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Pantone #ColorOfTheYear for 2018: Ultra Violet

Last year, the Pantone colour of the year was greenery, the year before was the Rose quartz and Serenity blend, and for 2018 it's a deep, dreamy shade - Ultra Violet. Here's what it stands for...

3 days ago

Marketing Minor: Making every guest feel like part of the family

Minor Hotels has been going from strength to strength in establishing its hotels and brands across Africa. We chat with the regional marketing manager for Minor Hotels in Africa, Ivana Naidoo, about the brands, the industry and what it takes to market Minor Hotels...

By Cari Coetzee 3 days ago

Clickatell awarded for 3 billion SMSs across Africa

Clickatell named best SMS provider in Africa on the back of significant growth...

3 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...

3 hours 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 2 hours 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 2 hours 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 2 hours 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 3 hours ago

SME Survey 2018 focus on digital transformation

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

40 minutes 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 hour ago

It's no surprise, BMi Research's first bursary graduate is a star!

BMi Research's first employee to benefit from their staff bursary programme has successfully completed her B.Com in Business Management...

Issued by BMi Research 3 hours ago

Nielsen Sports expands into Africa with acquisition

Nielsen Sports has expanded its global sports business by acquiring Repucom Africa from TransAfrica Media to offer solutions to rights holders and brands across Africa...

3 days ago

#LoeriesRanking with... Grey Advertising

Just when you thought the Loeries buzz was over, the Loeries' rankings are in! I chatted to some of this year's top-ranked creatives post-celebrations. We continue the local insights with Grey Advertising...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Less than 30% of Africa's e-commerce startups profitable

Less than 30% of African e-commerce startups are profitable, as ventures tackle issues such as lack of funding, shortage of trust and logistical difficulties...

By Gabriella Mulligan 3 days ago

Changing face of retail presents opportunity for the wine trade

Embrace the chaos brought by the mobile phone-fueled digital age and look to Portugal for a road map to success in the USA...

3 days ago

Sabre Awards Africa open for PR professionals

The second edition of the Sabre Awards Africa PR competition is now open for entries...

3 days ago

JCDecaux launches first to market game changing technologies for digital OOH in sub-Saharan Africa

With society moving into the electronic age, more people are communicating in cyberspace not only to access more information, but also to create a reality of their own...

Issued by JCDecaux 3 days ago

Huawei and Kfm 94.5 tour the Mother City to celebrate the return of the Cape's ultimate music festival

Mark your calendars for 3 March 2018 - when Hauwei and Kfm 94.5 set the stage at Huawei KDay - Cape Town's premier music, technology and lifestyle event.

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 3 days ago

What makes Sundays so special for advertisers

Sunday is the ideal day for people to kick back and relax, or do whatever it is that they love best and Ads24's Sunday titles - Rapport, City Press, Son op Sondag and Sunday Sun - are the perfect accompaniment for a serene Sunday, which also makes them the perfect platform for advertisers...

Issued by Ads24 3 days ago

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Africa news

Three new client wins for Weathermen & Co

Namibian advertising agency, Weathermen & Co is ending off the year on a high with three new client wins...

3 days ago

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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.

3 days ago

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

MediaCom named as victor in global AkzoNobel Decorative Paints account review

Agency adds South Africa, MENA, and Argentina to their roster after competitive pitch

Issued by MediaCom 7 Dec 2017

Seven SA judges selected for 2018 One Show!

The One Club for Creativity has announced the global creative leaders selected to serve as judges for The One Show 2018. Nearly 200 highly qualified creatives representing 34 countries will judge work from around the world.

7 Dec 2017

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