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Vision Board

WHAT IS IT? Vision boards or “dream boards” are based on the concept: if you can see it you can achieve it.
It’s nothing more than you taking pictures of the things that you want to attract into your life from short, medium to long-term goals, pasting them on a board and putting it up where you can see it everyday. Its one thing to have your goals written down on paper but there is so much power in seeing images of the things you dream of everyday!
A vision board is not only fun to make but it’s a powerful reminder
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Get Your Ducks in a Row: Planning for a successful year

One of the most important rights that is enshrined in our constitution is the right to basic quality education, which means that no child in South Africa can be denied education. With rights, however, come responsibilities. Therefore with the right to education comes the responsibility of ensuring that you make the most of your opportunity to learn. When you have the mentality of only doing ‘what needs to be done’ you are not just letting down those who have fought to make it possible for you to get an education, but you are also doing yourself a disservice. Making the
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Pursuing Financial Freedom

Hello hi!! Happy Freedom Day firstly! Hope you had a good time. Plus its school holidays so pupils, parents and drivers are happy all over the country! I know I’m one of the happy drivers. What is this term Financial Freedom? It’s being financially free… That was the answer given to me which as you can imagine just by reading it, was NOT helpful at all. It’s a term that’s thrown around but no one really knows how to get there. So financial freedom is (in my words) is having more rand at the end of your month. So in
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Career Indaba 2016

The Career Indaba 2016 was held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg on the 7th and 8th March 2016 and was held in partnership with SABC and the Department of Basic Education. The aim of the event is to provide students, parents and teachers with practical knowledge on how students can succeed in their lives after school and studying.There were 60 exhibitors including corporate companies such as Rand Water, The Foschini Group, Lafarge and Norton Rose Fulbright, as well as various South African and American Tertiary Institutions. There were 60 exhibitors including corporate companies such as Rand Water, The
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Little Suns

Little Suns begins in 1903. A lame and frail Malangana – ‘Little Suns’ – searches for his beloved Mthwakazi after many lonely years spent in Lesotho. Mthwakazi was the young woman he had fallen in love with twenty years earlier, before the assassination of Hamilton Hope ripped the two of them apart. Intertwined with Malangana’s story, is the account of Hamilton Hope – a colonial magistrate who, in the late nineteenth century, was undermining the local kingdoms of the Eastern Cape in order to bring them under the control of the British. It was he who wanted to coerce Malangana’s
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Celebrating Freedom Day

27 April commemorates the day in 1994 when the first democratic election was held in South Africa. Today, South Africa celebrates Freedom Day to mark the liberation of our country and its people from a long period of colonialism and apartheid Apartheid ‘officially’ began in South Africa in 1948, but colonialism and oppression of the African majority had plagued South Africa since 1652. After decades of resistance, a stalemate between the Liberation Movement and the apartheid government was reached in 1988. The ANC, South African Communist Party (SACP), Pan African Congress (PAC) and other organisations were later unbanned on 2
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Remembering the Freedom Fighters

Robert Sobukwe One of the most respected and feared of the African nationalists, Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe was born in Graaff-Reinet in the Eastern Cape on 5 December 1924. He came from humble origins, the son of a farm worker and housewife mother, but he won a scholarship to the Methodist college in Healdtown and, like so many of his political compatriots, later attended Fort Hare University, at that stage one of very few sources of further education for black Africans in the country. He went on, initially, to become a teacher, then in 1954, took a position as lecturer of
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