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Apply now for Digify Pro Start Up supported by Facebook

by: Morwesi Ndlovu - 9 March 2017

Apply now for Digify Pro Start Up supported by Facebook

Calling All Digital Hustlers We are looking for young entrepreneurs between the age of 20 – 30 who have an established grind and want to take their start up to the next level. Digify Pro Start Up is a FREE six-week boot camp that is designed not only to upgrade your hustle by using online...

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Xoey Khumalo turned her bad skin into a thriving skincare business

by: Nkhensani Manabe - 24 March 2017

Xoey Khumalo turned her bad skin into a thriving skincare business

When Xoey Khumalo was growing up, she had a skin condition that caused discolouration and uneven skin tone. Tired of ointments that never worked, she started treating her skin with a mixture of turmeric, plain Greek yoghurt and aloe vera gel. It worked, leading her to start blogging about natural skin care remedies. From blog...

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[Video] This is why sharing the #Sesethu video and making fun of her is wrong

by: Live Staff - 23 March 2017

[Video] This is why sharing the #Sesethu video and making fun of her is wrong

An inappropriate video of a young girl, named Sesethu, is currently doing the rounds on social media. A lot of jokes have been made. Sharing the video and passing crass comments about the young girl is social media shaming. While you might be having fun with your peeps on Twitter and Facebook, you might not...

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#WorldWaterDay: How water shortage in Cape Town is affecting residents in informal settlements

by: Onele Liwani - 22 March 2017

#WorldWaterDay: How water shortage in Cape Town is affecting residents in informal settlements

Dam levels in Cape Town have been desperately low over the past few months with the city enacting water restrictions and fines for people found to be wasting water. For #WorldWaterDay I wanted to see how the water shortages are affecting the most vulnerable people in the city, the poor. I visited two areas, Marikana...

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How to nail that faded Kim K family photo filter

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 22 March 2017

How to nail that faded Kim K family photo filter

Kim Kardashian’s return to the interwebs in January, after being involved in an armed robbery in her Paris hotel suite last October, came with a retro filter that we are all dying to recreate on our own pages. The pictures displayed her, Kanye and their two bambinos, North and Saint in a seemingly middle class...

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Human Rights Day is a reminder that I may not carry a dompas but inde lendlela still

by: Athenkosi Guntu - 20 March 2017

Human Rights Day is a reminder that I may not carry a dompas but inde lendlela still

“You have the right to Equality”, “You have the Right to Human Dignity”, “You have the Right To Education”. These are a few rights in our Bill Of Rights that I found myself thinking about this Human Rights Day. I thought back to the long road we, as a country, took to get here. How back...

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What Joe Mafela’s legacy means to me as a “born free”

by: Carlos Ncube - 20 March 2017

What Joe Mafela’s legacy means to me as a “born free”

My first memory of Joe Mafela is that of him playing S’dumo, particularly the fact that he used to recycle teabags. His tendency to do this made him a running joke in my family. We’d always say we’d do the same if we fall on hard times. The news of his death this week really...

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Four artists protest the lack of transformation at the Fleur Du Cap Theatre Awards

by: Sabelo Mkhabela - 20 March 2017

Four artists protest the lack of transformation at the Fleur Du Cap Theatre Awards

Award shows have become a platform for artists to voice their frustrations about their respective industries. Remember Riky Rick at the Metro FM Awards? Adele at the Grammys, and and and? Four Cape Town-based artists Mamela Nyamza, Chuma Sopotela, Buhlebezwe Siwani and Zikhona Jacobs joined the list of those artists during last night’s 52nd Fleur...

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Watch the latest Street Player video featuring legendary house DJ Black Coffee

by: Onele Liwani - 16 March 2017

Watch the latest Street Player video featuring legendary house DJ Black Coffee

Our latest Street Player video, shot in Langa township in Cape Town, features legendary South African DJ Black Coffee. Dancer, Leo Picasso Jose, shows us how to move to Inseparable by Black Coffee (Ft. Ribatone). “Street Player”, is a YouTube-based dance music curation platform that features exclusive original tracks accompanied by young people dancing in...

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Twitter grills Helen Zille for her controversial colonialism tweet

by: Mihlali Ntsabo - 16 March 2017

Twitter grills Helen Zille for her controversial colonialism tweet

This morning, Helen Zille tweeted that colonialism was not that negative, because we have benefited greatly from it. SMH For those claiming legacy of colonialism was ONLY negative, think of our independent judiciary, transport infrastructure, piped water etc. — Helen Zille (@helenzille) March 16, 2017 Would we have had a transition into specialised health care...

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Gemini Major totally owns the new Fresh 2 Def album

by: Sabelo Mkhabela - 15 March 2017

Gemini Major totally owns the new Fresh 2 Def album

Last week Friday, Da L.E.S released F2D Presents: Hall of Fame, a surprise compilation album showcasing artists signed to his Fresh 2 Def imprint and its partner labels Young Legend Music (owned by Yanga) and Rudebuoy Major (owned by Gemini Major). And it’s bananas! – with features from industry heavyweights like L-Tido, Maggz and NoMoozle. It’s on...

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