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How the pandemic is hurting university students’ mental health

How the pandemic is hurting university students’ mental health

The Conversation reports that SA cannot afford to ignore the impact of the pandemic on higher education, especially on students’ health and well-being.

Half of South Africans gained weight as they stress ate through all the Covid-19 bad news

Half of South Africans gained weight during the Covid-19 pandemic, with 69% of them now bordering on obese, according to a survey of 2,000 adults.

Let Anele be your foodie buddy

Media personality spills the tea on Jozi's best eateries

How you can make a child’s dreams come true on Slipper Day on May 7

SPONSORED | Spare some change for young dreamers at Wimpy to support Reach For a Dream

Opening hearts to help ease adoption process

Mother’s Day is in honour of the selfless and unconditional love of our maternal caregivers and guardians.

Just how badly do electric vehicles depreciate in SA?

Prices of pre-owned electric vehicles (EVs) on AutoTrader show some models losing significant value in the first twelve months after registration. Although this might be bad news for those who bought new, it does give a handful of shrewd buyers the opportunity to buy EVs at much reduced prices. Unfortunately, even in the pre-owned market EVs are still priced well beyond the average motorist’s car budget

Wandi lives on in latest Loxion Kulca collection

As kwaito music rose meteorically in the 1990s, so did its accompanying fashion trends. With a finger firmly on the pulse of the budding subculture Sechaba Mogale and Wandi Nzimande were the hands that wove magic creating their iconic brand, Loxion Kulca.

Domestic tourism shows signs of an uptick

'While we did see a decline in bookings over December 2020 due to beach closures and other restrictions, we again saw an uptick in bookings once these restrictions were lifted.'

Gucci, Facebook file joint lawsuit against alleged counterfeiter

Gucci and Facebook have filed a joint lawsuit in California against an individual who allegedly used the US group's social media platforms to sell fake Gucci products, the two companies said on Tuesday.

The spiritual significance of Freedom Day

Freedom Day is a holiday celebrated by South Africans in remembrance of our liberation from a brutally oppressive apartheid system.

WATCH | Celebrating African landscapes one whisper at the time

There are many famous whispers that have dominated the world. From the 1980 novel by Dean Koontz to the intricate whisper-singing employed by Mariah Carey in numerous songs that show her vocal prowess. However, nestled in the agricultural landscapes of the Eastern Cape is the elusive Siviwe, a video sensation famed for making whispering videos on YouTube.

BOOK REVIEW | The Measure takes you on Mavimbela's journey in exile

The book discusses diverse topics of life and targets younger readers

Palse exceeded my expectations, says Segapo

Fashion designer Paledi Segapo was joined by his famous friends Refilwe Modiselle, Omuhle Gela, Bokang Montjane-Tshabalala, Yaya Mavundla, Nonku Williams and Donald last Sunday to celebrate 10 years of his label Palse.

Upscale dining comes to the East

The eatery is a cozy cocoon of lush carpeting, sumptuous suede chairs and charcoal-grey interior that helps create a relaxed, luxurious unrushed feel.

Building bridges with wine

Khayelitsha-born Lindile Nzaba is stocking his local taverns, restaurants, markets and households with wine.

Ramadan helps Egyptian women bakers make ends meet

For 35-year-old Nour al-Sabah Mohammed and her crew of bakers, business is brisk during the holy month of Ramadan.

Innovation helps Gugs eatery navigate troubled waters

Kama takes shisanyama concept to another level

New drinks for local aspirational set

So you’ve heard about hard seltzers and frizzante, but what exactly are they?  Worry not, here is a breakdown of what the new drinks on the block are.

Autumn: A time to harvest spiritual growth

The icy morning breeze and layering of thicker coats all point to the arrival of the autumn season.

Merging yoga and meditation with prayer

While meditation and yoga may come across as simply breathing and stretching, these practices provide multiple benefits and powerful tools for spiritual growth and self-preservation.

Sustainability never goes out of style for Craig Jacobs

SA is no stranger to an abundance of talented, award-winning designers. But when it comes to adding a thoughtful and stylish approach few can hold a candle to the vibrant work of Craig Jacobs.

Plus-size label ventures into wedding dresses for curvy women

Fashion label Plus Fab, the apparel house that placed "fabulous" into plus sized, is embarking on a road to corner the market of fully figured brides.

Castle Milk Stout and Contralesa to launch inaugural Ancestors Day

SPONSORED | The commemoration day is set for May 8 2021

How to eat well and stay healthy this winter

The colder months of the year can often derail those who are on their healthy eating journey.

Joyous Celebration still hitting the high notes after 25 years

While longevity in the music industry can be hard to achieve, award-winning gospel group Joyous Celebration has proven it is very much possible.

Nigerian duo hope to turn local spirit into premium brand

Chibueze Akukwe sticks a label on a bottle of an upmarket Nigerian spirit in a factory in Lagos. He hopes stylish branding will help sell the tipple, fermented in nearby villages using techniques dating back centuries, to upmarket customers.

Are DIY sugar waxes and drinking chlorophyll good for your skin?

Beauty trends come and go. There are things we’re never going to do again and things that have become canon.

Mbali Sebokedi changes narrative on beauty and brains

Mbali Sebokedi is capturing the local literature scene through her beauty.

Sale of sex toys on the rise as people explore more

The pandemic halted a lot of businesses but it appears to have been profitable for the adult sex toy industry, as those long days cooped up inside turned into hours of adult fun time.
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