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If Iqbal Survé is stripping the profitable arms out of Independent Media, it could be detrimental to shareholders — including government pensioners...

By Ann Crotty 11 minutes ago

#DesignIndaba2017: Emerging into a career in design

The annual Emerging Creatives Programme is presented by Design Indaba and the Department of Arts and Culture to nurture new creative talent and help overcome barriers to entry for those starting out...

1 hour ago

#DesignIndaba2017: What is a bank doing at a design conference?

The world needs more design-centric companies, run by design-minded people, to create products and processes with human wants, needs and behaviours in mind...

1 hour ago

VR space offers potential for marketers

Virtual Reality (VR) has extended from VR games to interior designers using it to plan spaces and as medical treatments for autism and amputees. It made its debut in 2014 with no more than 2,000 users...

46 minutes ago

Radio and digital: a one-night-stand or a meaningful relationship?

There's a certain twilight zone feel about life these days. All of our absolutes are no longer absolute...

By John Walls 2 days ago

How far are we from a cashless society in South Africa?

Globally, cash, as a means of transaction, has been on the decline for decades...

By Bronwyn Williams 2 days ago

#DesignIndaba2017: Simulcast in stereo

There's an excited buzz in the air as inboxes ping with confirmation tickets to next week's Design Indaba extravaganza. Here's what you can look forward to if your ticket grants you access to one of the simulcast sessions…

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Why your content strategy has nothing to do with you

My house has been on the market for four months. In this time, not one person has come to view it, not even when it was on show. Not even a nosy neighbour. It's almost as bad as if no one comes to your birthday party...

By Tarryn Giebelmann 3 days ago

Phil Molefe gives details of SABC's ANN7 funding

The SABC's relationship with ANN7, the Gupta-owned TV station, has come under intense scrutiny in Parliament, with evidence surfacing that the cash-strapped public broadcaster paid up to R1m for an episode of the TNA/Morning Live breakfast shows...

By Bekezela Phakathi 3 days ago

#DesignMonth: The mysterious Monkeybiz of design

On a cold, drizzly morning, the first CreativeMornings event of the year took place at Friends of Design on Bree Street, Cape Town. Roughly 60 early birds braved the welcome rain and attended the session before their work day began…

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Thought leadership programme Gurus premiers on CNBC Africa

CNBC Africa will premiere Gurus, a series of high-impact interviews with premier league business thought leaders, filmed in South Africa on Thursday 2 March 2017 at 9.15pm.

2 days ago

Urban Strings is paving the way for innovative and unique South African music

Urban Strings is South Africa's first string and multi-instrumental music collective. Officially formed in 2016, Urban Strings is made up of 12 talented and diverse musicians from South Africa...

Issued by Urban Strings 2 days ago

New line-up at Power 98.7

From 1 March 2017, Gauteng-based commercial talk radio station, Power 98.7 will refresh its line-up...

3 days ago

Social media tips for businesses

Jared Koning, CSO at Fatality, shares ten social media tips for businesses...

By Jared Koning 2 days ago

Will the outcomes of the budget speech affect SA's annual youth spend?

Although youth make up 50% of the population, does the budget speech delivered by Minister Pravin Gordhan on Wednesday, 22 February, consider them as a key contributor to the economy?...

Issued by HDI Youth Marketeers 2 days ago

Millennials' confidence drops against world instability

According to Deloitte's sixth annual Millennial Survey, respondents indicate they are less likely to leave the security of their jobs, more concerned about uncertainty arising from conflict and not optimistic about the directions their countries are going...

3 days ago

Sunday Times Generation Next survey adds eight new categories

The 13th Sunday Times Generation Next youth survey has added eight new categories to its consumer brands - Coolest yoghurt, Coolest mode of transport, Coolest ice cream, Coolest stationery brand, Coolest stationery store, Coolest spread or sauce, and Coolest footwear store...

2 days ago

Conference creates dialogue between urban culture, big brands

The conference, Dope Brands and a Room, designed to bring urban culture together with big brands and the advertising and marketing industry will be held on 30 March 2017...

3 days ago

Deviating from the norm

Converged specialist - that term, (coined by myself) is a term I use to describe the future of work progress...

By Delicia Arjunan, Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 3 days ago

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Africa news

Social media tips for businesses

Jared Koning, CSO at Fatality, shares ten social media tips for businesses...

By Jared Koning 2 days ago

2016 marked a challenging year for African equity markets

Activity in African capital markets shows significant decline in 2016 amidst economic uncertainty and global political upheaval…

3 days ago

Severe food shortages impact Africa's refugees

UNHCR and WFP are concerned that sustained cuts to food assistance will have severe nutrition and protection-related consequences for refugees…

3 days ago

Telecoms to take advantage of virtual reality

Traditionally, telecoms companies have struggled to build an ongoing relationship with their customers…

By Mark de Groot 3 days ago

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International

Facebook announces 'fake news' offensive in Germany

Social media giant Facebook announced on Sunday that it will introduce new measures to combat fake news in Germany, as Europe's largest economy and most populous nation enters an election year...

17 Jan 2017

German state TV won't broadcast 2018-24 Games

BERLIN: Germany's public broadcasters will not screen the Olympic Games live for the first time after they balked at the huge rights deal demanded by US giant Discovery...

29 Nov 2016

Nielsen Admosphere signs 4-year contract with ATO in Czech Republic

Nielsen Admosphere is to conduct a robust project of cross-platform audience measurement for the Czech Association of TV Organizations (ATO) from 2018-2022...

22 Nov 2016

Expanding BBC to launch news service for North Koreans

LONDON: The BBC will launch a radio and online news service for audiences in North Korea as it seeks to expand its global reach to 500 million people by 2022, the British broadcaster said Wednesday...

17 Nov 2016

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