10 Study Tips For University

Studying can be a very big part of your university life and knowing how to effectively study is extremely important. Some subjects will require more attention than others because some may have exams and others may not. Studying requires a certain level of discipline and willingness. While studying can be hard to do sometimes, once you figure ways that work for you, it can become easy, while still requiring effort.

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Why I Have a Problem With “Women Must Be Seen And Not Heard”

Have you ever heard people say, “Women must be seen and not heard?” Here is a short history lesson. The phrase “Women must be seen and not heard” originates from an old English proverb, “Children must be seen and not heard”. This proverb first appeared in a book by John Mirk published in the 15th century titled Mirks Festial.

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The Youth Vote: A Review of Zambia’s 2021 General Elections

In June this year, during the Afrobloggers Winter Blogging Challenge, I wrote briefly about a constitutional debate that was going on in Zambia and also mentioned that Zambia will be having elections on the 12th of August. Today is the 16th August, 2021 and voting day is well behind us.

Before my excitement for election season dies out, I decided to write this and share a few things I found interesting during this whole period from campaigning until today so please stick with me.

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The Perfect Breakup: The End (Part III)

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James and I were in a relationship for just over two years. I struggled to understand how he met another woman, liked her and decided to marry her. All within six months of us breaking up.

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The Perfect Breakup: Closure (Part II)

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“Sasha needs a friend,” a breathless Ashley said to me. We had just spent the last twenty minutes playing with Sasha outside. I didn’t run often but Sasha always made sure Ashley and I got the exercise we needed.
“No, she doesn’t. Sasha, do you need a friend?” I asked her. My perfect dog looked at me for a few seconds then ran off to get one of her chew toys.
“You see! She is happy with just us,” I said as I sat on a garden chair.
“Whatever you say,” Ashley responded and sat down next to me.

I picked up my phone and started mindlessly scrolling through social media. I noticed that I had a notification on Instagram. I found that strange because I hadn’t posted anything on the app in a long time. I clicked on the notification and to my surprise, it was James.

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