The Protection of Personal Information Act No. 4 of 2013 (POPI) was signed into law in November. It comes at a time when marketing has just entered the promised land of customer profiling, behavioural advertising, big data, and multiple marketing channels.
By Steve Ferguson 9 Dec 2013 08:42
'2D is the opportunity to use data to communicate with the consumer on their smart phone. It is now viewed as part of our lives, mobility.'
By Danette Breitenbach 9 Dec 2013 10:10
Was the Mail & Guardian (M&G) justified last week in publishing the public protector's interim report into Nkandla? Public Protector Thuli Madonsela said it was a breach of the law, but I am less sure of this.
By Anton Harber 6 Dec 2013 08:48
SAARF Board says it can state that the industry body is now firmly on the road to transformation.
6 Dec 2013 11:42
NEWSWATCH: Cape Times' editor Alide Dasnois has been fired, reports Mail & Guardian. Dasnois' removal appears to coincide with the publication of an article on Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's finding on fisheries minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson, reports IOL.
By Rod Baker 9 Dec 2013 08:00
Damelin Randburg proudly received ISO 1900:2008 certification from the South African Bureau of Standards on Wednesday, 4 December - marking a momentous milestone for the Damelin Education Group.
Issued by Damelin 9 Dec 2013 10:54
One Digital Media (ODM), the largest digital signage company in South Africa, and KFC are on track to complete one of the largest digital menu board networks in the world.
Issued by One Digital Media 9 Dec 2013 10:09
The South African National Editors' Forum says it is shocked and concerned at the sudden removal from office of the editor of the Cape Times, Alide Dasnois, and the offer of redeployment elsewhere in the newspaper group.
9 Dec 2013 11:03
Responding to the criminal charges laid against the Sunday Times, its editor Phylicia Oppelt and journalist Bobby Jordan by Sekunjalo Investments, the South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) has strongly condemned the decision and urges Sekunjalo and its executive chairperson, Dr Iqbal Survé, to reconsider its decision.
9 Dec 2013 09:03
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) is advising all international broadcasters to ensure that they have requisite radio frequency spectrum and type-approval licences, when covering the upcoming state funeral of former state president Nelson Mandela.
9 Dec 2013 08:17
The dti, the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) and South African Breweries (SAB) created the You Decide campaign programme in a successful public private partnership to reduce the amount of underage drinking.
9 Dec 2013 09:54
The fifth SAARF RAMS release for 2013 is out now - it covers adults aged 15 years and older, who are living in the nine provinces of South Africa during the period July-October 2013. The survey includes new populations.
9 Dec 2013 08:36
The Hyatt's global corporate responsibility platform, Hyatt Thrive, has given South African group, Women of Vision a US $7500 grant to further the organisation's efforts in education and personal advancement. The group has also launched #SHARINGJOY, a fundraising social media campaign.
9 Dec 2013 09:26
Last year Konica Minolta South Africa converted a light commercial vehicle into a mobile library, providing children and communities in the Gauteng area with access to books, thus giving them the opportunity to improve their literacy skills. But the company's dedication to education and literacy did not stop there.
9 Dec 2013 10:02
The power of social and technology has shifted the focus in marketing to the consumer, with a move from broadcasting content to adopting a strategy that encourages credible and powerful word-of-mouth recommendation.
By Dr KF Lai, Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 9 Dec 2013 10:45
The unique network with its close-on 500 HD screens in the nine biggest ACSA airports nationwide, broadcasts to a captive monthly audience of 2,1 million passengers and has established itself as an exciting new player in the local broadcasting and media scene.
Issued by Provantage 9 Dec 2013 09:36
The Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism, which have opened for entries, have grouped next year's awards into platform neutral, platform specific and special awards.
9 Dec 2013 11:21
A plan that has been brewing in the executive boardrooms of EXP SA is about to be revealed and as any respectable brew master would know, the real test lies in the tasting thereof.
Issued by EXP 6 Dec 2013 12:13
It is with great sadness that the world commemorates the life and passing of a great man. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, anti-apartheid revolutionary, former President of South Africa and global icon of peace passed away on Thursday, 5 December, at the age of 95.
Issued by Rentokil Initial 6 Dec 2013 11:57
This year has seen the closure of two prominent South African designer labels. Three months ago Tiaan Nagel announced he would be closing down his design studio and store. Now TWO, the luxury basics label, also announced its departure.
By Sandiso Ngubane 6 Dec 2013 14:55
The MDDA is deeply saddened by the departure of our hero, legend, icon, freedom fighter, isiThwalandwe President Nelson Mandela, who presided over the establishment of Comtask (Communication Task Group) led by the Deputy President Mbeki which recommended the establishment of the MDDA.
Issued by MDDA 6 Dec 2013 15:32
MTN Uganda customers can now enjoy a free minute every day between 6am and 9am to call their loved ones on MTN through the mobile operator's 'Good Morning Uganda' promotion.
9 Dec 2013 10:23
As Kenya prepares to mark her Golden Jubilee on December 12, we are still lagging behind in tackling some of the challenges we face as a country. Freedom of expression as stipulated in Article 34 of our Constitution is under threat. Corruption and cheap politics still reign supreme.
By Oscar Okwaro 9 Dec 2013 09:50
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