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SABC staff to strike on Thursday

SABC staff are set to down tools on Thursday after wage talks broke down between unions and management...

1 hour ago

#OrchidsandOnions: Coca-Cola moves with the health-conscious times... and abuse takes to the road

Perhaps it's because we are sliding into the silly season, but I really have not seen anything this week which has irked me enough to hand out an Onion. And, I'd rather not devalue my critical currency, the Onion, by handing it out just because you expect me to be bitchy...

By Brendan Seery 45 minutes ago

Is your brand suffering from small town syndrome?

How to take your digital marketing activities from small-town to uptown...

By Fourie Rossouw 1 hour ago

Why the media sector's print run is not done

Five years ago, Warren Buffett famously bought a handful of newspapers in a move that went against the generally accepted idea that print media was facing a painful death...

By Nick Hedley 21 hours ago

Judges for insurance journalism awards announced

Judges for the Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards 2018 announced...

21 hours ago

#SiemensAirDrop: Travellers from Joburg to Cape Town encouraged to exchange baggage allowance for water

This festive season Gautengers will descend on a drought-ravaged Mother City, putting more strain on water supply. They will be encouraged to exchange five kilos of their on-flight baggage allowance for five litres of water...

3 hours ago

Four unconventional ways to promote your business

In order to grow into profitable ventures, businesses need as many customers as possible. However, with so much competition out there, uncertainty and tough times, it becomes very necessary for people to tighten their grip on the dollar bills...

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 1 hour ago

Making local (even more) lekker: good for everyone

Why and how to protect the local film and advertising industry...

By Bobby Amm, Issued by CPA 1 hour ago

Red Cherry Interactive and BigBrave develop and launch Tru-Cape's new mobile game

Red Cherry Interactive was briefed by Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing, to conceptualise, develop and launch a new mobile game...

Issued by Red Cherry Interactive 35 minutes ago

Quality content is key to advertising success irrespective of reading platform

Research company, Lumen proves that the actual viewing of, as opposed to potential exposure to adverts (no matter the reading platform of digital or print) leads to almost 9 times more sales...

2 hours ago

AME Awards announce grand jury and extend deadline

New York Festivals' AME Awards for the World's Best Advertising and Marketing Effectiveness has announced the 2018 grand jury...

2 hours ago

SME Survey 2018 focus on digital transformation

SME Survey 2018 will highlight the levels of digital transformation in the small business sector...

23 hours ago

Quack, quack: When consumer protection is all noise and no action

On paper the South African legal system provides ample protection for consumers regarding false claims about so-called health products. But in reality, the truth is very different...

1 day ago

Bite-Size Ballet performs a rain dance for the Western Cape

With Western Cape dam levels reaching record lows, TBWA\Hunt Lascaris and Joburg Ballet wanted to contribute to the conversation while raising much-needed awareness around water conservation...

Issued by TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris 1 day ago

OMC Road research update reveals how OOH industry has evolved

The OMC's Road measurement system update gives an overview of the methodology used, fieldwork efficiencies and innovation, insight and benchmarks as well as the benefits to media planners, media strategists and advertisers...

By Juanita Pienaar 1 day ago

FCB Africa to power the Sasol brand

After a four-way pitch, FCB Africa has been appointed to handle the above-the-line marketing communication for Sasol...

Issued by FCB Africa 1 day ago

Corruption Watch launches hard-hitting animation video on anti-corruption day

In commemoration of 9 December 2017, International Anti-Corruption Day, a UN-designated day to raise awareness of corruption around the world, Corruption Watch has released a satirical animation video...

Issued by Corruption Watch 1 day ago

The power of regional radio: CapeTalk, corporates and schools behind Cape's water challenge

CapeTalk, in partnership with the Shoprite Group and the University of Stellenbosch, recently announced a smart water roll-out with 100 schools which aims to save one million litres of water a day at schools across Cape Town...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 1 day ago

The Fugard books on the Oasis Digital Network

The creative that Oasis Digital Networks is currently running for The Fugard Theatre in Cape Town's King Kong show is dynamic, visually appealing and impactful...

Issued by Oasis Digital Networks 1 day ago

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Africa news

Women and Girls Startup Challenge launched

Vera Songwe launches the women and girls startup challenge to promote digital entrepreneurship...

32 minutes ago

Nigerian startup Touchabl launches picture-searching app

Port Harcourt-based startup Touchabl has launched its app, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to enable people search and shop for items in any picture just by touching it...

2 hours ago

Most watched YouTube videos in Nigeria in 2017

Last week, YouTube released its annual Rewind lists. These lists are separated by country and showcase the moments that captured the attention of YouTube users around the globe this year...

23 hours ago

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International

Six SA judges selected for NYF's grand jury

New York Festivals International Advertising Awards has announced the 2018 grand jury, which includes six South African judges.

7 Dec 2017

6 tips for effectively managing M&A communications

Recently, the National Bank of Abu Dhabi merged with the First Gulf Bank to create First Abu Dhabi Bank, the largest financial institution in the UAE with assets totalling $186bn. This not only represents a significant achievement for all parties involved, but it could also herald further merger and acquisition activity across the UAE - bringing both significant opportunities as well as challenges to the businesses involved.

By Shane Dolan 7 Dec 2017

Report shows native advertising rises in importance

According to a new report, released by the International News Media Association (Inma) and the Native Advertising Institute the importance of native advertising continues to rise in the revenue mix even as labelling is inconsistent for many media companies.

7 Dec 2017

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