eKasi+ complements e.tv as a vibrant local channel, boasting a high percentage of new South African content, tailor-made to appeal specifically to the inhabitants of South Africa's lively townships. eKasi+ also carries daily Nguni news at 8PM, soapies, African drama series, African American movies, sitcoms, reality and game shows.
eAfrica+ will wow viewers with some of the best movies made on the continent. This channel is for all Africans who enjoy Nollywood movies, African news, music, dramas and talk shows.
Humans are natural storytellers. From ancient cave paintings to Shakespeare's First Folio, people have always had an affinity for a well-told story. This is especially true in the world of commerce.
By Mark Porter 11 Mar 2014 14:27
Huggity FanPic, based on giant 360-degree, multibillion pixel crowd images taken at a venue during an event, has arrived in South Africa. Once a FanPic is posted online, users can zoom into a crowd photo to find themselves and their friends.
11 Mar 2014 14:10
Six months after becoming Global CEO of Draftfcb, Carter Murray is changing the agency's name to FCB (Foote, Cone & Belding).
Issued by Draftfcb (South Africa) 11 Mar 2014 10:41
Car's annual Top 12 Best Buys, in association with Tracker, has recognised its new winners at an award event and with a new radio spot creating a Hollywood moment.
11 Mar 2014 10:24
The SABC has launched its latest audience services campaign to South Africans, using television, radio, print and cinema advertising, to inform South Africans of the plethora of TV Licence pay points available to consumers.
11 Mar 2014 08:26
Lürzer's Archiv, one of world's leading specialist magazine for advertising, will publish its fifth edition of '200 Best Illustrators Worldwide' in Q3 of 2014.
10 Mar 2014 09:43
Acquisition by international firms of South African founded companies is killing marketing in the country. Yes I said it!...well most of them, not all.
By Sanele Mgaga 7 Mar 2014 14:45
The Festival of Media Global Awards' highly-anticipated shortlist for 2014 is more global than ever before, with the top brands on this year's list coming from the US, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, Sweden, and India.
7 Mar 2014 10:13
The eighth in the trendtalk series will be held at the Plascon Auditorium in Cape Town, from 3.30-5pm on Tuesday, 18 March 2014.
7 Mar 2014 08:28
The Loerie Awards Travelling Exhibition, a highlight on the Loeries annual calendar, arrives at its first stop at CityVarsity, in Cape Town from Monday, 10 March until Friday, 14 March 2014. Entry is free and the exhibition is open from 8am to 5pm.
7 Mar 2014 08:22
Look at them over there. They're leaders in innovation. It's written on their wall in bold typography, on their website in luxurious .gif while their LinkedIn profiles deem them thus as well. They are captains of industry, masters of the future, legends of the letter 'i'.
By Travis Bussiahn 7 Mar 2014 06:40
LONDON - British advertising regulators on Wednesday ordered Irish bookmaker Paddy Power to immediately withdraw a campaign offering "money back if he walks" about the murder trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius.
6 Mar 2014 14:38
Selfies are on the rise. And we're all guilty of taking a few of our own and exposing them to the social networking world.
By Daphney Mngomeni 6 Mar 2014 11:33
South African brands that focus only on measuring impressions and click throughs in their digital advertising campaigns are not getting a full view of the returns they are getting from their online advertising budgets.
Issued by Mediamark 5 Mar 2014 11:50
Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 6 March from 9am-10am as we chat to Michael Carney of Harley Davidson Africa, Natasha Pendleton from The Entertainer and Rich Simmonds about his new book. [twitterfall]
5 Mar 2014 10:10
Ben is a fresh, exciting director with raw intuition and a can-do attitude, and he is now ready to unleash his powerful artistry on the commercials scene.
Issued by Los Muertos Motorcycles 5 Mar 2014 09:27
Registration is currently open for the Cinemark Cannes Young Lions 2014 Film Competition and the competition will run from 12am on Tuesday 11 March until 12am on Thursday 13 March. You must register to enter.
5 Mar 2014 08:43
Two things happened in the ad industry in the last few months that would have made David Ogilvy cringe in his grave.
By Suhana Gordhan, Issued by NATIVE VML 5 Mar 2014 07:33
Translating product information into information that can be understood and, perchance liked, is up to the copywriter - however, there are many fingers clutching at their pens, which may result in what the adage warns of cooks and the broth.
By Claudio Milo 5 Mar 2014 06:30
KFC has launched a new integrated marketing campaign to promote its Zinger Double Down, creating the character 'Gerrie Power' - 'the main man with a kiff plan' to mentor and teach men how to deal with any hot situation.
4 Mar 2014 08:24
Oakley has launched its 'Disruptive by Design' global brand campaign at Red Studios in Hollywood, attended by South African athletes, Bryan Habana and Greg Minnaar and launched locally at Design Indaba.
4 Mar 2014 07:43
As all good Capetonians do, you've left booking for Bright Talks till the very last minute. Don't fear. A limited amount of tickets are still available so come be inspired and stimulated.
Issued by Bright Talks 3 Mar 2014 13:26
With Yahoo Gemini, advertisers get the performance and ease of search, combined with the scale and creativity of native advertising.
By Jay Rossiter and Adam Cahan, Issued by Apurimac 3 Mar 2014 10:38
Attendees at this year's Design Indaba were treated to some seriously good insights from legendary creative director Marcello Serpa, who is probably best known for being the 'godfather' of the Havaianas flip flop brand.
By Luise Allemann 3 Mar 2014 07:53
KwaZulu-Natal has joined Gauteng and the Western Cape in allowing liquor to be sold on Sundays, only a few months after the central government's Department of Health said it would intensify its efforts to curb alcohol abuse by banning advertising.
3 Mar 2014 06:42
At a creative conference you always expect to hear from pros in the industry, but boy, was Marcello Serpa a treat on day two of Design Indaba. (video)
By Ilse van den Berg 28 Feb 2014 12:24
From Google Glass to the growth of the marijuana industry; telepathic and wearable technology; and Africa's rising consumer - 2014 is turning out to be one of those potentially defining years in communication, consumer behaviour and technology for our continent.
28 Feb 2014 07:00
Simon Mantell lives by the creed that "Opportunity is everywhere", a philosophy that has helped him grow a small biscuit manufacturer into an internationally recognised brand.
Issued by Bright Talks 27 Feb 2014 21:24
Come and see Alistair King, co-founder and chief creative officer of King James Group, in action at the next Bright Talks, 6 March, as he takes you through his talk "Spectacular overkill".
Issued by Bright Talks 27 Feb 2014 11:51
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