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SOUTH AFRICA

#OneShow2017: Steve Persico's judging pick of the day

“They're extremely sour candies and the posters were extremely simple, beautiful shots, portraits of people with the candy in their mouths with their faces extremely puckered. It's beautiful craft.” That's how Steve Persico, GCD at Leo Burnett Toronto and One Show print and outdoor juror, introduced the entry that was a delight for him to watch.

5 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#ADC2017: Nellie Kim's judging pick of the day

Figuring out the most commonly Googled phrases online then renaming the products you sell as responses to those SEO searches is a clever move. That's how Nellie Kim, partner, VP and creative director at LG2 Toronto and ADC digital juror, introduced the entry that was a delight for her to watch...

31 Mar 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Uganda and Botswana have highest rates of female entrepreneurship

Mastercard has released the results of its inaugural Index of Women Entrepreneurs...

8 Mar 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

South Africa falls further in Economic Freedom rankings

The Economic Freedom of the World: 2015 Annual Report shows that South Africa has dropped further in ranking to 96 out of the 157 countries and territories included in the report...

15 Sep 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Clarkson slips a gear

NEWSWATCH: The BBC has fired Jeremy Clarkson from top-rated petrol-head show, Top Gear, reports The Daily Beast ...

26 Mar 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

AFRICA

Jailed journos: Greste freed, now for Fahmy and Mohamed

NEWSWATCH: CAIRO, EGYPT: With Peter Greste freed from jail in Cairo, efforts are now directed at getting his colleagues freed as well...

2 Feb 2015

EGYPT

Baa-a-d-d sheep... Egypt slammed for 'sham trial'

NEWSWATCH: Three Al Jazeera journalists imprisoned in Egypt are to be retried. Their original trial (the 'evidence' included footage of sheep and horses) has been slammed as a sham by international media and the international community...

2 Jan 2015

EGYPT

Egypt court to hear jailed Jazeera reporters' appeal

CAIRO, EGYPT: Egypt's top court hears an appeal today by three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists as expectations of their release grew amid a thawing of Cairo's ties with Qatar, the channel's base...

31 Dec 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Durban FilmMart Awards 2017 ends on a high note

The Durban FilmMart (DFM) ended on a high note with an awards ceremony at the Tsogo Maharani Hotel in Durban on Monday, 17 July 2017...

19 Jul 2017

GLOBAL

Consumers prepared to abandon brands appearing alongside objectionable content

A CMO Council survey in the US, Canada and UK reveals that 48% of consumers will punish brands they love for not using trusted media platforms...

13 Jun 2017

CANADA

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

CANADA

The lost souls of organisations

Who is next after FIFA?

By Naseem Javed 19 Jun 2015

CANADA

Struggling BlackBerry announces new round of layoffs

MONTREAL, CANADA: BlackBerry is laying off an unspecified number of workers around the world as the struggling smartphone manufacturer tries to make its device business profitable...

26 May 2015

CANADA

Adultery website flirts with British stock market

TORONTO, CANADA: A website devoted to adultery is out to woo investors with a public offering of stock in Britain...

17 Apr 2015

CANADA

TV regulator relaxes minimum Canadian content rule

OTTAWA, CANADA: Canada's television regulator announced on Thursday an easing of rules requiring local broadcasters to show a minimum amount of Canadian-made programming...

17 Mar 2015

CANADA

Monster HR now truly a global monster agency

TORONTO, CANADA: And why not ...because they deserve it...Monster HR just became the sole owner of master root of 'dot monster' top-level domain name...

By Naseem Javed 5 Feb 2015

CANADA

The next global domain name-branding boom

TORONTO, CANADA: There are some million new cyber brands about to appear in global e-commerce, big or small they will skate all around the globe...

By Naseem Javed 28 Jan 2015

CANADA

Monster collision of 15 Monster Trends in 2015

No matter what your position, location or size of your operation, the following 15 trends start to collide and open up amazing and instant opportunities for you...

By Naseem Javed 19 Dec 2014

CANADA

Snapchat and Facebook compared

TORONTO, CANADA: We thought that comparing Snapchat and Facebook would be quite cool (infographic)...

By Lisa Hallgren 26 Nov 2014

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