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Is Biko Dead?

by: Rofhiwa Maneta - 1 October 2014

Is Biko Dead?

September has come to an end – and with it ends Heritage month: a time where we collectively celebrate and reflect on the rich diversity of cultures that shape our country’s collective identity. It’s also a time of dialogue; we discuss how to preserve our country’s variety of cultures while examining which parts of certain cultures may...

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VIP Debate: “Who Says We Don’t Want To Be African?”

by: Thapelo Mosiuoa - 1 October 2014

VIP Debate: “Who Says We Don’t Want To Be African?”

Last night, Live SA’s VIP (Voting Is Power) campaign kicked off the first of a series of of monthly debates called “The VIP Debate Club”. The first of the series was facilitated by our very own Lee Molefi with Vanguard Magazine founder & editor Panashe Chigumadzi as a special guest. The topic of discussion was “Who...

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First VIP Debate Club Kicks Off

by: Tshepang Tlhapane - 1 October 2014

First VIP Debate Club Kicks Off

It is finally here! The very first VIP Debate Club session finally kicked off yesterday at the Bannister Hotel in Braamfontein. The debate was facilitated by VIP’s very own, Lee Molefi. Panashe Chigumadzi, the founder and editor of fast-emerging digital platform Vanguard Magazine, was our guest speaker. Vanguard is a magazine for the young, code-switching...

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LIFE HACK Easy Nail Art by Chi Chi

by: Sinayo Twani - 1 October 2014

LIFE HACK Easy Nail Art by Chi Chi

Creating a nail art design is easier than you thought but requires practise and patience.  Nail artist Chi Chi Xu shows us easy steps on how  to create nail art. Check the video below.   Follow me on Twitter: @Miss_Twani

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The happiest 5k on the planet.

by: Neo Mahame - 1 October 2014

The happiest 5k on the planet.

On Heritage Day (also referred to by its lesser known name Braai Day), I attended the first ever Colour Run Johannesburg (the happiest 5K on the planet) inspired by the Hindu color festival. The event was held at Roosevelt High School in Emmarentia. The run kicked off at 10:00 a.m. but the participants arrived an...

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Madiba’s Culture – A celebration of isiXhosa through traditional wear

by: Sinethemba Ndleleni - 30 September 2014

Madiba’s Culture – A celebration of isiXhosa through traditional wear

This past Saturday, I braved a cold Cape Town morning as I made my way to the Cape Town station to meet with a colleague and board a train to Pinelands. Our destination was Mupine building where the Xhosa Language School was hosting a wrap up Heritage Day event called Madiba’s Culture. The Xhosa Language...

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Okapi Fun Day

by: Mpho Lehlongwa - 30 September 2014

Okapi Fun Day

My patience was wearing thin, all I had was the sounds of Ty Dolla Sign and only one cigarette to keep me company. Why? Because all that stood between me and a day of turning up with black Twitter was a really long walk to freedom. Like, that place is really far hey. Especially if...

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Win tickets to the Cape Town Underground Music Festival

by: Sabelo Mkhabela - 30 September 2014

Win tickets to the Cape Town Underground Music Festival

According to Cape Town event organiser Mawande “Manez” Sobethwa, Cape Town is the city of underground music – hip hop, reggae, dubstep, rock, and house. He, however, feels that that very same underground music that The Mother City is replete with is overlooked. “In general, Cape Town has always neglected its own artists. There’s never...

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