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Have you Rsvped for 2 December?…
By MbewuAdmin Uncategorized

Would you like to spend the day with Mbewu Movement and the women of Frida Hartley Shelter? When: 2 December Where: Frida Hartley Shelter, Yeoville How: rsvp on grow@mbewumovement.com   :

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Join Mbewu Movement and the Frida Hartley Shelter Women
By MbewuAdmin

Would you like to spend the day with Mbewu Movement and the women of Frida Hartley Shelter? When: 02 December 2017

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A visit to the Frida Hartley Shelter
By MbewuAdmin

We look forward to sharing the day with you and the women of the Frida Hartley Shelter!

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16 days of Activism of NO violence against Women and Children
By MbewuAdmin

25 November-10 December…violence against women and children and all human life is abhorrent anytime of the year. #STOPVIOLENCEAGAINSTWOMEN&CHILDREN   Background The 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children is an international awareness-raising campaign. It takes place every year from 25 November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women) to …

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A BRUTAL SOCIETY
By MbewuAdmin

As the title of this article suggests, I have in recent days, following the overwhelming non-ending events that relate to the inhumane treatment of children and female adults alike, resorted to referring to this society in which we exist as a brutal one. Much as many of us would like to conceive and start our …

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An interview with Bongekile Radebe: On Being Her Own Cup of Tea
By MbewuAdmin

In 2015 I was asked to participate in a panel discussion at the Youth Economic Indaba hosted by the Association of Black Securities & Investment Professionals (ABSIP). My particular panel was themed around women empowerment, and I was so honoured at the opportunity to share my thoughts amongst an accomplished group of young women. One …

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Ndumiso: Luv Story Part 1
By MbewuAdmin

  Mbewu MCM – a talented director and professional photographer, Ndumiso Sibanda, take a look at the LUV ”love” short story series that this talented Afrcan artist has pulled off.

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Vongani – Groceries Series
By MbewuAdmin

Is It Possible To Buy Groceries At No Cost? A buyer’s journal to secure additional wealth. Author: Vongani Nkuna Several years ago, I opened a stock brokerage account at a reputable firm. I deposited a few thousand and then, as a natural result of exploring other interests, I let it roost. Month after month a …

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Ndumiso: Luv Story Part 2
By MbewuAdmin

A talented director and professional photographer, Ndumiso Sibanda, pulls of an amazing LUV ”love” short story, take a look at this talented artist’s love story compilation.

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Ending Violence against women and girls, if not you, then who?….
By MbewuAdmin Uncategorized

This November, 2017, Mbewu Movement would like to encourage the Mbewu community to participate in the discussion and conversation around violence against women and girls.

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Lily Banda on talking about violence against women…
By MbewuAdmin

Born in Malawi on 16 August 1990, Lily Banda made an impact under the stage name Alex as a singer and poet. Since the release of her debut album in January 2014 the artist has headlined many events where she has dazzled audiences with her charisma and energy as well as the boldness of her …

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Interview with Siviwe Gwarube, Executive Director of Communications at the Democratic Alliance
By MbewuAdmin

It’s not often that we have the opportunity to celebrate young black women in politics, as the political environment in South Africa is dominated by older men and women. Siviwe Gwarube, who earlier this year was announced as Executive Director of Communication at the Democratic Alliance at just 28 years old, is one such person …

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What the richest man in Japan and his employees are reading
By MbewuAdmin Uncategorized

“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, who had ever been alive.” – James Baldwin Back …

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The Black Industrialist
By MbewuAdmin

The buzz word coming from South Africa’s development finance institutions seems to be, the black industrialists. With the growing movement of African consumers wanting to buy black, as well as platforms such as Brownsense who are pooling a network of black entrepreneurs, the timing of Mbewu Movement’s “Black Industrialist” Masterclass could not have been more pertinent. …

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An Interview with Boipelo Mabe on Being an Unapologetic Youth
By MbewuAdmin

As a young girl, I used to adore beauty pageants and watching Miss South Africa was an annual delight for my family and me. Fast forward to March 2012, at my first ever international women’s day event at work, and Miss South Africa 1992 Amy Kleinhans was the keynote speaker. I remembered her from my …

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An Interview with Phumzile Sitole, a South African actor taking the US by storm
By MbewuAdmin

The first time I met Phumzile was on an impromptu trip to New Jersey, USA, to see South African jazz musician Vuyo Sotashe’s graduation performance, along with my childhood friend, Kenyan/Ethiopian South African raised theatre maker, Shariffa Ali. After that amazing day, I was so proud of these young South Africans who were, in their …

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Navigating Corporate Bullshit- as a (black) female
By MbewuAdmin

You know you are borderline old when things you learnt in PSYCH101 in first year of university eleven years ago start making sense? (Lol). One of many Sigmund Freud theories is that; your conditioning as a human being, your experiences between the ages of 1-5 years old are the most important in shaping the human …

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The Journey (Part I)
By MbewuAdmin

This is a two-part story about my journey from Med student to Marketing professional to where I am today (banking): the obstacles I’ve faced and the sacrifices I’ve had to make. It’s 19h00 on a Sunday and the Carte Blanche theme song goes on. How are you feeling? Do you slowly start drafting your suicide …

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Meet South Africa’s Rising Children’s Book Author – Refiloe Moahloli
By MbewuAdmin

On a lovely Saturday in Johannesburg I interviewed our April career woman and author, Refiloe Moahloli. The interview took place at Warm and Glad, a trendy restaurant in Craighall Park, which was fitting because that’s exactly how Refiloe made me feel. This bright and petite figure with a gorgeous smile and enthusiastic energy just effortlessly …

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Spread Your Wings: Tips on How to Build a Global Career
By MbewuAdmin

In recent years, some of SA’s most talented and influential youth have made names for themselves on the world stage. From politician Lindiwe Mazibuko to comedian Trevor Noah, more and more young professionals are pursuing global aspirations and catapulting their careers to new heights. Interestingly, many workplace studies on millennials reveal that this generation is …

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Join the movement…Spend the day with the women of Frida Hartley Shelter
By MbewuAdmin Uncategorized

How: Rsvp to grow@mbewumovement.com Where: Frida Hartley Shelter for Women Time: 10am-4pm What: Volutneer your time by facilitating a workshop on job readiness and other soft skills, clothing and cash donations are also welcome.  

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Gender Based Violence. #throwback Kenya news interview
By MbewuAdmin Uncategorized

Gladys Gachanja speaks with the Youth and Gender affairs Cabinet Secretary, Sicily Kariuki Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8h2WSGCo21M  

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An interview with Sunni Faba, SA’s TV and Film trailblazer
By MbewuAdmin

If you have had any encounter with Sunni Faba, you’ll agree that her energy is so warm and friendly, one might feel like they’ve been friends with her forever. She’s poised and has a killer smile that is so infectious that you’ll stop and smile yourself. Sunni has been rising through the ranks (at warp …

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An interview with Sunni Faba, SA’s TV and Film trailblazer
By MbewuAdmin

If you have had any encounter with Sunni Faba, you’ll agree that her energy is so warm and friendly, one might feel like they’ve been friends with her forever. She’s poised and has a killer smile that is so infectious that you’ll stop and smile yourself. Sunni has been rising through the ranks (at warp …

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Ndumiso: LUV ”love” story Part 3
By MbewuAdmin

A talented photographer and director, Ndumiso Sibanda compiles a 3-part love short story. Watch the final part that this talented artist pulled off.

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Ndumiso: LUV ”love” story Part 3
By MbewuAdmin

A talented photographer and director, Ndumiso Sibanda compiles a 3-part love short story. Watch the final part that this talented artist pulled off.

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EXISTING IN WHITE MALE DOMINATED SPACES…IMPOSTER SYNDROME MUCH…EEK!
By MbewuAdmin

Over the past few years, I have had a few friends ask me how it feels to be a double minority in a majority white male dominated industry …and only now that I’ve taken time off to do my masters can I truly reflect on it. Not because I’ve never felt like the other or …

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#Problem: Gender based violence….staaaph!
By MbewuAdmin

The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus – the Institute for Gender and Development Studies: Nita Barrow Unit (IGDS: NBU) presents 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign.

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Gender Based Violence. #throwback Kenya news interview
By MbewuAdmin

Gladys Gachanja speaks with the Youth and Gender affairs Cabinet Secretary, Sicily Kariuki Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8h2WSGCo21M  

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Join the movement…Spend the day with the women of Frida Hartley Shelter
By MbewuAdmin Uncategorized

How: Rsvp to grow@mbewumovement.com Where: Frida Hartley Shelter for Women Time: 10am-4pm What: Volutneer your time by facilitating a workshop on job readiness and other soft skills, clothing and cash donations are also welcome.  

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