Live Mag

Reliving the highlights of the Global Citizen Festival

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 4 December 2018

Reliving the highlights of the Global Citizen Festival

We take a look at some of the highlights from the Global Citizen Festival Who can forget the day we got the announcement of Beyonce’s arrival to South Africa? That was the day that heralded in a period of fierce social activism and hundreds of hot takes about whether Bey and Jay would show up...

Read more

Register to attend The Youth Agenda feat. Public Protector Adv. Thuli Madonsela

by: Live Staff - 2 December 2015

Register to attend The Youth Agenda feat. Public Protector Adv. Thuli Madonsela

The Youth Agenda featuring Public Protector Adv. Thuli Madonsela International Anti-Corruption Day 9 December 2015 12h00 to 16h00 #YouthDialogueZA   Corruption Watch and Livity Africa’s VIP Campaign are excited to bring you the Youth Agenda featuring Public Protector Adv. Thuli Madonsela on 9 December 2015 at The Orbit Jazz Club and Bistro in Braamfontein. By...

Read more

World AIDS Day: Continue the Conversation

by: Kay Selisho - 1 December 2014

World AIDS Day: Continue the Conversation

It’s World AIDS Day. So… What now? “The proportion of South Africans infected with HIV has increased from 10.6% in 2008 to 12.2% in 2012, according to the Human Sciences Research Council’s (HSRC) National HIV Prevalence, Incidence and Behaviour Survey that was released on Tuesday. The total number of infected South Africans now stands at...

Read more

Wits SRC Elections: A Microcosm of Emerging SA Politics?

by: Lee Molefi - 8 September 2014

Wits SRC Elections: A Microcosm of Emerging SA Politics?

It’s Thursday, 4 September 2014. Camera and notepad in hand, I stand at the fawn-coloured steps of Wits University’s famed Great Hall. The results of the number-one university in Africa’s SRC elections are about to be released and tensions run high. All around are singing supporters, party affiliates and representatives of the three parties that...

Read more

#HashtagActivism

by: Kay Selisho - 8 July 2014

#HashtagActivism

Once used to identify messages on the topic of the moment, the hashtag’s about-turn into social activism is nearly as confusing as some of the words thrown behind the hashtag of late.   The initial aim of a hashtag was (and still remains) increasing exposure for a particular message and organizing that content under an...

Read more

Art Speaking Volumes

by: Zimasa Mpemnyama - 29 May 2013

Art Speaking Volumes

Ndabaningi Mabuye or better known as Zubz the last letter  is well known for his thought provoking lyrics and his ability to paint a beautiful and clear picture of society through his music. Here he opens up about his thoughts on the South African music industry and about the role music plays in society: How would...

Read more