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Lead Africa’s digital revolution

by: admin - 14 September 2017

Lead Africa’s digital revolution

We are looking for trainers who have in-depth knowledge and are experienced in digital marketing and technology to join the Digify Africa trainer network. Digify Africa is an award-winning digital training initiative delivered by Livity Africa. The initiative is designed to upskill the next generation of digital talent in preparation for jobs and entrepreneurial opportunities...

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Meet the 22-year-old that went from mixing paint to head chef

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 13 September 2017

Meet the 22-year-old that went from mixing paint to head chef

At 12 years old, Lurenzo already knew what he wanted to become. In grade four his cousin had lent him a chef’s uniform to wear on career day, and from that day he has been steadfast in pursuing his dream. He completed high school but his dream of pursuing culinary art was halted because he...

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So you want to be a Tenderpreneur?

by: admin - 28 August 2017

So you want to be a Tenderpreneur?

The tender system has been around for centuries. From France to England, the tendering process has been used by governments and companies to outsource services. In South Africa, tenderpreneurship rose to popularity post-apartheid. The ANC government has used the procurement process as a strategy to empower black people. Just in this year’s national budget, there...

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Meet the 27-year old woman taking on cosmetics giants

by: admin - 4 August 2017

Meet the 27-year old woman taking on cosmetics giants

Being the owner of a lipstick brand happened by mistake for 27-year-old Connie Bhebhe. Trying to run her first business Cobe Fitness was a full-time job, as a result, her appearance was neglected.  “I was in fitness wear and a ponytail all the time, it was sad. I decided I needed to transform.” This is...

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Department of Arts and Culture launches new fund for young artists

by: admin - 13 July 2017

Department of Arts and Culture launches new fund for young artists

Do you dream of publishing your first book, producing your first play or recording your first album, but have no money to make these dreams a reality? The Debut Fund Programme is for you. The Department of Arts and Culture, in partnership with the Business and Arts South Africa (BASA), have launched a fund to...

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You might need to hear these words right now …

by: Live Staff - 29 June 2017

You might need to hear these words right now …

If there was ever a time to harness the power of the spoken word to uplift and inspire young people, it is during Youth Month. And Vodacom struck the right note with its rallying cry for young people to strive for success and excellence, irrespective of their challenges and circumstance. The well-respected blog Marklives even awarded...

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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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