Live Mag

Seeing a different you

by: Khotso Masilela - 22 December 2014

Seeing a different you

As commercial as art can be, it’s also still a very niche market in South Africa. With that comes more than just the idea of “pretty pictures.” Art entails concepts and perspectives. One perspective in particular comes from an amazing collective that goes by the moniker “I See a Different You”.  The trio, who are...

Read more

Mz Lee on Black Twitter and the Politics of Social Media in 2014

by: Thapelo Mosiuoa - 19 December 2014

Mz Lee on Black Twitter and the Politics of Social Media in 2014

VIP caught up with Blogger, Graphic Designer, Social Media Content Manager and Tweleb Lerato Mannya a.k.a Mz Lee to talk about the year that 2014 has been from highlights to low-lights and the biggest events that have transpired on social media.   What has 2014 been like? What were the biggest highlights for you? It’s been...

Read more

Movies to watch this festive season

by: Simamkele Matuntuta - 19 December 2014

Movies to watch this festive season

December is a season for family gatherings, weddings and various turn up events. Through all that you may want to just unwind and watch movies perhaps with friends or family. Here’s our recommendation for movies to watch this December and January 2015.   Walking on sunshine (In cinemas from 19 December) You’re probably too young...

Read more

What does Parliament look like?

by: Sheilan Clarke - 19 December 2014

What does Parliament look like?

Making sense of parliament can be daunting. The proceedings seem to have their own language and it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the entire process. Don’t, worry, though. We’ve put together a graphic that’ll explain some of parliament’s most important terms and procedures to you. Check it out: Follow me on Twitter: @_Sheilan_ Live from...

Read more

Young MPs to watch: Yusuf Cassim

by: Rofhiwa Maneta - 19 December 2014

Young MPs to watch: Yusuf Cassim

  As part of our new series of content, Live in Parliament, we bring you a series of video profiles called “Young MPs to watch” – where we feature young parliamentarians who are shaping the future of South African politics. In this episode we profile the Democratic Alliance’s Yusuf Cassim who holds the distinction of...

Read more

Pigeons posing as humans of Jozi

by: Thabiso Molatlhwa - 18 December 2014

Pigeons posing as humans of Jozi

Wherever there are humans, you can be certain that pigeons are not far away. Throughout history, they have been known  to have man’s back. Even when man seems to have turned his back on them, they continue to stick by his side. For centuries, pigeons have subtly exhibited their shrewdness without a recompensing pat on the back...

Read more

Apply now and join the Live SA team in 2015

by: Live Events - 18 December 2014

Apply now and join the Live SA team in 2015

We’re recruiting now for contributors to join our Cape Town and Johannesburg teams in January 2015 Live SA/Livity Africa   Media Skills Training Programme Cape Town & Johannesburg February to July 2015 Only 18 to 25 year-olds can apply Apply online below before Friday 23 January 2015 We are looking for young and engaging critical...

Read more

The stigma around HIV/AIDS

by: Rafieka Williams - 17 December 2014

The stigma around HIV/AIDS

How many times have you jokingly told your friends that if they were diagnosed with HIV/Aids, you wouldn’t be able to continue your friendship with them? Do you have a family member living with the disease and feel like talking to someone about it but you can’t because of what they might think? Have you...

Read more