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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 hours ago

Custom media the way of the future

Content that is of value and authentic will continue to grow as readers demand it, and it is custom media that is delivering this...

By Danette Breitenbach 4 hours ago

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Compete cleverly: Don't outrun – outwit!

Any typical contender has to deal with intimidation when faced by a significant and strong opponent. Power is persuasive, and we often believe that the big boys are inevitably set to take the victories. However, knowledge – converted into smart strategies – can trump power...

Issued by Gawk 3 days ago

#DesignIndaba2017: Marina Willer announced as speaker

London-based Pentagram partner and creative director Marina Willer is an iconic figure in graphic design and filmmaking, whose inspiration, she says, comes from her colleagues, her children and her RCA tutor and graphic design titan, Margaret Calvert...

6 hours ago

#DesignIndaba2017: Emerging Creative Kgotso Letwaba

Kgotso Letwaba, founder of fashion label The After Skool Life and one of Design Indaba's Emerging Creatives, creates activewear informed by his love of sport and street art. We chat to him about design and authentic storytelling for #DesignMonth.

By Ruth Cooper 5 hours 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 2 hours ago

PUMA ignites local flavour in new ‘Run The Streets' commercial

PUMA South Africa, together with lead creative agency Ninety9cents and Paul Ward, Director of 0307, recently launched its ‘Run The Streets' campaign – a gripping commercial with major local flavour...

Issued by Ninety9Cents 3 hours ago

Online gaming offers new markets to brands

As more gamers play sports online, major brands, such as Gillette, are capitalising on this multi-million dollar industry...

5 hours ago

Sponsorship win-win: Nashua's Rugby Skills Project brings innovation to schools and SA rugby

Sponsorship works well when the big creative idea connects with the audience emotionally and it develops relationships with customers...

Issued by Brand inc 4 hours ago

New BBDO CEO finds Scopen research valuable

The Spanish-based independent research company Scopen and the IAS partnered in a 2016 study that highlighted 15 key trends in the South African communication, marketing, procurement and advertising industries...

3 hours 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 hours ago

No secrets, no makeup, no wardrobe in new Kyle Lewis music video

Arcade Content's Kyle Lewis directed No Secrets, the intimate first music video for Pure, the reinvention of Purity Zinhle Mkhize...

Issued by Arcade Content 3 hours ago

DigitLab in the finals of the IAB Bookmark Awards

DigitLab's work on The Grainfather e-commerce site has earned them a spot in the finals at the 2017 IAB Bookmark Awards...

Issued by DigitLab 4 hours ago

Leave The Couch blog wins three SA Blog Awards, including Overall Best Blog

Leave The Couch blog won the Overall category at the 2016 South African Blog Awards, as well as Best Lifestyle Blog and Best Sport Blog...

5 hours ago

IAB announces finalists for Bookmark Awards 2017

The IAB SA has announced the Bookmark Awards finalists for 2017. Following several weeks of judging, the panel has narrowed down a record number of entries into a shortlist of official finalists, each demonstrating talent and digital innovation in their respective categories...

1 day ago

The value of a pencil

I apologise in advance for the unnecessary use of nostalgia and being a little romantic about it all. Actually, I don't...

By Damon Stapleton 1 day ago

#BehindtheSelfie with… Kerri-Ann Hamilton

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with ‘bi-techtual' technophile Kerri-Ann Hamilton, who serves as creative manager, mind reader and magician at Jam Media...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Loeries Africa Middle East to exhibit 2016 winning work

Loeries Africa Middle East has curated the 2016 winning work that has achieved the highest accolade for creativity and innovation in the region into a travelling exhibition for campuses, schools and colleges to encourage excellence among young creatives...

1 day ago

Why agencies like to keep their clients dumb – It's nicer to work with smarter clients

Whilst your client's preconceived misconceptions may not align with your understanding of the digital world, they do know one thing, they are there to make a profit...

Issued by Firewater Group 1 day ago

Gain marketing muscle at Madex 2017; free pre-registration is now open

Do you ever feel like all you have learnt, know and do is suddenly and without warning being turned upside down? In the past year have you looked at your job and muttered an oh-my-word, wow, seriously or sjoe?..

Issued by Madex 1 day ago

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Africa news

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 21 minutes ago

Famine declared in South Sudan

Famine has been officially declared in South Sudan; and warnings issued for other parts of the Horn of Africa. Five million people are at immediate risk, including 1.4 million children across Africa…

By Louise Marsland 1 day ago

KFC Africa account goes to O&M

Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town has been appointed lead agency for KFC's New Africa Markets…

1 day ago

Global online shopping made easier in Africa

DHL's On Demand Delivery service in Sub-Saharan Africa is making online shopping easier in Kenya, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Mauritius and Tanzania, with more countries being added…

1 day 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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