[PODCAST] CV WRITING SKILLS

Matt Tsolo chatted witth co-host Nkosi Sibiya about CV Writing Skills, these are few  of the things they discussed. 1. Be clear and structured There is no way recruiters are going to read all the CVs in detail. They begin by ‘scanning’ the CVs received by reading them diagonally. Only those that catch their attention upon…..

[ON THE REAL]Intimate Partner Violence within the LGBTQI+

On The Real feature with Sibusisiwe Maphumulo, Andile Jiyane and Denmark Vee discussed issues of intimate partner violence within the LGBTIQ+ community and the obstacles people face when reporting about the abuse. “We have seen a lot activism around heterosexual violence and a little when it comes to same sex relationships, it is not because it…..

2018 SEES ANOTHER K-WORD RACIST RANT

A crimen injuria charge was laid at the Bayview police station by former eThekwini councillor Brandon Pillay. Nair was arrested on Wednesday night. Pillay explained the video as “deeply disturbing and this kind of destructive behaviour must be stopped in its tracks.” BREAKING NEWS❗- Hawks confirm arresting Kessie Nair, man who called President Ramaphosa a "k#@¥"…..

[PODCAST]2019 Residence Application officially open!

On the Afternoon Shutdown Matt Tsolo had a privilege of having a chat with  Nokwanda Malunga from the Department of Housing. They talked about residence applications that opened from 19 September 2018 till 19 October 2018. Malunga said there won’t be any extension after the closing date.   Below is the list of DUT Residence that you…..

[PODCAST] INTRAPERSONAL SKILLS GO A LONG WAY

This week  Mbali and Lisa are found consolling Ayanda after she shares with them that her mother was laid off of work. Typically as young people often do, she doubts herselfs and skills and questions if the skills she has , give her a chance at employability. Amanda Maphumulo and Minenhle Ntuli invited a HR Manager…..

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 The outdated 5 page CV will not suffice in this era.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…..