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This week in politics

by: Lee Molefi - 23 January 2015

This week in politics

Here we are again. It’s Friday. Welcome. As a parting gift for the week that was, we present to you a review of the past five days and three key events that have captured our imagination or sparked a renewed sense of urgency, conversation or debate in the state of our nation.  President Zuma to...

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Should the child support grant age be extended?

by: Ayanda Charlie - 23 January 2015

Should the child support grant age be extended?

The news that government plans to extend the child grant age has been met with an array of opinions. While some experts say this would help the youth, others are apprehensive. The voice sorely lacking from this discussion, however, is that of the youth itself. A report published by People’s Assembly in July 2014 shows...

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A day in the life of an MP: Makashule Gana

by: Lee Molefi - 23 January 2015

A day in the life of an MP: Makashule Gana

Meet MP Makashule Gana. He’s a young politician with a trademark black beret. At only 31 years of age, he’s currently the Democratic Alliance’s Shadow Minister for Human Settlements. What does a day in the life of MP Gana look like? What does he see and who does he speak with? Find out as we spend...

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Photo of the week

by: Live Stuff - 22 January 2015

Photo of the week

Each week we profile some of the best photography by our talented Live SA photographers in our Photo of the Week competition. Head over to our Facebook and Instagram pages to vote for your favorite(s) each week. This week we have five entries from Thabiso Molatlhwa, Neo Mahame, Khotso Masilela, Mpho Lehlongwa and Andiswa Mkosi.

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Apply now and join the Live SA team in 2015

by: Live Events - 20 January 2015

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...

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Digital agency Native VML is recruiting for paid graduate learnerships

by: Live Events - 20 January 2015

Digital agency Native VML is recruiting for paid graduate learnerships

Do you want to join our award-winning agency for a year of learning while you gain real-world experience? We are looking for 12 paid learners in either Cape Town or Johannesburg with a hunger and passion for digital advertising. You will join one of the core teams of Native VML (creative, UX, project management, media,...

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Win tickets to Project X: The North Explosion

by: Tshepo Mosokotso - 19 January 2015

Win tickets to Project X: The North Explosion

Party anyone? Then don’t worry – RetroXplosion Entertainment has you covered! They will be hosting a mega party at Tsutsumani circle park, Alexandra in Johannesburg called Project X: The North Explosion on the 28th of March 2015. The good folks over at RetroXplosion explained that the event draws inspiration from the movie of the same name...

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Shift in the land reform policy

by: Ndimphiwe Gilili - 16 January 2015

Shift in the land reform policy

  President promises to make land reform a priority Land reform is government’s top priority this year. This is what Jacob Zuma told party supporters during the ANC’s 103 year birthday celebrations held at Cape Town Stadium last weekend. “We commit that the land will be returned to our people and the ANC calls on its...

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