My Way! My African Way! – Thishiwe Ziqubu

A 32 year old multi-awards winner South African actress is deeply rooted to her African spirituality which helped her through her journey in the film industry as a creative, writer, director and producer. Talking to UniQ Magazine, she unapologetically stated that Africans were the richest nation before colonialism. “I am all about going back to […]

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Where there is a Smoke- There’s Abdool Xolile

“Firefighting isn’t for everyone. People who are seriously afraid of heights or confined spaces, who don’t function well in a crisis, or who in general would rather not introduce elements of danger into their lives, are unlikely to be attracted to the job. But for those who do not see these aspects of the job […]

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Dear Homophobic Person – Poem by Tinashe Wakapila

I come in peace, does my homosexuality make you uncomfortable, lemme walk you through this The Creator created Adam and Eve, so what? My name is Tinashe Wakapila, I am a Woman, Cis woman for that matter Oops oh no! I forgot you don’t even know what it means Yes, He created Adam and Eve […]

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Keep The Promise To The LGBTIQ+ people

This year my article is more like commentary on how, in my observation Durban Pride went. The stalls were well supported and lined up in an orderly manner, a roll call of some sort and a little bit about the pageant as it happened, in a not so settled manner of set up. The mission […]

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A conversation with Gcina Khumalo

We sat down with Gcina Khumalo, a make-up artist and fashion guru/stylist. We wanted to know what makes this impressively inspiring woman tick: UniqMag: Give a brief description of who you are?? GK: I am unapologetically confident, hard working woman, a go getter, humble but full of life who loves life, is outgoing and a […]

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Sithembile Ndlovu – Do not wait on a leader…look in the mirror!

We sat down with Child and Youth Care Practitioner Sethembile Ndlovu, she unpacks for us her life story and her passion for children and the youth: A truly inspirational story; I am Sithembile Ndlovu, a qualified Child and Youth Care Practitioner and a young Social Entrepreneur from Dassenhoek in Kwa-Zulu Natal. I am the co-founder […]

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Our Pride, Our Success – Selby “Selbyonce” Mkhize

Celebrated in the month of June worldwide, Gay pride or LGBTIQ+ pride is the positive stance against discrimination and violence towards lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTIQ+) people. To promote their self-affirmation, dignity, equality rights, increase their visibility as a social group, build community, and celebrate sexual diversity and gender variance. And no one better embodies this than Selby “Selbyonce” Mkhize. Selby’s humble beginnings enhanced […]

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RawFace – Zanele “Zah” Dludla

Zanele Dludla affectionately known as Zah, is a 22 year old female from Amaoti, Durban. She grew up in Amaoti, attended Primary and Secondary School there. She later moved to Pretoria for her tertiary education and studied Civil Engineering. She took the modelling path after finishing her matric in 2013. Currently she is busy with […]

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