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Secure your bag, but make it fashion

by: Moroetsana Serame - 4 December 2018

Secure your bag, but make it fashion

We had a chat with Ashleigh Cohen and Sema Manyike about Fashion Buying and Merchandising as careers. Have you ever walked into a clothing store and felt immediately at home, as if the store manifested straight out of your dreams and into a mall? Well, behind every store there is a team that works together...

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6.2 million South Africans, who are of working age, are unemployed

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 31 October 2018

6.2 million South Africans, who are of working age, are unemployed

Stats SA says unemployment has risen to 27.5% in the third quarter The country was met with bad news on Tuesday when Stats SA released a statement saying that the unemployment rate in the country has risen to 27.5%. This is a 0.3 of a percentage point increase since the last quarter. Stats SA has...

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Puma is trying to open up the industry for everyone

by: Tshepiso Sibeko - 25 October 2018

Puma is trying to open up the industry for everyone

Say hello to the Puma Select Sessions Maintaining a successful brand for generations is not the easiest of tasks. Creating an authentic connection with your customers requires skill and the ability to think outside the box. That is why Puma have created a series called Puma Select Sessions These are info sharing events where experts...

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The struggle of a fresh graduate

by: Tshituku Ndadza - 22 October 2018

The struggle of a fresh graduate

People go to varsity with the hope that they will get jobs immediately after school. To some that happens but to others it is a long wait to get a job. This is not a matter of which qualification you have obtained or the institution you come from. According to StatsSA there are 38,2 %...

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Applying for Varsity? Here are a few tips from past and current students

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 24 August 2018

Applying for Varsity? Here are a few tips from past and current students

(Almost) everything you need to know about the university application process You may be nearing the end of your high school career or maybe you have decided that next year you will take that leap of faith and start that tertiary education that you could not start, for whatever reason, straight after school. Whatever the...

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Calling all aspiring content creators

by: admin - 19 August 2018

Calling all aspiring content creators

Are you a blogger or YouTuber? Do you host a podcast? Live Mag’s content creators programme is looking for you. Content makes the web go round. If this statement makes you say “yaaassss!!”, then chances are you have a great blog, take mean pictures and videos, or looking for opportunities to turn your passion for...

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

by: Lerato Mogoatlhe - 22 October 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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How to become an artisan: A look at what it takes to get into instrumentation

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 5 October 2017

How to become an artisan: A look at what it takes to get into instrumentation

You don’t have to doctor, engineer or lawyer to have a successful career. For the people that prefer work that is more technical, a career in the trade industry has become an enticing and well-paying option. Meet Clevelynne Cloete, the 26-year-old who spends her days donning overalls and heavy duty boots, working as an instrumentation...

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Black girls can do science too

by: Sheilan Clarke - 2 October 2017

Black girls can do science too

Black women are still finding it difficult to navigate the world of science. This, despite the many noteworthy women in science, like Buyiswa Sondezi, who became the first woman in Africa to obtain a PhD in Experimental physics in 2014. We spoke Makosha Satekga, Ndoni Mcunu and Penester Tjale, who are showing that it doesn’t...

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Breaking into the industry: How to become a theatre actor

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 27 September 2017

Breaking into the industry: How to become a theatre actor

Theatre has not always been accessible to the masses, especially black people. We’ve seen #OpenUpTheIndustry calling out casting directors and programme managers in film, TV and radio but what about theatre? With audiences becoming more diverse and black experiences making their way onto the stage, we can’t help but wonder how you land lead roles...

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