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Pantsula Dance for Life - pre-orders
Pantsula Dance for Life - pre-orders

Crowdfunding has begun on The Pantsula Dance For Life book and your help is needed to make it happen!..

By Chris Saunders, Issued by Ola! Films 3 days ago

Somchai Jongmeesuk © –
#INMAAfrica: How mobile fits into the publishing puzzle

"We're a print publication, we don't need mobile." While this may be true for now, current trends indicate that you can't afford to keep your head in the sand about the changing publishing model a moment longer, particularly in Africa...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Nov 2016

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#INMAAfrica: Smart phones + social networks = social phones + smart networks?

Winning digital strategies for news publishers in the age of platforms were a hot topic at the first day of the INMA Media Summit Africa 2016. Here's what you need to keep in mind about the power of social platforms and mobile devices' effect on your publishing strategy...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Nov 2016

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#INMAAfrica: Digital doesn't trump print... yet.

Speakers at the first day of the INMA Global Media Summit Africa were that rare mix of funny, knowledgeable and approachable. Here are some of my favourite moments from the day, all highlighting the fact that we need not panic and become 'jack-of-all-trades' publishers...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Nov 2016

Top 500 to publish Pravin Gordhan's take on the way forward
Top 500 to publish Pravin Gordhan's take on the way forward

Top 500 South Africa's Best Managed Companies showcases an exclusive interview with Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in its eighth annual edition...

Issued by Topco Media 1 Nov 2016

Corruption Watch annual report recognised at SA Publication Forum
Corruption Watch annual report recognised at SA Publication Forum

Design agency Blue Apple clinched an award at the annual SA Publication Forum in the Best Annual Report category with their Corruption Watch submission...

Issued by Blue Apple 31 Oct 2016

The SpaceStation purchases SouthernX
The SpaceStation purchases SouthernX

SouthernX will be fully integrated into The SpaceStation as of 1 November to form a wholly publisher-owned private media marketplace within Media24...

Issued by The SpaceStation 21 Oct 2016

Does your integrated report (annual report) work for you?
Does your integrated report (annual report) work for you?

Your stakeholders don't just want to know what numbers you have achieved over the past year, they want to know who you really are, where you're going and what it's going to take for you to get there...

Issued by Blue Apple 18 Oct 2016

How to increase conversions on a website?
How to increase conversions on a website?

TimeOne - Performance operates on your behalf throughout the entire data-driven performance marketing value chain...

Issued by TimeOne Group 4 Oct 2016

New talent to the fore in Man Booker Prize shortlist
New talent to the fore in Man Booker Prize shortlist

Judges for top British literary award the Man Booker Prize spurned big-name novelists in favour of experimental new talent as they announced their shortlist in London...

14 Sep 2016

Triggerfish to animate The Highway Rat
Triggerfish to animate The Highway Rat

An adapted version of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's children's book, The Highway Rat, is to be animated by Triggerfish Animation Studios. The animation will premiere on BBC One during Christmas 2017...

13 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: TOPS at Spar produces wine-printed book
#InnovationMonth: TOPS at Spar produces wine-printed book

South African liquor retailer, TOPS at Spar, has released Novel Novel, a 120-page compilation of stories written by the TOPS and Tales online community and printed in a mixture of both wine and ink...

13 Sep 2016

SPARK Media's Print Fashion Week innovations
SPARK Media's Print Fashion Week innovations

If you thought print media was boring, think again. Ahead of SA Fashion Week taking place later this month, SPARK Media made 5 to 9 September 'Print Fashion Week'...

12 Sep 2016

Jess Mouneimne launches her book, Being Boss
Jess Mouneimne launches her book, Being Boss

Jess Mouneimne has launched her new book, Being Boss, at an event in Cape Town, hosted by TV personality Siv Ngesi, a long time friend of Mouneimne...

12 Sep 2016

Reading for enjoyment
Reading for enjoyment

Every month Jet Club gives away books to the value of R1000 to four Jet Club kids' school libraries. Leah Raees Govender of Palmcroft Primary School in Phoenix was a recent winner...

Issued by The Publishing Partnership 9 Sep 2016

Sally Andrew wins Nielsen Booksellers' Choice Award
Sally Andrew wins Nielsen Booksellers' Choice Award

Penguin Random House author Sally Andrew won the Nielsen Booksellers' Choice - Book of the Year Award for her book, Recipes for Love and Murder: A Tannie Maria Mystery at the 2016 Nielsen Bookseller's Awards ceremony, held at the Vineyard Hotel in Cape Town...

Issued by Penguin Random House SA 2 Sep 2016

Penguin Random House South Africa wins 2016 Sefika Trade Publisher of the Year Award
Penguin Random House South Africa wins 2016 Sefika Trade Publisher of the Year Award

Penguin Random House South Africa received top honours in the category Trade Publisher of the Year at the 2016 Sefika Awards ceremony, held at the Vineyard Hotel in Cape Town...

Issued by Penguin Random House SA 1 Sep 2016

New Sefika Award honours legends in bookselling industry, new author
New Sefika Award honours legends in bookselling industry, new author

The South African Booksellers Association along with the Publishers Association of South Africa (PASA) celebrated the annual Sefika on 30 August 2016 to honour the booksellers and publishers around South Africa that promote reading...

1 Sep 2016

New children's book introduces new illustrator
New children's book introduces new illustrator

After Estée Cockcroft, a former colleague at Boomtown wrote her first children's book, The Eye in the Yellow Bow Tie, Carmen Smit fulfilled her dream to illustrate a children's book...

1 Sep 2016

John Brown Media appointed as content agency for Leisure Books/Leserskring
John Brown Media appointed as content agency for Leisure Books/Leserskring

John Brown Media is thrilled to announce that it has been selected as the content agency to produce the catalogues for the iconic Leserskring/Leisure Books audience of book lovers...

Issued by John Brown 26 Aug 2016

South African crime writer to team up with thriller superstar James Patterson
South African crime writer to team up with thriller superstar James Patterson

South African crime writer Jassy Mackenzie will contribute a book to James Patterson's imprint, BookShots. Patterson will be writing, collaborating on, or personally curating every title published by the new imprint...

Issued by Penguin Random House SA 22 Aug 2016

Fred Khumalo's new novel on the sinking of the SS Mendi to be published in South Africa and the UK
Fred Khumalo's new novel on the sinking of the SS Mendi to be published in South Africa and the UK

The SS Mendi was a passenger steamship that sank in the English Channel in 1917, killing 646 people, most of whom were black South African troops heading for France to serve in World War I...

Issued by Penguin Random House SA 16 Aug 2016

Soccer Warrior and Soccer Laduma join forces
Soccer Warrior and Soccer Laduma join forces

Mamba Media has officially moved their flagship Soccer Warrior brand to SA's largest and most widely read source of soccer news, the Soccer Laduma newspaper and website...

Issued by Mamba Media 2 Aug 2016

[Newsmaker] Lerato Tshabalala - editor of The Afropolitan
[Newsmaker] Lerato Tshabalala - editor of The Afropolitan

Lerato Tshabalala has been appointed as the new editor for The Afropolitan magazine. She's set to bring a fresh new editorial outlook to the publication, which readers have been enjoying for the past 10 years.

By Beverley Klein 18 Jul 2016

Ad blockers vs publishers - The war rages on
Ad blockers vs publishers - The war rages on

It cannot be ignored that advertising is what made the World Wide Web what it is today right from the humble beginnings...

Issued by DQ&A Media Group 15 Jul 2016

Booksellers' Choice Awards selects 2016 shortlist
Booksellers' Choice Awards selects 2016 shortlist

The SA Booksellers Association has announced the shortlisted finalists for the 2016 Booksellers' Choice Awards, from 150 nominations...

14 Jul 2016

Niche male-oriented consumer publication for sale
Niche male-oriented consumer publication for sale

Due to the impending retirement of the publisher, there is a niche consumer publication on offer. It has an active website with good potential for further development as well as a digital offering in addition to print...

Issued by AstraGraphics 12 Jul 2016

Who's making a big impression on Biz?
Who's making a big impression on Biz?

As Bizcommunity's reputation as a premier global resource for industry news from the African continent increases, so our 600+ Press Office holders and company listings are reaping the benefits...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Jul 2016

The SpaceStation gazes into the future with pioneering industry event
The SpaceStation gazes into the future with pioneering industry event

Last week, in Cape Town and Johannesburg, The SpaceStation, one of South Africa's premium digital media sales companies, hosted Digital Salt, focusing on digital publishing and advertising...

Issued by The SpaceStation 1 Jul 2016

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