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Who was Cecil Rhodes?

Last month, students from Cape Town University campaigned for the eviction from campus of a statue of British 19th century imperialist Cecil Rhodes. The sculpture is regarded by many as a physical embodiment of white minority rule and inequality in South Africa. The protest, which began on Twitter at #RhodesMustFall, reached…

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23rd celebrations

Twenty three is kind of a shit age, right? Not really early 20s anymore, it’s getting dangerously close that time where all your Facebook friends start to get engaged. Worse, in the long term that means you’ll have to pretend to be interested in babies and stuff. At least 22 had a Taylor Swift…

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Tidal: Music’s greedy Avengers

(source: mashable.com) Earlier this week, the most talented and influential names of international music met up to promote Jay-Z’s new music streaming subscription service, Tidal. Launched in October last year, it was recently purchased by the American rapper for over $50 million. Unlike other networks like Spotify, Tidal is said…

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Football 1-0 Mourinho

As usual, it began during the first leg and continued in the press conferences ahead of the second game. After a good -and rather fortunate- 1-1 away draw, Chelsea and Mourinho were qualified at kick off, with the advantage of playing a home tie. Regardless, the Portuguese once again tried to…

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SEO: my job in a nutshell

What one does for a living is a common topic of conversation. However in my case, people tend to switch off quickly when I try to explain my job, and I often give in by using the broad, rather unhelpful ‘I work in digital marketing’. I work in SEO, for Search Engine Optimisation. In…

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