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3 stages of road rage you really need to watch out for

by: Sheilan Clarke - 19 September 2014

3 stages of road rage you really need to watch out for

You’re cruising along on your way home from class or work when this BMW starts riding up close behind you. Feeling robbed of your personal space, you move over to the other lane to let them pass. They rev up as they pass you and cut in right ahead of you, slowing down just for...

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Have you ever taken the time to really look at art in your city?

by: Sinethemba Ndleleni - 19 September 2014

Have you ever taken the time to really look at art in your city?

I got the opportunity to do just that when I was invited to attend the launch of Creative Week last Saturday. Creative Week, now in its fifth year, is an annual celebration of creativity, innovation and culture. It takes place during the time of the Loeries – the big advertising awards weekend. Creative Week happens throughout the...

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The ANC’s five most outrageous quotes

by: Rofhiwa Maneta - 18 September 2014

The ANC’s five most outrageous quotes

In the earliest hours of this week, the ANC found themselves at the centre of a media controversy after Minister of Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane made an eyebrow-raising comment about the depths to which they will to go to protect President Jacob Zuma’s back. But what’s new? The ANC always seems to be putting their foot...

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FREE Social Media Week talks to attend next week Monday

by: Tshepo Mosokotso - 18 September 2014

FREE Social Media Week talks to attend next week Monday

The international phenomenon Social Media Week hits Joburg next week, we are hosting three banging social media talks on Monday 22 September from 9.30am to 1.30pm. Venue:  Livity Africa/ Live SA offices, 73 Juta street, Braamfontein, 2001 The program on the day Mon, Sep 22 – 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM SOCIAL MEDIA AS A DRIVER FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL...

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On youth participation in politics with William Gumede

by: Tshepang Tlhapane - 18 September 2014

On youth participation in politics with William Gumede

On Monday 15 September 2014, the world celebrated the 7th International Day of Democracy. In 2007, the United Nations General Assembly resolved to observe 15 September as the International Day of Democracy for the purpose of promoting and upholding the principles of democracy all over the world on this day. The theme for this year’s...

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How to get around parental pressure when choosing a career

by: Simamkele Matuntuta - 18 September 2014

How to get around parental pressure when choosing a career

Tina Dahms (22), who lives in Cape Town, had always wanted to be a makeup artist but she ended up working as a secretary. Her parents made her doubt her choice when she was choosing courses at tertiary, because they felt it would be hard for her to get a job as a make-up artist,...

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Funerals: the food, the speeches and the family drama

by: Sine Ndlela - 17 September 2014

Funerals: the food, the speeches and the family drama

  Death. It sits and waits for us to fall into its grasp. It lingers and hovers over our lives, knowing we will eventually succumb to it. I thought this, as I watched my grandmother’s casket being lowered to the ground. I was unsettled, haunted by the eerie silence that followed. Where does she disappear...

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We are recruiting in Johannesburg

by: Tshepo Mosokotso - 17 September 2014

We are recruiting in Johannesburg

Live SA Media Skills Three-Month Training Opportunity – Johannesburg (Only 18 to 25 year-olds can apply) We run a 3-month media skills training programme in Johannesburg and Cape Town. All positions are expenses-only and for work experience. Transport is provided for and all content-related expenses are covered. We require a 4 day/week commitment for 3...

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