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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...

22 hours ago

Top ten global consumer trends

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

21 hours 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 21 hours ago

Final call for SA creative economy conference submissions

The South African Cultural Observatory has made a last call for abstract and panel discussion submissions for its third International Conference, to be held at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium this March...

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...

16 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 20 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 17 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...

20 hours 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 17 hours 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 22 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...

18 hours 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 22 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.

16 hours 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...

22 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...

18 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...

19 hours ago

Top steps to a kick-ass influencer marketing campaign

Stephane Rogovsky, CEO of R-Squared Digital (a kick-ass influencer marketing partner agency), will be presenting at the 2018 Integrated Marketing Communications Conference (IMC)...

Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 1 day ago

Money talks - Ad Talent Salary Survey 2018

Ad Talent has released the results of their comprehensive annual salary survey of the communications industry in South Africa...

Issued by Ad Talent 1 day ago

Kantar TNS and Qualtrics join forces to form global customer experience powerhouse

Research agency Kantar TNS and Qualtrics, a leader in experience management, have announced a global partnership to help organisations put customers at the heart of their business...

Issued by Kantar TNS 1 day ago

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Africa news

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...

52 minutes 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...

18 hours ago

Social media reacts to George Weah being sworn in as President of Liberia

From being one of the biggest football icons in the 1990s, to becoming the president of Liberia in 2018, George Weah made history when he was sworn in as the president of Liberia on Monday, 22 January 2018...

21 hours ago

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Facebook news feed changes - What now for brands?

Facebook Inc recently put brands and publishers in a tailspin by announcing that it is updating its news feed algorithm. What this latest update means is that its users will see less and less of brand posts and stories from media outlets on their feeds.

By Joseph Neusu 16 hours ago

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