The village of Zejtun lies in the south of the island of Malta | Mark Leach
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: The culture of connection

Valletta, the baroque cityscape on the island fortress of Malta, is making global headlines this month - indeed this year - as it assumes the mantle of European Capital of Culture 2018. Last year, after having fallen in love with this little corner of the Mediterranean, I relocated to the archipelago for a sabbatical to take a front row seat for the programme of the next 12 months.

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 1 day ago

WhatsApp launches business app
WhatsApp launches business app

NEWSWATCH: WhatsApp has launched WhatsApp Business - a free-to-download Android app for small businesses which allows them to chat with users.

By Ilse van den Berg 1 day ago

iDidTht.com Craft Awards December 2017: Yet another visual spectacular for Absolut
iDidTht.com Craft Awards December 2017: Yet another visual spectacular for Absolut

IDidTht's December SA Film Reel Monthly Craft Awards were judged by Cameron Watson, creative director at King James, who selected Absolut's 'One Source Live - Africa on Fire' by Sunu from Egg Films for Best of Reel for Direction Craft.

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African Union finally speaks out about Trump
African Union finally speaks out about Trump

The African Union's anger at United States President Donald Trump's derogatory remarks on Africa is unusual for an organisation that rarely speaks out, according to South Africa's Institute for Security Studies.

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Brendah Nyakudya-Dandala, founder of Content Candy.
Content Candy expands to Zimbabwe

South African digital and content marketing studio, Content Candy, is expanding its operations to Zimbabwe.

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Facebook, Twitter, YouTube pressed over terror content

WASHINGTON - Terrorists and hate groups continue to get their propaganda onto social media platforms despite efforts by Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to shut them down, a US Senate panel heard on Wednesday.

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Facebook agrees to widen probe of Brexit vote fake news
Facebook agrees to widen probe of Brexit vote fake news

LONDON - British lawmakers probing possible Russian interference in the Brexit referendum revealed on Wednesday that Facebook had agreed to broaden its own investigation into fake news around the vote, after the social media platform's initial efforts drew criticism.

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Egypt extends state of emergency and tightens censorship

The New York Times reported this week that Egypt has ordered a criminal investigation into the paper over its report alleging that an intelligence officer told several TV hosts they should persuade viewers to accept President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, reports the Committee for the Protection of Journalists (CPJ).

By Marwa Morgan 2 days ago

ADC Advertising, Interactive and Motion/Film Craft juries announced
ADC Advertising, Interactive and Motion/Film Craft juries announced

NEW YORK - The One Club for Creativity today announced full juries for the Advertising, Interactive and Motion/Film Craft categories of the ADC 97th Annual Awards.

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Entries open for first African edition of Ciclope
Entries open for first African edition of Ciclope

Ciclope, an international festival that recognises and rewards exceptional craft in moving image, is coming to Cape Town this year in its first ever Africa regional leg, shining a light on production excellence across the continent.

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The competitive edge: Why an effective PR strategy is a must for the hospitality industry
The competitive edge: Why an effective PR strategy is a must for the hospitality industry

The hotel industry is a highly competitive field, so it is no surprise that an effective public relations (PR) strategy is paramount to enabling long-term, sustained messaging to keep your establishment top of mind.

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Kenya's Nailab selects 15 startups for Make-IT accelerator
Kenya's Nailab selects 15 startups for Make-IT accelerator

Kenyan incubator Nailab has announced the 15 startups that will take part in its Make-IT accelerator programme, designed to strengthen entrepreneurs' skills for scaling their businesses.

By Tom Jackson 2 days ago

ODA Advertising joins Magnet Global Network
ODA Advertising joins Magnet Global Network

Magnet Global Network has expanded its geographic reach and capabilities with the addition of ODA Advertising - a 26-year-old creative advertising agency based in Durban, KZN - bringing entrée to the highly sought-after South African market, and the opportunity for Magnet partners to access other areas of Africa.

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