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#DesignMonth: The importance of design education with Suné Stassen

Suné Stassen, festival director for the Open Design Festival, is heavily involved in the country's design education movement. Here, she shares how your business can pick up the baton to take the movement forward...

By Leigh Andrews 1 hour ago

Optimising business relationships with Radar

Ann Nurock, who normally does the interviewing for us as roving reporter at local and international creative award shows like Cannes Lions, One Show and the Loeries, is also Africa partner for Relationship Audits and Management or RAM's Radar. Here, Nurock shares more about her day job and how Radar clarifies agencies' understanding of their relationships with clients...

By Leigh Andrews 19 hours ago

South Africa's Product of the Year winners revealed

South Africa's best products, recognised through a market-leading independent consumer survey, were announced at the Product of the Year gala event...

21 hours ago

#Newsmaker: Graeme Stiles, director at Algorithm Agency

Graeme Stiles' interest in performance marketing has led him to start an agency that specialises in SEO, paid media and data...

By Jessica Tennant 20 hours ago

Q&A with Hubble CEO on Uber's new entertainment device

Following the announcement of Uber's new interactive entertainment service, provided by Hubble (previously Taxi Media Group), CEO Justin Duveen shares the impact its having on the driver, the rider and the advertiser, and how it's innovating in the out of home (OOH) space...

By Jessica Tennant 22 hours ago

Breaking the news

If Iqbal Survé is stripping the profitable arms out of Independent Media, it could be detrimental to shareholders — including government pensioners...

By Ann Crotty 22 hours ago

#eComConfex: A crash course in cross-border e-commerce

As the CEO of the continent's largest online shopping platform, Nigeria-born Chris Folayan knows a thing or two about creating online experiences...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 hours ago

Colour psychology in marketing: why '50 shades of grey' just won't cut it

You are getting sleepy… Ok, probably not, but depending on the design elements that surround the text you're reading right now, you may be feeling any range of unconscious emotions, from calm and trusting to agitated and excitable...

By Marc de la Querra 18 hours ago

Primi introduces interactive mobile game

Primi has introduced an interactive mobile device game making use of an innovative one-click engagement platform. Collaborating with Smirnoff...

19 hours ago

#DesignIndaba2017: Emerging into a career in design

The annual Emerging Creatives Programme is presented by Design Indaba and the Department of Arts and Culture to nurture new creative talent and help overcome barriers to entry for those starting out...

23 hours ago

99c appoints new managing director for Johannesburg branch

Masego Motsogi has been appointed as MD of Ninety9cents' (99c) new Johannesburg agency, effective 1 February 2017...

Issued by Ninety9Cents 21 hours ago

Gugulethu Cele joins Kaya Bizz on Kaya FM 95.9

Kaya FM has announced that business journalist Gugulethu Cele will be the new host of Kaya Bizz as of 6 March...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 22 hours ago

#DesignIndaba2017: What is a bank doing at a design conference?

The world needs more design-centric companies, run by design-minded people, to create products and processes with human wants, needs and behaviours in mind...

23 hours ago

The Toyota Corolla makes fans fall in love with driving again

‘Waku-doki' (the Japanese expression for “heart-pumping” excitement”) is a philosophy that drives Toyota's marketing and it's at the centre of the latest “Love Driving” campaign for the new Corolla...

Issued by FCB Africa 20 hours ago

Reasons why your business needs an online presence

In the world that we currently live in, it is vital for all businesses to have a strong online presence, in order to stay relevant, build the brand and gain more customers, an internet profile is vital...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 20 hours ago

VR space offers potential for marketers

Virtual Reality (VR) has extended from VR games to interior designers using it to plan spaces and as medical treatments for autism and amputees. It made its debut in 2014 with no more than 2,000 users...

23 hours ago

Ornico revives Natal Bank Building in CBD for new head office

Ornico, a brand and media intelligence company, will move into and operate from the newly restored historic site of the Natal Bank Building, which is situated at 90 Albertina Sisulu Street in Johannesburg...

22 hours ago

How far are we from a cashless society in South Africa?

Globally, cash, as a means of transaction, has been on the decline for decades...

By Bronwyn Williams 3 days ago

#DesignIndaba2017: Simulcast in stereo

There's an excited buzz in the air as inboxes ping with confirmation tickets to next week's Design Indaba extravaganza. Here's what you can look forward to if your ticket grants you access to one of the simulcast sessions…

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

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Africa news

#DesignMonth: The importance of design education with Suné Stassen

Suné Stassen, festival director for the Open Design Festival, is heavily involved in the country's design education movement. Here, she shares how your business can pick up the baton to take the movement forward...

By Leigh Andrews 1 hour ago

#BizTrends2017: 17 Trends for 2017

Bizcommunity.com's 17 trends for 2017 from BizTrends2017 trend analyst, curator and editor, Louise Marsland…

By Louise Marsland 18 hours ago

Colour psychology in marketing: why '50 shades of grey' just won't cut it

You are getting sleepy… Ok, probably not, but depending on the design elements that surround the text you're reading right now, you may be feeling any range of unconscious emotions, from calm and trusting to agitated and excitable...

By Marc de la Querra 18 hours ago

Africa Data Science practitioners unveil governing body

Data practitioners across Africa have launched a non-profit organisation Africa Data Science Association (ADSA), which aims to develop and promote globally acceptable data science standard practices for Africa...

21 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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