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RIP Bob Rightford

Bob Rightford, a local advertising legend and one of Red & Yellow School's founding fathers, has passed away...

2 hours ago

SA's top-paid jobs and most in-demand skills

Are you ready for the new year? Check out the latest outlook on trends for top-paid jobs and most in-demand skills, including what to expect in 2018...

1 day ago

It's true what they say; prevention is better than cure

In the wake of the H&M debacle, Thandukwazi Gcabashe comments on the critical role PR plays in making sure marketing campaigns have gone through a reputational lens before being launched...

By Thandukwazi Gcabashe 55 minutes ago

Why H&M's apology falls short

2018 started off with a social media outcry from netizens and consumers around the world who were offended by a blatantly racist advert produced by Swedish clothing giant H&M...

By Lunice Johnston 23 hours ago

Social media erupts for Zim The Voice UK contestant

Zimbabwe-raised teen is the talk of The Voice UK, along with his dancing granma who owned social media after the performance of Donel Mangena...

19 hours ago

Facebook news feed changes - What now for brands?

Facebook's new newsfeed can mean trouble for brands. Here's what to do to win in the post-news feed update framework...

By Joseph Neusu 18 hours ago

Here's how to upload photos to Instagram from your PC

From multiple account support to Stories, Instagram's team has been hard at work over the years. In saying so, there is one big feature they haven't implemented yet - and I'm not talking about the return of a chronological timeline...

By Hadlee Simons 22 hours ago

#OrchidsandOnions: Men are more of a risk - true story. Windhoek Lager ad - untrue story.

First for Women has always been a company focused on its product - providing insurance packages tailored especially for women. This acknowledges that there are gender differences when it comes to underwriting risks. Some men might not like that, but it is the reality: Men are more of a risk, when it comes to insurance, because, generally, they are less cautious than women...

By Brendan Seery 19 hours ago

Anant Singh film selected for world premiere at Berlin International Film Festival

Producer, Anant Singh has announced that Museo, co-produced with Mexico's Panorama Global, will have its world premiere at the 68th Berlin International Film Festival...

23 hours ago

Engage Joe Public appoints Reatile Tekateka

Integrated brand and communications group Joe Public United has announced the recent appointment of Reatile Tekateka to head up its public relations company, Engage Joe Public...

Issued by Joe Public United 11 minutes ago

Real secrets of effective influencer marketing campaigns

Stephane Rogovsky, CEO of R-Squared Digital and one of the speakers at the upcoming Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC) Conference, shares his insights on effective influencer marketing campaigns...

Issued by IMC Conference 19 hours ago

Hijab model pulls out of L'Oreal campaign over Israel tweets

PARIS - British model Amena Khan, who had been chosen by L'Oreal to appear in an advertising campaign in Britain, has pulled out over accusations she made anti-Israeli comments in a series of old tweets...

21 hours ago

Global acclaim skyrockets for SA's Five Fingers for Marseilles

South African film, Five Fingers for Marseilles, has been receiving rave reviews at festivals around the world...

18 hours ago

Little relief in sight for Novus as woes keep piling up

Twelve months ago, it looked as though 2017 was going to be a tough year for print and publishing company Novus...

21 hours ago

Warc report shows global adspend growth to accelerate to +4.7%

Global adspend growth to accelerate to +4.7% in 2018, reaching a total of $572bn...

21 hours ago

Top ten global consumer trends

The market research company, Euromonitor International revealed the top 10 global consumer trends for 2018...

1 day ago

IMC Conference 2018: Insights into email and SMS marketing

Everlytic is a Gold Sponsor of the upcoming IMC Conference and their MD, Walter Penfold, will use this opportunity to share his insights on email and SMS marketing as a preview of what's to come...

Issued by Everlytic 1 day ago

Dissolution of 3D Group

The associations of the exhibition industry in southern Africa, AAXO and EXSA, are very concerned and distressed to have heard the news that 3D Group has apparently dissolved and terminated all business activity as of 31 November 2017...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 1 day ago

Facebook to let users rank 'trust' in news sources

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook announced it will ask its two billion users to rank their trust in news sources, in its latest attempt to combat the spread of misinformation on the social network...

1 day ago

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Africa news

#AfricaAchiever: Godfrey Sserwamukoko, iWayAfrica

iWayAfrica Uganda, appointed Godfrey Sserwamukoko as managing director and board member last year, amid significant growth in the local market and an increased uptake of communication services in Uganda...

By Louise Marsland 15 minutes ago

Journalists trained in health reporting in Sierra Leone

A new journalists' network in Sierra Leone aims to strengthen information flows and accountability around the health sector in the country...

3 hours ago

Africa needs to "future-proof" itself against future challenges

New ideas are needed to future-proof Africa against its biggest challenges and technology is the power that can assist...

21 hours ago

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