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Can you be a bartender and a feminist?
Human Rights / Lifestyle / My Story / Women

Can you be a bartender and a feminist?

“For sure!” “No, it’s hard trying to be a feminist while working as a bar lady.” “Yes, definitely.” “No way, you’re just being used as entertainment behind the bar.” “It’s just about your ability to separate your work from your beliefs.”   This is an interesting question. I stumbled across an article on New York … Continue reading

Recycle from your doorstep
environment

Recycle from your doorstep

The recycling flow of Grahamstown is dynamic and efficient, but this is through an organizational, business model. Companies like Grahamstown Recycling and Integrated Waste & Recycling Services are only some of the few waste management establishments in Grahamstown, along with the recycling collection service of Rhodes University and the Makana Municipality’s two-bag system. But these … Continue reading

Food / Health / Lifestyle / Nutrition / Research

Do you know what’s healthy?

The Science Expo at local schools in Grahamstown this year gave space to a range of stimulating and smart young people showcasing excellent research and learning in the science field. Eleanor Amner, a grade 7 student from Victory Primary, stood out for her keen research in debunking some of society’s nutrition myths. Amner received a silver … Continue reading

Prevention and Management
Diseases / Food / Health

Prevention and Management

Earlier this year the World Health Organization (WHO) released a Global Action Plan for the prevention and management of the world’s most common diseases (NCDs): Cardiovascular diseases Cancers Respiratory diseases Diabetes NCD stands for noncommunicable diseases. These are chronic diseases that are non-infectious and cannot be passed from person to person. They result in long-term … Continue reading