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#Africacom2018: What's really chewing up your data
#Africacom2018: What's really chewing up your data

"I never subscribed for that, now all my data is gone!" It's a common call centre complaint, and also the basis of a highlight of the AfricaCom 20/20 track: The keynote address by Dimitris Maniatis, head of Secure-D at Upstream, who revealed the scary reality of smartphone data fraud...

By Leigh Andrews 7 hours ago

Screen grab from the ad.
#OrchidsandOnions: An Orchid for a sparkling ad...

And an Onion to a PR man for his 'shotgun' press release that greatly annoyed the receiver...

By Brendan Seery 8 hours ago

Muthoki Mumo and Angela Quintal, Committee to Protect Journalists' Africa team.
Detained CPJ staffers released in Tanzania

The Committee to Protect Journalists has welcomed the release of staffers Angela Quintal and Muthoki Mumo, who have safely left Tanzania...

9 Nov 2018

Joe Public Connect won eight gold awards and it was named Agency of the Year at the Assegai Awards last night.
2018 Assegai Awards: The Midas touch

Ogilvy Cape Town and Johannesburg had the Midas touch at the Direct Marketing Association of Southern Africa's (Dmasa) Assegai Awards last night, turning 19 of their entries into gold awards...

By Danette Breitenbach 9 Nov 2018

#ShopperInsights2019: Innovation drives brand success at shelf
#ShopperInsights2019: Innovation drives brand success at shelf

Lindt is a premium brand growing in a declining market. A luxury product generally bought as a gift, the brand launched a cheaper version catering to personal indulgence. Not only did this expand...

By Danette Breitenbach 9 Nov 2018

#StartupStory: Meet robotic nurse Abby
#StartupStory: Meet robotic nurse Abby

The Embassy of Israel in South Africa recently announced Johannesburg-based entrepreneur Josh Lasker, founding partner of robotic nurse 'Abby' (formerly known as Healthinator) as the winner of the local Start Jerusalem Competition 2018...

By Jessica Tennant 9 Nov 2018

2018 Assegai Awards: Winners revealed!
2018 Assegai Awards: Winners revealed!

The winners of the 2018 Assegai Awards have been announced at an awards ceremony that was held at The Polo Room/Inanda Club on Thursday 8 November...

8 Nov 2018

#NewBiz: BDO appoints The Looking Glass, Alphabet Soup
#NewBiz: BDO appoints The Looking Glass, Alphabet Soup

BDO South Africa has appointed The Looking Glass and Alphabet Soup to launch their first local advertising campaign in line with BDO's merger with Grant Thornton Johannesburg...

8 Nov 2018

Award-winning entrepreneur, business and life strategist, leadership expert and international speaker, Sandras Phiri.
Love what you do, believe in it and strive to serve more and more people

Cape Town-based, award-winning entrepreneur, business and life strategist, leadership expert and international speaker Sandras Phiri shares some insights on what is needed to become a successful entrepreneur...

By Juanita Pienaar 8 Nov 2018

Telcos are the real media giants in Africa
Telcos are the real media giants in Africa

Google and Facebook own the most popular media platforms online. As the two most dominant players in the online advertising space globally...

By Emeka Enwere 8 Nov 2018

The Google walkout is a watershed moment in 21st century labour activism
The Google walkout is a watershed moment in 21st century labour activism

That 20,000 Google employees walked off the job last week is a watershed event, a hugely significant symbolic development for labour relations in the 21st century...

By Michael Walker 8 Nov 2018

OLC presents Halloween
OLC presents Halloween

Offlimit Communications strikes again - Award-winning experiential agency OLC, recently brought a popular Fourways family destination to a screaming halt...

Issued by Offlimit Communications 8 Nov 2018

Website elements that are essential to making your website search engine friendly
Website elements that are essential to making your website search engine friendly

When creating your business website, there are a few foundational elements which need to be implemented from the planning and development stages in order to boost its search visibility...

Issued by Starbright 8 Nov 2018

Open News MD, Nisa Allie.
How to launch an independent TV news channel like Open News

eMedia Investments launched Open News on Thursday, 1 November. I visited the studios in the eMedia building on Stirling Street for a glimpse at the magic behind the scenes with MD, Nisa Allie on their fresh, honest alternatives to the news you see elsewhere...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Nov 2018

How to get Showmax for free with Vodacom
How to get Showmax for free with Vodacom

Showmax has launched a new deal with Vodacom that gives you three months of Showmax for free, plus free data to binge-watch your favourite series in their new #zerobucksgiven campaign...

Issued by Showmax 8 Nov 2018

Social media mining: Critical to CX management in the digital age
Social media mining: Critical to CX management in the digital age

As markets become increasingly globalised, saturated and competitive in the digital age, great focus is being placed on the customer experience (CX)...

By Julian Thomas 8 Nov 2018

Private secure DStv channel, for your business
Private secure DStv channel, for your business

Global Access' private channel on DStv is the ideal platform for real-time, immediate, private and secure communication and training with your own invited audience...

Issued by Global Access 8 Nov 2018

4 tips to help entrepreneurs maximise their travel budget
4 tips to help entrepreneurs maximise their travel budget

If you're a small business owner and neither you nor your employees travel frequently, you might brush off the idea of compiling a comprehensive travel and expense management plan as unfeasible, unrealistic and a waste of time. However, there is a direct correlation between travel spend and business growth...

Issued by Flight Centre Business Travel 8 Nov 2018

Jerry Mpufane, chairman of the M&C Saatchi Abel JHB Group and jury president of the 2019 Bookmark Awards.
2019 Bookmark judges are announced

The IAB SA has announced a panel of industry leaders who will judge the Bookmark Awards in 2019...

8 Nov 2018

Newspapers ABC Q3 2018: First decline for total newspaper category
Newspapers ABC Q3 2018: First decline for total newspaper category

The newspaper category suffered its first decline for 2018 in the Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa (ABC) Quarter 3 2018 newspaper circulation, with a decline in the previous quarter of almost 3%...

By Danette Breitenbach 8 Nov 2018

Magazines ABC Q3 2018: Magazine decline slower for Q3
Magazines ABC Q3 2018: Magazine decline slower for Q3

The Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa's Total Magazine circulation decline continued in Quarter 4 by 1% on the previous quarter, and by 13.7% on the prior year. However, this decline is less than Q2's decline of 3.9% on the previous quarter, and by 15.1% on the prior year...

By Danette Breitenbach 8 Nov 2018

Media activist Angela Quintal reported to be safe
Media activist Angela Quintal reported to be safe

Media activist and former South African journalist and editor, Angela Quintal, has been interrogated in Tanzania...

By Louise Marsland 8 Nov 2018

Ivy redefining industry and educational makeup standards
Ivy redefining industry and educational makeup standards

Michael Ivy, AFDA Port Elizabeth campus dean and founder of the Ivy makeup brand, has announced the launch of a new range of eyeshadow in February of 2019...

Issued by AFDA 7 Nov 2018

Next year's Cape Town Homemakers Expo is all about raw comfort for your home
Next year's Cape Town Homemakers Expo is all about raw comfort for your home

Themed "Raw Comfort", the 24th Cape Town Homemakers Expo will take place from 29 August to 1 September at the CTICC next year...

Issued by HOMEMAKERS 7 Nov 2018

The Cape's ultimate music festival is back!
The Cape's ultimate music festival is back!

On 2 March 2019, Huawei and Kfm 94.5 are bringing you the most live music to make you feel great! Huawei KDay returns to Meerendal Wine Estate with a line-up of some of South Africa's biggest artists...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 7 Nov 2018

Startup challenge for Africa returns
Startup challenge for Africa returns

It is essential to promote entrepreneurship both qualitatively and quantitatively in South Africa and Total is bringing back its Startupper of the Year Challenge to 40 African countries...

7 Nov 2018

5 myths about SA's spaza market debunked
5 myths about SA's spaza market debunked

Informal trade and distribution data company, 5M2T clarifies five common myths about the spaza market...

7 Nov 2018

Award-winning designer Es Devlin. Image supplied.
Es Devlin's interactive installation responds to EQ technology

A new interactive installation designed by award-winning designer Es Devlin, and commissioned by Mercedes-Benz South Africa, is now open to the public...

7 Nov 2018

2018 Prism Awards judges at the awards earlier this year. © .
2019 Prism Awards calls for entry

The 2019 Prism Awards will celebrate 22 years of public relations excellence next year and is calling for entries...

7 Nov 2018

Screen grabs from the ad.
#OrchidsandOnions: Mahindra's tongue-in-cheek challenge to the bakkie big boys, and Mediclinic's marketing is sick

When it comes to macho, there are few products more oozing in testosterone in this country than bakkies. Rough, tough and hard to bluff, as our Army sergeant used to swear he would make us (...before dissolving into laughter)...

By Brendan Seery 7 Nov 2018

Digital Lab Africa looking for content creators
Digital Lab Africa looking for content creators

The third edition of Digital Lab Africa will kick off at DISCOP Johannesburg this month and opportunities exist for participants in the field of digital content creation...

7 Nov 2018

Key captions this: "Cape Town at its finest."
#BehindtheSelfie with... Trent Key

This week, we got behind the selfie with Trent Key, managing director of MoonSport Content and Entertainment...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Nov 2018

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