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.
By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25
Y&R is committed to having 20 agencies on the African continent by 2015. Leading the charge to achieve this is Yossi Schwartz, chairman of Y&R South Africa.
By Danette Breitenbach 5 Sep 2013 05:42
Alliance Media Burundi has recently completed the installation of various new billboard structures in the East African country. The structures are all fully imported large format advertising devices whose advertising has been taken up by the country's leading brands.
Issued by Alliance Media 12 Dec 2012 09:11
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has resumed flights to Zimbabwe after a 13-year break in the route. Alliance Media was selected as KLM's media partner to promote the service and Alliance Media Zimbabwe, who holds the exclusive advertising concession to all of Zimbabwe's airports, has installed media within the airport for KLM.
Issued by Alliance Media 7 Nov 2012 09:02
At the risk of over-simplifying the science (and art) that culminates in media placement, one of the guiding principles is positioning around relevant content that is consumed by a predetermined volume of the target market.
By Tatenda Chiweshe 9 Jul 2012 09:46
Audio Branding comes to Africa... Audio branding, also known as sound branding or sonic branding, is the use of sound to reinforce brand identity. Sound branding is increasingly becoming a vehicle for conveying a memorable message to consumers by taking advantage of the powerful memory sense of sound.
By Lars Deutsch 16 Apr 2012 12:08
Alliance Media Botswana, Botswana's largest billboard company has been awarded the contract for the exclusive indoor and outdoor advertising concession at Botswana's newly built Sir Seretse Khama International Airport.
Issued by Alliance Media 27 Feb 2012 12:14
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 13:19
JOHANNESBURG: Launching a new campaign conceptualised for The Zimbabwean newspaper, TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris Johannesburg have erected billboards across South Africa depicting nine, harrowing real life stories of life in Zimbabwe. The campaign is entitled 'Give a voice to the voiceless'.
15 Mar 2011 12:03
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 07:22
In partnership with OMD, Tony Koenderman's AdReview is designed to provide expert and accurate media information covering South Africa and the SADC. The review covers Angola, Botswana, DRC, Lesotho, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
19 Jul 2010 06:57
The Citilite range, first introduced from France and patented in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa by Continental Outdoor in 2003, has now been launched in Zimbabwe with the erection of numerous structures in Harare.
6 Jul 2010 08:29
After The Zimbabwean newspaper's battle with Mugabe's ZANU PF government made headlines around the world over the past year, The Zimbabwean Trillion Dollar campaign by TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris Johannesburg has won more than 50 global and South African advertising awards. This has raised the profile of the newspaper beyond its "wildest dreams". [video]
4 Jun 2010 10:58
Hoodzpeaks are attachments which fit snugly onto the peak of any regular cap to provide extended protection from the sun. Hoodzpeaks snap onto peak caps, providing additional sun protection for the critical high-risk zones - face and ears.
Issued by Right Stuff 11 May 2010 10:49
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