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#FairnessFirst: Goodbye, boys' club! Time's up, advertising...

More than 180 female C-suite advertising agency leaders have formally aligned with Time's Up to form Time's Up Advertising...

By Leigh Andrews 8 hours ago

Rihanna hits Snapchat over beating ad, sending shares tumbling

Rihanna on Thursday denounced Snapchat after an advertisement made light of her beating by fellow pop star Chris Brown, sending the company's share prices tumbling...

3 hours ago

Ciclope Africa deadline extended

The deadline has been extended for international festival of craft awards, Ciclope Africa, held in Africa for the first time ever...

2 hours ago

On being a black face in a predominantly white space

Being black, female, and disruptive to the status quo is almost always met with hostility. Being all three of these things poses a threat to the environment where white male patriarchy continues to thrive...

By Paballo Molahlehi 8 hours ago

IFEC product standpoints for African airlines, tech-savvy passengers and content producers

As the exciting IFEC revolution takes shape, African airlines must comply by providing their tech-savvy passengers unrivalled customer experience onboard and African content producers a golden opportunity to tell the African story 35,000 feet in the air...

By Kevin Odhiambo Opiyo 5 hours ago

Russia cracks down on 800 World Cup ticket sites

Russia has cracked down on more than 800 websites illegally offering World Cup tickets when their general sale resumed after a six-week wait...

4 hours ago

Facebook suspends Trump campaign data firm Cambridge Analytica

Facebook says it has suspended the account of Cambridge Analytica, the data analysis firm hired by Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, amid reports it harvested the profile information of millions of US voters without their permission...

4 hours ago

Citizen Surveys appoints MANGO-OMC as their PR agency

Citizen Surveys, a leading South African market research consultancy for over 20 years, has appointed MANGO-OMC to handle the public relations for their brand and for the South African Citizen Survey...

Issued by MANGO-OMC 9 minutes ago

Grid drives brand culture with G in Culture

It's noisy out there. So much happening, in such a huge world; so much news, information, data, content, always on, 24/7. So much stuff fighting for our attention, every second, every minute, every hour, of every day... And that's without the ad breaks...

Issued by Grid Worldwide 7 hours ago

Irresistible food offerings at this year's Decorex Durban

Samples of some of KwaZulu Natal's most irresistible food offerings will be available at the many gourmet food stations at Decorex Durban...

7 hours ago

SAFREA denounces 'Internet Censorship Bill'

The Southern African Freelancers' Association notes with concern the passing of the Films and Publications Amendment Bill, which authorises the Films and Publications Board to regulate online content...

Issued by SAFREA 6 hours ago

Golfing environment a 'grand slam' for brands

Johan Scholtz, head of Golf Ads, explains how brands can achieve a grand slam across reach, recall, targeting and engagement in the golfing environment...

Issued by Provantage Media Group 1 hour ago

It's a Wize move with Pula Capital

Innovative B-BBEE investment firm Pula Capital (the investment arm of LRMG) has acquired a majority stake in business improvement consulting company BizWize Consulting (BizWize)...

Issued by Pula Capital Partners 7 hours ago

In blockbuster antitrust trial, Big Tech looms in background

In the biggest antitrust court battle in decades, the US government will seek to block the merger of AT&T and Time Warner to prevent the creation of a powerful new television behemoth...

4 hours ago

Google and Common Ground launch 'Little by Little'

Common Ground partners with Google to launch 'Little by Little', a global campaign in support of the Sustainable Development Goals...

3 days ago

Media24 admits to price fixing

Media24 has admitted to price fixing and the fixing of trading conditions, says the Competition Commission of South Africa...

2 days ago

#ECMA2018: Adopt a humanistic approach to AI

Artificial intelligence doesn't have to induce a Hollywood sci-fi dystopian nightmare in which robots take over the world. It may instead offer an exciting opportunity to connect consumers to your brand...

By Maroefah Smith 3 days ago

Tracey Lange leaves her Heart behind

The 9-12 show on Heart FM becomes a lot less boisterous and bubbly this week, as host Tracey Lange presents her last show on the station...

Issued by Heart FM 3 days ago

Moving Tactics launches specialised Digital Content division

Moving Tactics has launched a Digital Content division to provide a specialised content service that will maximise the value their clients achieve from their digital signage investments...

Issued by Moving Tactics 3 days ago

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Africa news

Kenyan journalists feel heat of Government pressure

Freedom of the press in Kenya is facing its biggest challenge since independence, with government censorship on the rise both during and since last year's general election...

By Sam Otieno 4 hours ago

Social media prompts smartphone adoption in Nigeria

Nigeria's mobile trends are highlighted in a report on key industry patterns, ahead of the start of Mobile Week...

6 hours ago

Cameroon: Media defies ban on political debate

Private media outlets in Cameroon are defying a ban on political programs imposed by the country's National Communication Council...

3 days ago

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Drake breaks new streaming record - in video games

NEW YORK, USA - Hip-hop superstar Drake has broken a new record in streaming -- this time in video games.

2 hours ago

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