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Episode 116: The future of Public Relations with Kevin Welman, MD of FleishmanHillard.

Date: 12 Dec 2014
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Episode 115: Greenpop Zambia Festival of Action

Date: 27 Nov 2014
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Episode 114: Green PR and employee training strategies

Date: 20 Nov 2014
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The festive season is the most profitable time of year for many online businesses with a surge not only in the number of placed orders but in the basket size as well...

19 Dec 2014 07:28

SABC: Ha Ha... Not!
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19 Dec 2014 06:07

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By Walter Pike 18 Dec 2014 07:31

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Is work not quite working out for you at the moment? Feel like a change? Perhaps that change needs to come from within. Here are a few 'ideas worth spreading' that put a spin on the traditional work environment... (videos)

By Sindy Peters 18 Dec 2014 07:30

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Kim K's (un)klassy champagne shot, the Zuma 'Eskom switch it on and off again', and Kermit the Frog sipping Lipton Ice Tea. All among the top memes of 2014. All but a few of my favourites...

By Leigh Andrews 18 Dec 2014 07:27

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Robin Williams' death had people worldwide scouring the internet for insights into the famed comic's life, making him the hottest search trend of the year on Google...

18 Dec 2014 07:23

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By Jessica Taylor 18 Dec 2014 07:20

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By Beverley Klein 18 Dec 2014 07:15

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By Rod Baker 18 Dec 2014 07:00

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Every year this is one of my favourite lists: the top buzzwords for the year, which have saturated the interwebs and our conversations...

By Ilse van den Berg 18 Dec 2014 07:00

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