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About Sanet Oberholzer

Sanet is a South African currently living in Pretoria. A lover of people, coffee, food and art, she has an appetite for the beauty in life. She also enjoys reading and photography and travels as often as she can. Always eager to explore and meet new people, she believes in being open to new challenges and embracing life with all its possibilities and opportunities. With an academic background in politics and international relations but no stranger to writing, Sanet has recently discovered the world of telling stories and sharing ideas as a staff writer for Ayiba
Latest Posts | By Sanet Oberholzer
#CareerGoals: Getting a life sentence commuted by President Obama
7 months ago

#CareerGoals: Getting a life sentence commuted by President Obama

Piriye Anga, an international lawyer from Nigeria, recently commuted a client’s life sentence, changing the course of one man’s life. Ayiba’s Sanet Oberholzer spoke to this inspirational woman about her …
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Into the ‘I of Africa’ with Model & Media Maven, Aina Fadina
7 months ago

Into the ‘I of Africa’ with Model & Media Maven, Aina Fadina

Having graduated from Temple University in Philadelphia in the hopes of becoming a medical doctor, Aina Fadina has become a successful model and innovator behind the digital series I of …
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Are you living below or beyond the “Beauty Standard?”
7 months ago

Are you living below or beyond the “Beauty Standard?”

When I was still at school my mom and I bumped into a black lady we knew in the mall. Happy to see us, she asked how we were and …
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The Quarter Life Crisis: Stuck Somewhere In-Between
7 months ago

The Quarter Life Crisis: Stuck Somewhere In-Between

The quarter life crisis is a real thing. It’s something I’ve been grappling with recently and the more I spoke to people, the more I realised that they, too, are …
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Xenophobia in the “Rainbow Nation”
7 months ago

Xenophobia in the “Rainbow Nation”

South Africa has developed a history of xenophobic attacks. As a South African it pains me to say this but there can be no denying what has played out over …
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Attend the South American Business Forum 2017
8 months ago

Attend the South American Business Forum 2017

During the time I spent at university I made a glorious discovery: academics is not just about studying and writing exams, it is about travelling and discovering as well. Conferences …
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Book Review: The Path Which Shapes Us by Lazola Pambo
10 months ago

Book Review: The Path Which Shapes Us by Lazola Pambo

The Path Which Shapes Us is a novel by South African novelist Lazola Pambo. The book follows the life of the protagonist, Clifford Malothi, an orphaned boy that was adopted …
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Unique Happenings in African Cities over the Holidays
10 months ago

Unique Happenings in African Cities over the Holidays

With Christmas in the air and a spirit of holiday on its heels, if you’re anything like me, you might be looking for something exciting to do during your days …
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African charities to support over the holidays
10 months ago

African charities to support over the holidays

As the saying goes, Christmas is a time for giving. If you’ve been thinking of delving a bit deeper into your pocket this season but haven’t been sure how, we’ve …
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Whispers of Life from a 14-year-old
11 months ago

Whispers of Life from a 14-year-old

For some of us it may be difficult to remember what it is we were doing at age fourteen, but fourteen-year-old South African Karabo Nkoli has already reached a milestone …
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