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REVIEW | Is brighter Spark worth ditching old model for?

REVIEW | Is brighter Spark worth ditching old model for?

The pace at which technology products – in particular cellphone gadgets – are evolving is alarming, at times leaving you wondering if the new devices are really worth chasing after.

FNB offering vaccinated customers up to R18m to promote wellness

SPONSORED | Customers can use the Navigate Life tab on the FNB app to confirm their Covid-19 vaccination status

Wits researchers get funding for their depression screening app

The tool was developed over four years as part of Hassem’s PhD studies in psychology and offers an “empathetic and unintimidating” first step towards recognising, understanding, and seeking help for depression.

Successful natural hair care brand owner branches into salon

Sonto Pooe started doing hair as a means to earn extra money for a pair of sneakers as a teenager; years later she’s the owner of successful natural hair care brand Native Child.

Let’s get smart about life insurance

SPONSORED | What’s the difference between funeral cover and life cover?

Get to know your nova

SPONSORED | Which one will you pick: Huawei’s new nova 8 or nova 8i smartphone?

Gentle ways to whip your body into shape for summer

According to research conducted as part of Tiger Brands’ Eat Well, Live Well initiative, ‘The State of Nutrition in SA’ report shows that SA’s average Body Mass Index (BMI) is 35.1.

Upgrade now to the new iPhone 13 and get up to R15,000 back in cash

Cash or contract, online or in-store, iStore offers the best deals on the stunning new iPhone 13 line-up

Pastry chef a master of her craft

Cake was the order of the day at Lillian Sibiya’s home in Limpopo while growing up.

Up to 60% of children have feelings of depression made worse by Covid-19

Covid-19 has worsened depression with on average 50-60% of young people living in Sub-Saharan Africa experiencing negative feelings and poor wellbeing since the pandemic took hold of the region.

Signs you may be heading for exhaustion

Easy self-test for fatigue.

End of year burnout: how to spot it and take action

It is often said that the hardest part of every race is found very close to the finish line.

Cobra now offers the full bathroom solutions

SPONSORED | Cobra is your one-stop shop for all your bathroom and sanitary ware

Money and relationships: ‘til debt do us part'

While money issues can ruin relationships with friends and loved ones, a few boundaries here and there do the trick.

Heritage day recipes

Food carries with it a story and a rich heritage, in flavour and in memory. We take a look at delicious, easy recipes to try this Heritage Day. Whether you prefer to braai, sit down around a table or host a picnic, whatever you do, do it in true South African spirit The perfect sauce for those chicken wings Ingredients for the Sauce: 200g Diced Bacon 1C Tinned tomatoes ¼ C tomato paste ½ C brown sugar 1C water 1T Soy sauce 1t Vinegar 1 Kg Chicken wings Method for the Sauce: Prehe...

Five things experts say happy couples regularly do together

While you may lead a busy life, it can be hard to make room for some quality time for your significant other, even though it is something as simple as sharing a meal or as extravagant a week-long vacation.

Social media star uses humour to promote vaccination among youth

Tik Tok rising star Mfumo Bamuza is using his influence to combat Covid-19 and vaccine misinformation.

R1.3m fridge sparks 'bidding war'

An iconic Smeg fridge – brightly handpainted by Sicilian artists and branded by Dolce & Gabbana – has triggered a bidding war that could see it sell for more than the R1.3m price.

Join Sowetan Women’s Club and Toi Moi for a fabulous celebration

Join the Sowetan Women’s Club and Toi Moi as we celebrate 40 fabulous years of female strength, resilience and beauty by giving you the opportunity to connect with some of SA’s most-admired women.

Siba Mtongana shares her recipes for life, love and laughter

If one could tip their hat to culinary expert and author Siba Mtongana, it would be for being a game-changer, trendsetter and the first to go where others feared to tread.

Sweet escapes with Thapelo Mokoena's dining hideaway

The scenic, never-ending hills of Kromdraai can often be a delight for those driving up to the hiking spots, secluded gardens or the B&Bs of the area.

Peace of mind and mental health vital for wellness, says Mahlangu

Wellness plays a crucial part in helping us achieve a higher quality of life. While eating well and going consistently to the gym may bring a remarkable difference to our lives, nurturing the mind and soul is equally important. After all, the various aspects of wellness are interconnected and wellness is more than just physical health. It is multidimensional and holistic.

Walking the journey of wellness, vigour

The journey of wellness requires one to be conscious of and intentional about one’s mental, physical and emotional health.

Local designer recycles rags into fashionable bags

Being a multi-disciplinary talent is nothing new but while growing up in Zone 14 in the Vaal, south of Johannesburg, Bhungane Mehlomakhulu found it helped tame his restlessness.

Wedding gowns fit for a princess

The drama at the jubilant wedding ceremony of Skeem Saam’s Mapitsi (Mogau Motlhatswi) and Thabo Tbose Maputla (Cornet Mamabolo) was not courtesy of gun-toting mother-in-law, Meikie (Harriet Manamela).

Crossing the fatherhood Rubicon

Hesitation to become fathers can sometimes overcome men, especially when they are reminded of the image that fatherhood has in society: Awol.

Warm weather needs some sweet treats

It always feels like warm weather requires sweet treats. That’s certainly what it felt like growing up in the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal.
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