African countries from South Africa to Ethiopia to Nigeria are pinning some of their hope for economic growth and job creation on industrialisation...
The deadline has been extended for international festival of craft awards, Ciclope Africa, held in Africa for the first time ever...
The macro outlook for the economies of Nigeria and Ghana is improving...
APA Insurance in Kenya aims to spread happiness with its new advertising campaign...
Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) has suspended Amazing Grace FM programming for one month and slapped the station with a Rwf2 million fine over a divisive and misogynous broadcast...
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...
“It's a lovely story about a girl and a boy, and at the end of the film you are absolutely shocked that you missed the boy entering the school with a gun because you were distracted by their love story.” That's how Gaston Bigio, CCO at David and One Show film juror, introduced the entry that was a delight for him to watch...
4 Apr 2017
The Economic Freedom of the World: 2015 Annual Report shows that South Africa has dropped further in ranking to 96 out of the 157 countries and territories included in the report...
15 Sep 2015
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...
5 Mar 2015
MediaCom has won the global AkzoNobel Decorative Paints account, extending its long-standing relationship with the world's leading paint and coatings company by adding media planning and buying duties in South Africa, Argentina, and MENA to their roster...
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The Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance announced an international advertising law seminar to take place in Buenos Aires on 2 December 2016...
2 Nov 2016
Del Campo Saatchi & Saatchi, Argentina, reflects on the way things were in its new Schweppes campaign, 'One Day You'll Understand'...
17 Mar 2016
The Gunn Report's list of '20 Best Commercials of the 21st Century: So Far', lists Del Campo Saatchi & Saatchi Buenos Aires' ad, 'Dads in Briefs', the only Ibero-American commercial selected...
30 Nov 2015
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA: Historic results for the Argentine agency, placing them on the podium with Wieden+Kennedy New York and BBH London.
7 Feb 2013
NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.
21 Dec 2012
NEW YORK, US: Purchases of environmentally protective products have grown significantly in two of the world's leading markets - China and Brazil; but the widespread perception that these products are too expensive may be blocking deeper adoption.
21 Aug 2012
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA: comScore, Inc has released the latest insights on connected device usage in Argentina from its Device Essentials service.
12 Jul 2012
LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND: IMD, a top-ranked global business school based in Switzerland, has announced the findings of its annual World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY). The WCY rankings measure how well countries manage their economic and human resources to increase their prosperity.
1 Jun 2012
NEW YORK, US: The 55th New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, announced this year's winning entries at the 2012 awards ceremony on Tuesday, 17 April at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas. Geoffrey Mason, senior production specialist for ESPN, was awarded the NYF Television & Film Awards Lifetime Achievement Award.
19 Apr 2012
CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from 17-23 June, has announced the members of a further four juries: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Lions. South Africa is represented on the Design jury (Shelley-Ann Atkinson, Grid Worldwide Branding & Design) and on the Film jury (Catherine Ireland, Amplified).
30 Mar 2012
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Newspapers from around the world are invited to participate in a new global journalism experience for youth organised by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) that results in young people interviewing entertainment stars or other public figures - and increased circulation for participating newspapers.
21 Feb 2012
NEW YORK, US: Global consumer confidence increased one index point last quarter to 89, while Europe led confidence declines in 24 of the region's 27 measured markets, according to fourth quarter 2011 global consumer confidence findings from Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy.
8 Feb 2012
NEW YORK, US / LONDON, UK: MediaCom has named Fernando Emilio Silva as its new chief executive for Latin America. Fernando, who was previously chairman of Vivaki for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, will join the company 1 March 2012.
30 Jan 2012
BRASILIA, BRAZIL / BOGOTA, COLOMBIA: comScore, Inc recently released its latest report on connected device usage in Latin America from comScore Device Essentials.
10 Jan 2012
MONTEVIDEO, ARGENTINA: The phrase "sex, drugs and rock 'n roll" characterises the classic lifestyle of the rock star, even if one could say that some rock stars have favoured the sex and drugs over the music.
25 Nov 2011