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[Video] Christmas stereotypes many black people can relate to

by: Aseza Pupuma - 20 December 2016

[Video] Christmas stereotypes many black people can relate to

Most black people will know; Christmas means Choice Assorted and jelly and custard. In the video below, two of our contributors reminisce about the times their parents attempted to give them the Christmas they see in the movies. “My mom tried to make it seem like there was snow in the house and she used...

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If you witnessed and survived these 10 things in 2016 then surely you will thrive in 2017

by: Aseza Pupuma - 29 November 2016

If you witnessed and survived these 10 things in 2016 then surely you will thrive in 2017

From The Prophet of Doom, to #FeesMustFall, to the blesser fever, and everything in between, 2016 has been a difficult year to make sense of. Let’s help you understand why you went through the most this year, and what every moment was preparing you for. Blesser fever First on the list is the blesser/blessee fever. Almost...

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8 things Americans must know before relocating to South Africa

by: Live Staff - 9 November 2016

8 things Americans must know before relocating to South Africa

Donald Trump is the new president of the United States and some Americans are looking for the quickest way out of there. Just today, the Canadian immigration website crashed due to the high volume. Before they start looking down south and crashing our own home affairs website, here are a few things to consider before...

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5 must-see African films at the Joburg Film Festival

by: Lebohang Ntoele - 26 October 2016

5 must-see African films at the Joburg Film Festival

The Joburg Film Festival starts this Friday and will be on until November 5. Up to 60 films will be screened at 20 different venues across Jozi and Soweto, so it’s also a great way for you to see the city. Here are 5 films from across the continent that you should definitely check out:...

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Team Mark Fish wins Vodacom NXT LVL

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 10 October 2016

Team Mark Fish wins Vodacom NXT LVL

Vodacom NXT LVL ran an online scout campaign that encouraged girls and boys between the ages of 14 and 16 to record themselves completing a set of soccer drills and upload the video to their website. Over a thousand videos were submitted and the top 100 spent a week at the Vodacom NXT LVL Boot...

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SA’s hottest DJs battle deck-to-deck this Saturday

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 23 August 2016

SA’s hottest DJs battle deck-to-deck this Saturday

Youth, music and entertainment channels MTV and MTV Base are partnering with Cadbury 5Star, the latest chocolate to launch from the brand, to stage the new season of MTV DJ Battle. MTV DJ Battle is taking place at Carfax, Newtown this Saturday 27 August. The show celebrates the art of DJing by testing the skills...

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From Pharoahfi to Moshe Ndiki, the funniest of #IfDAwins

by: Buhle Lindwa - 4 August 2016

From Pharoahfi to Moshe Ndiki, the funniest of #IfDAwins

There’s been so much anticipation about which party will win with the DA showing gains. Here are the funniest reactions from social media. #IfDAWins   1. Pharoahfi expresses her feelings Lmfsaooo RT @Pharoahfi I have a valo😱#ElectionResults#pharoahfividspic.twitter.com/iwamGZbVAn — Ciara (@ThandoPeaches) August 4, 2016 Moshe Ndiki rendition of  7de Laan   2. Moshe Ndiki’s rendition of 7...

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Countdown to Aids benefit concert this Saturday

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 12 July 2016

Countdown to Aids benefit concert this Saturday

  As the weekend inches closer, so does the anticipation for the “Keep The Promise” free concert and march to be held 16 July at Durban’s Sahara Stadium Kingsmead, hosted by the Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF). Everyone is bubbling with excitement to see Queen Latifah, Common and Mi Casa come together on stage for the...

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5 funny Facebook vloggers you should watch

by: Vuyisile Kubeka - 21 June 2016

5 funny Facebook vloggers you should watch

Social media has made it easier for young people trying to break into the entertainment industry. With recent calls for people to #OpenUpTheIndustry, young South Africans have started looking for new avenues to market themselves. Here is a list of young entertainers using Facebook to showcase their talent. Zikhona Nongqiza Msuthu Zikhona is a good...

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Gamers take on Overwatch

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 13 June 2016

Gamers take on Overwatch

The beginning of May marked an exploratory time for me as an inexperienced video gamer. Overwatch had their Open Beta period that allowed gamers’ to download and play the game for free, so I went ahead and joined the animated world of people, robots and celestial beings, hell bent on destroying one another. I experienced fresh and innovative...

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