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Nominee 9 – The Next Generation of Brave: Meet University of the Western Cape Clinical Pharmacy Master’s Student Alex Wehmeyer

Alex Wehmeyer

This Master’s Student in Clinical Pharmacy has a great appreciation for inter-professional collaboration. Alex Wehmeyer is currently completing his Master’s in Clinical Pharmacy at the University of the Western Cape (UWC). After completing his clinical rotations at Tygerberg hospital in 2019, Alex was recruited to practice at the CTICC field …

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Background Screening Vital For Contract Employees

Child talking with nanny

The recently introduced Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Amendment Bill is expected to bring more protection for contract employees like domestic workers, gardeners, nannies, and au pairs, etc. With employers facing increased responsibilities and obligations in this regard, they can also take the necessary steps to feel safe and secure in …

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10 Essential Plumbing Tools Every Homeowner Should Keep

Plumbing tools

Fixing minor plumbing issues require little skill and can be undertaken by anyone. But of course, besides good intentions you will also need some basic tools to make the task achievable. A little investment in a plumbing toolbox could probably save you from spending on expensive plumber’s visits. Here’s a …

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The R1,000 Mask-wearing Fine You Can Avoid

Mask wearing in cars

It may seem like simple advice to follow, but the truth is that adjusting to wearing a mask in public has been a tricky time for many of us. It’s about to get a bit trickier with local authorities developing their own rules around mask-wearing for motorists to put a …

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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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