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by: Morwesi Ndlovu - 9 March 2017

Apply now for Digify Pro Start Up supported by Facebook

Calling All Digital Hustlers We are looking for young entrepreneurs between the age of 20 – 30 who have an established grind and want to take their start up to the next level. Digify Pro Start Up is a FREE six-week boot camp that is designed not only to upgrade your hustle by using online...

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This young woman is using tech and innovation to save infants’ lives

by: Lerato Mogoatlhe - 5 October 2016

This young woman is using tech and innovation to save infants’ lives

Kutullo Makgatho wanted to be gynaecologist, but her matric results were not high enough for her to get into medical school. She decided that she would take the long route to becoming a doctor by doing another degree before focusing her energies on medical school. Her plan B — a Bachelor of Science degree in...

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Young online entrepreneurs killing it in SA

by: Lerato Motsiri - 7 September 2016

Young online entrepreneurs killing it in SA

South Africa has 13 million Facebook users, 7.4 million users on Twitter, 8.28 million Youtube subscribers and 2.68 million users on Instagram. To some these are just numbers, but to the five young people below, they hold power. This is how they’re using social media and the Internet to run businesses virtually.   1. Instagram Tasmiyah Haffejee is a...

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How Koleka Putuma makes money from her poetry

by: Vuyisile Kubeka - 7 April 2016

How Koleka Putuma makes money from her poetry

Cape Town-based award-winning poet and playwright Koleka Putuma is unapologetically driven and is determined to make sure her passion pays the bills. Not only has she managed to make her brand and craft lucrative at just 23, but she has a clear vision for the journey ahead. “I have no shame talking about and declaring...

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Young Jo’burg entrepreneur, Mpumelelo Mfula, on the business of local street fashion

by: Rofhiwa Maneta - 13 August 2015

Young Jo’burg entrepreneur, Mpumelelo Mfula, on the business of local street fashion

“To say this is only about clothing would be short-sighted,” says Mpumelelo “Frypan” Mfula. “It’s about more than that; it’s about moving from just consuming to actually owning the things we create.” Mpumelelo (25) is a Jo’burg-based politics graduate and entrepreneur who, by his own admission, has “never been interested in formal employment because there’s...

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Fashion bloggers who mean business

by: Kgorula Bitterhout - 26 May 2015

Fashion bloggers who mean business

  Many people have jumped on the fashion blogging bandwagon, and some among that ever-expanding group are doing serious business. These photogenic folk are creating names for themselves through their blogs and cashing in on their eye for style and trends. This is what three popular fashion content creators we spoke to said about the...

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Keeping the connections strong

by: Rofhiwa Maneta - 3 October 2014

Keeping the connections strong

Originally published by Red Bull Amaphiko The Red Bull Amaphiko Academy is an initiative designed to help young South Africans who are making a positive difference in their community, to give them the mentorship they need to take their projects to the next level. They’re on the wide sidewalk outside the community center. In the...

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Life Through The Eyes of a Skater

by: Guest Contributor - 6 August 2014

Life Through The Eyes of a Skater

By Kwanele Sosibo “For poor young people, skating is connected to our bloodline and how far it goes,” reflects Rayne Moses shortly after Andy Walshe’s opening talk at the Amaphiko Academy, a talk in which Walshe highlighted skateboarding as a sport where failure is “a part of the process of success.” He also linked this...

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GUIDANCE FOR GROWING YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

by: Thulasizwe "Blacknation" Simelane - 12 February 2014

GUIDANCE  FOR GROWING YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

When starting out many entrepreneurs are quick to run to the bank to get finance, but a loan might actually end up killing your business. Apart from the obvious alternatives to a loan, such as using your own savings, cashing in on your provident fund or getting your family to invest in your business, what...

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THE LITTLE HATTERY

by: Chireez Fredericks - 16 August 2013

THE LITTLE HATTERY

The Little Hattery is a custom headwear and clothing studio based in Gardens, Cape Town. Live SA interviewed Dominique and Kerry to find out more about The Little Hattery. Look out for these interesting hats in the next issue of Live Magazine SA…COMING SOON! For more details about The Little Hattery, hop on over to...

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