April 26, 2017

Gareth Cliff: I regret speaking my mind on Penny Sparrow

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Gareth Cliff regrets weighing in on the Penny Sparrow debate. Early last year‚ Sparrow‚ an estate agent from the KwaZulu-Natal south coast‚ posted racist remarks on Facebook‚ which prompted a mass reaction on social networking sites. Sparrow referred to black beachgoers as “monkeys“. She has since been fined R150 000 by the Umzinto Equality Court which she was ordered to pay to the Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Foundation Former Idols judge Cliff found himself in hot water after he aired his opinion on the uproar. Twitter users lashed out‚ labelling him a racist and calling for Idols SA to remove…

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8 ways you can get a man’s attention without having to flirt

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I get surprised when ladies complain that they hardly have men coming their way; I mean in this 21st century you can’t do simple things to get men notice you? That’s unbelievable. The only tactic some women know in order to attract a man is by being flirty; that really is only a tactic that would probably get you to a man’s bed but would hardly get you to his heart. Most ladies complain that they don’t get to meet men who would want a serious relationship with them, especially the kind of relationship that would lead to marriage. They…

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Taking back the future

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Popular South African actor Presley Chweneyagae is heading to Bloemfontein mid this month (March) on an ambitious talent scouting mission for poets, actors, singers and dancers which is mainly targeting disadvantaged youths. Chweneyagae, who is popular for his lead role in the 2005 multi-award winning movie, Tsotsi, has teamed up with the Southern African Youth Movement (SAYM) to unearth talent from among the youths across for several projects that his foundation and the SAYM will be working on in the near future. SAYM Free State coordinator Benedict Mphukhe told The Weekly in a telephone interview on Tuesday that the Presley…

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