Journey through the Abstract – Art by Tamlyn Che’ Mthethwa

The great Polish-American noveslit Jerzy Kosinski is quoted for saying these famous words, “The principle of art is to pause, not bypass. The principles of true art is not to portray, but to evoke.” In this article on the Bellwether, we are delighted to announce the Winter Group Show exhibition, which will feature and celebrate talented local artists. It is a great opportunity to pause … Continue reading Journey through the Abstract – Art by Tamlyn Che’ Mthethwa

Podcast Episode #5: Chantel Maina

Welcome back to our loyal listeners ! This month we are joined by Chantel Maina. A distinguished and accomplished UCT student. She completed Matric with 7 distinctions from Kingsmead College in 2018. She is months away from graduating with an Actuarial Science degree, all while running her own high school tutoring company called, Whiztutors.  We cover just about everything, from her high school career, time … Continue reading Podcast Episode #5: Chantel Maina

Podcast #4: Daniel J. Martin

Welcome to the first episode of the Bellwether Podcast in the year 2022. We had the honour of speaking to a man of many titles and talents, Mr. Daniel J Martin. During his university career he started 2 successful businesses. He sold the one and the second, Delega, specialises in growing small to medium-sized businesses through an array of digital solutions such as professional and … Continue reading Podcast #4: Daniel J. Martin

Gate-keeping the Noble Profession: The Unjustifiable Obstacles to Practicing Law in South Africa as a foreigner

Becoming a lawyer is no easy task. The path is riddled with land mines at every turn.Whether it be getting a law degree, finding articles of clerkship, writing board exams orbuilding a portfolio as an attorney/advocate, there are many challenges that one faces whenembarking on this journey. There is however no greater obstacle to entry into this nobleprofession for non-South Africans in particular than the … Continue reading Gate-keeping the Noble Profession: The Unjustifiable Obstacles to Practicing Law in South Africa as a foreigner

Black Dragon: The Legend of Vusi Tembekwayo

How do you hatch a dragon egg? Yes, a dragon egg. As in the mythical, monstrous lizard-like creatures that are often winged, breathe fire and have been the subject of everything from children’s nightmares to scientific study from ancient China to Europe for as long as stories have been told. Well, the answer to that question depends on which origin myth you’re going with and … Continue reading Black Dragon: The Legend of Vusi Tembekwayo

#Support Local: Panache Design and Architects

Luxurious mansions, private beach condos and tiny mobile homes all have one thing in common: They were all just a drawing on a piece of paper at some point. Thereafter, brick by brick, they were built and brought to life: The manifestation of imagination. They also point to another reality, which is that everyone desires to build their own reality. Whether it is the friends … Continue reading #Support Local: Panache Design and Architects

Podcast #3: Trauma and posttraumatic growth in the lives of sex trafficking victims with Dr Heather Evans

Dr. Heather Evans is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Director of Evans Counseling Services LLC, a private group counseling practice in Coopersburg, Pennsylvania. She has over 20 years of clinical experience, with a specialization in women’s issues, particularly sexual trauma, sex trafficking, and aftercare of its victims. Heather received a Doctor of Clinical Social Work degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her dissertation highlighted … Continue reading Podcast #3: Trauma and posttraumatic growth in the lives of sex trafficking victims with Dr Heather Evans

Podcast #2: Breaking into the entrepreneurship sphere with Ibahim and Rinae

Join us for our second episode with student entrepreneurs Rinae and Ibrahim, the co-founders of  RINAIBRA. RINAIBRA is a maintenance communication system with a focus on students and the residence maintenance administrator. Founded in 2020 by Riane and Ibrahim, they offer tracking of residence maintenance issues on the platform and a convenient communication system between the administrator and the students of the residence. The platform … Continue reading Podcast #2: Breaking into the entrepreneurship sphere with Ibahim and Rinae

Women in leadership: Karen Nelson

A person’s success is often measured by how much money they have made, their net worth, real estate portfolio and any other such material possessions that they have amassed over the years. Maybe that is too materialistic a view of success to be palatable for some of you. Some prefer to measure success by the impact that one has on those in their community and … Continue reading Women in leadership: Karen Nelson