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Girl 2.0 – The anatomy of the modern day woman

by: Kay Selisho - 18 February 2015

Girl 2.0 – The anatomy of the modern day woman

Gone are the days when magazines like Vogue, Elle and Cosmopolitan were the sole proprietors of the propaganda that whatever type woman you may be, you are just not enough. Telling women how to think, look and feel is a multi-billion dollar industry and it has been for decades now. Magazines and the fashion industry...

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Television’s BFF’s

by: Kay Selisho - 3 February 2015

Television’s BFF’s

Friends; we are friends to many people, we have them and sadly, we lose them. Despite whatever the central theme of your favorite show might be, friendship (like love) remains a constant. Although many of these friendships are fictional, over the years, we have come to think of them as though they were real. Rooting...

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“Women hate each other”

by: Kay Selisho - 2 February 2015

“Women hate each other”

“95% of the beliefs we have stored in our minds are nothing but lies, and we suffer because we believe all these lies.” – Don Miguel Ruiz When we’re children, we are fed a number of fallacies. As we grow, we discover (through a combination of education, life experience and conversations with different people) that...

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The best 90s’ sitcoms theme songs

by: Kay Selisho - 5 January 2015

The best 90s’ sitcoms theme songs

Before the 2007/2008 Writers Guild of America strike, we had some great sitcoms to watch every week. Who can forget the 19.00 time slot on SABC 1 in the early 2000s? We at Live SA understand that everyone thinks things were great during their hay-day but those of us born in the late 80’s and...

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Situationships

by: Kay Selisho - 30 December 2014

Situationships

Unofficial relationships with official emotions. Situationship: that intensely confusing space between friendship and a monogamous relationship. We tend to think of it as a thing that only occurs between heterosexual couples because the man wants it that way. Wrong! Gone are the days when all a girl wanted from life was to belong to a man...

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‘Tis the season to binge on series

by: Kay Selisho - 29 December 2014

‘Tis the season to binge on series

In the post-graduation, unemployed, freelance stage of my life, I had taken to watching a lot of TV series and films. The way the festive season is looking, I might just fall back into old habits. Anyone who indulges in their favourite shows or takes the time out to discover new ones will know that...

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Madiba’s Children

by: Kay Selisho - 5 December 2014

Madiba’s Children

If I said I can’t believe it has already been a year since Tata passed, I would be lying. So much has happened since then. The fact that his face has always been a common fixture in our lives brings the reality of his passing home every day. The anniversary of his death is not...

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World AIDS Day: Continue the Conversation

by: Kay Selisho - 1 December 2014

World AIDS Day: Continue the Conversation

It’s World AIDS Day. So… What now? “The proportion of South Africans infected with HIV has increased from 10.6% in 2008 to 12.2% in 2012, according to the Human Sciences Research Council’s (HSRC) National HIV Prevalence, Incidence and Behaviour Survey that was released on Tuesday. The total number of infected South Africans now stands at...

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Soweto Fashion Week Preview: Meet Velly Ngugy

by: Kay Selisho - 26 November 2014

Soweto Fashion Week Preview: Meet Velly Ngugy

Ahead of this week’s Soweto Fashion Week (which kicks off today) Live SA sat down with Velly Ngugy, the creative director of SFW, to find out what people can expect from this season’s show.     He prefaces the interview by elaborating on why SFW is “not narrow in its perspective.” “SFW from the get-go...

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Re-introducing Jamali’s Jacqui Carpede

by: Kay Selisho - 25 November 2014

Re-introducing Jamali’s Jacqui Carpede

After spending a decade in a highly successful girl group, singer and actress Jacqui Carpede is ready. For what for you may ask? Well… She may finally be branching out on her own. Live SA sat-down with her at Anti Est. in Braamfontein to find out what she’s been up to. Jacqui isn’t one to...

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