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Episode 151: Twitter advertising and Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town

Date: 1 Oct 2015
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How did VW not see this coming?

Last week was not good for Volkswagen (VW): an estimated $18bn fine, executives potentially facing criminal charges, a 20% drop in share price and a reputation in shatters...

By Kimberley Clare Ogden 2 Oct 2015 08:37

[TrendTalk] The Pope, The Donald and memes

In societal terms, memes are a cultural construct for the transmission of ideas. Social media has distilled memes down to a way of slaughtering holy cows and popularising a central theme or ideas...

By Louise Marsland 2 Oct 2015 11:11

All Africa Business Leaders Awards announces Southern Africa winners

The All Africa Business Leaders Awards have announced the Southern Africa regional winners in the 2015 competition...

2 Oct 2015 08:21

Your speech - brilliant or boring

We've all had that moment, whether at a wedding, presentation, conference or the boss's announcement, when our heart sinks at the mention of the word speech...

By Marion Scher 2 Oct 2015 13:11

How to save your business from difficult customers

No business has the right to brazenly and publicly offend customers just because of their religion, nationality, or skin colour. There are always consequences to your business with this extreme behaviour...

By Aki Kalliatakis 2 Oct 2015 10:50

New voices on-air at Algoa FM

Algoa FM listeners will be greeted with a fresh new sound and a new line-up from 2 November this year...

Issued by Algoa FM 2 Oct 2015 11:03

Amorphous New Media expands its team

In line with their recent independence from the Times Media Group, Amorphous New Media is geared for growth and has extended the team with two seasoned digital and sales specialists...

Issued by Amorphous 2 Oct 2015 10:31

Self-service - how to manage your voice or data contract

Data consumption is such a controversial topic in South Africa. With customers alleging their data has been 'stolen' or that the networks are not portraying the correct usage, billing disputes are the highest complaint category at all South African telecoms...

Issued by Mortimer Harvey 2 Oct 2015 10:00

South African journalists shortlisted in global awards

Investigative journalists risk their own safety when exposing corruption and crime. The Global Investigative Journalism Network honours those fearless reporters with the Global Shining Light Award. A South African team has been shortlisted for the award this year...

2 Oct 2015 09:34

Online recruitment transformed in sub-Saharan Africa

The launch of WorkinAfrica is set to transform how online recruitment is done in sub-Saharan Africa...

2 Oct 2015 08:18

21 Icons Season 3 to feature Catherine Constantinides

On 4 October on SABC 3 at 7:27pm, 21 Icons will feature the fifth icon of its third season: international climate activist, social entrepreneur and food security advocate, Catherine Constantinides...

2 Oct 2015 07:53

NATIVE VML joins global VML Foundation Day

NATIVE VML closed its doors along with 25 VML offices around the globe for worldwide Foundation Day. Each year, the agency designates one full business day for company-wide community service...

Issued by NATIVE VML 2 Oct 2015 11:20

Introducing Blue Ice, South Africa's coolest deo, now in a can

Yourself Management is currently running the Blue Ice Aerosol brand activation at various major shopping centres across South Africa to raise awareness about the five different fragrances in the range...

Issued by Yourself Management 2 Oct 2015 11:27

Traditional brand building in the modern times

Growing up in the 80s, both in the rural and later in the township environment, Unilever used to treat us to free bioskop sessions at local shops where we watched the brilliant washing performances of Omo or Surf washing powder...

By Musa Msane 2 Oct 2015 10:19

CNN to run Africa Now throughout October

October 2015 sees the 20th CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards taking place in Nairobi, Kenya. As part of CNN International's commitment to the African continent, it will run a series of special features and programmes about Africa throughout the month...

2 Oct 2015 08:54

Son Snap Shot Tour special edition

The Son newspaper and Ads24 team recently took a group of media planners and advertisers on a whirlwind tour of Port Elizabeth and Cape Town...

Issued by Son 2 Oct 2015 11:45

ASICS at Sanlam Cape Town Marathon 2015

ASICS occupied prime position to conduct a highly successful brand activation for those registering for the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon...

Issued by XZIBIT 2 Oct 2015 10:57

Twitter co-founder Dorsey to stay chief: report

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey is expected to stay on as the company's chief, bringing an end to the company's plodding search for a top executive, according to a report on Wednesday...

2 Oct 2015 09:02

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