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HEAD HONCHO GETS TURNED UP CARA CARA STYLE

by: Thandile Majivolo - 1 July 2014

HEAD HONCHO GETS TURNED UP CARA CARA STYLE

Hip hop cats were dressed to the nines and going full retard at the Honchos & Dimes Cara Cara Edition event held at The Loop Nightclub in Cape Town last week Friday. The event boasted headliners including Teargas crewmates, K.O and Ma-E and the DJ lineup was packed with the likes of DJ Cudi, DJ Phil,...

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SOURCE AFRICA BRINGS TRADE SHOW TO CAPE TOWN ONCE AGAIN

by: Thandile Majivolo - 26 June 2014

SOURCE AFRICA BRINGS TRADE SHOW TO CAPE TOWN ONCE AGAIN

Source Africa held its second trade show at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) last week. Source Africa is a trade expo that takes place annually to give designers and manufacturers around the world the platform to exhibit their creations. This year’s Trade Expo, which took place on 19 and 20 June, saw the...

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JUSTICE RIDDLED WITH ANGER?

by: Thandile Majivolo - 23 June 2014

JUSTICE RIDDLED WITH ANGER?

Burnt tyres, broken glass bottles and blood-covered rocks. Large groups of people all gathered around these three infamous weapons and a mutilated body is the focal point in this scene. The smell of burnt rubber, burning flesh and the sight of blood are the norm at these gatherings with crowds screaming and yelling,  anger in...

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T-SQUARED WINTER DROP 2014 REVIEW

by: Thandile Majivolo - 19 June 2014

T-SQUARED WINTER DROP 2014 REVIEW

The average South African always associates the month of June with murderous events such as the Soweto Uprising, Sarafina, and the struggle. Back then it was a very dark month for the youth of South Africa, but nowadays dubbed Youth Month, June has become a month of opportunity, togetherness and fun. Ask T-Squared Clothing founder...

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#SONA2014: The Good, The Bad, and the Fashionable

by: Thandile Majivolo - 18 June 2014

#SONA2014: The Good, The Bad, and the Fashionable

Social media went crazy with commentary on President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address last night. “Experts” in the politics, health, and fashion departments had a lot to say (or rather text) about the proceedings at Parliament’s fifth commencement. Hot on the agenda was President Zuma’s speech. Many tweeps felt that the speech was...

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BOKO HARAM CONTINUES WITH ABDUCTIONS

by: Thandile Majivolo - 11 June 2014

BOKO HARAM CONTINUES WITH ABDUCTIONS

Nigeria has seen yet another horrible attack unfold in front of her eyes. Suspected militant group Boko Haram has abducted at least 20 more girls close to where the first incident occurred on 14 April. Boko Haram had previously abducted more than 200 schoolgirls from their school hostel. The girls were abducted in Garkin Fulani...

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Possibilities and Limitations of Electoral Reform

by: Thandile Majivolo - 28 May 2014

Possibilities and Limitations of Electoral Reform

Politics took an interesting and classy turn this past Thursday at the “Roundtable Discussion on the Possibilities and Limits of Electoral Reform”, organised by activist organisation My Vote Counts. The event which took place at the Inner City Ideas Cartel Auditorium in Cape Town, saw politics being turned into a rather intriguing subject. Upon arrival, guests...

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Mayibuye Hip Hop Festival Review

by: Thandile Majivolo - 28 May 2014

Mayibuye Hip Hop Festival Review

Hip hop has claimed a spot in my heart, especially local hip hop which has grown tremendously over the last few years. So I was very excited when the Mayibuye Hip Hop Festival came to Buyel’ Embo Village in Khayelitsha (yes!). Finally, a chance to meet some cool kids, talented artists and dope fashionistas. The Festival,...

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