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South Africa aka The Rainbow Nation consists of a wide mix of races and cultures which make it as colourful and as vibrant as it is. When groups of people from different walks of life come together and share the same space there is usually a culture shock. South Africa adapts to this culture shock...
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A shorten(abbreviated) word hailing from the isixhosa language ‘Mntanase khaya’ directly translated to “sibling from my home”. Mntase currently rules the social digital arena in the South Aftica context, to be more specific Twitter. Like any affectionate name you would give to a friend such as bro, sis or ma guy, Mntase operates in the...
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South African colloquial language never seizes to make headlines in the social  informal settings.  Suka emabozeni is an isiZulu street language used to caution one, on goodwill, or alert a person of the detrimental effects subscribing to something without having full knowledge on the concept. Simply put in lame man’s terms: move away from the...
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Norm is a subject term that speaks to ones frames of reference and arguable ones moral compass.  Having a well defined yardstick in measuring “normal” would be farfetched unless we all had the same measuring tape. The masses are crying out for what they deem normal to be accepted into society given that it’s currently...
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Black African people are starting to take share in the apparel/ footwear market and not leaving it to the internationals to dictate how we dress up. In terms of locally produced footwear the brand Bathu has been vocal and penetrated the market head on. Drip  foot wear is the new kid on the block that...
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The term “now-now” is ubiquitous Amongst South African, when we tap into their daily use of language. The term insinuates a period of time which will elapse before the given task, time or opportunity will present itself. This a term directly translated from the Afrikaans languages “nou-nou” idiomatically used to mean soon. “Just now “...
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Enter #DontRushChallenge  or #PillowChallege on social media and you will be gobsmacked at the level of creativity digital inhabitants ooze. Instant gratification will always follow us from generation to generation. #DontRushchallenge you would assume, on the on set, has a leg of displaying some kind of patience to it and purports a process rather than...
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Hairstyles will never be the same without a splash of colour. Our identity is found  in everything that we embody both physically and intellectually. Remember a time in the early 2000’s when Sisqo, an rnb singer, ruled the era both in song and style – this is in terms of the blond hair colour and...
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Ama 2000 are the trend setters of the new decade into 2020. This is the generation born after the  year 2000 and are growing to be more and influential with the power of social media backing them up. Today’s youth has become closer and engage with each other more than ever before given the connectivity...
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We hate to say it, but when it comes to “shopping” local brands aren’t exactly the first thought to cross our minds. But maybe they should be. Local fashion brands are making waves and definitely killing it ,both urban and streetwear industry gets bigger and bigger each day and giving consumers a choice of style...
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