Facebook Opens First African Office

Although there is increasing talk about the decline of Facebook usage, and it’s becoming more common to hear of people deleting or deactivating their Facebook accounts, the social media network continues to expand and grow into new markets. In June 2015, Facebook opened its first African office located in Johannesburg, South Africa. Continue reading below to find out more.  Facebook has … Continue reading Facebook Opens First African Office

Screenwriting Lab to Be Held at Zanzibar International Film Festival 2015

From July 18-25, 2015, the Maisha Foundation will run an 8-day intensive screenwriting lab at the 2015 edition of the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF). Applications are currently open. Read on to learn more.   ZUKU is once again proud to welcome Maisha Film Lab to Zanzibar for a screenwriting lab to be held at ZIFF 2015. Applications for … Continue reading Screenwriting Lab to Be Held at Zanzibar International Film Festival 2015

Selma (Movie) to Open ZIFF 2015 (Includes Selma Poster)

This year, the Academy Award- and Golden Globe Award-winning film Selma (click here for the full Selma poster) will officially open the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) 2015 on July 18. The Selma movie is a historical drama directed by Ava DuVernay and written by Paul Webb. It’s based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches … Continue reading Selma (Movie) to Open ZIFF 2015 (Includes Selma Poster)

Sarafina! Star Leleti Khumalo to Grace Zanzibar International Film Festival 2015

Remaining on the subject of the 18th edition of the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF), it has now been confirmed that Leleti Khumalo, star of the 1992 movie Sarafina!, will attend ZIFF 2015 as an official guest. Read on to find out more. Sarafina Star Comes to Zanzibar Internationally renowned actress Leleti Khumalo, known for her leading … Continue reading Sarafina! Star Leleti Khumalo to Grace Zanzibar International Film Festival 2015

Zanzibar International Film Festival 2015 Announces Official Selection

In the summer of 2012, I had the pleasure of attending the 15th edition of the Zanzibar International Film Festival. Although I enjoy films, I wasn’t sure how much I’d enjoy an event that consisted of movies, night after night. I should have known better: I had a great time! Not only were the movies deep … Continue reading Zanzibar International Film Festival 2015 Announces Official Selection

Top Tech Travel Tips to Get You Excited for South Africa

Idyllic shores, lush vineyards and lively portside towns are all the rage these days, and when the festive fervour and the allure of mountainscapes and valleys beckon, there are few places as breathtaking as South Africa. Diversity is the key defining factor in what makes the country so spectacular in culture and in landscape, truly setting … Continue reading Top Tech Travel Tips to Get You Excited for South Africa

10 Best Experiences to Have in South Africa

South Africa is immense, in both size and magnificence. Varied, exotic and beautiful; many treasures await. Approximately twice the size of the state of Texas and the combined size of Spain and France, there is something for everyone from the excitement and glamour of Sun City, safaris in the Kruger National Forest, to the subtropical … Continue reading 10 Best Experiences to Have in South Africa

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