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The City of Johannesburg’s Remains of the Sophiatown Renaissance

Trevor Huddleston CR Memorial Building - Sophiatown Heritage and Cultural Center, City of Johannesburg

My Newly Found Fun Thing To Do In Johannesburg. See what I found around Westdene in Johannesburg! I was on my Sunday morning 10km hike downtown Auckland Park when I found this treasure. This place is called Sophiatown Heritage and Cultural Center. Sadly, they are closed on Sundays which means I surely owe this place a…

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#WorldChocolateDay, Dark Chocolates and Your Health

World Chocolate Day have been celebrated since the 7th of July 2009. While admitting that some of us are chocolate addicts, July 7 is an excuse for me to have some of my favorite which is the organic dark chocolates. I prefer dark chocolates with a minimum of 60% cocoa mass because of it’s several…

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How to open a GTBank Account while living in South Africa: Step-by-step Guide

Hi readers, I recently received an email from one of the subscribers to Olunloyo.com for a breakdown on how to apply for a Nigerian bank account without leaving South Africa. I shared the step by guide with the gentleman via email but I believe the same information will be beneficial for many other people seeking…

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Nigerian Politics: A Note To New, Young Entrants

I am in total support of new breed politicians. I admire the courage of those who put themselves forward for the task. The truth is that, we cannot change our nation without challenging the status quo. We cannot enforce the desired change while sitting on the fence bickering. We must engage. We have to participate…

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Taxi Rides in South Africa – A Guide for Nigerians [2 of 2]

If you haven’t read the first part of this article (Taxi Rides in South Africa – A Guide for Nigerians [1 of 2]), I suggest you quickly read it. Don’t worry, I’ll be waiting for you right here. Great, welcome back. Now that we are all caught up on the first 5 tips, let’s continue…

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Taxi Rides in South Africa – A Guide for Nigerians [1 of 2]

South Africa is the home of rooibos, biltong, good wine and inyati minibus taxis. Fellow Nigerians, thank you for joining me for this lesson on how to ride a taxi like a pro in South Africa. These 5 tips should get you to where you are going cheap and sound. 1. Get all the facts…