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How Covid-19 is affecting health science students from rural areas

SPONSORED | Umthombo Youth Development director speaks about the impact of Covid-19 on the foundation’s scholarship recipients

Safety tips for runners from Katlehong Athletics Club

The past weeks have seen an increase in people choosing to run to keep healthy. A lot of those people are running on the road.

New Nal'ibali CEO's goal is book access for all children

Xhakaza to make sure no kid is left out

Zola Nene gives Gordon Ramsay a taste of Zulu cuisine

The Zulu and the British meet once again in a clash of pots, or rather in an exchange of culinary knowledge.

Anxiety and over-eating cited in lockdown poll, and yes, we're smoking more

Anxiety, overeating and under-exercising, insomnia and depression are all seen as problems arising as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown in SA.

IN PICS | Bumper tables, fake patrons: what eating out looks like post-lockdown

Restaurant owners all over the world have been brainstorming ways to factor social distancing into the eat-in dining experience. Here are some of the stranger concepts.

Lockdown draws new fitness fanatics who pack the road

Impala Road, which connects various townships of Soweto, could easily be mistaken for the starting line of a marathon in the mornings because of the large number of people exercising in groups.

Beauty entrepreneurs hope for better days

Businesses hit so hard by lockdown that some may not survive.

Innovative primary health service on WhatsApp costs below R95pm

SPONSORED | National HealthCare's MediClub Connect provides all its members with online interactive access to doctors and nurses on WhatsApp

5 expert tips to help you nail your virtual job interview

Job interviews via video call are becoming more common than before. Land your dream job with these expert tips.

Africa thrills musician Tresor as its in his DNA

Award-winning musician Tresor has just released his latest single, Thrill.

SA chef to tutor Gordon Ramsay on traditional cuisine

South African culinary culture will be in the spotlight as multi award-winning chef Zola Nene joins British celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay on the new season of his culinary adventure show, Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted. The season premieres on National Geographic on August 26 with Ramsay visiting Nene’s birth province of KwaZulu-Natal, where he gets up close with the province’s wild side, learns the secrets of the traditional cuisine of Zulu warriors and joins the local chef in the kitchen.

Natasha Thahane's skincare tips for beautiful skin

Natasha Thahane shares some of her top skincare tips with us.

Your address might be affecting how much you pay to get your illegal cigarette fix

Would you pay up to R1,600 to buy a carton of cigarettes on the black market?

'My first time doing my own box braids'

Akona Ndungane shares her three-day long experience doing her own hair

The world celebrates baking

This past Sunday, World Baking Day was celebrated. And possibly for the first time in a long time, people have been really focused on baking. The national lockdown even resulted in the shortage of yeast.

Designer Zwelihle Kabini follows mom's footsteps

Kabini's wear has modern twist

Maboneng struggles to keep the vibe going

Maboneng is seen as "the place of light" despite being buried in the deep dingy parts of cold Johannesburg.

Covid-19 silences vibrant Vilakazi Street

Vilakazi Street in Soweto resembles some sort of a ghost town these days. The usually bustling neighbourhood and the gateway to tourism in the township is eerily silent.

Sculptor Mamud brings any subject to life through art

Sculptor Mamud Samamoude is an exceptional artist who manipulates any material to bring his subject to life.

RECIPE | How to easily brew up boozy apple cider

With a simple recipe, minimal equipment and a surplus of apples you can make a delicious sparkling apple cider that'll be ready to drink in a day or so.

The lowdown on 3 women’s lockdown hair routines

Share your lockdown beauty routine videos, images and tips with us

'Structure, patience key to successful homeschooling,' say experts

With homeschooling having been thrust into the hands of unequipped parents due to the Covid-19 lockdown it's only natural that parents and learners feel anxious about learning from home.

7 practical tips to help you quit smoking

While quitting smoking during lockdown hasn’t necessarily been a willing choice for Mzansi's smokers, it’s a reality that many are coming to grips with.

Mental health tips to help you cope during a stressful time

Burnt out and feeling down? Make your mental a priority in 2020.

Actor Thapelo Mokoena translates passion into wine venture

For those who remember, it doesn't seem that long ago when actor and producer Thapelo Mokoena led a trio of parched friends across a desert to get some refreshments for an alcohol advert.

WATCH | A discussion with primary and high school education professionals

Oh no! Do we really have to teach our own kids?

Sifiso Mathenjwa's ice-cream bowls people over

Sifiso Mathenjwa has been serving ice-cream in his neighbourhood in Daveyton on the East Rand since lockdown regulations were revised to level 4, allowing for food orders to be placed online for delivery.

Tips on preventing a skin break out from wearing protective face mask

Wearing a face mask whenever you step out the house is good for curbing the spread of Covid-19, but it might not be such good news for your skin — especially if you'll be wearing this mask for hours on end.

UNITED APART | Watch SA's winning lockdown video & other highlights

Thousands of South Africans entered their videos and more to help us document lockdown life

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