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Women: Birth Control Methods
​Birth control is the method of preventing pregnancy and can be done in a number of ways. Your choice of birth control depends on a number of different factors, such as your health, how many sexual partners you have, how often you have sex or whether you wish to have children in the future.
Learner Support: Coping with Exam Pressure
The National Senior Certificate exams are due to commence in the last week of October, and exam fever is high! It is a very stressful period for matriculants.  Fuelled by the anxiety and pressure to perform well, it can result in bad sleeping patterns, eating disorders and some negative distractions.
Health: Breast Cancer Awareness Month
​​The breast cancer rate is increasing amongst South African women. Research shows that at least one in 26 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 3 000 South African women die each year from the disease...
Careers: Bursary Programme at Digby Wells Environmental
Digby Wells Environmental invites all students registering for their undergraduate (1st, 2nd year, 3rd year) and Post Graduate studies for the 2017 academic year, to apply for the opportunity to participate in their bursary programme. Closing Date: 31 October 2016.
Women: Vaginal Yeast Infection
Vaginal yeast infection is an infection of the vagina caused by the yeast known as candida. Vaginal yeast infection is also called vaginal thrush. This infection occurs when there is an imbalance in the body’s natural yeast balance. Pregnant women and women aged between 30 and 40 are most likely to suffer from yeast infections.
People of note
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu
​His Grace, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, was born in 1931 in Klerksdorp in the North West Province. He is known as a South African cleric and activist and gained worldwide recognition in the 1980s as an outspoken opponent of apartheid.
Act against Crime Together (ACT), a SAPS initiative
The South African Police Services (SAPS) has distributed a pamphlet to help citizens act against crime, together. They have listed tips on personal safety for children and parents alike, see the full list below.
Waste Reducing Tips
​Cape Town is producing more waste than it can dispose of. Unfortunately rubbish does not just 'disappear' after you dispose of it - our landfills are almost full to capacity and each one of us needs to look at ways to reduce...
Reputation Management
Company branding plays a crucial role in the success of any business. Have you ever paid attention to how people view your company brand? Reputation can make or break a company’s bottom line. It can boost or kill sales...
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