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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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Calling all girl writers!

by: Live Staff - 16 May 2017

Calling all girl writers!

Are you a young woman aged 14 to 19? Would you love to become a writer and tell the stories and experiences of girls in your community? Girl Effect Mobile (GEM) and Livity Africa are looking for you. We are looking for girl writers who want to use their talent and voices to write stories...

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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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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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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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Meet Nonceba Mhlauli, the youngest ANC spokesperson in parliament

by: Ziyanda Stuurman - 31 March 2017

Meet Nonceba Mhlauli, the youngest ANC spokesperson in parliament

“It’s very important that young, black females start taking more active, more powerful roles in the ANC,” says Nonceba Mhlauli (26), acting spokesperson for the ANC in parliament. She tells us about her background, how her grandmother introduced her to politics, her time at Rhodes University, and why patriarchy must fall. “Patriarchy has become so...

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Ekasi Project Green is promoting healthy, nutritious food

by: Xoliswa Qoni - 28 March 2017

Ekasi Project Green is promoting healthy, nutritious food

Two years ago while they were unemployed, five friends had an idea that changed their lives and benefited their community. Sizwe Nyuka (26), Abonga Tom (24), Lonwabo Mfenguza (23), Loyiso Hulushe (23) and Bonani Joni (24) decided that it was high time Khayelitsha went green, and launched Ekasi Project Green. It’s an urban farming project...

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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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8 young women making us proud on International Women’s Day

by: Live Staff - 8 March 2017

8 young women making us proud on International Women’s Day

As March 8 marks International Women’s Day we put you onto women doing the most in music, online media, politics, fashion and more. Rouge, rapper and brand ambassador Pretorian rapper Rouge cemented her spot in South African music industry in 2014 with her debut single, “Party”.  The 24-year-old has also worked alongside artists like Reason,...

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#HireAGraduate: Young people on why they had no choice but to leave the Eastern Cape

by: Buntu Mgwelo - 22 February 2017

#HireAGraduate: Young people on why they had no choice but to leave the Eastern Cape

This morning, thousands of graduates in the Eastern Cape took their frustration at being unemployed despite having tertiary qualifications, to the streets. They formed a human chain in different parts of the province, some wearing their graduation gear, and holding up signs that read #HireAGraduate. Our trainees from the Eastern Cape know this struggle too...

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