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New press offices

Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) has opened a press office on Bizcommunity.com!

Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) Company number 4029 was the pioneer mobile network in Malawi.

Should Kia Picanto tow onto Lamborghini?

Q: Social listening simplified and amplified: How often does it happen that a brand gets to observe what people are actually saying about their brand...

By Bogosi Motshegwa 21 hours ago

The MediaShop moves offices

The MediaShop's Johannesburg office moved premises Wednesday, 22 March after 20 years at its previous location in Morningside. The new address is Building B, The Main Straight Office Park, corner of Main and Portman Roads in Bryanston...

17 hours ago

Oreo Dunk Challenge launches in South Africa

The Oreo Dunk Challenge has launched in South Africa, offering one South African the chance to win a VIP Dunking Experience for two worth R150,000...

18 hours ago

In search of the agency model of the future

From the get go, one thing we can be certain of is that, like today, we will have multiple agency models going forward – some of which will not be agency-driven...

By John Little 17 hours ago

#BehindtheSelfie with... Pierre Heistein

This #BrandManagerMonth, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Pierre Heistein, former journalist now independent macroeconomic consultant specialising in sub-Saharan Africa…

By Leigh Andrews 18 hours ago

#Bookmarks2017: Digital download with... KFC

Local digirati shone at the recent IAB Bookmark Awards 2017. Here's some feedback from Ben Schoderer, KFC's digital manager...

By Leigh Andrews 19 hours ago

Google tools up to fix ads in wrong places

LONDON - Google, which has seen a slew of companies withdraw ads after they appeared alongside extremist content, said on Tuesday it was introducing new tools to give firms greater control...

18 hours ago

Facebook's marketing plan raises privacy concerns

Facebook says it has met with some of SA's banking and insurance groups to explore how the social network can help them market and distribute their products to the right customers...

19 hours ago

Insel joins Dentsu Aegis Network

ACCRA, Ghana - Insel Communications has announced its new affiliation with leading global advertising network Dentsu Aegis Network Sub-Saharan Africa...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 9 hours ago

Sunu wins Branded Content Gold at Bookmarks

Egg Fllms' Sunu directed Absolut's One Source campaign with Khuli Chana, which won the only Gold in the Branded Content category at the 2017 Bookmarks...

Issued by Egg Films 18 hours ago

The Talent Boom hires new recruitment manager for its Amsterdam office

The Talent Boom, global recruitment search firm for elite creative, digital, tech and marketing talent, has hired Laura Forsyth as recruitment manager for its Amsterdam office...

Issued by The Talent Boom 18 hours ago

Hellocomputer ‘sees' Pixels at the 2017 Bookmark Awards

With 19 Bookmark Awards nominations in total, the Hellocomputer team stepped into the Galleria in Sandton last week with fingers and toes crossed and a desire to bring home another round of Pixel trophies to line the office walls...

Issued by Hellocomputer 18 hours ago

M-Net's local content strategy wins big!

M-Net's local content investment strategy paid off when its channels collectively won 36 Golden Horns, scooping some of the biggest awards...

Issued by M-Net Magic in Motion 19 hours ago

DigitLab hosts yet another successful Digital Swarm

With all 120 tickets to DigitLab's first Digital Swarm of the year selling out in three days, creatives and brand managers from around Durban gathered at The Hardy Boys' offices to share their ideas and gain knowledge...

Issued by DigitLab 18 hours ago

Adopting new approaches within recruitment

As a business owner of a boutique growing global headhunting agency, the one thing I am constantly scared of is the one thing I make a conscious effort never to ignore. I call it the three C's. Change, Courage, Culture...

By Emily Keyes, Issued by The Talent Boom 6 hours ago

Take one Spitfire, three directors and two producers - what do you get? The Greatest Movie Ever Made

Presented with the opportunity of working with M-Net Movies to create “The Greatest Movie Ever Made”, Spitfire approached it as you would expect: with guns blazing...

Issued by Spitfire Films 7 hours ago

The SpaceStation's News24 wins prestigious publisher award

24.com's digital news platform, News24, one of the platforms proudly represented by The SpaceStation, was recognised as Best Publisher at the annual Bookmarks Awards, held in Johannesburg last week...

Issued by The SpaceStation 20 hours ago

How to adapt your marketing strategy when expanding to new regions

Globalism has both opened new doors and created new challenges for startups all over the world. Digital technology, new trade agreements, the trend towards cultural assimilation and other factors have enabled businesses to reach customers in other countries. Even the United States, which is the world's largest economy, only accounts for 17% of global GDP...

By Ryan Kh 15 hours ago

AutoReach Lucky Bunny surprises and delights Fagan

Fagan Abraham, Junior Account Manager at Carat, enthusiastically posted her Lucky Bunny selfie on Instagram in the AutoReach Easter 2017 Agency Strike Competition and won herself a willow picnic basket for two...

Issued by AutoReach 19 hours ago

Kyle Lewis wins Silver Craft at the Bookmarks

Arcade Content director Kyle Lewis won a Silver Craft award in the Online Video Production category for Mr Madumane (Big $pendah) at the 2017 Bookmarks...

Issued by Arcade Content 18 hours ago

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Africa news

In search of the agency model of the future

From the get go, one thing we can be certain of is that, like today, we will have multiple agency models going forward – some of which will not be agency-driven...

By John Little 17 hours ago

#BehindtheSelfie with... Pierre Heistein

This #BrandManagerMonth, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Pierre Heistein, former journalist now independent macroeconomic consultant specialising in sub-Saharan Africa…

By Leigh Andrews 18 hours ago

First ever Africa regional internet development dialogue

Various organisations working on internet and development across Africa will gather to identify synergies and create opportunities for coordination and collaboration...

18 hours ago

Plan to nurture African economies unites fractious G20

Ministers from the world's top economies heralded plans to boost development in Africa at the G20 gathering, making a hoped-for "Compact with Africa" a top priority for 2017...

20 hours ago

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International

Facebook announces 'fake news' offensive in Germany

Social media giant Facebook announced on Sunday that it will introduce new measures to combat fake news in Germany, as Europe's largest economy and most populous nation enters an election year...

17 Jan 2017

German state TV won't broadcast 2018-24 Games

BERLIN: Germany's public broadcasters will not screen the Olympic Games live for the first time after they balked at the huge rights deal demanded by US giant Discovery...

29 Nov 2016

Nielsen Admosphere signs 4-year contract with ATO in Czech Republic

Nielsen Admosphere is to conduct a robust project of cross-platform audience measurement for the Czech Association of TV Organizations (ATO) from 2018-2022...

22 Nov 2016

Expanding BBC to launch news service for North Koreans

LONDON: The BBC will launch a radio and online news service for audiences in North Korea as it seeks to expand its global reach to 500 million people by 2022, the British broadcaster said Wednesday...

17 Nov 2016

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