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How 2 Kenyan brothers used tech to make motorcycle taxi drivers safer

by: Contributor - 22 July 2016

How 2 Kenyan brothers used tech to make motorcycle taxi drivers safer

When motorcycle taxis known as boda boda were introduced in Kenya, it was to address the country’s permanently gridlocked traffic. In Nairobi, a city where travelling anywhere involves being stuck in a traffic jam, boda bodas save time. But 16 years later, the motorcycles have earned a reputation as death traps. However, what’s become mobile...

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Afriblossom founder Bonolo Mataboge models four winter looks for plus sized women for us

by: Sisanda Ntshinga - 22 July 2016

Afriblossom founder Bonolo Mataboge models four winter looks for plus sized women for us

Bonolo Mataboge, founder of Afriblossom, a fashion label for plus-sized women, talks us through some of her favourite looks from her range for the winter season. Bonolo (21) had to drop out of fashion school after developing a growth disorder that caused her lower leg to grow at an inward angle. She did not let that...

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Here are the dopest South African posse tracks from the last 10 years

by: Sabelo Mkhabela - 22 July 2016

Here are the dopest South African posse tracks from the last 10 years

DJ Switch’s latest single, “Now Or Never”, is a dope posse track. It has had people debating the tightest verse, especially on the remix, which featured 12 emcees. We look back on some of the freshest posse cuts that have come out of South Africa in the past 10 years. Disclaimer: A posse cut must have at...

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#OxfordEddiecated: Disability activist Eddie Ndopu shares a letter with the world on the myth of independence

by: Lee Molefi - 19 July 2016

#OxfordEddiecated: Disability activist Eddie Ndopu shares a letter with the world on the myth of independence

“An access gap is what we all experience when we try to live our best life within larger structures of constraint,” he asserts with a glint in his eye, “for me, it’s able-ism and queer-phobia. But I won’t be made to disappear from public view because the world is not ready for my existence.” Edward Khanya...

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This is how you order coffee from a deaf barista

by: Xoliswa Qoni - 12 July 2016

This is how  you order coffee from a deaf barista

  I love coffee is a new coffee shop based in Claremont, Cape Town. All the baristas are deaf. We went there to order coffee and experienced what it’s like to order coffee in sign language. We also learnt a few basics of sign language. Watch the video below. Check out the I love coffee...

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Countdown to Aids benefit concert this Saturday

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 12 July 2016

Countdown to Aids benefit concert this Saturday

  As the weekend inches closer, so does the anticipation for the “Keep The Promise” free concert and march to be held 16 July at Durban’s Sahara Stadium Kingsmead, hosted by the Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF). Everyone is bubbling with excitement to see Queen Latifah, Common and Mi Casa come together on stage for the...

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Here is what photographers lose when celebs don’t #CreditThePhotographer

by: Neo Maditla - 12 July 2016

Here is what photographers lose when celebs don’t #CreditThePhotographer

Two recent pictures taken backstage at the SAMAs caused a bit of an uproar among photographers on social media. One is of Pearl Thusi looking down, and the other of AKA and Bonang holding hands while walking away from the camera. Both pictures were taken by 25-year-old photographer Austin Malema. He tweeted his displeasure under #CreditThePhotographer because celebs...

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D.I.Y like crazy with MRP

by: Tshepo Mosokotso - 12 July 2016

D.I.Y like crazy with MRP

MRP’s merchandise allows customers to create cool, fashionable and memorable moments each and every season. But this season, there is a bit of a twist: patches and badges are having a major moment on the streets and MRP has got you covered. With only R39.99 a pack, you too can now create your own high...

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