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Watch dancer’s emotional speech about not being recognised in South Africa

by: Live Staff - 22 May 2017

Watch dancer’s emotional speech about not being recognised in South Africa

Cape Town-based dancer Mamela Nyamza recently spoke at the Live Event Technical & Production Conference, which took place between May 18 and 20 in Johannesburg. She began by playing a clip of the silent protest she and three other dancers, Chuma Sopotela, Buhlebezwe Siwani and Zikhona Jacobs, held at the 52nd Fleur Du Cap Theatre...

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#Transformation2017: In the media industry, focus on the small wins, for your own sanity

by: Devaksha Vallabhjee - 4 May 2017

#Transformation2017: In the media industry, focus on the small wins, for your own sanity

A year ago, a colleague and I came up with a body-positive content series to run in opposition to all the “summer body” features that women are bombarded with in the months leading up to summer. The content would include fashion and health advice and personal experiences, but mostly positive affirmation in the form of...

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Four artists protest the lack of transformation at the Fleur Du Cap Theatre Awards

by: Sabelo Mkhabela - 20 March 2017

Four artists protest the lack of transformation at the Fleur Du Cap Theatre Awards

Award shows have become a platform for artists to voice their frustrations about their respective industries. Remember Riky Rick at the Metro FM Awards? Adele at the Grammys, and and and? Four Cape Town-based artists Mamela Nyamza, Chuma Sopotela, Buhlebezwe Siwani and Zikhona Jacobs joined the list of those artists during last night’s 52nd Fleur...

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UCT students occupy Bremner building

by: Babalwa Quma - 19 October 2015

UCT students occupy Bremner building

UCT students protesting over fees promised that they would sleep outside the Bremner building until their issues were answered by management. Earlier today, they embarked on their own #FeesMustFall protest over the proposed increase in university fees. The students were supposed to meet inside the Bremner building, but instead spent the time chanting and deliberating...

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