Watch: Trailer for SA Oscar Hopeful “Thina Sobabili”

Thina Sobabili (the two of us) is a film set in the Johannesburg township of Alexandra. The story is that of Thulani and Zanele; two siblings who harshly come to find they have only each other to lean on. The story unfolds with a slow sense of dread and that feeling is compounded by the […]

Adele: Inside Her Private Life and Triumphant Return

Rolling Stone recently caught up with singing sensation Adele. In the article, she talks about her private life, quitting smoking, why she hates gym and being a fan of FKA Twigs.   Check out the full article here:   As Adele steers through a South London high street in her four-door Mini Cooper, with her […]

21 Icons features Phindile Sithole-Spong – speaker, writer and HIV Activist

21 ICONS SEASON THREE (A FUTURE OF A NATION) FEATURES PHINDILE SITHOLE-SPONG Source: SACreativeNetwork On 15 November 2015 on SABC 3 at 19h27, the acclaimed short-film series 21 ICONS will feature the 11th icon of its third season: 26-year-old HIV Activist and founder of Rebranding HIV, Phindile Sithole-Spong. An accomplished speaker and writer, she has […]

What you need to know about Youth Marketing

A youth lost in translation Source: Bizcommunity By: David Blyth   The youth of South Africa command billions of rands in spending power, directly and through their influence over household consumer decisions. Today’s young adults have more disposable income than the generations that have come before them. While marketers want to draw in the under-23s, […]

A mother’s take on #FeesMustFall

Source: Africa is a Country We came across this insightful article via Africa is a Country. It’s an article written by Dikeledi Molatodi on her take and experiences throughout the recent #FeesMustFall protests. Author: Dikeledi Molatoli Dikeledi Molatoli is a sociologist, parent and long time community activist who works with youth. She lives in Johannesburg. “MOTHER […]

Stepping stones of Success

I have been having quite a few conversations lately, really stimulating stuff. Sharing in peoples experiences and learning from how they live is really one of the ways you, as an individual can learn. These I’ve been having at work, socially and just generally with randoms (random and unexpected bits of gold). As by now […]

“Polyglot” Web Series On Young Creatives Of Colour

  “Polyglot, which was launched in April by the Rwandan-born, Berlin-based sisters, explores the multi-hyphenate identities of young creatives of colour in Berlin.”- OkayAfrica According to OkayAfrica: In the third episode of Polyglot, viewers will journey from the scripted web series’ original locale of Berlin to another European metropolis. “My Own” centers on Roger Jean Nsengiyumva, an artist struggling with the challenges […]

World Press Trends report: 5 Things you need to know

The World Press Trends 2015 report, the definitive guide to the global newspaper industry published by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), was released Monday 5 October, during the World Publishing Expo in Hamburg, Germany Although the digital age can generally be regarded as a dominant force in the push towards the […]

Will there ever be a safe space for Spinning in Soweto?

We found this interesting article about Spinning from The Daily Vox, which got us thinking. One quote in particular really stands out: “When young white people fly bikes somewhere in the mountains, it’s called an extreme sport, but when a young person from Soweto spins a BMW it’s called criminal and dangerous.” What do you think? Fair statement […]

Handy Apps you can use for your business

Running a business in the Digital age more often than not means that business owners constantly have to keep up with the latest trends. Instead of just keeping up with trends, why not get apps that will help you run your business more efficiently? Here’s a great post from Bizcommunity about handy apps you can […]

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