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Phil Molefe gives details of SABC's ANN7 funding

The SABC's relationship with ANN7, the Gupta-owned TV station, has come under intense scrutiny in Parliament, with evidence surfacing that the cash-strapped public broadcaster paid up to R1m for an episode of the TNA/Morning Live breakfast shows...

By Bekezela Phakathi 22 hours ago

Custom media the way of the future

Content that is of value and authentic will continue to grow as readers demand it, and it is custom media that is delivering this...

By Danette Breitenbach 23 hours ago

#DesignMonth: The mysterious Monkeybiz of design

On a cold, drizzly morning, the first CreativeMornings event of the year took place at Friends of Design on Bree Street, Cape Town. Roughly 60 early birds braved the welcome rain and attended the session before their work day began…

By Leigh Andrews 22 hours ago

Thought leadership programme Gurus premiers on CNBC Africa

CNBC Africa will premiere Gurus, a series of high-impact interviews with premier league business thought leaders, filmed in South Africa on Thursday 2 March 2017 at 9.15pm.

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Sunday Times Generation Next survey adds eight new categories

The 13th Sunday Times Generation Next youth survey has added eight new categories to its consumer brands - Coolest yoghurt, Coolest mode of transport, Coolest ice cream, Coolest stationery brand, Coolest stationery store, Coolest spread or sauce, and Coolest footwear store...

14 minutes ago

Millennials' confidence drops against world instability

According to Deloitte's sixth annual Millennial Survey, respondents indicate they are less likely to leave the security of their jobs, more concerned about uncertainty arising from conflict and not optimistic about the directions their countries are going...

1 hour ago

New line-up at Power 98.7

From 1 March 2017, Gauteng-based commercial talk radio station, Power 98.7 will refresh its line-up...

1 hour ago

Conference creates dialogue between urban culture, big brands

The conference, Dope Brands and a Room, designed to bring urban culture together with big brands and the advertising and marketing industry will be held on 30 March 2017...

1 hour ago

No secrets, no makeup, no wardrobe in new Kyle Lewis music video

Arcade Content's Kyle Lewis directed No Secrets, the intimate first music video for Pure, the reinvention of Purity Zinhle Mkhize...

Issued by Arcade Content 23 hours ago

PUMA ignites local flavour in new ‘Run The Streets' commercial

PUMA South Africa, together with lead creative agency Ninety9cents and Paul Ward, Director of 0307, recently launched its ‘Run The Streets' campaign – a gripping commercial with major local flavour...

Issued by Ninety9Cents 23 hours ago

New BBDO CEO finds Scopen research valuable

The Spanish-based independent research company Scopen and the IAS partnered in a 2016 study that highlighted 15 key trends in the South African communication, marketing, procurement and advertising industries...

23 hours ago

Sponsorship win-win: Nashua's Rugby Skills Project brings innovation to schools and SA rugby

Sponsorship works well when the big creative idea connects with the audience emotionally and it develops relationships with customers...

Issued by Brand inc 23 hours ago

Deviating from the norm

Converged specialist - that term, (coined by myself) is a term I use to describe the future of work progress...

By Delicia Arjunan, Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 22 hours ago

#DesignIndaba2017: Marina Willer announced as speaker

London-based Pentagram partner and creative director Marina Willer is an iconic figure in graphic design and filmmaking, whose inspiration, she says, comes from her colleagues, her children and her RCA tutor and graphic design titan, Margaret Calvert...

1 day ago

#DesignIndaba2017: Emerging Creative Kgotso Letwaba

Kgotso Letwaba, founder of fashion label The After Skool Life and one of Design Indaba's Emerging Creatives, creates activewear informed by his love of sport and street art. We chat to him about design and authentic storytelling for #DesignMonth.

By Ruth Cooper 1 day ago

IAB announces finalists for Bookmark Awards 2017

The IAB SA has announced the Bookmark Awards finalists for 2017. Following several weeks of judging, the panel has narrowed down a record number of entries into a shortlist of official finalists, each demonstrating talent and digital innovation in their respective categories...

1 day ago

Leave The Couch blog wins three SA Blog Awards, including Overall Best Blog

Leave The Couch blog won the Overall category at the 2016 South African Blog Awards, as well as Best Lifestyle Blog and Best Sport Blog...

1 day ago

Online gaming offers new markets to brands

As more gamers play sports online, major brands, such as Gillette, are capitalising on this multi-million dollar industry...

1 day ago

DigitLab in the finals of the IAB Bookmark Awards

DigitLab's work on The Grainfather e-commerce site has earned them a spot in the finals at the 2017 IAB Bookmark Awards...

Issued by DigitLab 1 day ago

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Compete cleverly: Don't outrun – outwit!

Any typical contender has to deal with intimidation when faced by a significant and strong opponent. Power is persuasive, and we often believe that the big boys are inevitably set to take the victories. However, knowledge – converted into smart strategies – can trump power...

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Africa news

2016 marked a challenging year for African equity markets

Activity in African capital markets shows significant decline in 2016 amidst economic uncertainty and global political upheaval…

2 hours ago

Severe food shortages impact Africa's refugees

UNHCR and WFP are concerned that sustained cuts to food assistance will have severe nutrition and protection-related consequences for refugees…

3 hours ago

Telecoms to take advantage of virtual reality

Traditionally, telecoms companies have struggled to build an ongoing relationship with their customers…

By Mark de Groot 3 hours ago

5 African blockchain companies to watch

Blockchain is more than just a new payment system, it can potentially revolutionise transactions over the internet…

By Dean Workman 3 hours ago

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International

Facebook announces 'fake news' offensive in Germany

Social media giant Facebook announced on Sunday that it will introduce new measures to combat fake news in Germany, as Europe's largest economy and most populous nation enters an election year...

17 Jan 2017

German state TV won't broadcast 2018-24 Games

BERLIN: Germany's public broadcasters will not screen the Olympic Games live for the first time after they balked at the huge rights deal demanded by US giant Discovery...

29 Nov 2016

Nielsen Admosphere signs 4-year contract with ATO in Czech Republic

Nielsen Admosphere is to conduct a robust project of cross-platform audience measurement for the Czech Association of TV Organizations (ATO) from 2018-2022...

22 Nov 2016

Expanding BBC to launch news service for North Koreans

LONDON: The BBC will launch a radio and online news service for audiences in North Korea as it seeks to expand its global reach to 500 million people by 2022, the British broadcaster said Wednesday...

17 Nov 2016

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