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#OneShow2018: Neo Mashigo's judging pick of the day

Neo Mashigo explains why he is thoroughly impressed by David Miami's "Burning Stores" Burger King campaign in this #OneShow2018 judging pick of the day...

3 hours ago

#FairnessFirst: Goodbye, boys' club! Time's up, advertising...

More than 180 female C-suite advertising agency leaders have formally aligned with Time's Up to form Time's Up Advertising...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Ciclope Africa deadline extended

The deadline has been extended for international festival of craft awards, Ciclope Africa, held in Africa for the first time ever...

22 hours ago

Finalists for 2018 Liberty Radio Awards announced

The finalists for the 2018 Liberty Radio Awards have been announced...

20 hours ago

Drake breaks new streaming record - in video games

Hip-hop superstar Drake has broken a new record in streaming -- this time in video games...

22 hours ago

Rihanna hits Snapchat over beating ad, sending shares tumbling

Rihanna on Thursday denounced Snapchat after an advertisement made light of her beating by fellow pop star Chris Brown, sending the company's share prices tumbling...

22 hours ago

Facebook suspends Trump campaign data firm Cambridge Analytica

Facebook says it has suspended the account of Cambridge Analytica, the data analysis firm hired by Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, amid reports it harvested the profile information of millions of US voters without their permission...

23 hours ago

Sea Monster animation adds to Cape Town's sustainable tourism toolkit

South African animation company Sea Monster Entertainment donated a series of videos that showcase sustainable tourism in practice, highlighting how locals and visitors can engage with their spaces in beneficial ways...

2 hours ago

Airbnb releases new filters and features to help disabled guests find the right accommodation

Airbnb has released 21 new accessibility filters to aid disabled guests in find accessible travel accommodation. Previously, guests on Airbnb were only able to search for ''wheelchair accessible' listings, which did not always meet travellers' individual needs...

1 hour ago

Golfing environment a 'grand slam' for brands

Johan Scholtz, head of Golf Ads, explains how brands can achieve a grand slam across reach, recall, targeting and engagement in the golfing environment...

Issued by Provantage Media Group 20 hours ago

Citizen Surveys appoints MANGO-OMC as their PR agency

Citizen Surveys, a leading South African market research consultancy for over 20 years, has appointed MANGO-OMC to handle the public relations for their brand and for the South African Citizen Survey...

Issued by MANGO-OMC 19 hours ago

In blockbuster antitrust trial, Big Tech looms in background

In the biggest antitrust court battle in decades, the US government will seek to block the merger of AT&T and Time Warner to prevent the creation of a powerful new television behemoth...

23 hours ago

On being a black face in a predominantly white space

Being black, female, and disruptive to the status quo is almost always met with hostility. Being all three of these things poses a threat to the environment where white male patriarchy continues to thrive...

By Paballo Molahlehi 1 day ago

IFEC product standpoints for African airlines, tech-savvy passengers and content producers

As the exciting IFEC revolution takes shape, African airlines must comply by providing their tech-savvy passengers unrivalled customer experience onboard and African content producers a golden opportunity to tell the African story 35,000 feet in the air...

By Kevin Odhiambo Opiyo 1 day ago

Why Wikipedia often overlooks stories of women in history

Movements like #MeToo are drawing increased attention to the systemic discrimination facing women in a range of professional fields, from Hollywood and journalism to banking and government...

By Tamar Carroll and Lara Nicosia 1 day ago

Russia cracks down on 800 World Cup ticket sites

Russia has cracked down on more than 800 websites illegally offering World Cup tickets when their general sale resumed after a six-week wait...

1 day ago

Grid drives brand culture with G in Culture

It's noisy out there. So much happening, in such a huge world; so much news, information, data, content, always on, 24/7. So much stuff fighting for our attention, every second, every minute, every hour, of every day... And that's without the ad breaks...

Issued by Grid Worldwide 1 day ago

SAFREA denounces 'Internet Censorship Bill'

The Southern African Freelancers' Association notes with concern the passing of the Films and Publications Amendment Bill, which authorises the Films and Publications Board to regulate online content...

Issued by SAFREA 1 day ago

It's a Wize move with Pula Capital

Innovative B-BBEE investment firm Pula Capital (the investment arm of LRMG) has acquired a majority stake in business improvement consulting company BizWize Consulting (BizWize)...

Issued by Pula Capital Partners 1 day ago

Irresistible food offerings at this year's Decorex Durban

Samples of some of KwaZulu Natal's most irresistible food offerings will be available at the many gourmet food stations at Decorex Durban...

1 day ago

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Africa news

Kenyan journalists feel heat of Government pressure

Freedom of the press in Kenya is facing its biggest challenge since independence, with government censorship on the rise both during and since last year's general election...

By Sam Otieno 1 day ago

Social media prompts smartphone adoption in Nigeria

Nigeria's mobile trends are highlighted in a report on key industry patterns, ahead of the start of Mobile Week...

1 day ago

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