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OLCaptura 360 - The next level of capturing magic moments

OLC introduces the latest innovation, the OLCaptura 360, which provides 360-degree images, taking the photo experience to a whole new level...

Issued by Offlimit Communications 3 hours ago

Curating 'creativism' and wearing it forward with the Mal Foundation

Net#work BBDO's Mike Schalit founded the not-for-profit Make a Life (Mal) Foundation a while ago as a banner for initiatives that use creativity for good. Here, Schalit and Mal designer-in-chief Emma Strydom explain how their recent t-shirt designs have benefitted the Seed library initiative and more...

By Leigh Andrews 2 hours ago

TV we got right

There's one thing I've been meaning to write about for a long time - a very long time, in fact - and it has to do with an aspect of our broadcasting talents that I've neglected to thank. Yes, ultimately the SABC (who would have thought...

By Chris Brewer 2 hours ago

#EntrepreneurMonth: Behind the scenes of SA's top festivals with Steyn Entertainment

We got in touch with Steyn Entertainment director George Avakian to go behind the scenes of what it takes to successfully manage one of South Africa's biggest and most popular music fests for #EntrpreneurMonth.

By Ruth Cooper 2 hours ago

Fake news: Welcome to the Mad Hatter's tea party

Fake news was the topic of one of the sessions at the Global Investigative Journalism Conference that took place recently at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) campus in Johannesburg...

By Danette Breitenbach 3 hours ago

The rise of the emoji and the public rating system

Scott Cundill writes that the emoji is a powerful tool that can help businesses get paid quicker...

By Scott Cundill 5 hours ago

8 tips for building your personal brand

Building up your personal brand is the most difficult and yet the most rewarding process for an entrepreneur...

By Stephen Marshal 6 hours ago

Democratising AR, bringing content to life with Zappar

"Part of our mission in business has always been to democratise AR and truly make it a mass-market proposition."

By Cari Coetzee 5 hours ago

On the Dot is awarded GCIS tender

On the Dot has been appointed as the service provider for the distribution of Government Communication and Information System products. Vuk'uzenzele is a multi-lingual newspaper distributed on a national basis...

Issued by On the Dot 4 hours ago

Murdoch's Fox in talks with multiple buyers for TV, film assets

NEW YORK - Shares in media-entertainment giant 21st Century Fox surged to seven-month highs on Friday after news it has been holding talks with at least three potential buyers for some of its television and film operations...

2 hours ago

Icasa has published second draft of End-User and Subscriber Service Charter

Icasa has published a second draft of its proposed amendments to the End-User and Subscriber Service Charter to ensure greater transparency of communication services and also to bring down the cost of communication in South Africa...

7 hours ago

Winners announced for 2017 Epica Awards

South Africa won Bronze at the 2017 Epica Awards for the Net#work BBDO campaign, Vagina Varsity, in the Online Campaigns - Health, Beauty and Fashion category...

2 days ago

#Newsmaker: Justine Cullinan wins Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss Corporate Award

5FM's station manager Justine Cullinan won the Corporate Award at the Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss Awards on Thursday, 9 November. It was just her and overall winner Amanda Dambuza, founder and director of consulting company Uyandiswa, who took home awards on the night...

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

Havas Southern Africa appoints Chief Strategy Officer

Mandy Leontakianakis, based in the Johannesburg office, will be leading strategy at Havas Johannesburg and across the group, including Havas Boondoggle in Cape Town...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 3 days ago

SuzelleDIY stars as a bridezilla in Tali's Wedding Diary

Showmax has just released the first trailer for their debut original series, Tali's Wedding Diary, a mockumentary starring Julia Anastasopoulos (aka SuzelleDIY).

2 days ago

Meet newly appointed HDI CEO, Bongani Chinkanda

An avid technophile and youth enthusiast, Bongani Chinkanda believes that now is the time for transformation in the marketing industry...

Issued by HDI Youth Marketeers 3 days ago

Seseki Itsweng to lead Openfield into the future

Seseki Itsweng has been appointed Managing Director of Openfield Marketing in South Africa, taking over from Franco Barocas who has moved into the Group Managing Director role...

Issued by Openfield 3 days ago

Employer branding: Is loyalty becoming unfashionable?

Loyalty is a misconceived concept in business. Whether you are an employer or employee, assuming that someone may remain loyal to you until death do you part, is positively delusional...

Issued by AMcomms 3 days ago

Farzeen Bhana travels a far road to success

She's a project leader at Tushiyah Advisory Services. And at 31, Illovo resident, Farzeen Bhana, is building business blocks one cupcake at a time...

Issued by At Vogue Communications Agency 2 days ago

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Richard Branson helps open #GEW2017, first GEN startup campus in Africa

Global Entrepreneurship Week jumped off to an early start this year as Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, helped launch the first-ever GEN startup campus in Johannesburg, South Africa...

Issued by Mark Marich, Vice President GEN 15 Nov 2017

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Africa news

Journalists honoured for courageous reporting

International Press Freedom awards go to imprisoned Cameroonian journalist, Mexican correspondent, Thai reporter, and Yemeni blogger...

3 hours ago

Media scholarships for women available in Africa

Aspiring media managers from Angola, Botswana, the DRC, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe can apply for a scholarship...

4 hours ago

Meet Africa's startup stars

Meet the startups pitching at Seedstars Africa, December 12-14, 2017, in Maputo, Mozambique...

6 hours ago

Winner of AIM film competition

Africa in Motion 2017 announces the winner of short film competition at international festival...

2 days ago

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International

SA's SJ Myeza presented with Young Guns 15 Creative Choice Award!

In addition to celebrating the full class of 32 winners at the ceremony that was held on Thursday, 16 November 2017, in New York, The One Club for Creativity revealed two additional special awards recognising the best of the best of young creatives age 30 and under.

3 days ago

Three steps to creating a successful affiliate program

In today's competitive world, small businesses generally need multiple ways to generate revenue, and creative entrepreneurs are able to establish multiple streams. Especially early on in the life of your company, money can be extremely tight if you are not creative and constantly looking for ways to make money, aside from your traditional business. Whether you call it an alternative revenue stream, a side hustle or any other appropriate description, the most successful entrepreneurs find additional ways to create income for themselves and their business.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 3 days ago

Flow Communications receives international business award

Tara and Tiffany Turkington, CEO and managing director at Flow Communications will receive the 2017 IWEC Award during the organisation's 10th annual conference, held in Redmond, Washington. The conference, titled 'Connecting Women Businesses Globally: Accelerating Growth Through Innovation and Technology' is sponsored by Microsoft, who is also hosting the event at their global headquarters in Washington State on 12-14 November 2017. This year's conference has a strong focus on technology, cybersecurity and innovation, issues that are pivotal to IWEC's sophisticated global network of women-owned businesses, whose combined revenue exceeds $25bn per year.

16 Nov 2017

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