16 Days of Activism: we must change as parents to break cycle of violence

For the 16th time, South Africa will take part in the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign, from November 25 through to International Human Rights Day on December 10.  

Let's all be active citizens

Active citizens can, and do make change!  

I'm proud of being African

Who could forget the iconic speech by former president Thabo Mbeki when he declared "I am an African".  

It's time for a real shake-up in the national team

Purported to have originated from ancient Greek physician Hippocrates, the saying goes: "Desperate times call for desperate measures."  

Biko returns through black girl with an afro

We know that all interracial groups in South Africa are relationships in which whites are superior, blacks inferior. So as a prelude whites must be made to realise that they are only human, not superior. Same with blacks. They must be made to realise that they are also human, not inferior.  

Celebrating strength of the human spirit over cancer

A few weeks ago I attended the funeral of a stunning and gracious friend who fought the battle for over a decade of this silent killer, cancer. Her husband and sons gave her a befitting and beautiful send-off. Needless to say, I bawled my eyes out and there was not a dry eye there , including some macho men I have known for more than two decades.  

Four guides of my life

The Four Agreements, a book by Miguel Ruiz was first brought to my attention when I was granted the huge opportunity to interview Oprah Winfrey in 2002.  

Being still is a way to reconnect with self

The benefits of meditation have become a huge topic lately, with proponents reporting astounding results and entire new movements which encourage people to sit in silence and try not to think!  

Without kwaito music our history is incomplete

At every occasion there will be that one moment that will be a highlight and historical.  

You are magical in your Afro

This week, as I returned from a much-needed holiday with my children, I was met with unbelievable news about student protests that took place at Pretoria Girls High.  

Mbaqanga still has lots to offer Mzansi music

Mbaqanga music, one of the oldest indigenous genres in South Africa, continues to influence local music.  

'My boyfriend keeps asking me for transport money'

For all your issues on love, write to Sisi at sisi@sundayworld.co.za  

'I am head over heels for this woman at my workplace'

For all your issues on love, write to Sisi at sisi@sundayworld.co.za  

Bad body odour

For all your issues on love, write to Sisi at sisi@sundayworld.co.za  

'My baby daddy is lazy'

For all your issues on love, write to Sisi at sisi@sundayworld.co.za  

My boyfriend's kids competing with me for his attention

For all your issues on love, write to Sisi at sisi@sundayworld.co.za  

COMMENT: CAF a showcase of skill

ANOTHER South African club has been accused of not taking a Confederation of African Football (CAF) inter-club competition seriously.  

Sweet tooth and the brain

Most of us are addicted to sugar, so what happens to you when you give it up, asks Jordan Gaines Lewis  

Remembering Nelson Mandela walking out of jail

Today marks the 25-year anniversary of Mandela's release from prison.  

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