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Madiba’s Culture – A celebration of isiXhosa through traditional wear

by: Sinethemba Ndleleni - 30 September 2014

Madiba’s Culture – A celebration of isiXhosa through traditional wear

This past Saturday, I braved a cold Cape Town morning as I made my way to the Cape Town station to meet with a colleague and board a train to Pinelands. Our destination was Mupine building where the Xhosa Language School was hosting a wrap up Heritage Day event called Madiba’s Culture. The Xhosa Language...

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Okapi Fun Day

by: Mpho Lehlongwa - 30 September 2014

Okapi Fun Day

My patience was wearing thin, all I had was the sounds of Ty Dolla Sign and only one cigarette to keep me company. Why? Because all that stood between me and a day of turning up with black Twitter was a really long walk to freedom. Like, that place is really far hey. Especially if...

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Win tickets to the Cape Town Underground Music Festival

by: Sabelo Mkhabela - 30 September 2014

Win tickets to the Cape Town Underground Music Festival

According to Cape Town event organiser Mawande “Manez” Sobethwa, Cape Town is the city of underground music – hip hop, reggae, dubstep, rock, and house. He, however, feels that that very same underground music that The Mother City is replete with is overlooked. “In general, Cape Town has always neglected its own artists. There’s never...

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So you want to be…a Creative Director?

by: Ndimphiwe Gilili - 29 September 2014

So you want to be…a Creative Director?

Choosing a career path is one of the most important decisions in one’s life. It can, however, be very challenging and confusing if not planned properly. Some young people get into a particular career path without knowing what it actually entails. Our “So you want to be…” weekly series aims at assisting young people in...

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Life Hack: From denim jeans to head wear

by: Sheilan Clarke - 26 September 2014

Life Hack: From denim jeans to head wear

Be ahead of the trend with this funky denim turban made from… your old pair of jeans! Live SA’s Sine Ndlela shows us how to rock denim jeans as headgear in this easy step-by-step video. Watch the video below.  

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Top fitness tips with Alex McGregor

by: Neo Mahame - 26 September 2014

Top fitness tips with Alex McGregor

Spring is here and summer is hot on its heels. As we pack away the blankets, hot water bottles and heaters and we shed all the layers we became so accustomed to wearing, we all suddenly want to get fit in preparation for summer. During the winter season we drag our feet and put the...

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5 of Africa’s most flamboyant and richest pastors

by: Sinethemba Ndleleni - 26 September 2014

5 of Africa’s most flamboyant and richest pastors

In the wake of the tragic accident that befell congregants of the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Nigeria (claiming over 80 South African lives), care to know how paid some clergymen are? Below is the five top spots that make up Africa’s richest pastors. The list compiled by Forbes looks at the top ten...

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Open Book Poetry Slam: A feast of spoken word

by: Ndimphiwe Gilili - 25 September 2014

Open Book Poetry Slam: A feast of spoken word

The Open Book Festival, now on its fourth year, is an annual literary festival, which takes place at The Fugard Theatre in Cape Town. This year, the festival ran from 17 to 21 September. Part of the programme is usually the poetry slam competition, which is what I got the opportunity to attend this last...

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