A few days ago, a range of beautiful black dolls was shared on Twitter. The following day a non-existent company got busted for trying to pass them off as their own. Twitter users @ma_ndosi and @Peliwe_M went on the warpath after a mysterious account @IntombiToys (no longer existing) stole an idea tweeted just the night […]


Like any other ‘top books’ list, this one is subjective. The titles are numbered, but not ranked and it’s worth noting that choosing between a large number of books was quite difficult, especially since three of the authors included have penned more than two other children’s books which my kids (and I) also love. The […]

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During a ‘consultation’ by the Department of Justice with the Ga-Matlala community in Limpopo, residents rejected plans to divert money from the President’s Fund to bailing out municipalities. The President’s Fund was set up to provide comprehensive reparations programmes for victims of apartheid crimes. It was intended to restore and repair the damaged lives of those […]


It was a cold winter morning when Tsakane resident Snenhlanhla Zwane joined hundreds of other young people who had registered for the Ekurhuleni Job Summit. Snenhlanhla acknowledges being one of the lucky few that knew about the job expo. “We were told that to register to be a part of the summit, we had to […]

Learners at Nkhensani Pre-school in Tshwane during a performance. Photo: Koketso Moeti

Earlier this year, news of a homeless woman who was arrested for leaving her children in a car whilst in an interview drew quite a reaction from different parts of the world. In South Carolina another woman was arrested for leaving her 9-year-old daughter alone at a park during her shift at a nearby McDonalds. […]

Sin City

amandla.mobi launches campaign seeking justice for Sun City workers, who were shot using both rubber bullets and live ammunition. Last week Sun City employees downed tools after discovering that the resort’s management had allegedly installed hidden cameras, without informing workers. This subsequently led to dismissal of hundreds of workers, accused by Sun City of ‘stealing […]

For the past seven years, Trialogue has hosted an annual ‘Making CSI Matter’ conference, with the 2014 edition recently having taken place. The Tiger Brands Foundation, the Corporate Social Investment (CSI) division of Tiger Brands was amongst participants- with a case study of their partnership with the Department of Basic Education focusing on feeding school […]