Marie Claire's last issue will be published in December 2018!
Marie Claire's last issue will be published in December 2018!

Associated Media Publishing has announced that it will not be renewing its licence to publish Marie Claire, with the last issue being published in December 2018, here in South Africa...

1 day ago

All the winners from last night’s Talent Awards held in Sandton. Image supplied.
LinkedIn teams up with YES and winners of Talent Awards announced

LinkedIn partners with South Africa's Youth Employment Service (YES) to connect unemployed youth to local and global opportunities and all the winners from last night's Talent Awards held in Sandton...

1 day ago

#AfricaMonth: Media companies need to invest in African content
#AfricaMonth: Media companies need to invest in African content

The new general manager and vice president of Fox Networks Group Africa, Evert van der Veer, will focus on the expansion of Fox Sports and local content production...

By Louise Marsland 16 May 2018

Looking for some colour in your life?
Looking for some colour in your life?

Blue Label Telecoms has awarded their Boost Mobile smartphone, tablet range upgrade and the launch of their highly anticipated fitness device to Berge Farrell...

Issued by Berge Farrell 16 May 2018

Be a brand - get social
Be a brand - get social

Top brands worldwide have all had to come to terms with the fact that social media has turned the world of customer experience on its head...

Issued by MediaCom 16 May 2018

Toyota's new social engagement campaign from FCB Joburg lifts off
Toyota's new social engagement campaign from FCB Joburg lifts off

Toyota's new social engagement campaign has successfully lifted off with over 90,000 hits and 1.4 million impressions for its first execution paying homage to Toyota Corolla owner Jitesh and his car...

Issued by FCB Africa 16 May 2018

Warren Hewitt
#AfricaMonth: Living African laboratories

As a key market and potential innovator, Africa is poised for rapid adoption, skipping generations of inherited ideas and practices to emerge as an early adopter for innovative solutions that take cognisance of the unique African context...

By Warren Hewitt 16 May 2018

CMOs struggling to fully optimise routes to revenue
CMOs struggling to fully optimise routes to revenue

Joint study reveals marketers are spending more time in meetings about collaboration than growing relationships with customers looking to more deeply engage with brands...

16 May 2018

Facebook developments positive for privacy, consumer protection
Facebook developments positive for privacy, consumer protection

The right to user privacy and respect for personal information on the internet continued to make news headlines last month as the Facebook data breach saga headed to Washington, where Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced questions from US senators...

By Gil Sperling 15 May 2018

Which SA brands won Mother's Day this year?
Which SA brands won Mother's Day this year?

This year a number of brands used Mother's Day as an opportunity to win over the hearts and cash of consumers looks to lavish their mums. But who stood out though?...

15 May 2018

Screengrabs from the ad.
#OrchidsandOnions: Cheers, from the lads, to Windhoek Lager - but, FNB, How the Hell can we believe you?

Beer is, for the most part, a product for men. They are, by far, the majority of its consumers and, therefore, the advertising is generally directed at them. And over the years, beer advertising as a genre has generated some good ads and some shockers...

By Brendan Seery 15 May 2018

Brett St Clair
#AfricaMonth: The time to become a disruptor is now

Are African businesses ready to become disruptors? Disruption is a trendy term - but disruption has been around since the big bang, and we've seen it operating through time at different scales...

By Brett St Clair 15 May 2018

Avatar Cape Town wins local integrated campaign for H&M
Avatar Cape Town wins local integrated campaign for H&M

Avatar Cape Town has won the integrated 2018 campaign for H&M, marking the global retail giant's first locally produced campaign, including ATL, digital, social, BTL and PR...

15 May 2018

Guerrilla IMC presents Sandton's newest (and most prestigious) icon!
Guerrilla IMC presents Sandton's newest (and most prestigious) icon!

When it comes to out of home, the Sandton CBD has been stagnant for a while. All that changed in February when Guerrilla IMC unveiled its latest and most iconic Sandton Mega Format site...

Issued by Guerrilla IMC 15 May 2018

Nam Do has won the 2018 New York Festivals Global Awards Young Globals competition. Image supplied.
NYF Young Globals winner announced

Nam Do of Lycoming College, Pennsylvania has won the 2018 Young Global Award...

15 May 2018

Waze and Uber join BPS's Location Bank
Waze and Uber join BPS's Location Bank

Business Positioning Systems' (BPS) Location Bank is a centralised database or 'point of truth' for location data that ensures a brand's locations are perfectly accurate across the digital landscape, all from one central platform...

Issued by Business Positioning Systems 15 May 2018

Overcoming customer aversion to innovative retail technologies
Overcoming customer aversion to innovative retail technologies

In a dynamic business world, characterised by shorter product life cycles, growing customer demands and intense competitive rivalry, innovation is increasingly being considered a key element in a business's strategy to attract and maintain customers.

By E van Tonder and DJ Petzer 15 May 2018

Virtual assistants to replace smartphones?
Virtual assistants to replace smartphones?

Virtual assistants are becoming smarter each day and the AI that powers them is helping customers to get apt content at the right time...

Issued by Media Insider 15 May 2018

Professor Nick Binedell |
Ads24 to host second Food for Thought

Ads24 launched its annual Food for Thought event last year and will be hosting the next one later this month...

By Jessica Tennant 15 May 2018

Dentsu Aegis Network, bringing another first to Africa - The Story Lab Content Summit
Dentsu Aegis Network, bringing another first to Africa - The Story Lab Content Summit

The Story Lab is a global investor, producer and distributor of premium entertainment content, headquartered in London with offices in over 16 markets, including South Africa...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 15 May 2018

McCann, Picture Tree, TEARS collaborate on child abuse awareness campaign
McCann, Picture Tree, TEARS collaborate on child abuse awareness campaign

McCann Worldgroup Johannesburg, Picture Tree and the TEARS Foundation are together working on a collaborative campaign...

15 May 2018

Winners of the Festival of Media Global Awards 2018 announced
Winners of the Festival of Media Global Awards 2018 announced

The Festival of Media has announced the winners of the Festival of Media Global Awards 2018...

15 May 2018

Entries open for 2019 PPC Imaginarium Awards
Entries open for 2019 PPC Imaginarium Awards

Entries are now open for the 2019 PPC Imaginarium Awards in South Africa and Zimbabwe...

15 May 2018

Brian Tjugum, managing director, Weber Shandwick EMEA Social Impact practice.
#AfricaMonth: Purpose-driven communications in Africa

The need for accelerated social progress and purpose-driven communications is at an all-time high, especially in Africa...

By Louise Marsland 14 May 2018

The annual Amasa charity golf day 2018
The annual Amasa charity golf day 2018

The Advertising and Media Association of South Africa's annual charity golf day is once again open for bookings...

Issued by Amasa 14 May 2018

Shortlisted authors for the 2018 Allan Paton Award: Sisonke Msimang (Always Another Country- A Memoir of Exile and Home); Dr Bongani Ngqulunga (The Man Who Founded the ANC: A Biography of Pixley Ka Isaka Seme); Thuli Nhlapo ( Colour Me Yellow- Searching For My Family's Truth); Bongani Siqoko, editor of the Sunday Times; Thandeka Gquleka (No Longer Whispering to Power- The Story of Thuli Madonsela); and Russel Clarke from Bookstorm representing Stuart Doran (Kingdom, Power, Glory- Mugabe, Zanu and the Quest for Supremacy, 1960-187). © Masi Losi.
Shortlist finalists for 2018 Sunday Times Literary Awards announced

The Sunday Times Literary Awards shortlists for the Alan Paton Award for non-fiction, and the Barry Ronge Fiction Prize, have been announced...

14 May 2018

Rohan Reddy appointed as Head of Creative at FCB Connect
Rohan Reddy appointed as Head of Creative at FCB Connect

Rohan Reddy has been appointed as Head of Creative at FCB Connect with responsibility for curating the creative product of the group's affiliate agencies on the continent, particularly for clients and brands with a global footprint or a presence in markets across Africa...

Issued by FCB Africa 14 May 2018

Don't judge a book by its cover - The Human Library
Don't judge a book by its cover - The Human Library

In line with the SACAP Festival of Learning's focus on generating significant conversations, the Human Library will be hosted at both the Johannesburg and Cape Town festival (18 and 25 May)...

Issued by SACAP 14 May 2018

The Missibaba x Mami Wata surfboard bag is B-A-N-A-N-A-S
The Missibaba x Mami Wata surfboard bag is B-A-N-A-N-A-S

What do you get when you take two creative brands, a shared love of bananas, and a desire to do some good? The Missibaba x Mami Wata Bananananananas custom surfboard bag...

By Maroefah Smith 14 May 2018

PAMRO launches call for papers
PAMRO launches call for papers

Call for papers for the 19th PAMRO All Africa Media Research conference...

14 May 2018

Duke's YPO Africa campaign drives membership on African continent
Duke's YPO Africa campaign drives membership on African continent

YPO is the premier leadership organisation for chief executives in the world. With over 25,000 members in over 130 countries across all industries and businesses, it is a global network that creates powerful connections to foster business and personal growth...

Issued by Duke Advertising 14 May 2018

Real news sells
Real news sells

Not only did The Citizen grow their circulation figures by 4% compared with the immediate previous quarter, but they also showed a 4% year-on-year growth...

Issued by The Citizen 14 May 2018

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