagga. This ruling follows a Western Cape High Court judgment that the possession, cultivation and use of dagga for private use was allowed. Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo said the right to privacy is not confined to a home or private dwelling. “It will not…..

what a 21st cv should look like

The 21st century employer is looking for something short and straight to the point. The outdated 5 page CV will not suffice in this era.

Recruiters spend only 6 seconds scanning each CV. So the very first impression is key. If you submit a neat, properly organised document, you’ll convince the recruiters to spend more time on your CV. Every time you’re looking for a job, you compete against 250 other candidates on average. Why not ensure that your CV stands out the…..

DUT Students Strikes over NSFAS’ incompetent system

Durban University of Technology students staged a protest against the incompetence of National Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) system called Sbux. The Students Representative Council president, Sesiyanda Godlimpi led the protest that erupted across all the university’s Durban based campuses. Godlimpi read the memorandum in the presence of the Vice Chancellor and Principal Professor Thandwa Mthembu and…..

[ON THE REAL] Gender roles on the AM2PM Show

On Monday August 17, the AM2PM show’s presenter Denmark Vee once again hosted the Agenda Feminist Media feature with Andile Jiyane. They talked about gender roles and changes in the roles of both men and women in their relations or relationships. Recently we have had guys having baby showers, be celebrate and having fun. A lot…..

ABSA Premiership updates: Chiefs recorded their first win

  Kaizer Chiefs bounced back to winning ways after defeating Cape Town City by 4-1 in their ABSA Premiership clash on Saturday. Chief’s win was inspired by Khama Billiat’s outstanding performance that resulted in him being the man of the match. Despite their club’s poor performance so far, Amakhosi fans came in their numbers at the…..

How Serena Williams’ ‘Sexism’ incident unfolded.

A lot have been said about Serena Williams’ behaviour during the US Open 2018 final match against Naomi Osaka. I’m sure you are interested in knowing more about how the story unfolded, what was said and the tennis world’s reaction towards it. On The Daily Show, South African comedian Trevor Noah also talked about this incident……

[PODCAST] Myths and facts on albinism

There are many myths around albinism that sometimes lead to serious harm and or even death at some point. On the Afternoon Shutdown, Matt Tsolo just decided to invite the General Practitioner Dr Nqobile Precious Sithole to discuss myths and facts on albinism. As a doctor and a mother whose child lives with albinism, Dr Nqobile…..

[PODCAST] LEAF ME ALONE!

Afternoon Shutdown host Matt Tsolo aired his first episode of the Dreams Thina Abantu Abasha Radio Documentary. With in actual fact is a continuation of Tuesday’s first episode aired by Amanda Maphumulo. The eight part documentary follows the friendship of three young ladies, and sees how they navigate through their respective journeys. This documentary is about…..

[PODCAST] Dj Khamza climbing to greater heights

0n your favourite show, The Afternoon Shutdown, Matt Tsolo hosted Dj Khamza where they talked about his life as a deejay and entrepreneur. Dj Khamza’s real name is Kwanele Prince Khoza (born 20 April 1986). Durban based musician, entrepreneur and record producer, best known for making and playin dance house music. He was one of the…..

[ON THE REAL] Challenging gender norms

Today on the On The Real, Sibusisiwe Maphumulo, Andile Jiyane and Denmark Vee talked about sex and gender roles and how people can challenge gender norms. Keeping in mind that gender is not just the binary of male and female based on one’s biological sex. Many persons are non-gender conforming people. Jiyane said there’s a lot…..