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I have alopecia and I’ve learned to carry my bald head with pride

by: Buhle Lindwa - 25 August 2016

I have alopecia and I’ve learned to carry my bald head with pride

Mandisi Maboee (27) has alopecia areata, an autoimmune disease which fights hair growth cells in the body, resulting in people having very little or no hair at all. Below, he tells Buhle Lindwa how he went from being teased as a child, to getting used to the stares as an adult, and embracing being different. At...

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Watch how these men react to being catcalled by women

by: Andisiwe Ntoni - 23 August 2016

Watch how these men react to being catcalled by women

For women, being catcalled  by men is almost daily experience. Curious to see how men would react if the tables were turned, we took to the Cape Town CBD and Langa township, with hidden cameras, to find out how men would react to being catcalled. Watch the video below for their reactions. Video shot and edited...

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SA’s hottest DJs battle deck-to-deck this Saturday

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 23 August 2016

SA’s hottest DJs battle deck-to-deck this Saturday

Youth, music and entertainment channels MTV and MTV Base are partnering with Cadbury 5Star, the latest chocolate to launch from the brand, to stage the new season of MTV DJ Battle. MTV DJ Battle is taking place at Carfax, Newtown this Saturday 27 August. The show celebrates the art of DJing by testing the skills...

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Some of the trendy young people at Kanye West’s Pablo pop-up store in Cape Town

by: Siyanda Mbuzo - 22 August 2016

Some of the trendy young people at Kanye West’s Pablo pop-up store in Cape Town

Kanye West’s Life of Pablo pop-up store in Cape Town, the first ever in Africa, drew lots of fans. Some of whom had been queuing as early as 6am on the store’s first day on Friday. Although there wasn’t much variety, just T-shirts, caps and jackets, many seemed happy just to buy whatever was there. Here’s what some of...

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Register to attend Creative Hustle Frontier tales: Storytelling around art & tech

by: Lethabo Bogatsu - 22 August 2016

Register to attend Creative Hustle Frontier tales: Storytelling around art & tech

Join British Council Connect ZA and Livity Africa at the Fak’ugesi #AfroTechRiot festival as we bring you Creative Hustles – Frontier tales: Storytelling around art and technology and the intersections between community, femininity and spiritualilty in Africa. In collaboration with Livity Africa, two interactive sessions led by industry professionals will form part of the Festival...

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5 male musicians on the female artists who inspire them

by: Live Staff - 18 August 2016

5 male musicians on the female artists who inspire them

Mashayabhuqe KaMamba says Busi Mhlongo helped him build his subgenre digital maskandi. Youngsta is inspired by Queen Latifah to rep his city hard. More hot young male musicians like Kimosabe, DJ Fosta, TiMO ODV share the female artists who inspire them below. Kimosabe on Alicia Keys (Interviewed by Sabelo Mkhabela) Alicia is a musician. See, she embraces the...

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Here’s what to look forward to at the Fak’ugesi Digital Innovation Festival

by: Live Events - 18 August 2016

Here’s what to look forward to at the Fak’ugesi Digital Innovation Festival

British Council’s ConnectZA have partnered up with Fak’ugesi again this year to welcome a diverse range of artists, designers, makers, tech gurus and thinkers from SA and the UK, to bring you an amazing programme including digital master classes, live debates, virtual reality performances and dynamic immersive video installations at the Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation...

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Register to attend the Maker Library workshops at Fak’ugesi Digital Innovation Festival

by: Live Events - 18 August 2016

Register to attend the Maker Library workshops at Fak’ugesi Digital Innovation Festival

As part of the Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival, running from 19 August to 3 September, the Maker Library Network will offer a range of free activities and workshops for you to come and learn a new skill. You can pop in to explore projects, new technologies and share ideas with some of the country’s...

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