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Episode 192: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas.

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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Keeping it understandable

The key to a successful Bookmarks entry is to keep it simple and as easy as possible for the judges to understand. This was the main message that came out of the Bookmarks entries workshops...

By Danette Breitenbach 3 hours ago

South African economy needs more entrepreneurs

The World Bank suggests that (formal) small and medium enterprises contribute up to 45% of total employment and a third of national income in emerging economies but in South Africa...

By Sanisha Packirisamy 22 hours ago

Sportage fleet sets new world record

To celebrate the launch of the new Kia Sportage, a fleet of them traversed the roads of six South African provinces with an aim to set an official record...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 hour ago

Samsung and the millennial headache

The fact that it took Samsung about 40 days to start recalling their product left a void difficult to fill, the millennial market cannot afford and does not like ambiguity...

By Jimmy Tembo 5 hours ago

Measure people not ships

A few weeks back I joined the bi-annual media pilgrimage to Bryanston Country Club to attend the launch of the final AMPS report and to witness the end of an era...

By Gordon Muller 22 hours ago

Themba Nobanda appointed as Client Service Director for Dentsu Aegis Network Sub-Saharan Africa

Dentsu Aegis Network is proud to announce the appointment of Themba Nobanda, as Client Service Director for Dentsu Aegis Network Sub-Saharan Africa, he commenced his position on 6 October...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 2 hours ago

Speed-networking event in Johannesburg offers access to investors

A speed-networking event in Johannesburg on 18 November 2016 at the Standard Bank Incubator in Rosebank, will offer women in leadership, aspiring entrepreneurs...

10 minutes ago

Rantao appointed as Independent Media Press Ombudsman

Independent Media has announced the appointment of Jovial Rantao, who is the chairperson of The African Editors Forum and the Southern African Editors Forum, as the company's Press Ombudsman...

Issued by Independent Media 51 minutes ago

If Donald Trump wins, this is why

Although Clinton is leading at the polls, when it came to Brexit, the day before the referendum there was 48% 'stay' versus 46% 'leave'. And we know what happened there...

By Sid Peimer 5 hours ago

Twiga Communications launches new Rummikub game

Boutique PR agency Twiga Communications recently launched the new boardgame Rummikub with a Twist, to the South African market...

Issued by Twiga Communications 21 minutes ago

The transformational power of cloud in Africa

In March 2016, IBM opened its first Cloud Data Centre in South Africa, providing cloud services to enterprise clients...

By Brett Parker 4 hours ago

Will it be third time lucky for Zakes Bantwini vs. AKA?

SA celebrity Zakes Bantwini, who lost his own mother to breast cancer, is once again this year challenging AKA to a game of 7-a-side soccer in the name of 1Goal4Cancer...

Issued by ECHO Events and Conferences 2 hours ago

Jack Daniel's exclusive collaboration SkullCandy headphones

Jack Daniel's is synonymous with music and has been on tour with some of the world's biggest music legends. This strong music heritage lead to a world-fist collaboration between the brand and SkullCandy...

Issued by Bittersuite 1 hour ago

Ipsos launches LIFE Path to understand consumer dynamics along the path to purchase

Recognising that the consumer's path to purchase is more convoluted and more complex than ever before, Ipsos Marketing has launched LIFE Path to help clients understand and impact consumer choices along their journey...

Issued by Ipsos 1 hour ago

Discovery Health wins the Learning and Development Team of the Year Award

KR and Wits Business School recognise excellence within the L &D profession...

Issued by Knowledge Resources 40 minutes ago

This weekend TEDxCapeTownWomen features nine top speakers

On Saturday 29 October 2016, TEDxCapeTownWomen will host their third annual event at Iziko South African Museum, Whale Well from 4pm - 8.30pm. The event, themed 'Lixesha - It is Time'...

5 hours ago

Exhibition - My Naam is Februarie: Identities Rooted in Slavery - opens in Cape Town

The exhibition, 'My Naam is Februarie: Identities Rooted in Slavery' has opened to the public at the Iziko Slave Lodge in Cape Town. The exhibition is part of the Slave Calendar, which was produced for Iziko Museums of South Africa...

37 minutes ago

Innovation for a post-demographic age of consumerism

The shift from traditional to post-demographic consumerism turns old ideas of consumption patterns on their head so that age, gender, location, income and family status now make way for individual expression and interest-based segments...

Issued by Paddington Station PR 23 hours ago

Mozilla launches Equal Rating Innovation Challenge with $250,000 prize

Mozilla has launched its 'Equal Rating Innovation Challenge', which offers $250,000 in prize monies split into three categories...

23 hours ago

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Africa news

African economy to rebound in 2017 - Development Bank

Africa's economic growth is expected to dip this year before rebounding in 2017 to remain the world's second fastest growing region after East Asia...

2 hours ago

Extracting real value from IoT - Deloitte

Deloitte invests further in Internet of Things with new digital transformation capacity...

2 hours ago

World's first drones for medical supplies launched in Rwanda

The first medical supply of remotely piloted aircraft, popularly known as drones, have been launched in Rwanda...

By Collins Mwai 2 hours ago

Peacebuilding and literacy through tech innovation

A tech innovation bootcamp is being held in South Sudan aimed at building two mobile apps to educate South Sudanese youth on the process of peace...

3 hours ago

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Fitch acquires majority stake in StartJG Hong Kong

WPP has announced that its wholly owned operating company, Fitch has taken a majority stake in StartJG Hong Kong, a brand and customer experience design consultancy...

37 minutes ago

Thomson Reuters to open tech hub in Canada, add 400 jobs

OTTAWA: The Thomson Reuters news agency and financial information group will open a technology center in Toronto, adding 400 jobs over the next two years, the company announced on Friday...

11 Oct 2016

Hungary's biggest opposition newspaper suspended

Hungary's biggest opposition newspaper has been suspended, its owner said Saturday, stoking concerns about media freedom under right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban...

10 Oct 2016

Turkey media boss quits over 'hacked email' scandal

The chief executive of one of Turkey's top private media firms quit on Friday over emails purportedly showing him allowing the government dictate editorial policy but that he said were fake...

4 Oct 2016

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