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Relax and recharge at The Guardian guest house in Hemel-en-Aarde
Relax and recharge at The Guardian guest house in Hemel-en-AardeArticle

Nestled in the beautiful and (aptly named) Hemel-en-Aarde (Heaven and Earth) Valley, The Guardian Guest House and Cottage is the perfect self-catering spot when looking for some serious R&R.

Ruth Cooper 21 Apr 2021

Would you leave your children's inheritance in the hands of the government?
Would you leave your children's inheritance in the hands of the government?Article

Who would take on the parental mantle you leave behind and who would make sure that any inheritance you have accumulated for your children is actually received by them and managed properly to their benefit?...

Alex Simeonides, Issued by Capital Legacy 25 Mar 2021

Vaccine passports may be on the way - but are they a reason for hope or a cause for concern?
Vaccine passports may be on the way - but are they a reason for hope or a cause for concern?Article

The pandemic has exposed inequalities in society. There is concern that tying freedoms to vaccinations may further disadvantage vulnerable groups...

Yara M. Asi 15 Mar 2021

Hospitality on show
Hospitality on showArticle

In 2019, the False Bay TVET College Muizenberg Campus was approached by the Afternoon Express show to not only host the competition qualifying heats but to include a selection of N6 hospitality students to partake in the SABC 3 Taste Master competition...

Issued by False Bay College 28 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Media trends; the picture is not pretty, and it will get worse
#BizTrends2021: Media trends; the picture is not pretty, and it will get worseArticle

Some of the trends that we see garnering attention and resources in 2021 have been gaining increasing share of attention for a while. These are big-ticket items, culture and DNA change projects that take years to get right, only for them to arrive in time for their next evolution...

Styli Charalambous 28 Dec 2020

African films and series that made waves internationally in 2020
African films and series that made waves internationally in 2020Article

Zog, The Snail and the Whale, Rafiki, Moffie, Buddha in Africa, Yvonne Orji: Momma, I Made It and more...

Issued by Showmax 15 Dec 2020

Rogue: It's Megan Fox vs lion and al-Shabab in new Showmax film
Rogue: It's Megan Fox vs lion and al-Shabab in new Showmax filmArticle

Showmax has just released Rogue, starring Teen Choice winner and People's Choice nominee Megan Fox (Transformers, Jennifer's Body) as Sam O'Hara, who leads a team of mercenaries on a mission to rescue an ambassador's daughter kidnapped by al-Shabaab...

Issued by Showmax 4 Dec 2020

We have enough food to feed everyone, yet the food deficit is widening
We have enough food to feed everyone, yet the food deficit is wideningArticle

South Africa has a net surplus of food as a country - yet food poverty at the household level is widening, and now even more rapidly so because the pandemic is decimating our economy and jobs at an alarming rate..

Andy Du Plessis 17 Nov 2020

Here are the 2020 MTN Business App of the Year Awards winners
Here are the 2020 MTN Business App of the Year Awards winnersArticle

The winners of this year's MTN Business App of the Year Awards have been announced. EasyEquities, an app for new and existing investors, took the top spot...

30 Oct 2020

Spier to host Constellations, a series of campfire gatherings with cultural icons
Spier to host Constellations, a series of campfire gatherings with cultural iconsArticle

The Spier Wine Farm is set to host Constellations, a series of campfire gatherings with South African cultural juggernauts, from 26 November 2020...

27 Oct 2020

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Wan-Ifra's World Digital Media Awards 2020 winners announcedArticle

Wan-Ifra has announced the 2020 winners of its World Digital Media Awards...

22 Oct 2020

The 14 best international series on Showmax this October
The 14 best international series on Showmax this OctoberArticle

First seasons of Alex Rider, Enslaved, Florida Girls, Jett, L.A.'s Finest, On Becoming a God In Central Florida, and Years and Years...

Issued by Showmax 9 Oct 2020

IMF's new policy at odds with green Covid-19 recovery
IMF's new policy at odds with green Covid-19 recoveryArticle

A new review of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) most recent economic policy advice for five countries with ongoing coal sector expansions show it is green-lighting fossil fuel expansion...

9 Oct 2020

#MEX20 closes with multi-Grammy-winning composer Rachel Z
#MEX20 closes with multi-Grammy-winning composer Rachel ZArticle

Two-time Grammy winner, Rachel Z will close the annual Music Exchange conference on Sunday, 20 September at 12pm on the Ticketpro platform...

Martin Myers 16 Sep 2020

Combatting corruption in South Africa depends on three pillars, says experts on Henley and SABSA panel
Combatting corruption in South Africa depends on three pillars, says experts on Henley and SABSA panelArticle

Combatting corruption in South Africa depends on three pillars: ending the bipolar myth of good private sector/bad public sector, the establishment of an unstoppable citizens' movement and for directors to cross their own intellectual Rubicon and serve companies not shareholders...

Issued by Henley Business School 8 Sep 2020

Adapting to the ever-changing requirements of brand safety
Adapting to the ever-changing requirements of brand safetyArticle

The most basic definition of brand safety is the set of measures marketers put in place to protect their brand, and its reputation, from negative or harmful digital content. The inclusion of the word 'digital' in that definition may be the reason the problem evolved to the extent that it almost feels unmanageable in 2020...

Megan Sayle, Issued by Dentsu 3 Sep 2020

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Saving SA journalism: Opportunities in AI developmentArticle

Lerato Mokheti, a freelance journalist and communications consultant explores how investing in quality content and diversifying revenue streams are key elements in news media businesses' long term success...

Lerato Mokhethi 25 Aug 2020

RIP: Tony Elliott, founder of Time Out magazine dies
RIP: Tony Elliott, founder of Time Out magazine diesArticle

Tony Elliott, the founder of the events listings magazine Time Out, has died after a long illness...

22 Jul 2020

A victim of the Aids pandemic is buried in Cape Town in 2004. Kim Ludbrook/EPA.
Coronavirus media coverage must avoid the mistakes of the Aids pandemic in AfricaArticle

As Covid-19 becomes the most intensely covered virus in history, there are important lessons to be drawn from the media's reporting of another global pandemic: HIV/Aids...

Ludek Stavinoha 13 Jul 2020

#YouthMonth: 5 tips to keep learning on track
#YouthMonth: 5 tips to keep learning on trackArticle

According to the Guardian: "the 'corona class of 2020' was the most exposed age group to the likely unemployment surge caused by the economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic. Fortunately, the digital age we live in offers numerous resources to give them a step up...

Kalnisha Singh 15 Jun 2020

Bon Appétit editor Adam Rapoport resigns over offensive picture
Bon Appétit editor Adam Rapoport resigns over offensive pictureArticle

Adam Rapoport, the editor in chief of US food magazine, Bon Appétit, has announced his resignation after a 2003 photograph of him dressed in 'brown face' surfaced on social media...

9 Jun 2020

Hair stylist Onele Cembi twists his dreadlocks into the words “Covid-19”. Photo: Thamsanqa Mbovane
Covid-19 report: What does herd immunity mean for South Africa?Article

The latest quality Covid-19 science on schools and children, evidence that physical distancing, masks and eye protection work, herd immunity and what it means for South Africa and more...

GroundUp and Spotlight staff 5 Jun 2020

Travel Africa with 26 iconic movies on Showmax this Africa Month
Travel Africa with 26 iconic movies on Showmax this Africa MonthArticle

The borders are closed, but that doesn't mean you can't explore your continent this Africa Day, thanks to this starter guide to classic African films on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 27 May 2020

3 factors impacting online shopping in SA, and how to address them during lockdown
3 factors impacting online shopping in SA, and how to address them during lockdownArticle

SA might never be able to 'go back to normal', especially in terms of retail which currently contributes 15% of South Africa's GDP...

Semona Pillay 22 May 2020

The 5 best local hits to stream now
The 5 best local hits to stream nowArticle

These are the five local hits to stream on Showmax now...

Issued by Showmax 15 Apr 2020

Controversial series imagines if Africa ruled the world
Controversial series imagines if Africa ruled the worldArticle

Noughts + Crosses is a controversial six-part BBC One series that has just started screening on Showmax and M-Net, with new episodes every Thursday night from 11.30pm...

Issued by MultiChoice Connected Video 31 Mar 2020

#FairnessFirst: A fashion film for the #MeToo generation, "Be a lady," they said
#FairnessFirst: A fashion film for the #MeToo generation, "Be a lady," they saidArticle

'Girls. Girls. Girls.' magazine recently released a video titled 'Be a lady they said', words by Camille Rainville as published on her Writings of a Furious Woman blog in 2017 and narrated by Cynthia Nixon, best known for her role on Sex and the City...

Jessica Tennant 4 Mar 2020

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Australian Associated Press to close after 85 yearsArticle

#NEWSWATCH: The Australian Associated Press news agency, which has operated since 1935, has announced that it will be closing on 26 June...

3 Mar 2020

High Court hands down groundbreaking judgment on the right to basic education
High Court hands down groundbreaking judgment on the right to basic educationArticle

The Eastern Cape Division of the High Court in Grahamstown recently handed down a groundbreaking judgment upholding the right to education of undocumented children...

Jacquie Cassette and Tricia Erasmus 6 Feb 2020

SIU investigation leads to closure of Master's Offices
SIU investigation leads to closure of Master's OfficesArticle

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola on Monday announced a countrywide shutdown of the Master's Offices...

4 Feb 2020

The vegans are coming! What's fuelling the interest in plant-based eating?
The vegans are coming! What's fuelling the interest in plant-based eating?Article

Between the rise of veggie burgers that "bleed" and vegan protesters at supermarkets, veganism is in the news...

Matthew Ruby and Tani Khara 23 Jan 2020

Vida: Why critics adore this little Mexican-American drama about sisterhood
Vida: Why critics adore this little Mexican-American drama about sisterhoodArticle

Take your average, mainstream white-hetero-male-dominated TV show, turn 180 degrees, and just keep going. Eventually, you'll hit Vida, and if you're lucky, you'll be home...

Issued by Showmax 17 Jan 2020

Journalist Nazli Ilicak is embraced after her release from prison in Istanbul in November 2019, after a court ordered her free on time served at a retrial. Two of her colleagues remain in prison on terrorism related charges, among the 47 journalists jailed in Turkey. Credit: CPJ/Reuters/Huseyin Aldemir.
The world's worst jailers of journalistsArticle

The number of journalists imprisoned globally for their work in 2019 remains near record highs. China, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Egypt are world's worst jailers of journalists...

Elana Beiser 11 Dec 2019

What to watch at the 6th European Film Fest
What to watch at the 6th European Film FestArticle

The sixth annual European Film Festival will be held at Cinema Nouveau theatres in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town from 29 November to 8 December 2019...

Daniel Dercksen 28 Nov 2019

6 ways to ensure Black Friday is smooth for everyone involved
6 ways to ensure Black Friday is smooth for everyone involvedArticle

While Black Friday may glorious for bargain hunters and those hoping to make extra sales, the extra strain takes a toll on the staff who have to manage all of it...

27 Nov 2019

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The role of readers-first newsrooms and why trust is key in reader revenue [report]Article

A new report by Inma (the International News Media Association) looks at the essential functions of a readers-first newsroom, why trust is key in reader revenue, what readers will pay for, and how news media leadership can guide this transition...

22 Nov 2019

"An almost perfect series" - What the critics are saying about Catch-22
"An almost perfect series" - What the critics are saying about Catch-22Article

Catch-22, nominated for two Emmys in 2019 and currently #75 on Rotten Tomatoes' list of the Best TV Shows of 2019 So Far, is now streaming on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 21 Nov 2019

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D&AD announces theme and identity for 2020 D&AD FestivalArticle

D&AD's new theme for its 2020 Festival has been announced. The theme, 'Imagine everything', encapsulates the ambition and scope of this year's event: a global festival celebrating creativity...

19 Nov 2019

Demonstrators are seen outside the Department of State Services headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria, on November 12, 2019. Police fired on and attacked journalists covering that demonstration. Credit: CPJ/AFP/Kola Sulaimon.
Nigerian security forces fire on journalists, protestersArticle

Nigerian authorities should investigate attacks by security forces on journalists at a recent protest in Abuja, and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said...

18 Nov 2019

Harlots: both 'deliciously wanton' and 'a feminist triumph'
Harlots: both 'deliciously wanton' and 'a feminist triumph'Article

Everyone agrees: Harlots is the most under-valued series on TV right now. The story of warring mid-18th century brothels has been called "the finest show no one is tuning into" in The Guardian...

Issued by Showmax 4 Nov 2019

Godfather of Harlem: Forest Whitaker is 'phenomenal' in his first, long-overdue TV lead
Godfather of Harlem: Forest Whitaker is 'phenomenal' in his first, long-overdue TV leadArticle

Godfather of Harlem, starring Oscar winner Forest Whitaker as infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson, is now streaming on Showmax and airing on 1Magic, with new episodes every Tuesday at 9.30pm...

Issued by Showmax 1 Nov 2019

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Deepfake apps: Society's new enemyArticle

Is cyber-misogyny the new frontier for the embarrassment and humiliation of the disenfranchised?

Riana McArthur 29 Oct 2019

International Print Day: 8 reasons why print thrives
International Print Day: 8 reasons why print thrivesArticle

With research the world over pointing to a resurgence of paper and print, from planners to paperbacks, we are enticed away from the touchscreen to the tactile...

Samantha Choles 23 Oct 2019

Busting 3 myths that discourage the pursuit of learning
Busting 3 myths that discourage the pursuit of learningArticle

There are thousands of young people who are convinced that gaining the necessary skills to fill vacant positions are out of their reach...

22 Oct 2019

Trending images relating to the #AmINext hashtag and the much-shared pic of the protest march outside Parliament on 5 September 2019: .
#FairnessFirst: Stepping up to keep SA's females safeArticle

Local media covered the general sense of unrest and discomfort in the country last week, following the spate of femicide cases that spurred the nation to say #Enoughisenough and ask #AmInext? In addition to marches, a number of platforms have been voicing their support...

Leigh Andrews 6 Sep 2019

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The Great Hack: A leadership, not data, crisisArticle

The Great Hack debuted on Netflix recently with the shocking tale of David Carroll's quest to claim his data...

Lisa Steingold 27 Aug 2019

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#Loeries2019: ALL THE WINNERS!Article

The full list of winners for the 41st Annual Loerie Awards, which concluded on Saturday, 24 August 2018 at the Durban ICC, have been announced. Congratulations to all!...

23 Aug 2019

Proptech empowering first-time female homebuyers
Proptech empowering first-time female homebuyersArticle

According to Lightstone Property, the number of female property buyers has been steadily increasing since 2016‚ noticeably overtaking males and married couples...

21 Aug 2019

Zog, Triggerfish's latest award-winner, is now streaming on Showmax
Zog, Triggerfish's latest award-winner, is now streaming on ShowmaxArticle

Zog, the latest award-winning animation from Triggerfish, is now streaming first on Showmax in Africa...

Issued by Showmax 13 Aug 2019

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