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#FreeToBleed: Young people in Atteridgeville co-create a policy around sanitary products

by: admin - 19 April 2017

#FreeToBleed: Young people in Atteridgeville co-create a policy around sanitary products

In his 2011 address, President Jacob Zuma promised to give free sanitary products to young girls. But to this day, only the Kwazulu-Natal department of education is handing out free pads in schools, the rest of the nation has yet to follow suit. In an effort to get young people involved in helping to shape...

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Blackfish on Showmax

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 18 April 2017

Blackfish on Showmax

On the 6th of January, the largest orca in captivity died. He was 35 years old, and his name was Tilikum. Animal-rights activists around the world knew of Tilikum, because he was no ordinary orca. His life brought to light the dark, cruel, dangerous underbelly of the SeaWorld Corporation, and the inhumane global practice of marine...

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The Vagina Monologues on Showmax

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 12 April 2017

The Vagina Monologues on Showmax

While scrolling through hundreds of episodes of series, documentaries and movies in search of the perfect download to watch on my commute home, I unintentionally stumbled onto something brilliant. At the time, I didn’t know what I was looking for, I just knew that when I saw it I’d know. Then I found it titled,...

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#ZumaMustFall: But who must rise in his place?

by: Contributor - 11 April 2017

#ZumaMustFall: But who must rise in his place?

Thousands of people from all walks of life, hoisting placards with colourful remarks in reference to President Zuma, marched for change on April 7th. It was a day dominated by social media posts rife with the appearance of patriotic purpose. A purpose which resonates with me but action which I feel will do little to...

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Up your skills with ReadyToWork

by: Live Staff - 11 April 2017

Up your skills with ReadyToWork

Register NOW to empower your career and business with key Work, Money, People, Entrepreneurial and Digital skills! It’s a fact that young people are the pulse of business and industry. Some of the most innovative and inventive products and services created in the last decade were spearheaded by young people, be they entrepreneurs or in...

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2017 Live SA survey

by: admin - 10 April 2017

2017 Live SA survey

It’s that time of the year where we want to get to know our readers a little more. There are six sections – the first 50 completed surveys will each win R50 airtime. TAKE OUR SURVEY NOW

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5 entrepreneurs on how they started their businesses without funding

by: Contributor - 6 April 2017

5 entrepreneurs on how they started their businesses without funding

Noxolo Nelana: Nelana Media House After spending ten years in the financial industry, filmmaker and content producer Noxolo broke away from the sector to study a BA in English and Communication Science, which also covered TV and film production. She also further studied at Big Fish School of Digital Filmmaking and the Academy of Sound...

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7 Fierce Olivia Pope Gifs for women in the workplace

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 6 April 2017

7 Fierce Olivia Pope Gifs for women in the workplace

Gender inequality in the workplace is an issue women are faced with on a daily basis, not only in South Africa but worldwide. Men are paid more and aren’t seen as out of place when holding positions of power, while women work twice as hard for recognition. And once they’ve worked their way up the...

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How being mugged led this young woman towards a boxing career

by: Precious Mishombo - 5 April 2017

How being mugged led this young woman towards a boxing career

With fists clenched, through her boxing gloves, Mookeletsi “Mo” Manyathela, gives clean blows and packs the punches. Creativity also flows through those fingers because when the 26-year-old is not in the ring, she writes poetry.  If things go Mo’s way, by end of 2017 she would have also added author to her her list of...

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Street Player: Watch dancer Simone move to DJ Shimza and Busiswa’s “Party Ka Shimza”

by: Live Staff - 4 April 2017

Street Player: Watch dancer Simone move to DJ Shimza and Busiswa’s “Party Ka Shimza”

Our latest Street Player video was shot next to the ocean in Cape Town’s Sea Point. Simone Momple dances to “Party Ka Shimza” by DJ Shimza and DJ Thakzin, featuring Busiswa. Street Player is a YouTube-based dance music curation platform that features exclusive original tracks accompanied by young people dancing in public spaces. The series...

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