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DIY Household Hacks: Toilet Cleaner

Toilet Cleaner If you run out of bleach to clean your toilet, use mouthwash instead. It bleaches and cleans your toilet just as well as a typical toilet cleaner. Materials: • Mouthwash (any Brand) Pour the mouthwash along the toilet bowl and let it sit for 3 minutes. Clean your ...
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SA’s barista champ: Coffee beans to try during lockdown

CAPE TOWN -While many South Africans have turned to Netflix, virtual exercise programmes or learning a new skill to pass the time during the lockdown, Winston Thomas, an independent barista experimented with local coffee beans. Thomas is South Africa’s 2020 barista champion and has also earned this top prize in ...
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Google Doodle offers advice on staying safe during Covid-19

DURBAN - Wearing a mask, washing your hands for at least 20 seconds are some of the steps people need to take to help curb the spread of Covid-19 and today’s Google doodle reminds people across the world the importance of these steps. The doodle shows all letters wearing a ...
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DIY Crafts for Kids: I Spy Bag

I Spy Bag This is for long trips or if you just need a simple interactive game to play with your children. Materials: • Clear Ziplock Bag / Pencil Case • Beads • Toys (Tiny Letters, Numbers and Fruit, Vegetables and Animals) Add the beads and the toys into the ...
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DIY Household Hacks: Cable Tags

Cable Tags This helps you to sort the cables that are plugged into the multiplug and to prevent the wrong plug from being removed. Materials: • Bread Tags • Permanent Marker Write the name of the item the cable is connected to and clip the bread tag around the cable ...
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DIY Treats: Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies This easy 3 ingredient recipe can be enjoy anytime of the year and it only tales 30 minutes to make. Ingredients: • 1 Stick of Butter • 1/3 Cup of Sugar • 1 Cup Flour • Sprinkles (optional) Preheat the oven to 162 degrees C. Mix the butter, ...
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DIY Health Tonic: Elderberry Tea

Elderberry Tea Elderberry tea is high in vitamins and antioxidants. It contains Vitamin C and contains phenolic acids that reduce stress. It also helps reduce flu like symptoms. Ingredients: • 1 Cup Boiling Water • 1 Elderberry Teabag/ 1 tsp Elderberries • Tea strainer Boil water in a kettle and ...
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DIY Household Hacks: Toothpaste Door Stopper

Toothpaste Door Stopper If you are desperate to stop your door from hitting the wall, this simple door stopper can help. Materials: • Toothpaste Tube • Glue Gun • Paint Empty half of the toothpaste out of the tube. Glue the tube hole with a glue gun and paint the ...
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DIY Treats: Chocolate Lava Cake in a Mug

Chocolate Lava Cake in a Mug This recipe is simple to follow and easy to make for just a single serving. Ingredients: • 1/4 Cup Flour • 1/4 Cup Sugar • 2 tbsp Cocoa Powder • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder • Pinch of Salt • 3 tbsp Butter (Unsalted) • ...
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The role of Artificial Intelligence in the fight against Covid-19

DURBAN - About 19 million people around the world have tested positive for Covid-19 and over 700, 000 have died. The pandemic has disrupted how people live, although very few and far between there have been some positives that have been brought about by the virus. The advancement of Artificial ...
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5 tips on dealing with Covid-19 stigma in the workplace

CAPE TOWN- The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way many sectors operate and while sickness in the workplace is not uncommon, the strict guidelines in place to reduce transmission of the virus and constant news updates, can make people hyper-aware and even suspicious of their co-workers’ health. Employment relations expert ...
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DIY Health Tonic: Peach Smoothie

Peach Smoothie Peaches are packed with antioxidants and contain Vitamin C. Ginger helps to relieve body pain, reduce inflammation, fight respiratory issues and helps to strengthen the immune system. Ingredients: • 1 Peach • 1/2 tsp Ginger Powder • 2 tbsp Greek Yoghurt • 1 Cup Almond Milk Wash the ...
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DIY Household Hacks: Window Cleaner

Window Cleaner When cleaning your windows, some products leave streaks behind which can be annoying and untidy. This is a simple way of getting your windows clean without the streaks. Materials: • 1 Cup Hot Water • 1 Cup Vinegar • 1 tbsp Liquid Soap • Cloth / Sponge • ...
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DIY Crafts for Kids: Balloon Art

Balloon Art This is a great way to help relieve any stress or anger your children may be feeling while stuck at home due to the Covid-19 lockdown. Materials: • Balloons • Paint • Canvas • Office pins • Darts Fill the balloons with paint, approximately 3/4 of the balloon ...
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DIY Health Tonic: Pumpkin Smoothie

Pumpkin Smoothie Pumpkins are packed with high levels of antioxidants and contain Vitamins A and C. Pineapples contain many nutrients including antioxidants that fight diseases and help boost your immune system. This mixture also contains Vitamins B and C as well as Folate. Ingredients: • 1 Cup Pumpkin • 1 ...
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TikTok SA launches ‘SkillsUp’ digital skills campaign

CAPE TOWN -Video-sharing social media network TikTok has seen the need for digital adoption and launched the SkillsUp campaign to empower users with useful digital skills. The digital education space has seen a surge due to the Coronavirus global pandemic with schools and educational institutions closing its doors and TikTok ...
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DIY Crafts for Kids: Rainbow Water

Rainbow Water This fun and colourful experiment will help you teach your children about the different forms of matter and their densities. Materials: • 4 drinking glasses • Measuring Jug • Food Dye (4 Colours) • Water • Sugar • 4 Syringes • 4 Spoons • 1 Glass Jar Fill ...
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DIY Health Tonic: Pineapple Glow Smoothie

Pineapple Glow Smoothie Pineapple contains many nutrients including antioxidants that fight diseases and helps boost your immune system as well as vitamins B and C and folate. Turmeric has antibiotic properties that help the body fight infections. Ingredients: • 1 Cup Pineapple • 1 tbsp Turmeric Powder • 1 Cup ...
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DIY Treats: Peanut Butter Cups

Peanut Butter Cups Peanut butter cups are delicious and easy to make. This recipe can be enjoyed by the entire family. Ingredients: • 3 tbsp Powder Sugar • 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter • 1 Cup Chocolate Place liners in a cupcake try. Sift the powder sugar and mix with the ...
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Coronavirus : Six months later

DURBAN - On the 30th of January this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus a global health emergency, an acknowledgement of the risk the virus poses to countries beyond its origin in China and of the need for a more coordinated international response ...
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