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APO announces strategic partnership with IMImobile

African Press Organization (APO), the sole press release newswire in Africa and the global leader in media relations relating to Africa, today announced a multi-year strategic partnership with IMImobile, a leading global provider of end-to-end mobile engagement software and solutions to telecom operators, enterprises and media companies, to provide mobile content to MTN Group, Airtel, Orange, Vodafone Group and Tigo in over 30 countries. The partnership with IMImobile and their connection to mobile network operators across the continent, will allow APO to deliver an exclusive feed of Africa-related news releases issued by governments, institutions, NGOs, companies, and United Nations agencies to over 250 million mobile subscribers, free of charge. 24 Apr 2014

XL Millennium to manage IPRA World Congress 2015

The International Public Relations Association (IPRA) has appointed XL Millennium Conference and Event Management to handle the logistic services and management of the 2015 IPRA World Conference, which will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre on 27-29 September 2015. 24 Apr 2014

High level food account awarded to Mango-OMC

2014 has been a busy and exciting year so far for Mango-OMC and we are proud to announce a new food focused client who also happens to be our first Durban based brand. 23 Apr 2014

New account awarded to Mango-OMC

MANGO-OMC has been appointed as the communications partner for the locally produced, fully orchestrated rock musical Rockville 2069 premiering on 29 August 2014 at Artscape Opera House in Cape Town. 15 Apr 2014

Munaaz account awarded to Butter Knife PR

The Munaaz PR account has been awarded to Cape Town based agency, Butter Knife PR. 15 Apr 2014

Three more wins for Marcusbrewster

Marcusbrewster's campaign for the launch of Magnum Pink & Black yielded three more PRISM trophies for the multi-award winning PR firm at the 2014 ceremony last weekend. 14 Apr 2014

Retroviral signs three new clients

Retroviral has signed up three new client campaigns including Truth About Money - a 1Life Initiative, Tabasco and RMB's annual graduate recruitment drive. 14 Apr 2014

Aqua4Life joins forces with BrandVan and Red Carpet Concepts

Aqua4Life, the official distributors of LifeStraw® in RSA, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Transkei and Swaziland, has recently joined forces with BrandVan and Red Carpet Concepts, to oversee the implementation, distribution and awareness of the product's humanitarian and retail availability. 11 Apr 2014

Taste Holdings secures master licence for Domino's Pizza

Taste Holdings announced this morning that it has signed an exclusive 30-year master licence agreement to develop the international Domino's Pizza brand, initially in seven Southern African countries, including South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. 10 Apr 2014

Red Carpet Concepts wins two new hospitality accounts

Adding to its bouquet of high end hospitality clients, Red Carpet Concepts wins two new restaurant accounts in March 2014, namely Cassia and Tables@Nitida, dually owned by Warren Swaffield. 10 Apr 2014

Engage gets Fuseware account

Engage Brandcraft, a Cape Town-based branding agency has added Fuseware, one of Africa's market leaders in social media measurement, as a client. 8 Apr 2014

Retroviral takes gold again

Retroviral has won its sixth PRISA Prism Gold Award in four years in the Social Media for Public Relations category, taking home the honours for its collaboration with Joe Public for the Douwe Egberts Yawn Machine campaign in the 2014 edition of the awards. 7 Apr 2014

Atmosphere Communications awarded Odgers Berndtson SA account

Award winning agency, Atmosphere Communications has been appointed to handle strategy and media relations for leading executive search firm, Odgers Berndtson South Africa. 4 Apr 2014

MediaCom extends global partnership with Volkswagen Group

MediaCom Worldwide has extended its sixteen year relationship with the Volkswagen Group for a further three years. 2 Apr 2014

Herold Gie Attorneys appoints Paddington Station PR

Herold Gie Attorneys appoints Paddington Station PR as they celebrate 120 years of litigation. 1 Apr 2014

Future Magazine partners with Ithemba Editorial

Future Magazine, the Eastern Cape's premier business magazine, has appointed Cape Town based editorial bureau, Ithemba Editorial to provide copy editing and proofreading for its April 2014 issue. 1 Apr 2014

New account for Dummett & Co

Dummett & Co has added Varsity Sports, part of Francois Pienaar's Advent Sport Entertainment & Media (ASEM), to its portfolio. 1 Apr 2014

Dummett & Co experiencing phenomenal growth

Dummett & Co, an independent strategic PR agency situated in Cape Town's CBD, is experiencing unprecedented growth during the first quarter of 2014. 28 Mar 2014

Primall Media parties with Hard Rock Cafe

Primedia Unlimited subsidiary, Primall Media, has added the global brand Hard Rock Cafe to its growing list of clients. 28 Mar 2014

FIVESTAR PR on board with Santa Shoebox Project

FIVESTAR PR has once again pledged its services on a pro bono basis to the Santa Shoebox Project this year. 27 Mar 2014

Tribeca continues its new client winning streak

Tribeca Public Relations (Tribeca) added to its growing client base by signing two new clients during March: Net1 Mobile Solutions and the FNB Whisky Live Showroom events. 24 Mar 2014

Comedy Central partners with VWV

Comedy channel Comedy Central (DStv Channel 122) has appointed leading experiential activations agency, VWV to work on this year's stand-out comedy event, The Comedy Central Roast of Kenny Kunene Fired up by Nando's. Working hand in hand with Comedy Central creative, marketing, digital and PR teams, VWV has been appointed to deliver key parts of the Roast from scripting to staging and editing of the Roast TV show to booking talent, activation of surround events, and the creation of digital promotions and web content. 19 Mar 2014

Transnet Port Terminals docks its business at Y&R's door

Y&R, South Africa's Durban agency has just been awarded a twelve-month contract with Transnet Port Terminals. 17 Mar 2014

Engage Joe Public signs Hippo Comparative Services

Engage Joe Public, the PR division of the Joe Public Group has signed Hippo Comparative Services (Pty) Ltd which owns hippo.co.za, SA's leading comparison website. 14 Mar 2014

Robertsons soars with marcusbrewster

Robertsons Herbs and Spices, part of the Unilever stable of brands, has appointed marcusbrewster for media, blogger and influencer relations surrounding its Sky Dine activation. 13 Mar 2014

OLX appoints Tin Can PR

Tin Can PR has been appointed for the second year running by OLX as its PR agency, to further bolster the brand's presence. 12 Mar 2014

Gas Week 2014 appoints Glass Slipper Communications

IIR SA, the leading provider of strategic conferences, training courses and customised training solutions, has appointed Glass Slipper Communications to drive the publicity and marketing requirements of Gas Week 2014. 12 Mar 2014

New clients for Tuned In Publicity

Tuned In Publicity has started off 2014 with a bang and signed on a number of new clients. 11 Mar 2014

Tribeca's new accounts

Tribeca Public Relations (Tribeca), the multiple award-winning PR agency, has hit the ground running this year having signed significant new retainer clients in the first two months of the year, as well as an exciting project to give the year extra 'wings'. 10 Mar 2014

Livewired PR wins Philips Lifestyle and Entertainment

Livewired Public Relations is proud to announce its latest PR account win: the Philips Lifestyle and Entertainment division. 5 Mar 2014