• Opportunities
  • The National Arts Council Call For Bursary Applications – 2017 Academic Year

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    The National Arts Council invites post graduate students and registered education and training institutions that are involved in studies or provide tuition in the fields of theatre, dance, crafts, literature, multidiscipline, music and visual arts to submit applications for bursary funding. This invitation also extends to students applying for Bachelor of Technology degree in the […]

  • Opportunities
  • Morland Writing Scholarship for African Writers 2016. £18,000 Monthly Grant

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    Brief description: It can be difficult for writers, before they become established, to write while simultaneously earning a living. To help meet this need, the MMF awards annually a small number of Morland Writing Scholarships, with the aim being  to allow each Scholar the time to produce the first draft of a completed book. The Scholarships are […]

  • Opportunities
  • Call for Applications: Startup Open 2016 for New Entrepreneurs Without Seed Funding

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    Brief description: Startup Open 2016, powered by Global Entrepreneurship Network is calling for entrepreneurs from any industry with a new business that has yet to raise any outside capital from angel investors, venture capital firms or other formal sources of seed funding. Application Deadline: 30th September, 2016 Offered annually? Not known Eligible Countries: Global To be taken at (country): South Africa […]

  • Pop-Culture
  • High Five: Freedom

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    i read somewhere recently that uTata uMandela once said that, “We went into prison saying we fighting for liberation. We came out and were told we fought for democracy.” uTata waphinda wathi, “Aluta Continua.” As we celebrate Freedom Day we must remember; freedom is only a price and not the change. It is the cost to […]

  • Pop-Culture
  • Zulu Michael Jackson Trial

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    by Nomaliqhwa Hadebe “Malumkoolkat Is A Problem, Ingkinga” Okamlumkoolkat had solidified his status as the Zulu Michael Jackson by the end of 2015. To many, myself included, this came as no surprise. Watching him perform live over the past two years, be it at clubs, sponsored events or concerts, his 30 minute performances undoubtedly were the […]

  • Identity
  • Bridging

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    by Thulasizwe Somdyala Two Generations “We’re simultaneously more connected and isolated than any generation before us” – Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh i was born eGcuwa and in 1994 we moved to my mother’s home in Mbizana, kwaNdunge. uMama subsequently bought a plot and built our new home in Margate. During the week we lived in Ndunge village […]