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6 tips on the best way to get some sleep

By Fazila Olla 11-07-23 12:08

Martin turns off the light to fall asleep, but his mind quickly springs into action. Racing thoughts about work deadlines, his overdue car service, and his father’s recent surgery occupy his mind. As he struggles to fall asleep, the hours start to creep by. He becomes frustrated about how he will cope tomorrow. This is […]

Cold Front: Home heating tips to live by

By Siso Naile 11-07-23 08:31

With the cold front expected to batter parts of Gauteng over the next couple of days, the City of Johannesburg Emergency Management Services has reminded residents of heating tips to live by. FAMILIES URGED TO EXERCISE CAUTION DURING COLD DAYS Due to spikes in negligence during Winter, the City of Johannesburg Emergency Management Services has urged families to be safe […]

Hollywoodbets Durban July: Last-minute expert shopping tips

By Megan van den Heever 30-06-23 17:10

The Hollywood Durban July is one of the biggest fashion affairs on the social calendar. After all, South Africa’s premier horse-racing event is all about opulence and extravagance. And like many revellers, a day at the races means standing out from the crowd in unique – yet practical – looks. ALSO READ: Hollywoodbets Durban July: 5 […]

Unleash the power of plants: How eating more greens can improve your health

By Mimi Mfundisi 31-05-23 20:11

Seven hacks to improve your health by incorporating more plant-based foods into your diet. In recent years, there has been an increase in awareness around the importance of healthy eating habits. Scientists and nutritionists are doing more research on the benefits of eating more green vegetables and discovering more ways these plant foods can affect […]

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Get-rich-quick schemes: know when, how you’re being scammed

By Mimi Mfundisi 22-05-23 12:03

Get-rich-quick schemes have put consumers into trouble since they are under a lot of financial strain. Scammers have taken advantage of this. Get-rich-quick schemes have put consumers into trouble since they are under a lot of financial strain. The World Economic Forum reports that the cost-of-living crisis is affecting people across the globe. With food […]

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Get-rich-quick schemes, pyramids and ponzis: five signs you’re being scammed

By Fazila Olla 22-05-23 12:02

Consumers are under a lot of financial strain. The World Economic Forum reports that the cost-of-living crisis is affecting people across the globe. With food and fuel prices rising, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to keep financially afloat. On top of that, salaries aren’t keeping up with inflation, making it more difficult to save and build […]

Smoking: 3 Natural ways to help you quit

By Mimi Mfundisi 12-05-23 18:46

Natural herbs can help you quit smoking. They can reduce cravings, detoxify the body, and provide a healthy alternative to smoking. Smoking is a highly addictive habit that can lead to a range of health problems, including lung cancer, heart disease, and stroke. Despite the risks, quitting can be a challenging process. Many people turn to […]

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Protecting children from sexual grooming: Tips for parents

By Mimi Mfundisi 02-05-23 17:35

Sexual grooming is a pervasive issue that affects children all over the world, and South Africa is no exception. byGCIS Vuk’uzenzele 02-05-2023 15:47 in News Image: GCIS Vuk’uzenzele. Parents and caregivers should make sure that their children do not fall prey to sexual groomers. The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development says sexual grooming occurs when […]

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How to Tell A Loan Shark From a Legitimate Lender

By SAPeople Contributor 04-11-22 13:30

Loan sharks can be found in neighbourhoods across South Africa, often targeting areas without easy access to banks or using personal networks to try and convince borrowers to turn to them in times of need. The problem is that these unlawful lenders are not registered, nor do they conform to lending rules, and can be, […]

TRAVEL: Explore South Africa’s Hidden Local Gems + Chance to WIN!

By SAPeople Contributor 14-09-19 11:40

Travel trends across the world are seeing travellers shying away from the overcrowded sights, rather looking for unique experiences in their destinations. But avoiding the crush of tourists doesn’t mean you should skip visiting some of South Africa’s most well-loved cities. And to celebrate Heritage Day this month – you could even stand a chance […]

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Top Tips for South African Seafarers Working on Super Yachts

By SAPeople Contributor 13-09-19 17:22

If you’ve ever dreamt of becoming a seafarer and travelling the world aboard a super yacht, or if you already have that dream position, here are some top tips from South African experts on how to get and keep your job, your sanity… and your newfound wealth! Lauren Norton, Director of Trilogy Luxury Training, spent […]

Do You Know What Your Children Are Watching?

By SAPeople Contributor 28-02-19 11:17

The Film and Publication Board (FPB) has urged parents to be vigilant and closely monitor their children’s online activities, especially games downloaded on various App stores or from other online sources. The board in a statement said it has been alerted of a mobile game called “Momo Challenge”, which it describes as a form of […]

Expired Drugs May Remain Effective, Safe to Use in a Pinch

By Reuters 17-12-20 01:33

Even medicines that are years past their expiration date and haven’t always been kept in strict climate-controlled conditions may still retain their original potency, a small study suggests. That is good news for people working in remote areas of the world where sometimes an expired medication is the only one available and the alternative is […]

Changing the Way our Colleges Work is Key to Reducing Unemployment

By SAPeople Contributor 15-02-19 10:56

Business should inform curricula to prepare South Africa for the fourth industrial revolution, writes Business Unity SA CEO Tanya Cohen. In any other society, a youth unemployment rate of upwards of 30% would give policymakers and administrators sleepless nights. But the slow pace of reform in higher education and the seeming absence of a broad-based, […]

Looking for Lasting Love? SA’s Top Matchmaker Shares the Secret(s)

By SAPeople Contributor 07-02-19 12:08

Valentine’s Day is only a week away when the world focuses on LOVE. One of the country’s foremost professional matchmakers warns that modern living with all its stresses and technological advances can rob South Africans of the necessary skills to create and maintain healthy relationships. Kas Naidoo believes that SA’s alarming divorce rate could be lowered if […]

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