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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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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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Coming to you this April on Showmax

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 3 April 2017

Coming to you this April on Showmax

Life has many uncertainties.The weather has been so unpredictable these days, relationships don’t ever seem to last, the president unexpectedly reshuffling the cabinet last week. How does one keep up? Showmax wants to give you something you can be certain of this April, entertainment for your viewing pleasure. Here’s some of what you can look...

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Having bad acne made me realise that I don’t need perfect skin to be confident

by: Precious Mishombo - 3 April 2017

Having bad acne made me realise that I don’t need perfect skin to be confident

One minute, I would be crying. The next, a voice in my head would scold me, “What the fuck are you crying for? Snap out of It!” Then I’d wipe the tears off my cheeks, and sit up straight as if nothing had just happened. This would be after another encounter with yet another stranger giving me...

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Here’s the vinegar ad you’ve been asking for

by: Live Staff - 3 April 2017

Here’s the vinegar ad you’ve been asking for

In the past few months, you may have seen some tweets and Facebook posts questioning why we’ve never seen a vinegar ad. Crazy, right? Well, you can finally die in peace now. Filmmaker Ofentse Mwase (aka Uncle Scrooch) collaborated with popular internet vloggers Fash Ngobese and TaFire and production house, Tribal Media House. We won’t...

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Vodacom subscribers, Showmax wants to put you on

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 29 March 2017

Vodacom subscribers, Showmax wants to put you on

With scrolling 164 weeks deep into your ex’s Instagram and frantically retweeting hysterical memes on the latest trending topic, data can become very costly. So Showmax and Vodacom are hooking you up for the next three months. From 27 March, Showmax will supply three months of data (yes honey, I said it) adding up to...

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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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Twitter calls for a diverse Miss South Africa

by: Sabelo Mkhabela - 27 March 2017

Twitter calls for a diverse Miss South Africa

Yesterday, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters got crowned Miss South Africa 2017. Among the congratulatory messages on Twitter, some tweeps were disgruntled about the lack of diversity within the pageant. Some even questioned the importance of beauty pageants in 2017. Below are some tweets that caught our eye. Next year we wanna see afros, cornrows, beads , albinos...

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How to nail that faded Kim K family photo filter

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 22 March 2017

How to nail that faded Kim K family photo filter

Kim Kardashian’s return to the interwebs in January, after being involved in an armed robbery in her Paris hotel suite last October, came with a retro filter that we are all dying to recreate on our own pages. The pictures displayed her, Kanye and their two bambinos, North and Saint in a seemingly middle class...

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Here’s why your social media check-ins are such a bad idea

by: Neo Maditla - 15 March 2017

Here’s why your social media check-ins are such a bad idea

 You know that feeling. That mild panic you get when you log onto Facebook, and see that you have dozens of notifications. If you’re anything like me, that panic soon turns to annoyance when it turns out that this is a result of someone having tagged you while checking into a place. Worse still, if...

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