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See taxi drivers, street vendors and recyclers through the lens of star photographer Kgomotso Neto

by: Shingai Darangwa - 5 February 2016

See taxi drivers, street vendors and recyclers through the lens of star photographer Kgomotso Neto

Kgomotso Neto (25) didn’t grow up with a fascination for photography or go to school to learn the ropes. His work is entirely based on instinct. This instinct has made him one of the most revered young photographers on the continent, leading to his work being featured on the Sunday Times and Between 10 and 5....

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A graffiti walk through Braamfontein and Newtown

by: Kyle Kheswa - 5 February 2016

A graffiti walk through Braamfontein and Newtown

Live SA photographer and avid skater, Kyle Kheswa, gets around Braamfontein either on his four wheels or on foot, which has allowed him to photograph some of Braamfontein and Newtown’s vibrant murals. Here is what his camera and his mind have captured. Kyle says, “All the billboards, flyers and pamphlets create so much visual pollution, making the city feel like...

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Apply for Live SA’s digital content creators training program

by: Live Staff - 5 February 2016

Apply for Live SA’s digital content creators training program

Training the next generation of digital content creators Cape Town and Johannesburg Only 18 to 25 year-olds can apply Livity Africa is looking for 20 aspirant content creators and graphic designers to join our exciting four months training programme on livemag.co.za, based in Jo’burg and Cape Town. What the programme is about This training programme will...

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Behind the scenes of our awesome Fanta videos

by: Tshepo Mosokotso - 3 February 2016

Behind the scenes of our awesome Fanta videos

When we were asked to create two videos for the Fanta campaign, we didn’t hesitate to take up the challenge.The excitement purely came from the idea that we could do anything and bring our unique interpretation of the brief for our beloved audience. Fanta has always presented itself as a brand in tune with fun...

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Petite Noir on being nervous and excited about his first-ever performance in SA

by: Sabelo Mkhabela - 3 February 2016

Petite Noir on being nervous and excited about his first-ever performance in SA

It’s been a busy day for Petite Noir. I’m his fourth interviewer for the day at Red Bull Studios in Cape Town. The day before, he had about six interviews, he says. He admits it’s overwhelming, but he loves it. His upcoming performance at the Cape Town Electronic Music Festival (CTEMF) this weekend, which marks...

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This is what it felt like to be at #ForBlackGirlsOnly

by: Kamaria Balkisson - 2 February 2016

This is what it felt like to be at #ForBlackGirlsOnly

The invite was clear. Black girls only, wearing black. And we came in our numbers to attend #ForBlackGirlsOnly event held at Constitution Hill on Sunday. All, or most, wearing black, despite the scorching heat. Some were thinking, It’s about time. “I think we’ve all been waiting for someone to have the guts to start something...

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“There are lots of socialites calling themselves influencers” – The Threaded Man

by: Lethabo Bogatsu - 2 February 2016

“There are lots of socialites calling themselves influencers” – The Threaded Man

Our style crush, Siya “The Threaded Man” Beyile, is a stylist and creative director known for his classic style. He was featured on Forbes Africa’s #30under30 young people to watch list. He’s been styling Nomuzi Mabena from MTV Base for almost a year including for her recent music video, “Don’t Panic“. The 22-year-old, with over 10 000 Instagram...

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Fashion at varsity got you like meh? #MRP has got just the right thing for you

by: Tshepo Mosokotso - 1 February 2016

Fashion at varsity got you like meh? #MRP has got just the right thing for you

Ladies, be ready to set the fashion agenda when varsity re-opens for the new year. Whether you’re a first-year fresher or going back to finish off your qualification, it’s about to get real. What better way to start your academic year by looking cute and stylish? Well, let me tell you something … Mr Price...

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