The South African arm of M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment (MCSE) is to be responsible for PR and communications on behalf of mixed martial arts organisation EFC Africa and its contracted athletes. 9 Apr 2013
The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has appointed the PR firm of marcusbrewster to manage the corporate PR account for its Africa Business Development division. 2 Feb 2012
Jericho Advertising has landed the Old Mutual corporate account in Zimbabwe. 24 Jun 2011
Media agency Carat has established itself in east and southern Africa by winning the Coca-Cola account in six countries within the region. 25 Feb 2011
The Starcom MediaVest Group (SMG) has announced today that is has been appointed as the media agency partner of choice on the GSK Africa account. 9 Feb 2011
New magazine to launch in South Africa with a progressive view of Africa
The UK based 'New Africa Analysis' the fortnightly magazine on progressive Africa is extending its reach by launching into South Africa.
'New Africa Analysis' is among the most well-written, balanced and informative news sources on Africa. 1 Oct 2010
Sony Ericsson South Africa has appointed Craving Novity as their local PR agency handling profile, product and corporate communications. 21 May 2009
The JD Group has appointed Primedia@Home to promote 20 Supreme Furniture stores across Botswana. 13 Mar 2008
Dream Out Loud have taken on the challenge of creating a "culture of saving" among African Bank employees. 14 Mar 2007
VWV has been appointed by food manufacturer, marketer and distributor, Foodcorp, to stage a gala dinner for the company. 14 Mar 2007
Jack’s Paint & Hardware, the chain of community paint and hardware stores, has recently appointed three expert teams to compliment their marketing strategy through advertising, media planning and public relations. 14 Mar 2007
Cape Town-based PR agency, Catalyst Publicity and Events has been awarded the BBDO Cape Town corporate PR account with effect from March 2007. 14 Mar 2007
Recent additions to the Design Culture public relations client base include: Bodicare, L@W Holdings (Pty) Ltd, L@Wtrust, and event management and strategic communications company Makwatla and Associates. 13 Mar 2007
The Businesswomen’s Association (BWA) is set to reach new heights with the injection of renewed energy as celebrated personality, Basetsana Julia Khumalo, and renowned businesswoman Angie Makwetla take over as new president of the association and executive head respectively. 12 Mar 2007
The young, dynamic team of Currin't Events was selected as Toyota Forklift's preferred events partner to launch their new eight series Forklift. 12 Mar 2007
PE Hotel Group has taken its entire property portolfio, which includes Pumba Game Reserve, The Sands @ St Francis, Hacklewood Hill Country House as well as Beach Hotel and The Protea Edward Hotel & Conference Centre, to branding and marketing strategy agency, Electric Fire. 12 Mar 2007
South Africa’s premier coastal residential and resort development, Zimbali Coastal Resort, recently appointed Durban-based agency Hunt PR to handle all aspects of its extensive public relations portfolio. 9 Mar 2007
Experiential communications agency, VWV, has been appointed for the fourth consecutive year by Miller Brewing USA to manage its annual distributor’s conference. 9 Mar 2007
Brand activation specialist agency, Cinevation, has been appointed to implement the television, cinema and radio advertising for the South African musical stage production of The Lion King.
The award-winning Disney favourite will open at the new Montecasino Teatro (Fourways, Johannesburg) in June 2007, as part of its 10th year anniversary celebrations. 9 Mar 2007
Conduit Productions' directors Marc Ziman and David Correia have been chosen to direct Sunsilk's new television commercial for JWT Johannesburg. 6 Mar 2007
Revlon has awarded Espial - South Africa’s top branding and design consultancy 2006 (as voted by AdFocus and AdReview 2006) - the contract to launch and revitalise several new and existing products within their body spray portfolio. 6 Mar 2007
Following significant success towards the end of last year, Hewlett Packard Africa has renewed its contract with Starcom Africa. 5 Mar 2007
Marcus Brewster has signed three new accounts to its Cape Town client roster: Business Arts South Africa (BASA), Painted For You and Rubenesque. 5 Mar 2007
BulkSMS.com has re-appointed Red Ribbon Communications to handle its marketing and PR in South African and the UK for 2007. 1 Mar 2007
The International Marketing Council of South Africa (IMC) has appointed the MediaShop as its media agency. 28 Feb 2007
In a drive to create awareness and increase sales in Africa, Daikin Air-conditioners tasked Starcom Africa to promote its products. 28 Feb 2007
Ad agency, BluePrint Strategic Marketing Communications, kicks off the first quarter of 2007 with a bang, winning two exciting accounts: The International Marketing Council (IMC), who are responsible for Brand South Africa; and the National Ports Authority. 27 Feb 2007
Korean agency, Cheil Communications, has appointed Suburban’s Miles Goodall to shoot and direct the Samsung ‘Time check’ commercial in Kenya.
BBDO New York has appointed Miles Goodall through Saville Productions (northern America) to shoot and direct the Oral B ‘Human Eye’ commercial, which will flight in America, Canada and Asia.
Lowe Bull has appointed Suburban’s talented, young director, Dave Meinert to direct the Unilever Omo ‘Shoelace’ spot.
JWT Paris has appointed Miles Goodall through Hamster Publicite (France) to shoot and direct the Panzani ‘Butterflies’ TV commercial. 26 Feb 2007
JSE-listed KAP International Holdings Ltd and global affordable housing finance group International Housing Solutions (IHS) are two of several companies to have recently appointed mid-sized consultancy Lange Strategic Communications to handle their public relations. 21 Feb 2007
TransUnion ITC, a leading South African credit bureau with global affiliations, has appointed Purple Cow Communications as their search engine marketing agency. 21 Feb 2007