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4 times inclusivity and representation won this year

by: admin - 22 September 2017

4 times inclusivity and representation won this year

Plus-size, queer, being as dark as Alek Wek; suddenly everything society told us was wrong with us is what is helping us get ahead. Here are 4 reasons why there has never been a better time be yourself. 1. The Thick Leeyonce clapback that was heard around the world Things didn’t turn out as planned...

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Ballin’ on a budget: 5 things you can do in Jozi for under R300

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 22 September 2017

Ballin’ on a budget: 5 things you can do in Jozi for under R300

So you are planning the next date or lining up activities for a squad outing. Your flesh is ready, your spirit is on fire but there’s just one problem: the rand is low. Don’t worry, this is Jo’burg — home of the bargain and land of the good time. 1. SAB World of Beer (R115...

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Is albinism the new aesthetic?

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 21 September 2017

Is albinism the new aesthetic?

For many years, albinism has lived under a dark cloud of stigma and superstition. And now, finally,  media companies and photographers are finally starting to acknowledge people with albinism as beautiful and desirable. However, are these images truly helping or is this another kind of discrimination? We spoke to two models about the growing presence...

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Take a trip down memory lane with our Heritage Day playlist

by: Cole Ndelu - 20 September 2017

Take a trip down memory lane with our Heritage Day playlist

We’ve put together a playlist that will have your parents and other relatives shouting, “Oh, that’s my jam!” and will have you singing along too. Music that everyone will enjoy and sway to. Listen to the playlist on Deezer Listen to the playlist on iTunes

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The nightmare of being coloured on Heritage Day

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 18 September 2017

The nightmare of being coloured on Heritage Day

Growing up coloured, Heritage Day would always be one of the most awkward celebrations for me. People at school would be wearing their traditional clothes, ready with answers about what foods they will be eating. Even simple questions like “Where’s home?” would be a nightmare. This is owed to the fact that I, like many...

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DooWap talks DJing and Deals

by: Cole Ndelu - 15 September 2017

DooWap talks DJing and Deals

From her music to her fashion style, everything about Khetsiwe Morgan is complex and eclectic. With her luminous neon braids and the triangle tattoo placed squarely at the center of her face, Khetsiwe who is commonly known as DJ DooWap defies the very concept of ordinary. This is evident with her music which draws inspiration...

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Take your business to the next level with Digify PRO Start UP

by: admin - 14 September 2017

Take your business to the next level with Digify PRO Start UP

Facebook Africa and Livity Africa are on a mission to digify businesses owned by young people through Digify PRO StartUp. The programme is aimed at helping youth-enterprises become competitive – through digital skills, in particular understanding Facebook and Instagram as business tools. With over 14 million users in South Africa, Facebook is the biggest online...

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The New Nerd’s Guide to Black Superheroes

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 14 September 2017

The New Nerd’s Guide to Black Superheroes

To those who have just joined the superhero nerd club, welcome. The world of meta humans, gods, and alien beings may seem milky white and you’re probably wondering if Black Panther is the only black superbeing. Thankfully, this is not true. While you wait in eager anticipation for the premiere of the Black Panther film...

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