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Episode 192: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas.

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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#SustainabilityMonth: Tap into new-generation thinking or stagnate

This month's New Generation Awards saw G&G Digital named winner of nine awards for clients, including overall agency of the year. Here, executive creative director, Desiree Gullan explains the importance of digital interaction in the current climate of constant community engagement...

By Leigh Andrews 18 hours ago

[Orchids & Onions] When going digital, read the fine print

Here's one of those tales with a bizarre little twist. We all know newspapers are dying, don't we? So, if you're a digital security software company, where do you go to advertise your products? Well, if you're, you use the front page of a newspaper... because at least you recognise there is a real audience there - and people in that real audience are quite likely to be decision-makers in companies...

By Brendan Seery 16 hours ago

Sportage fleet sets new world record

To celebrate the launch of the new Kia Sportage, a fleet of them traversed the roads of six South African provinces with an aim to set an official record...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 19 hours ago

Samsung and the millennial headache

The fact that it took Samsung about 40 days to start recalling their product left a void difficult to fill, the millennial market cannot afford and does not like ambiguity...

By Jimmy Tembo 22 hours ago

The transformational power of cloud in Africa

In March 2016, IBM opened its first Cloud Data Centre in South Africa, providing cloud services to enterprise clients...

By Brett Parker 22 hours ago

Gastronomy at its most gorgeous with the Galliova Awards

It was a dark and stormy night... wait, let's dampen that down to just a grey and gloomy day, which cleared as soon as we arrived at the Youngblood Africa studio in the Beautifull Life building in Cape Town's CBD for the 27th annual Galliova Awards in Food Eggcellence on Friday, 21 October 2016...

By Leigh Andrews 17 hours ago

World's first drones for medical supplies launched in Rwanda

The first medical supply of remotely piloted aircraft, popularly known as drones, have been launched in Rwanda...

By Collins Mwai 20 hours ago

Keeping it understandable

The key to a successful Bookmarks entry is to keep it simple and as easy as possible for the judges to understand. This was the main message that came out of the Bookmarks entries workshops...

By Danette Breitenbach 21 hours ago

Themba Nobanda appointed as Client Service Director for Dentsu Aegis Network Sub-Saharan Africa

Dentsu Aegis Network has announced the appointment of Themba Nobanda, as Client Service Director for Dentsu Aegis Network Sub-Saharan Africa. He commenced his position on 6 October...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 19 hours ago

Exhibition - My Naam is Februarie: Identities Rooted in Slavery - opens in Cape Town

The exhibition, 'My Naam is Februarie: Identities Rooted in Slavery' has opened to the public at the Iziko Slave Lodge in Cape Town. The exhibition is part of the Slave Calendar, which was produced for Iziko Museums of South Africa...

18 hours ago

Global Entrepreneurship Week South Africa, 14-20 November 2016

Each November, a week is dedicated to inspire millions of people from more than 160 countries through local, national and global activities designed to help them unleash their potential as entrepreneurs and innovators...

Issued by Global Entrepreneurship Network South Africa 17 hours ago

Discovery Health wins the Learning and Development Team of the Year Award

Knowledge Resources and Wits Business School recognise excellence within the learning and development profession...

Issued by Knowledge Resources 18 hours ago

Will it be third time lucky for Zakes Bantwini vs AKA?

SA celebrity Zakes Bantwini, who lost his own mother to breast cancer, is once again this year challenging AKA to a game of seven-a-side soccer in the name of 1Goal4Cancer...

Issued by ECHO Events and Conferences 20 hours ago

How Starbucks' UPstanders is brewing a better world

Have you seen Starbucks' new TV series, UPstanders? It's an example of branded content that goes nowhere near steamy coffee shots and the perhaps intentional humour of their name-mangling...

By Spero Patricios, Issued by Launch Factory 17 hours ago

TBWA\Durban acquires Durban digital agency, Sugar

TBWA\Durban acquired Sugar The Agency, a smaller Durban operation, that has positioned itself as a significant player in the digital space over the past six years...

15 hours ago

Ipsos launches LIFE Path to understand consumer dynamics along the path to purchase

Recognising that the consumer's path to purchase is more convoluted and more complex than ever before, Ipsos Marketing has launched LIFE Path to help clients understand and impact consumer choices along their journey...

Issued by Ipsos 19 hours ago

Twiga Communications launches new Rummikub game

Boutique PR agency Twiga Communications recently launched the new boardgame Rummikub with a Twist, to the South African market...

Issued by Twiga Communications 18 hours ago

Speed-networking event in Johannesburg offers access to investors

A speed-networking event in Johannesburg on 18 November 2016 at the Standard Bank Incubator in Rosebank, will offer women in leadership, aspiring entrepreneurs...

17 hours ago

Rantao appointed as Independent Media Press Ombudsman

Independent Media has announced the appointment of Jovial Rantao, who is the chairperson of The African Editors Forum and the Southern African Editors Forum, as the company's Press Ombudsman...

Issued by Independent Media 18 hours ago

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Africa news

African economy to rebound in 2017 - Development Bank

Africa's economic growth is expected to dip this year before rebounding in 2017 to remain the world's second fastest growing region after East Asia...

19 hours ago

Extracting real value from IoT - Deloitte

Deloitte invests further in Internet of Things with new digital transformation capacity...

19 hours ago

World's first drones for medical supplies launched in Rwanda

The first medical supply of remotely piloted aircraft, popularly known as drones, have been launched in Rwanda...

By Collins Mwai 20 hours ago

Peacebuilding and literacy through tech innovation

A tech innovation bootcamp is being held in South Sudan aimed at building two mobile apps to educate South Sudanese youth on the process of peace...

21 hours ago

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Fitch acquires majority stake in StartJG Hong Kong

WPP has announced that its wholly owned operating company, Fitch has taken a majority stake in StartJG Hong Kong, a brand and customer experience design consultancy...

18 hours ago

Thomson Reuters to open tech hub in Canada, add 400 jobs

OTTAWA: The Thomson Reuters news agency and financial information group will open a technology center in Toronto, adding 400 jobs over the next two years, the company announced on Friday...

11 Oct 2016

Hungary's biggest opposition newspaper suspended

Hungary's biggest opposition newspaper has been suspended, its owner said Saturday, stoking concerns about media freedom under right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban...

10 Oct 2016

Turkey media boss quits over 'hacked email' scandal

The chief executive of one of Turkey's top private media firms quit on Friday over emails purportedly showing him allowing the government dictate editorial policy but that he said were fake...

4 Oct 2016

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