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What does the National Youth Plan say about…

by: Sheilan Clarke - 29 May 2015

What does the National Youth Plan say about…

Government hasn’t forgotten about the youth of South Africa. So much so that The Presidency created the National Youth Plan 2020 (NYP). The draft, which was approved by Cabinet on Thursday, focuses on how to improve certain areas of the lives of young people. Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Buti Manamela said in this year’s...

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Vodacom and Deezer bring music streaming to mobile

by: Thapelo Mosiuoa - 29 May 2015

Vodacom and Deezer bring music streaming to mobile

Frenchman Daniel Marhely developed the first version of Deezer in 2006 and music streaming hasn’t been the same ever since. In the space of nine short years, Deezer has already managed to become a leader in the music streaming sector, challenging superpowers such as Spotify and Pandora. It took Deezer seven tumultuous years to finally...

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Voice of youth on eNCA: Clinic Culture

by: Lee Molefi - 29 May 2015

Voice of youth on eNCA: Clinic Culture

Ever watched the news and wondered – what about the youth perspective on that story?  Well, we at LiveSA – young reporters from around the country – are busy making just that: news for a national audience – from a fresh angle. We’re creating stories about issues that affect us: from cyber bullying to how...

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A list of South African songs we loved for the month of May

by: Live Stuff - 29 May 2015

A list of South African songs we loved for the month of May

From the viral “Slyza Tsotsi” by Major League DJs with Cassper Nyovest, Okmalumkoolkat and Riky Rick, to the exchange of spirits between Thandiswa Mazwai and Mashayabhuqe KaMamba on “Izayoni (Tribute to Makhuzwayo)”, we list South African songs we listened to and fell in love with in the month of May. The Live SA Cape Town...

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So you want to be… a movie costume designer?

by: Asanda Gura - 28 May 2015

So you want to be… a movie costume designer?

Our “So you want to be…” series aims to help you in the process of choosing a career by featuring a practising professional to tell us what to expect in their field of work. This week we speak to costume designer Diana Cilliers, who’s worked in the industry for 35 years on productions such as...

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Win tickets to Sneakers Only JHB

by: Fatima Mathivha - 28 May 2015

Win tickets to Sneakers Only JHB

Sneakers Only is a monthly party in Cape Town that promises dope music in a dope venue with some rad people in some of the most envy-worthy kicks. And from what we can gather from the event’s page, it delivers on its promise. Pretty much anyone that has blown up now has played at this...

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Young person to watch: Phendu Kuta

by: Fatima Mathivha - 27 May 2015

Young person to watch: Phendu Kuta

The first time I met Phendu Kuta was during a brief and rather coincidental conversation with photographer, Themba Mbuyisa at Unlabelled magazine’s Night Market held at The Cosmopolitan in the Maboneng Precinct. Themba was explaining some of his photographs on display in a wooden-floored, white-walled, bedroom-cum-exhibition space. He had broken off a conversation with a...

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Driemanskap on signing to Native Rhythms, Cape Town hip hop and more

by: Sabelo Mkhabela - 26 May 2015

Driemanskap on signing to Native Rhythms, Cape Town hip hop and more

Cape Town rap quartet Driemanskap signed with successful indie Joburg-based record label Native Rhythms about a month ago. It’s a huge step for spaza (Xhosa hip hop), which has struggled to reach audiences beyond the borders of The Mother City and the Eastern Cape. Driemanskap was previously signed to Cape Town indie label Pioneer Unit...

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