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Facebook throws weight behind SA young talent

FacebookBy NJABULO BUTHELEZI in Durban
DURBAN, – FACEBOOK, the social media firm, has reiterated its support to young, digital talent in South Africa at the Loeries 2017  Creative Week.
It is sponsoring the Student Category of The Loeries Awards for the second year running, as well as hosting workshops and hackathons to help upskill young South African creatives in the latest practices for digital marketing and advertising.
Nunu Ntshingila, Director of Facebook Africa, said the company was passionate about helping talented young creatives across Africa and the Middle East to develop their skills and deliver great concepts that help brands to grow, while entertaining and informing the community.
“Africa and the Middle East’s emerging digital creatives represent a powerfully diverse pool of talent- one that holds the key to reaching the next billion people,” she said.
The Loeries Creative Week is ongoing in Durban.
It is the biggest gathering of the creative industry in Africa and the Middle East.


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