Maltese Boy Gives Homeless Macedonian Boy Food & Water

Maltese Boy Gives Homeless Macedonian Boy Food & Water
Mar 8 2024 Share

A Maltese boy on holiday in Macedonia with his family wanted to carry out an act of charity with a homeless boy they encountered in the streets.

The Maltese boy reportedly asked his mother if he could buy food and water, with the parent gladly giving her son some money so he can purchase the items. 


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The Maltese then proceeded to give the boy some candy and a bottle of water and spend some time alongside him before continuing on with their holiday. 


Pole Collapses In Iklin: Traffic Delays Expected

Pole Collapses In Iklin: Traffic Delays Expected
Mar 8 2024 Share

Information sent to this newsroom has reported that emergency roadworks are underway due to a collapsed electricity cable. 

Maltese Road Traffic Updates also posted to Facebook, writing: ‘Triq il-Wied Iklin direction Birkirkara has been closed for traffic due to emergency roadworks.’ 

A photo sent to this newsroom shows an electricity cable leaning down onto the road, with the cables possibly making contact with the road below. 

It is currently unclear what caused the incident and whether anyone was injured. 

Expect traffic delays. 


Maltese Group ‘ERBA’ Land Deal With Warner Music Norway

Maltese Group 'ERBA' Land Deal With Warner Music Norway
Mar 8 2024 Share

ERBA’, a rising girl group consisting of Kelsey, Maria, Anthea, and Demi, celebrates International Women’s Day by releasing their debut single “Sirena” on March 8th. 

Formed during the Malta Music Exchange Camp, organized by the Public Broadcasting Service, ERBA’ collaborated with top songwriters and producers like Audun Agnar Guldbrandsen, Tom Hugo, and Alexander Nyborg Olsson. “Sirena,” co-written by ERBA’ and their vocal coach Maria Cachia Abdilla, gained attention during the Malta Eurovision Song Contest, reaching the finals and ranking 4th overall. 

The song’s Mediterranean vibe celebrates female empowerment, inspired by the mermaid stereotype deeply rooted in Malta’s identity.

ERBA’ produced a music video for “Sirena” in collaboration with Matthew Muscat Drago and Victor Abela, receiving positive feedback. 

Distributed by Warner Music Norway, the song finds a home in the international music scene. With their emergence, ERBA’ is establishing themselves as promising artists. “Sirena” transcends as more than just a song; it’s a testament to empowerment and resilience. With its captivating melody and empowering message, “Sirena” is poised to become the anthem of 2024, resonating globally.


Why We Celebrate Women’s Day in the 21st Century

Why We Celebrate Women's Day in the 21st Century
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In the 21st century, Women’s Day serves as a poignant reminder of the ongoing struggle for gender equality across the globe. It’s more than just a date on the calendar; it’s a rallying cry for change, a celebration of progress, and a call to action for a more inclusive society.

Equality Matters:

Women’s Day underscores the importance of gender equality in every aspect of life. From the boardroom to the classroom, from the courtroom to the living room, the fight for equality remains steadfast.

Empowerment Agenda:

It serves as a powerful reminder to empower women economically, socially, and politically. By investing in women’s education, economic opportunities, and leadership roles, we pave the way for a brighter, more equitable future.

Historical Tribute:

Women’s Day pays homage to the trailblazers who paved the way for gender equality in the past. From suffragettes to civil rights activists, their tireless efforts laid the groundwork for progress.

Embracing Intersectionality:

Recognizing the intersectionality of women’s experiences is crucial. Women’s Day acknowledges that gender equality is not one-size-fits-all and that factors such as race, ethnicity, sexuality, and socio-economic status shape women’s experiences differently.

Inspiring Role Models:

It celebrates the achievements of women who break barriers and challenge stereotypes. From astronauts to athletes, from CEOs to activists, these women inspire us to reach for the stars and shatter glass ceilings.

Community Building:

Women’s Day provides a platform for women to come together, share experiences, and support each other. Through solidarity and sisterhood, we amplify our voices and effect change.

Global Solidarity:

Women’s Day unites women worldwide in the pursuit of a more just and inclusive society. Across continents and cultures, women stand in solidarity, demanding equality and justice for all.

Future Focus:

As we celebrate how far we’ve come, Women’s Day reminds us of the work still to be done. It’s a clarion call for action, a beacon of hope for a future where gender equality is not just a dream but a reality.

In essence, Women’s Day in the 21st century is a testament to the resilience, strength, and power of women everywhere. It’s a day to celebrate progress, honor the past, and envision a future where equality reigns supreme. Let us continue to march forward, hand in hand, until every woman and girl can live with dignity, respect, and opportunity.