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Win double tickets to The Urban Jungle Experience

by: Tshepo Mosokotso - 1 September 2015

Win double tickets to The Urban Jungle Experience

  With impressive local acts like AKA, Beatenberg, Mi Casa, DJs Roger Goode and Ready D billed to grace the stage, the Urban Jungle Sound Experience is guaranteed to keep the crowd entertained. The event will see the introduction of the Unilever brightFuture campaign aimed at inspiring the youth of South Africa into action –...

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Register for Creative Hustles on Innovative Collabs

by: Live Events - 1 September 2015

Register for Creative Hustles on Innovative Collabs

Date: Monday, 7 September 2015 Time: 17:30 – 20:00 Venue: Ithuba Art Gallery, 100 Juta Street (corner Biccard), Braamfontein Registration: Fill out the form below #CreativeHustles is a series of free events for young people, aged 18 to 35 years, to engage with established creative industry professionals and arts practitioners. Read about the last hustle...

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Register for FREE Digify Bytes Sessions

by: Bokang Sibolla - 31 August 2015

Register for FREE Digify Bytes Sessions

Digify Bytes is an intensive training experience aimed at giving thousands of young learners and job seekers a short, sharp shot of digital skills. Delivered by passionate, young digital professionals, Digify Bytes will open up a whole new world where digital skills will give you a competitive advantage. We offer a Digital 101 and Strategy...

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“Hands off our internet”

by: Rofhiwa Maneta - 28 August 2015

“Hands off our internet”

Recently, the Film and Publications Board successfully submitted their draft Online Regulation Policy for consideration by Parliament. The proposed policy aims to regulate content published on the internet to make sure it does not contain hate speech or child pornography. Content uploaded on the net would have to be pre-approved before being uploaded. This has...

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Parliament Challenge Call Out

by: Live Staff - 28 August 2015

Parliament Challenge Call Out

What is it? VIP is opening up a crowd-sourced challenge to our community to suggest crucial issues, topics or policy ideas that young South Africa would like to represent to government. The idea is to work in conjunction with political experts and parliamentary committees that are addressing youth issues, particularly the Portfolio Committee on Social...

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This week in parliament: will you be forced to join the army?

by: Rofhiwa Maneta - 28 August 2015

This week in parliament: will you be forced to join the army?

The National Assembly had an oral reply session from the government cluster, which consists of The Presidency, Women In the Presidency, Public Service and Administration and the Department of Traditional Affairs. They discussed issues ranging from the violence against women and children as well as the government’s plans to use conscription to address youth unemployment. Here...

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How to get more women into the tech industry

by: Rofhiwa Maneta - 26 August 2015

How to get more women into the tech industry

American social entrepreneur Netia McCray (25) is the founder of youth-focused social enterprise Mbadika. The organisation hosts engineering workshops where children are taught basic engineering principles by making simple DIY kits. In South Africa, McCray has taught young South Africans how to make low-cost, solar-powered USB chargers. The chargers are made from a solar panel,...

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Young photographer’s hard-hitting exposé on Cape Town’s toilet shame wins award

by: Andrea Chothia - 24 August 2015

Young photographer’s hard-hitting exposé on Cape Town’s toilet shame wins award

Ex-Live SA photographer, Masixole Feni recently won the Ernest Cole Photographic Award for his series of photographs documenting the lack of proper sanitation in Cape Town’s townships. Masixole started the project, called A Drain on our Dignity, around 2002 while working as a stand-in photographer for Independent Newspapers. He carried on with the project and...

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