Minah Sindane-Bloem

September 17, 2020

Children succeed when supported by their parents

My niece, Sandile Mahlangu, had his first solo flight on Tuesday 15 September 2020. I cannot hide that I am a proud aunt. When he was […]
August 4, 2020

Covid-19 in lay person’s language

I had the honour of listening to a presentation on Covid-19 by a couple who are doctors. They have their own private practice in Pretoria and […]
July 13, 2020

Problems at work are created at home

The best gift a parent can give to her/his child is a warm, loving, caring home. A home where the child feels safe emotionally, mentally, socially, […]
July 7, 2020

Mathematics is difficult – a costly superstition

Starting high school, my daughter continued to excel in Mathematics until the wheels came to a grind in Grade 9. I enrolled her with Master Maths […]
June 29, 2020

Lessons learnt from an abusive relationship

The vow “till death do us part” became true for my late aunt (my mother’s sister). All I have ever seen between her and her husband […]
June 23, 2020

Gender Based Violence cannot be the flavour of the month

Last week I wrote an article about a comprehensive approach to Gender Based Violence. It has been comforting to see more and more men standing up […]
June 15, 2020

Another approach to gender-based violence (GBV)

Another approach to gender-based violence (GBV)? Maybe. Let us consider this – the abuser is also a victim. Hmm! Our approach in South Africa has been […]
June 1, 2020

Black man, get off the white man’s back

This is the title of a book I wrote and self-published in 2010. It was an attempt to conscientise my fellow Africans, ABANTU, to consider that […]
May 25, 2020

Every day an Africa Day

“South Africa will mark Africa Month and Africa Day in May 2020, along with the rest of the continent. The month is an opportunity to promote African unity, deeper regional integration and recommit Africa to a common […]