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Varsity TV’s Pat Mahlangu gives his 5 tips for running a successful media company

by: Mbulelo Roto - 27 September 2016

Varsity TV’s Pat Mahlangu gives his 5 tips for running a successful media company

  The One Young World Summit, a global forum for young leaders, kicks off this week and 25-year-old Pat Mahlangu will be one of the delegates. The 25-year-old, who is in Canada this week to attend the summit, started his own media company called Varsity TV. It is the only campus-based digital media platform that...

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I have a degree but work at a call centre – and other job market rude awakenings

by: Mbulelo Roto - 30 August 2016

I have a degree but work at a call centre – and other job market rude awakenings

When you’re in university, you are sold the dream that when you graduate, you’ll immediately land your dream job and have a nice life. But in the real world, it’s a bit different. We spoke to a few young people who are doing jobs they didn’t see themselves doing. “I’m in retail, dealing with rude...

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This Mabopane artist makes dope street art using salt

by: Mbulelo Roto - 26 August 2016

This Mabopane artist makes dope street art using salt

Pretoria self-taught artist, Percy Maimela (30), discovered his love for art by accident. While working at a retail store in 2004, he walked into the storage room and found some salt spilled on the floor. He says he had a light bulb moment: “The salt was white and the floor was dark. I had 30 minutes...

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