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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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This brand creates work for the differently abled in fashion

by: Seithati Sengoatsi - 26 April 2017

This brand creates work for the differently abled in fashion

Nanini Mgandela started designing handbags to make money she needed to get her music career off the ground. While her music dreams have taken a backseat, launching Dela Nan Fashion made another dream come true — she is living her passion of working with differently abled people. Unlikely inspiration Back in 2009, Nanini saw a...

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Street Player: Watch Darien dance to new track by Groove Armada

by: Live Staff - 26 April 2017

Street Player: Watch Darien dance to new track by Groove Armada

Our latest Street Player video was shot near the Grand Parade food shops in Cape Town. Darien Petersen dances with the seagulls to Jamie Jones “Drip Drop” Remix of Groove Armanda’s Slarta Jon-featuring song.   RELATED: SA music duo Black Motion features on UK dance music curation series Street Player Watch the latest Street Player...

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As a queer person, there’s nothing to celebrate this Freedom Day

by: Tiger Maremela - 25 April 2017

As a queer person, there’s nothing to celebrate this Freedom Day

Congratulations, South Africans! You live in a country that was the first in the world to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation. You might also want to pat yourself on the back, come Freedom Day, because several other laws have been passed that allow people of the same sex to marry. And yes, according to...

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5 reasons why Back To The City is important for SA hip-hop

by: Sabelo Mkhabela - 24 April 2017

5 reasons why Back To The City is important for SA hip-hop

Back To The City, South Africa’s biggest hip-hop festival returns for its 11th year this week. Here’s why the festival is the most important event for hip-hop heads. 1. This is the place to discover your next fav hip-hop artist I wasn’t there, but in 2014, Mashayabhuqe KaMamba stole the show at Back To The...

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Win a month free Internet TV subscription

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 21 April 2017

Win a month free Internet TV subscription

If you’ve grown tired of the current viewing options, which frankly are limited, expensive and repetitive, Internet TV is an option you should be exploring. The service allows online streaming of hundreds of shows and series via smart TV’s and electronic devices such as tablets and cellphones. We are offering two readers the opportunity to...

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Artist Qhama Maswana talks about inspiration behind his hyper-real art

by: Buntu Mgwelo - 21 April 2017

Artist Qhama Maswana talks about inspiration behind his hyper-real art

Eastern Cape artist, Qhama Maswana has an incident that left him with two broken legs to thank for his career. The artist says that when he was growing up in King Williams Town, he broke his legs when a ton of bricks fell on him while he was playing outside. He had to spend three...

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#UnequalCity: A month after the Imizamo Yethu fire, residents are still living in temporary homes

by: Onele Liwani - 20 April 2017

#UnequalCity: A month after the Imizamo Yethu fire, residents are still living in temporary homes

One of the worst fires Cape Town has ever seen ravaged through an informal settlement in Imizamo Yethu leaving three people dead about 15 000 people homeless. Nearly a month after the fire, Project Demo visited residents in Mandela Park to find out how they are picking up the pieces of their lives together. Many of...

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Meet the Pretoria computer scientist whose app, Thread Tweet, is about to make your life easier

by: Buntu Mgwelo - 20 April 2017

Meet the Pretoria computer scientist whose app, Thread Tweet, is about to make your life easier

Ever wanted to write a whole thread in one go instead of having to reply to thread your tweets and then having to delete your username first? Well, Kgothatso Ngako, a 23-year-old from Pretoria has the answer, with an app he created called Thread Tweet. Thread Tweet  allows you to write all your threaded tweets...

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Join #E4VK’s campaign to crowd-fund books for a library in Tshabo in the Eastern Cape

by: Buntu Mgwelo - 19 April 2017

Join #E4VK’s campaign to crowd-fund books for a library in Tshabo in the Eastern Cape

Growing up in a village where the were no libraries was a hussle. Tshabo, in the Eastern Cape is where I grew up. Homework was a struggle because my grandparents were not well-educated and could not always help me with my school work. It was only when I moved to Berlin, a small town on...

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