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I talked about abuse and made you uncomfortable? Good.

Clarity on what exactly constitutes abuse, is key in curbing the existence of this deadly phenomenon.

Natalia Antonova

“People mistake vulnerability for intimacy. It’s not just annoying, it’s damaging.” — these words from my friend and Anti-Nihilist Institute co-founder Anna Lind-Guzik have been knocking around in my head lately for a reason.

Vulnerability is a useful tool of connecting to one’s audience. This isn’t just true of confessional writing. When I began to open up about leaving Russia/an abusive relationship, I did so with an explicit goal in mind: Draw attention to the problem, and show people how abuse *really* works.

It was also obviously important for me to emotionally connect with my audience and friends in general. Pain becomes more manageable when you feel less alone. All of this is normal — mundane, even.

I wasn’t surprised by the amount of odd, insensitive, prying and condescending messages I received. A lot of them came from men who have trouble processing vulnerability — in all of its forms…

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Yena aya kwini wheelchair bound

Artists need genuine managers inorder to maximise on profits.

IMG_20180313_172122_130Boti-majulie wheelchair bound. Photo by Angie Nkuna. 

By: Blessing Mabunda
news.giyaniview@mailbox.co.za

GIYANI- The mocking phrase ‘Yena aya kwini’? owner, July Hlupheka Mabunda (60) is using a wheelchair after his painful fall on the ground.

According to Giyani View’s source Mabunda on the day of the incident took so much drinks that led Mabunda to fall down at one of local liquor stores in Bambeni village outside Giyani town. 

Mabunda dominated the social media networks towards the end of 2017 when his video clips went viral on internet mocking his aunt, Kokwani Khubani Mbiza.

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cropped-photogrid_15192838278631.jpgMeanwhile, last year, Benny Mayengane told Giyani View that Boti-majulie’s manager, Tirhani Mabasa shouldn’t have considered organising a birthday warm party and the house opening ceremony for Mabunda but buying his home appliances.

Till to date the RDP house has no new furniture; no tv-set, or couches only old Wardrobe and bed which Mabunda says he…

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