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Creative connections: The Social Market experience

by: Tshegofatso Mphahlele - 3 March 2015

Creative connections: The Social Market experience

This past weekend saw the fifth Social Market held at Mushroom Lounge in Pretoria. The Social Market is a gathering of some of the hippest and trendiest individuals in Pretoria. “We came up with the concept after noticing that there wasn’t a scene for creatives in Pretoria to gather and share ideas,” says Maitele Wawe,...

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In the names of our fathers

by: Nadine Kutu - 3 March 2015

In the names of our fathers

On a normal occasion, I doubt anyone would want to stay at work past their knock-off time. So for me to be hanging around in the Livity Africa offices past business hours could only mean one thing, someone awesome was coming. As the room fills with a large crowd of Braam fashioned youths, Alloysious Massquoi,...

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Go STREET with Mr Price

by: Tshepo Mosokotso - 3 March 2015

Go STREET with Mr Price

We got the chance to style and shoot for Mr Price’s (MRP) STREET range. STREET fashion means to me: freedom of expression, freedom of movement and freedom of influence. STREET fashion got its popularity in the 70’s against the backdrop of a couture class system with snobbery undertones. Young people didn’t relate giving way to...

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Imbawula – storytelling reimagined

by: Aluwani Ratshiungo - 2 March 2015

Imbawula – storytelling reimagined

Upstairs in the coffee shop, people were enjoying the music and mingling with a glass of wine here and a bottle of beer there. By 19:25 they had already filled up the basement of Bean Republic ready for the second instalment of Imbawula which started at 19:30 as promised. The event which is meant to be intimate...

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How the budget speech tackles youth issues

by: Rofhiwa Maneta - 27 February 2015

How the budget speech tackles youth issues

  On Tuesday, the Minister of Finance, Nhlanhla Nene delivered his maiden budget speech to the National Assembly. It was a speech that announced the first income tax increase in 20 years, an increase in sin tax and an increased fuel levy that is set to trigger an increase in fuel prices. Opposition parties have panned...

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Meet Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Mzwandile Masina

by: Rofhiwa Maneta - 27 February 2015

Meet Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Mzwandile Masina

We recently sat down with Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry and ANCYL National Convener Mzwandile Masina to discuss his parliamentary work. Find out what the ANC MP had to say about his first six months as an MP, what young people can look forward to in parliament this year and why he was in parliament...

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Live meets Expresso presenter, Katlego Maboe

by: Philela Singama - 27 February 2015

Live meets Expresso presenter, Katlego Maboe

Katlego Maboe (29), co-host of SABC3 morning show, Expresso is also a qualified chartered accountant, an MC, and a singer. He’s one of the lead singers in acapella boy-band, Flip-a-Coin which he joined in his second year at the North West University while doing his B.Com degree. We had a chat with the busy man...

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Win tickets to ACT UJ arts and culture conference

by: Live Events - 27 February 2015

Win tickets to ACT UJ arts and culture conference

Are you a creative or aspiring creative? We have two tickets to giveaway for this cool event which is happening at University of Johannesburg (UJ) on the 8 to 10 March 2015! ACT / UJ Arts and Culture Conference 2015 Brought to you by Arts and Culture Trust, UJ and the British Council Connect ZA...

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