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 is 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
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
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 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
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 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 highly anticipated inaugural 'New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards' kicked off on Tuesday, 26 November, with a prestigious gala event held at the Sandton Convention Centre, hosted by New Generation.
Issued by New Generation 6 Dec 2013 11:37
In a world where consumer behaviour is changing and evolving at a rapid rate in response to new technology trends, savvy brands need to constantly adapt and refine the ways they communicate with their target audiences.
By Chanel Mackay, Issued by Acceleration Media 6 Dec 2013 10:37
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
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
Nandi Mngoma, well known as a performer and as an All Access and SuperSport presenter, is one of the talented individuals which ECHO Events has the privilege of managing.
Issued by ECHO Events and Conferences 6 Dec 2013 11:05
As TNS South Africa winds down another busy and successful year, CEO Karin Du Chenne has announced that she will be handing over the reins to Rob Powell from 2014.
Issued by TNS South Africa 6 Dec 2013 11:39
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
MEF has completed its third annual mobile consumer survey of 10,000 respondents, across 13 countries including various African countries, to gather insights in to mobile consumer behaviour.
6 Dec 2013 11:36
Last week the South African Mathematics Foundation (SAMF), which acts as the national office for mathematics in SA, released an informal report on the mathematics textbooks available to support the implementation of the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS) in the Foundation Phase (FP).
6 Dec 2013 10:49
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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