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GQ South Africa April 2018

GQ South Africa is the first and last word on men's style. With access to some of the world's top photographers and writers, GQ offers professional men content that is entertaining and enlightening. Whether it's fashion, tech, business, Hollywood or investigative journalism, GQ covers it all with intelligence and imagination.

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Conde Nast Independent Magazines Pty Ltd
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netflix and thrill

These days, few TV series captivate – and terrify – me like Black Mirror does. Imagining a world where we could relive memories at any moment, or track the movements of our children from anywhere, ostensibly to keep them safe, presents many opportunities to make real-world versions plausible and much more infallible. But then of course, there’s the terrifying parable nature of some episodes – especially when they feel so immediately possible. That one with where an army of micro-drones gets hacked and goes on a killing spree? Or one where a widow enlists an AI-service to bring her late husband...

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Mara Hvistendahl Writer Mara Hvistendahl is the author of Unnatural Selection and the longform story And The City Swallowed Them. Unnatural Selection was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. She’s a contributing correspondent at Science and a National Fellow at New America. Lauren Manual Syndication Manager Born in Cape Town, Lauren Manuel is a surface design scholar with qualifications in journalism and digital marketing. When she’s not negotiating rates across different time zones to fill the pages of GQ, she enjoys road trips, photography and spending time with her beautiful Labrador, Mika....

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the hit list

1 The BOOK Holidays are meant for reading – and communing with nature. Why not do both with How to Stay Alive, the latest survival guide by adventurer Bear Grylls. Read about his daring exploits, then show off your new-found survival skills IRL. Just don’t drink your own urine unless absolutely necessary... How to Stay Alive by Bear Grylls, R224. loot.co.za 2 The TRAVEL KIT Compact is the watch word while travelling. Pack smart – and look the part – with Aesop’s Jet Set Kit, featuring a selection of skin, hair and body products in travel-sized bottles. It is also a...

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@GQDOTCOZA @GQSOUTHAFRICA Recent update @lorenzorufus Days off look a little like this #Obsessed... perhaps a little @safashionweek Dye hard men’s hairstyles are the buzz of 2018! #GQ #SAFW #MensHairTrends @thecreativedavid Meetings, selects, castings and on to the next #editorial Let’s make the week magic! @Unathi.Africa “@unathimsengana living her best life.” Hallo GQ. ■...

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this month on the new

STYLE: Up-to-the minute fashion and runway news, daily style upgrades and more exclusive behind-the-scenes action CULTURE: The latest developments in the entertainment, business, food, fitness and tech industries GROOMING: All of your grooming concerns narrowed down so you can face them head-on WOMEN: Get to know the models and celebrities heating up your Instagram PHOTOGRAPHS BY KARL ROGERS, RICARDO MARCUS ■...

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nambitha ben-mazwi

Twenty-nine-year-old Nambitha Ben-Mazwi must have great difficulty keeping her CV to the recommended two pages. Business Science graduate. Marketing strategist. International actress. MC. TV presenter. Radio host. Entrepreneur. They’re all titles she holds or has held. The many faces of a woman who does life in the driver’s seat, both hands firmly on the steering wheel. “My grandmother used to talk about being dark-skinned like it was a secret weapon” ‘I like to think of my journey so far as a circle,’ says the local star, who comes from humble Eastern Cape beginnings. ‘I’ve come back to who I...