Category Archives: Lifestyle

Scholarships available for virgins only slammed as illegal by SA minister

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A South African cabinet minister on Wednesday slammed as “illegal” a new scholarship scheme for female students who must pass virginity tests during the holidays to received grant money. Uthukela municipality near Durban city last month awarded “maidens’ bursaries” to 16 university students on condition they remain virgins until they completed their studies. Beneficiaries of the cash will be subjected ... Read More »

Adult coloring book craze booms in US

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Intricate adult coloring books are the latest lifestyle craze to grip the United States, generating millions of fans, booming sales and libraries falling over themselves to host workshops. Walk into any New York bookstore, and you’ll find them artfully laid out on tables or filling entire shelves. Buyers can choose from Sanskrit patterns, urban landscapes, butterflies and flowers all offering ... Read More »

WATCH: One Direction’s tribute to fans is epic and very emotional

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After a great run in the limelight the band has managed to accrue several awards including nineteen Teen Choice Awards, five Brit Awards as well as eleven MTV Europe Music Awards. The band is known to bring back the era of the boy bands using social media to their advantage reaching out to fans and making their music accessible to ... Read More »

A simple guide to understanding calories and weight loss

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There are two camps when it comes to the issue of calories and fitness: those who count calories and those who do not. By basic definition, a calorie is a measure of the amount of energy in food. For us to be able to walk, talk, work, think and for all bodily functions such as digestion, heartbeat, circulation among others, ... Read More »

Thinking of studying in London? 6 things you need to know

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“What you resist persists…” That’s a quote by C.J. Jung – renowned Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist. Hi. I’m Julia and in my early twenties I couldn’t stand Nigerians. They were loud, abrasive, overconfident and this particular one named Ajijola stole my position as top student in Business Statistics class when her marvelous presentation received an almost standing ovation from the ... Read More »

How you should dress for a job interview

Dress for an Interview

No matter what kind of job interview you are going for, you need to look spectacular and at the same time presentable. How you look on the outside is the first thing that meets the eye and we are all judged by this; the most important thing to remember is that less is more and simplicity is golden. 1. Be ... Read More »

New Video Alert: Redsan – Shoulder Back


Redsun has released a new single ‘Shoulder Back’ with the video shot in South Africa earlier this year by acclaimed Nigerian director Sesan. The dancehall anthem is making big waves on radio in Kenya & Tanzania at the moment. Video playlisted on MTV Base, TRACE Africa and playing on East African Television. Redsan recently featured on the Fahrenheit’s Remix of AKA’s smash ... Read More »

Mr Ugly contestant ‘too handsome’ to win


The race to pick the ugliest man in Zimbabwe turned ugly after the defending champion and a section of fans termed the judge’s decision to announce Mison Sere as the winner as biased and unfair. The contest, held in a Harare pub, brought together Zimbabwe’s ugliest men with the popular William Masvinu, a three time winner, confident of retaining his ... Read More »

Billionaire buys Sh5 billion diamond ring for 7-yr old daughter


A Hong Kong billionaire spent a record $48.4 (Sh5B) million buying an 12.03-carat diamond dubbed “Blue Moon” for his daughter in an auction in Geneva, his spokeswoman confirmed to AFP Thursday. Property tycoon Joseph Lau, who last year was found guilty of bribery in neighbouring Macau, bought the rock at a Sotheby’s auction on Wednesday and immediately renamed it “The ... Read More »

Man accused of stealing Facebook underwear photos


A Tokyo man accused of accessing a woman’s Facebook account and allegedly downloading pictures of her in her underwear has been arrested, police and reports said Tuesday. In what is being reported as the first such arrest in Japan, Ryosuke Koga, 25, allegedly logged into the victim’s Facebook account 17 times between January and March, a Tokyo Metropolitan Police spokesman ... Read More »