Social media loudmouth: Shaka Sisulu

Outspoken social activist, Shaka Sisulu, has more than 60 000 twitter followers. He shares his tips on how to make social media work for you.

Social media loudmouth: Gareth Pon

Africa’s top Instagramer - photographer and filmmaker Gareth Pon - tells us how social media has made him a better visual artist. Sebabatso Mosamo

Our world in pictures 2014

A protestor throws a molotov cocktail at riot police in the centre of Kiev on January 22. Ukrainian police stormed protesters' barricades - a move that increased tensions after two months of protests.

M&G bloopers 2014

After another long year of news and investigations, M&G looks back at the funny moments that took place behind the scenes.

Top 10 Zapiro cartoons of 2014

The 10 most viewed Zapiro cartoons M&G readers loved this year included his candid commentary on everything from Jacob Zuma to Oscar Pistorius and TB Joshua.

2014 through the M&G's lens

A selection of our photographers’ work this year; from important news events to striking portraits and scenes that caught their eye.