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How horse riding built this Soweto rider’s confidence

by: Mbali Kgame - 28 October 2016

How horse riding built this Soweto rider’s confidence

In Soweto, you’re more likely to see horses used as transport than for sport. But this is slowly changing. At the Enos Mafokate Equestrian School, for example, you can find young people like 20-year-old Hlobisile Mashaba riding for fun. The school’s founder and coach, Enos Mafokate, father to kwaito legend Arthur Mafokate, became the first black horse rider...

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#JoSkatersBurg follows three young skaters as they navigate life and the streets of Jozi

by: Mbali Kgame - 5 July 2016

#JoSkatersBurg follows three young skaters as they navigate life and the streets of Jozi

In this mini-documentary, Livemag trainees followed three skaters around Joburg to find out about what they love about skating in the city and some of their challenges. They give us a glimpse into their lives as we follow them through the streets of the city they love.

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How I came to realise my skin colour wasn’t the world’s favourite

by: Mbali Kgame - 8 April 2016

How I came to realise my skin colour wasn’t the world’s favourite

I remember waking my dad up at 4am to ask who Sash was. I was 12 at the time and a day earlier, a schoolmate had pushed me down the stairs while calling me Sash, repeatedly. I was confused because I knew that was not my name. But I was more confused when my Dad said...

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