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Digital Marketing 101 For Professionals

by: Morwesi Ndlovu - 26 April 2017

Digital Marketing 101 For Professionals

Help launch and grow your business using Digital Marketing. If you’re a professional who wants to learn more about using social media, content, Google Adwords and more, register for this 7-week evening class training programme. Go digital or get left behind In this digital age, professionals should improve their understanding of digital marketing; social media,...

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How to report rape

by: Sabelo Mkhabela - 22 June 2017

How to report rape

The recent incidents of women getting raped and sexually assaulted while using taxis has brought to attention the urgency with which South Africans need to confront and find lasting solutions to gender violence in the country. Over the past months, several women were raped in Johannesburg while using taxis, leading the SAPS to warn of...

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JR’s Feel Good Live Sessions takes the stage online

by: Mayuyuka Kaunda - 22 June 2017

JR’s Feel Good Live Sessions takes the stage online

The best place to really enjoy South African music is undoubtedly online now. The move by musicians to online platforms is becoming an unstoppable trend on the local music and the latest proof  is the Feel Good Live Sessions. This initiative was started by multi-faceted musician JR Bogopa, who’s already invited Kly, Shekhinah, Reason, Kwesta...

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The youth are our future, but how are we helping them?

by: Live Staff - 21 June 2017

The youth are our future, but how are we helping them?

To a large extent, South Africa has been built on the backs of the youth, from the 1960 Sharpeville massacre and the 1976 riots to the more recent #FeesMustFall movement. Young people have often put their bodies on the line to fight for basic human rights. Every year, when Youth Month comes around, we hear...

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Every woman needs to know this

by: Lerato Mogoatlhe - 20 June 2017

Every woman needs to know this

We all know just how deeply the problem and crime of rape runs in South african. We have been called “the rape capital” of the world. And if you put a group of women together to talk about the sexual experiences, chances are there will be a rape story or two to tell. Well, this...

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#BashaUhuru Freedom Fest: a must-attend for creatives

by: Tshepo Mosokotso - 16 June 2017

#BashaUhuru Freedom Fest: a must-attend for creatives

The Basha Uhuru Freedom Fest, which takes place from 21 – 25 June, is going to be jammed packed with expression of artistic wealth among the youth of Mzansi. It is a must-attend event for creatives across all artistic disciplines. Make sure you attend or you will miss out on nice things. In its 5th...

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Want to turn your blog into a business? Lelo Boyana has great tips

by: Lerato Mogoatlhe - 15 June 2017

Want to turn your blog into a business? Lelo Boyana has great tips

Lelo Boyana turned her love of celebrity news into one South Africa’s leading celebrity and entertainment news blogs. Eight years after she launched www.justcurious.co.za, the site now has more 60 000 monthly online users. Last year, she turned her  attention to women’s interest with Chica Africa. One of the speakers at the Facebook Youth Enterprise...

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We have discovered our generational mission

by: Live Staff - 15 June 2017

We have discovered our generational mission

June 16 has become an important moment for reflection in the South African political calendar. Since 1994, June 16, 1976 was viewed as a turning point – one that was seen by millions as a key political turning point in the struggle against apartheid, and one that would bring true liberation and freedom. For many,...

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5 Young South Africans owning the cultural space

by: Mayuyuka Kaunda - 15 June 2017

5 Young South Africans owning the cultural space

We’ve come across a range of young people throughout the year who’ve entertained and educated us in equal measure. We highlight five shining stars of the South African cultural sector. Celebrating their contributions from vlogging to fashion with Youth Day upon us, here’s why you should get to know them. THATO MAHAPA – lifestyle blogger (Bearded...

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We’re here for Nasty C riding over afrobeat

by: Mayuyuka Kaunda - 14 June 2017

We’re here for Nasty C riding over afrobeat

Nasty C is set to spread his wings with a feature on internationally-renowned trio Major Lazer’s brand new track titled Particula. It seems the rapper brings out his best when rocking over afrobeat rhythms. It’s an exciting move for the young rapper and also sees him expand his sound by venturing into afrobeat territory on...

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(Video) “Mental illness doesn’t have a colour, it doesn’t have a face.”

by: Sheilan Clarke - 14 June 2017

(Video) “Mental illness doesn’t have a colour, it doesn’t have a face.”

Mental health needs to be de-stigmatised. Last week we introduced you to Thabiso Mailula who spoke about his work as Senior Psychological Facilitator at the Talisman Foundation. (You can watch the video here.) As part of us exploring this often taboo subject, we spoke to Tasneem Motara. She’s an up-and-coming young politician and Member of the National Council...

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