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Why do I need a will? And how do I make one?

Why do I need a will? And how do I make one?

Head paralegal of the Orange Farm Human Rights Centre, Bricks Mokolo helps Thetha FM listeners to understand the importance of a will and how to write one. A will is an important legal document that reflects your wishes and helps to distribute your belongings when you die. It is not an easy subject to tackle but it a very important one that far too many people avoid. Read more on how to write your will

The Power of Putting Inmates on The Radio

The Power of Putting Inmates on The Radio

Richard Maphokwane is a thin, muscular man. He has a tight, twisty beard and has an incredible sense of calm. When you speak to him he will drift with ease between sincere pathos (on ways one can turn anger into happiness) to describing a bloody prison self-mutilation with a razor blade.

“We are stuck in this debt cycle because we are poor” – Loan repayments  leave pensioners penniless.

“We are stuck in this debt cycle because we are poor” – Loan repayments leave pensioners penniless.

“It’s an issue of poverty, we receive our grant money but it’s too small. It gets used up on paying pack loans and taking kids to school and we take out more loans. I started borrowing R800 but the second time I went, they offered R1000 and I took it because I was broke at the time. They then deducted over R400 from me.I really didn’t expect them to deduct so much.” – Ntate Senyane