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Episode 129: Marketing on Skype, 100 years of the CocaCola contour bottle and 2 ad agencies

Date: 30 Apr 2015
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First mid-year intake of students at UCT

The University of Cape Town, through its "Across Africa" partnership with the leading online education company, GetSmarter, has announced that it will offer a mid-year intake in their online Advanced Diploma...

Issued by GetSmarter 4 May 2015 08:10

[Creative Business Exchange] Branding, beyond the logo

Building a successful creative brand is about more than just designing a good logo, creative brand visionary Nadia van der Mescht explained at the Creative Business Exchange...

By Leigh Andrews 5 May 2015 06:00

Activism in the age of social media

Social media activism has its perks, but a displaced mother of three from Zimbabwe is neither going to eat blogs nor the ranting scribbles trending all over our newsfeeds...

By Rebone Masemola 5 May 2015 13:41

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ROI and its relationship to price - Kasi Star Brands survey

Further results from Ask Africa's recent Kasi Star Brands survey indicate how return on investment (ROI) is calculated in townships and what relationship this has to price...

5 May 2015 08:04

[Orchids & Onions] Courage and humour rev the engine for consumers

One of the trickiest things for a brand to do is to change its offering radically and then market it. Ask Coca-Cola about the New Coke fiasco in the 1980s...

By Brendan Seery 5 May 2015 06:00

Africans back media freedom, says survey

Most Africans want the media to play a watchdog role, and support its right to publish what it wants without government interference, says a new analysis of African public opinion...

4 May 2015 15:19

Kaya FM celebrates mothers in partnership with SPAR and Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo

Join Kaya FM and its partners SPAR and Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo (JCPZ) in celebrating the special women in your life this Mother's Day, at the Johannesburg Zoo...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 5 May 2015 10:55

Guerilla turns on incredible with Philips

Philips depends on innovation to survive in a highly competitive market, both as a company and a brand. When it comes to the latter, Philips SA looks to boutique agency, Guerilla Tactic, for bespoke creative solutions...

Issued by Guerilla Tactic Media 5 May 2015 12:12

Winners of Cinemark Young Lions Competition capture 'Say no to Xenophobia'

The winners of the Cinemark Young Lions Competition for 2015 are Hanro Havenga and Saf Sandhi from Network BBDO, who will represent the country at the international festival as part of their prize...

5 May 2015 07:33

Don't compete with the entertainment - Be the entertainment

Integrated advertising agency Seven Different Kinds of Smoke has, along with their client Clover and production company Quizzical Pictures, won a Golden Horn at the SAFTAs...

Issued by 7 Different Kinds of Smoke 5 May 2015 13:17

Does your marketing have a heartbeat?

Many businesses often see marketing as a temporary tool to use, only when business activity starts to deflate or slow down...

By JJ van Niekerk, Issued by Forever Friday 5 May 2015 12:56

Radio Awards offer sponsorship opportunity

MTN will not be renewing its title sponsorship of the Radio Awards, when its contract ends at the end of 2015. This allows the Future Group, owner of the Awards, to seek a new title sponsor...

5 May 2015 07:19

Launch of Caxton TV with Bona Mo

Caxton has extended its brand offering with the launch of Caxton Television and its first show, Bona Mo. Positioned as a branded television segment presentation...

5 May 2015 09:16

PRISMs 2015 - Celebration of African excellence

A true celebration of African culture, collaboration and communication, this year's PRISM Awards was recognised as one of the best yet!..

Issued by PRISM Awards 5 May 2015 11:33

Food supply chains key item at inaugural 'Food for Thought' conference

Social issues of food production and supply as well as the impact of climate change on these supply chains will be some of the topics to be covered at the inaugural 'Food for Thought' conference in Cape Town...

5 May 2015 09:23

Mobility will sweep away the digital divide, says Wits professor

Professor Barry Dwolatzky, Director of the Wits University's Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE), has said that the last 10 years has seen mobility effectively sweep away the digital divide, ensuring that previously unreachable rural areas now have digital access and connectivity...

5 May 2015 12:50

Adams & Adams increases support of South African creative industry

Business and Arts South Africa member, Adams & Adams, is increasing its support of the South African creative industry through a partnership with BASA that will assist artists in protecting their intellectual property...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 5 May 2015 13:56

Striata SA appoints Stergios Saltas as new MD

Striata SA has announced that Director of Operations, Stergios Saltas, will assume the role of Managing Director for the Africa region, effective 1 May...

Issued by Striata SA 5 May 2015 10:20

NextTen Customer Experience Management South African certification workshop

Bringing the latest customer experience management thinking and techniques to South Africa - a best next practice workshop delivered by two of the world's leading experts in customer experience management and customer loyalty...

Issued by The Focus Group 5 May 2015 09:37

VWV selects new group of students for Phakama Class of 2015

VWV has announced that the Phakama Class of 2015 has been selected. A final tally of 32 second- and third-year students were chosen to participate in the innovative CSI programme now in its second year...

Issued by VWV Group 5 May 2015 09:25

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Promise turns 10

Promise was born in 2005 out of the desire of the founding partners, James Moffatt (CEO) and Marc Watson (ECD), to create an independent agency they could call their own...

Issued by Promise Brand Specialists 29 Apr 2015 09:39

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Nigerian lawyer appointed editor of international journal

Dr Tonye Clinton Jaja has been appointed as the International Editor of Warsaw Journal of Comparative Law...

5 May 2015 15:07

Access urges action on Burundi's internet shut down

Access, a global human rights group, has appealed to the United Nations and the African Union to intervene in the Burundian government's decision to block mobile social media amid protests...

By Lilian Mutegi 5 May 2015 14:53

Silvia Njoki scoops Blogger of the Year 2015 at Bake Awards

The annual BAKE (The Bloggers association of Kenya) awards took place Saturday night at Hotel Intercontinental. Silvia Njoki of the fashion and style blog Silvianjoki.com was awarded the blogger of year title...

By Lilian Mutegi 5 May 2015 09:59

Facebook, Tigo partnership gives Tanzanians free access

Tigo Tanzania has announced a partnership with Facebook in which all its customers in the country will get free access to Facebook services in English and a new Kiswahili version...

By Baraka Jefwa 5 May 2015 06:08

Africans back media freedom, says survey

Most Africans want the media to play a watchdog role, and support its right to publish what it wants without government interference, says a new analysis of African public opinion...

4 May 2015 15:19

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