Artist behind the three hands Mmabana drawing

Thato Seboko busy on the wall

Born and bred in Itsoseng Township, North West Province Thato Seboko says he has been an artist since the age of 7. The Fine and Applied Arts National Diploma graduate from the Tshwane University of Technology also has his painting on the Mmabana Arts and Culture Mafikeng wall. The painting is still there and was… Continue reading Artist behind the three hands Mmabana drawing

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Precautionary counsel on cohabitation

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Lately, more and more people are choosing cohabitation over marriage. Various reasons can account to this, such as financial constraints, to test for compatibility, fear of marriage in case it ends in divorce, while some simply do not believe in marriage. How many cohabitees have actually paused, to think of what will happen if the… Continue reading Precautionary counsel on cohabitation

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Evolution and thought on lobola

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The principle of lobola (by whatever name it is called in different African languages)has been adhered to and practiced over the years and for generations across various cultures in Africa. However, like with other cultures, the situation today is that the emerging economic factors due largely to the influence of colonialism, have also over the… Continue reading Evolution and thought on lobola

Resorting to traditional medicine to curb fatigue

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Ever wondered why you are always feeling tired and sluggish while the woman in the next office is forever moving swiftly? Do not despair because you are not alone, countless people are also experiencing the same problem. We are living in a fast paced world where there is less time to prepare a healthy meal… Continue reading Resorting to traditional medicine to curb fatigue

Restless atmosphere during commencement of NW SOPA 2018

Mahumapelo(standing), speaker of the provincial legislature together with members of the executive council . Pic sourced from iol.co.za

It was under a moist weather on 23 February at Marikana, Rustenburg where the crowd waited in anticipation for Premier Supra Mahumapelo to deliver the State of the Province Address (SOPA). The entourage sauntered down the red carpet under a soft drizzle whereby the national anthem was ceremonially sang before entering the house. Mahumapelo`s address… Continue reading Restless atmosphere during commencement of NW SOPA 2018

HIV & TB stigma reduction campaign unfolding in Mahikeng

Campaign ambassadors and mobilizers at the Life Line centre in Mahikeng

As an initiative of the Soul City Institute together with Life Line as one of the partners, an HIV & TB stigma reduction awareness campaign kick started in Mahikeng last month. Headed by a group of four ambassadors and four mobilizers the official launch of the two year campaign is expected to take place next… Continue reading HIV & TB stigma reduction campaign unfolding in Mahikeng

Urban Family Market shows empathy to township school

Some of the learners who received the shoes together with the principal, HOD and Urban Family Market officials

It was an emotional and joyous day for the Montshioa based Bodiri Primary School when Urban Family Market donated 20 pairs of     shoes, as part of their social responsibility initiative, on Tuesday. “We are giving you these shoes today so that you will not have a problem of being pricked by stones and thorns… Continue reading Urban Family Market shows empathy to township school

Mental wellness centre enthusiastically tending to caregivers

Part of Moroka Mental Wellness Centre`s garden with Thato Mpolokeng`s three year old unplugging the weeds.

Situated in Lonely Park, a village outside Mafikeng, Moroka Mental Wellness Centre is determined to improve the well-being of those who care for the mentally ill in the community. Thato Mpolokeng, the founder of the NPO which was registered in October 2016 says that a lot of people do not realise how important it is… Continue reading Mental wellness centre enthusiastically tending to caregivers