Communications and public relations in Africa are not a one-size-fits-all exercise, says Mimi Kalinda, author of a new book…
13 Jan 2017
Holmes Report and African Public Relations Association (APRA) launch first Africa SABRE competition...
3 Jan 2017
Holmes Report and APRA launch first Africa SABRE competition for the public relations industry...
9 Dec 2016
Burson-Marsteller won PR accolades in Uganda and Kenya recently...
1 Dec 2016
The African Press Organization launches MENA Wire, a press release distribution and monitoring service dedicated to the Middle East and North Africa...
6 Sep 2016
Bizcommunity.com has set up a tribute page in honour of communications doyen and former journalist, Ruth Golembo, who passed away suddenly last week...
18 Jul 2016
Magna Carta wins Africa PR Consultancy of the year...
26 May 2016
Five PR companies are in the running for Africa PR Agency of the Year Award by the prestigious Homes Report...
23 May 2016
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013
The Loerie Awards has introduced a PR category to this year's awards. Public Relations Industry of Southern Africa (PRISA) spokesperson Bridget von Holdt believes the move is indicative of the importance of strategic communication in the overall communication mix and that the inclusion of PR exposes other industries to the real value of strategic communication and its vital role in brand management.
20 Apr 2011
In the media relations category of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) African Gold Quill Awards, PR Worx won for its Anglo American's CSI publicity activities. It received the highest publicity category score in Africa, after the first tier of judging, so the entry will be submitted to the second round of international adjudication in the US.
28 Mar 2011
The Loerie Awards launched its 2011 campaign, Tuesday 15 March 2011, entitled "Don't hate. Create", created by Draftfcb and supported by a mobisite and specially developed augmented reality apps, linking digital technology to the printed media, along with a revamp of its award categories.
15 Mar 2011
Here is a roundup of the posts published on sxswsa.co.za this weekend. We're over halfway through SxSW Interactive in Austin, Texas, but there's still plenty material in the works, so keep an eye on the blog for another few days. Also, follow @sxswsa, or the entire #sxswsa Twitter list. [view twitterfall]
Ivo Vegter: @sxswsa 14 Mar 2011
The sixth Maputo International Advertising Festival will take place from 25-27 May 2011, AMEP - the Mozambican Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations Association announced yesterday. The festival recognises advertising agencies, producers and communications companies worldwide especially from Africa and the Indian Ocean regions.
23 Feb 2011
CNN will deliver the Seychelles Tourism Board's first pan-European advertising campaign to an international audience, promoting the group of islands as a leading holiday destination.
9 Jan 2008