On my first day of work, I woke up at 6:30am and if you know anything about me, that was EXTREMELY early as I am not a morning person. But, I had to get up early because my host mom in Joburg leaves at 7:30am in order to drop us all at work or school. Although this… Continue reading The Work Life…Flashback to 622
Today, June 16th marks the 40th anniversary of the Soweto Uprisings. Soweto is known for the student uprisings which served as a catalyst for the anti-apartheid movement. June 16th is now designated as a public holiday, to commemorate all the young people who lost their lives in the fight for freedom and democracy. Two days… Continue reading Aluta Continua – The Struggle Continues
After 5 papers, traveling to Jamaica, packing up my apartment, two long flights and an amazing 10-hour layover in Dubai, I finally made it to Johannesburg, South Africa on Friday, June 3rd. It was 5:45am when I got off the plane. Being half asleep didn’t stop me from savoring the sights and sounds of my… Continue reading Sawubona, Unjani?