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5 Things To Know Before Starting A Law Firm Placement

Law Firm

So, you’re interested in doing a law firm placement? Good for you. While studying law academically is essential when entering the legal sector, hands on experience is also useful. While law firms vary, there are plenty of things to know before you start your placement. Here are some of them.  …

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The 5 Ws (and 1 H) of CBD

CBD Oil Dropper

CBD isn’t new — in fact, it has been around for millennia, much longer than human civilization. And yet, if you are just hearing about CBD for the first time, you aren’t alone. Though researchers have known about CBD for the better part of a century, we haven’t known much …

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Paying it forward, Rand for Rand!

Child holding big book

This year has proven stormy on so many levels, and the economic chaos resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic has left non-profit organisations like the Rally to Read, reeling. As a non-profit organisation of 23 years standing, Rally to Read has worked tirelessly to promote literacy at grassroots level, in remote …

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An all women line up for National Book Week’s Books Beyond Words

Books Beyond Words, the weekly online storytelling event hosted by South Africa’s annual reading awareness week, National Book Week (NBW) is bringing an all-women line up of storytellers this weekend in the spirit of Women’s Day. Living treasure Naledzani Netshirembe and the infectiously exuberant Malefu Mahloane will grace the stage to …

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Calling All Young Writers… Are You The 2020 Word Warrior?

Young writers

Every year, READ Educational Trust encourages budding young authors to challenge their creativity in the Word Warrior Competition. The 2019 competition yielded a high literary standard, making it difficult to pick the eventual winner. We are pleased to announce that Sivani Pillay from Kamalinee Primary School walked away with the …

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Anusol Offers Even More Relief With New Flushable Wipes

Woman peaceful

The #1 selling piles treatment brand in the UK, Anusol, is trailblazing the solution for this uncomfortable condition with its new Anusol Soothing and Cleansing Flushable Wipes. The wipes offer sufferers an innovative natural personal hygiene alternative that is gentle, effective, convenient and eco-friendly whilst soothing, cleansing and cooling the …

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84% of South African parents use their gadgets to entertain their child when they travel: Kaspersky on tendencies of parenting in a digital age

Kids travel tablet

While many countries slowly ease the lockdown measures that were implemented because of the Coronavirus pandemic, the interest to domestic and international travel starts to increase. Kaspersky throws a light on some travel patterns of parents and their children on the go. According to the “Responsible Digital Parenting” survey1, 84% …

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Living legend Naledzani Netshirembe to grace Books Beyond Words

Child with popcorn

Naledzani Netshirembe, recognised as a South African living human treasure will grace this weekend’s Books Beyond Words bringing to the National Book Week family a Tshivenda story, Musudzana na Pfene (The Girl and the Baboon) in her own inimitable style. Netshirembe, known for her remarkable oratorical talents and diverse musical approach to …

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Ride And Raise With Uber This Weekend

Uber Ride

Following the success of Uber’s partnership with Afrika Tikkun to provide food eCoupons to their driver and courier partners, Uber is now giving riders a chance to help those in need through their “You Ride, You Raise” campaign. Through this initiative, Uber has committed to feeding one person for a week for …

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What Attracts Children and Teens to Rap Music?

Teens and rap

During the past few years, music has undergone a tremendous amount of evolution. Now, there are some sources that are projecting that rap music has become more popular than rock music, displacing one of the largest music movements of the past fifty years. In large part, this has been driven …

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Common Christmas Card Mistakes To Avoid

Christmas card

If you plan on sending out Christmas cards or thank you christmas cards, you must put in the effort to ensure that they are appropriate, timely, and personal. While receiving Christmas and thank you cards can be a pleasant experience, grammatical errors, poor spellings, and rude language could make the …

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For 12% of SA consumers, social ratings come at a cost

Social Media

Kaspersky’s latest report, Social credits and security: embracing the world of ratings, has uncovered that 12% of South African consumers surveyed have experienced issues accessing financial services because of an assessment of their social media information by scoring systems. While such social scoring systems have become more widespread and are already implemented in …

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Attackers have found a new way to steal online shoppers’ payment details using a popular web analytics service

Google analytics

Kaspersky researchers have uncovered a new technique for stealing users’ payment information on online shopping websites – a type of attack known as web skimming. By registering for Google Analytics accounts and injecting these accounts’ tracking code into the websites’ source code, attackers can collect users’ credit card details. About …

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