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It is the time to honour, recognise and appreciate all South African working class

In commemorating workers' month, Community Divine Connection, in conjunction with BMK Advanced Corporate Training, is hosting the Workers Recognition and Appreciation Ceremony on 4 May at the Coca-Cola Dome in Johannesburg.

Issued by SA Workers Ceremony 14 Apr 2014 13:40

Townships are the new black

The township is no longer a foreign land far away and its story is no longer one of the haves and have-nots.

By Danette Breitenbach 16 Apr 2014 06:46

Now is the time for SMS marketing

In South Africa 92.8% of the population owns a mobile phone, so the short message service (SMS) is fast becoming a powerful tool for businesses to interact with new and existing clients.

By Craig Rossouw 15 Apr 2014 06:38

From the Aurora Cricket Club to Mbalula madness

A media chronology: 'Any form of discrimination with regard to a country or a person on grounds of race, religion, politics, gender or otherwise is incompatible with belonging to the Olympic Movement.' - Article 6 of the Fundamental Principles of Olympism.

By Ed Herbst 15 Apr 2014 08:42

Five ways to protect your family online

Whilst we all go about our lives aware of external danger and ensuring the best security to keep such danger at bay, we can be apathetic about the threats that lurk online.

By Carey Van Vlaanderen 15 Apr 2014 05:38

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Global Powers of Consumer Products report offers hope

The 7th annual Global Powers of Consumer Products report issued by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (DTTL), shows a glimmer of hope, despite renewed market turbulence.

15 Apr 2014 12:00

App maps creative industry in Cape Town

A free mobile app to map Cape Town's creativity has been launched by Creative Cape Town, a programme of the Cape Town Partnership, as part of nine official World Design Capital 2014 projects.

16 Apr 2014 08:59

Own your industry: Top 5 tips from new book, a first for Southern Africa!

Own Your Industry - How to Position Yourself as an Expert, by Douglas Kruger, is claimed to be the first book published on our continent on the topic of becoming an industry expert by design. It launched in SA this April, and will be available as an e-book by May. (Video)

By Douglas Kruger 16 Apr 2014 08:28

Social Design competition opens in South Africa

The Rado Star Prize South Africa 2014 is looking for social design projects from talented design students or recent design graduates.

16 Apr 2014 08:23

Second Press Challenge campaign

For the second year, Times newspaper in association with the Loeries has announced the launch of its 2014 Press Challenge. Nineteen free ads will be given away between 12 May and 12 June this year.

16 Apr 2014 08:08

Mobile Marketing Association South Africa Internship Programme

The Education and Training Committee would like to use the Internship Programme to attract (and possibly retain) diligent and enthusiastic educated talent to the Mobile Marketing Association Members.

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 15 Apr 2014 15:08

VoIP puts consumers at centre

Switching to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) for South African telecommunications needs can slash phone bills significantly, in some instances by as much as 40%. More to the point is that these service providers put consumers first.

15 Apr 2014 09:46

JSE unveils a new brand identity

Trusting in Interbrand Sampson De Villiers' expertise, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) approached the Interbrand Sampson De Villiers team to assist in developing and delivering on a brand that was more relevant to all stakeholders.

Issued by Interbrand Sampson De Villiers 15 Apr 2014 14:18

New product features from Mxit

Mxit is rolling out a marketing campaign, fronted by recently appointed brand ambassador and local 'King of Dance Music', Zakes Bantwini, for its new releases of Chat Cards (only available for Android and iOS devices), a newsfeed and a new interface design for iOS.

15 Apr 2014 11:25

Two South African agencies feature in "The World's Leading Independent Agencies 2014"

South African independent agencies, The Jupiter Drawing Room (Africa) and the King James Group, have been selected to appear in the 2014 edition of "The World's Leading Independent Agencies".

Issued by The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town 15 Apr 2014 12:53

Work with Daddy.O... New co-working space for entrepreneurs in Cape Town

Daddy's World Group has launched a new co-working space for entrepreneurs in Woodstock's Old Biscuit Mill in Cape Town.

15 Apr 2014 10:48

34 transforms art into party for Absolut Vodka

Absolut South Africa tasked 34 with adapting their global marketing campaign, Transform Today, to resonate with the South African consumer.

Issued by 34 15 Apr 2014 13:57

Global Access and The Today Show

The Oscar Pistorius trial has been the hottest topic this past month in South Africa and even to the world at large. Global Access was privileged enough to play a small part in the debate by having managed the live interview of June Steenkamp - mother to late Reeva Steenkamp - for The Today Show in the USA.

Issued by Global Access 15 Apr 2014 14:35

Chivas celebrates Modern Gentleman campaign

Chivas 18 celebrated its Modern Gentlemen campaign at a 'Chivas 18 Crafted for the Senses' event, held at the modern Circa gallery in Rosebank. Johannesburg.

15 Apr 2014 09:38

Jacaranda FM awarded radio honours

Jacaranda FM walked away with two awards at the 2014 MTN Radio Awards ceremony, building on a string of major successes over the past year. The station was nominated for no less than 17 awards, including one in the category for the coveted 'Best Commercial Radio Station'.

Issued by Jacaranda 94.2 FM 15 Apr 2014 13:11

The Wedding Expo inspires

Most engaged couples are enthusiastic about their wedding plans (the brides-to-be especially!), so it is not surprising that The Wedding Expo attracted more than 12,000 visitors to the Coca-Cola Dome in Northgate, Johannesburg on the weekend of 5 and 6 April.

Issued by The Wedding Group 15 Apr 2014 13:33

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

For eleven days, Rand Show visitors will be able to experience the excitement of the ski slopes, as South Africa's biggest consumer show brings winter early to the Highveld. From 10am to 5pm daily, Africa's premier snow-making company, Snow Productions, will turn Hall 8 into a snowy playground.

Issued by The 2014 Rand Show 15 Apr 2014 12:32

Judges selected for Decorex Cape Town

The stand design judges for Decorex Cape Town have been selected, they are Alayne Reesberg, CEO of World Design Capital 2014, Heath Nash, a product designer best known for turning waste materials into covetable designs, plus interior designers Salome Gunter and Bobby Breen.

15 Apr 2014 10:43

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Second part of MEF three-country African Growth Market Study released

MEF has launched the second part of its three-country African Growth Market Study, which surveyed mobile business leaders in the region to deliver an industry snapshot of market confidence and key drivers for mobile content and commerce in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa.

15 Apr 2014 14:15

Internet exchange point opened in Swaziland

Late last week saw the African Union Commission (AUC) launch the internet exchange point (IXP) in Swaziland which will contribute to bringing efficiency in the routing of intra-country internet traffic and more secure exchange of intra-country internet traffic.

15 Apr 2014 09:51

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WAN-IFRA Services to launch in July in Frankfurt

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: A new entity, WAN-IFRA Services, will launch in July in Frankfurt, Germany to deliver business and technology related services.

15 Apr 2014 14:43

Pentawards 2014 opens for packaging designs

TOKYO, JAPAN: The 2014 Pentawards have opened for international packaging design entries, with an early bird registration price of €150 to 25 April, with entries closing on 23 May 2014.

15 Apr 2014 12:20

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