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Audi pulls 'sexist' China ad after public outcry
Audi pulls 'sexist' China ad after public outcry

SHANGHAI, China: German automaker Audi apologised on Thursday over an advertisement it aired in China that was slammed as sexist for showing a bride-to-be being roughly examined like a piece of livestock...

20 hours ago

All images © Yo Yoga.
#Yochallenge: Bite-size bikram for a good cause

The problem with taking a stand in July, even if you do so for a host of #MadibaDay and #CSIMonth initiatives, is that these are usually limited to just that one day of the year. Here's how you can stretch your body - and your wallet - to uplift others this August...

By Leigh Andrews 18 hours ago

Alcohol industry criticises government's 'vague' socioeconomic study
Alcohol industry criticises government's 'vague' socioeconomic study

The South African Liquor Brand Owners Association (Salba) has criticised the government's inadequate socioeconomic impact assessment...

By Linda Ensor 16 hours ago

Research proves strong team of founders key driver of startup success in Africa
Research proves strong team of founders key driver of startup success in Africa

Venture Capital for Africa has released its ‘2017 Venture Finance in Africa' research that indicates that a strong team of founders is the key driver of startup success in Africa...

19 hours ago

Beneficiaries of 2017 5 for Change fundraiser ©
#CSIMonth: 5 For Change black tie gala raises over R240k

5 For Change's annual black tie fundraiser raised more than R240k treating guests to a five star experience while also raising awareness about 5 inspiring social enterprises which are changing the way Cape Town gives back...

By Juanita Pienaar 19 hours ago

A paywall is under construction in Facebook's Instant Articles section where the social network has agreements with select outlets to publish directly to the platform, according to a story initially published online at TheStreet |
Facebook to test news story paywalls: report

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook will test limiting the number of published news stories that can be read for free on its Instant Articles platform for premium publishers, US media reported on Wednesday...

23 hours ago

NBC News launches new broadcast on Snapchat
NBC News launches new broadcast on Snapchat

NEW YORK - NBC News launched a news show Wednesday on Snapchat, a first-of-its- kind broadcast aimed at wooing a younger audience...

23 hours ago

#CSIMonth: The SERAS seeks to recognise brands that walk their CSR talk
#CSIMonth: The SERAS seeks to recognise brands that walk their CSR talk

Ken Egbas, founder of The SERAS, unpacks some of the awards programme's most significant impacts on the African CSR landscape...

By Sindy Peters 23 hours ago

Scopen: Industry trends in Mexico vs South Africa
Scopen: Industry trends in Mexico vs South Africa

Scopen has just finished presenting its 4th edition of Agency Scope in Mexico where more than 40 agencies subscribed to the report and were able to learn and understand the state of the industry in a turbulent period...

By César Vacchiano 1 day ago

National mobilisation of entrepreneurialism
National mobilisation of entrepreneurialism

A blueprint for Africa: If national mobilisation of entrepreneurialism across a country is a solid possibility, what's stopping it and who is blocking it?...

By Naseem Javed 1 day ago

Chat Find app offers freelancers, businesses a mobile shopfront
Chat Find app offers freelancers, businesses a mobile shopfront

Mobile commerce app, Chat Find, offers businesses and freelancers a mobile shopfront and the ability to process payment and invoice their customers directly...

1 day ago

Nina Freysen-Pretorius
Durbanite one of the 25 most influential people in the international meetings industry

Nina Freysen-Pretorius, CEO of The Conference Company, has been included in the US-based Successful Meetings magazine's annual list of 25 outstanding professionals who have had a significant impact on the meetings industry...

1 day ago

Direct sales industry displays growth despite depressed economy
Direct sales industry displays growth despite depressed economy

The direct selling industry is one of the few sectors showing growth over the past 18 months...

1 day ago

Boomerang pet survey highlights role of pets within families
Boomerang pet survey highlights role of pets within families

A new study conducted by Boomerang highlights the starring roles that animals play within families, on and off-screen...

1 day ago

The 2017 Resolution Social Venture Challenge winners
Winners of Resolution Social Venture Challenge agents of change in their communities

21 African social entrepreneurs have been named winners in the Resolution Social Venture Challenge. Impact evaluation data shows that an average of 3,200 community members benefits per fellowship awarded...

1 day ago

Rikki Stein, Afrima international advisor
All Africa Music Awards receives nearly 5,000 entries

The All Africa Music Awards has received 4,816 entries for 2017 submission with Eastern Africa having the highest entries as screening and adjudication processes follows...

1 day ago

Mall of Africa to host Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg 2017
Mall of Africa to host Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg 2017

African Fashion International has announced Mall of Africa as the new official venue for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg...

2 days ago

Abey Mokgwatsane, new managing executive for brand and communications at Vodacom
Abey Mokgwatsane on what's next after Ogilvy SA

Abey Mokgwatsane talks about the legacy he leaves behind at Ogilvy & Mather SA and what his new role as Vodacom's managing executive for brand and communications entails...

By Juanita Pienaar 2 days ago

Suspended SABC executive hit with additional charges at disciplinary hearing
Suspended SABC executive hit with additional charges at disciplinary hearing

Suspended SABC chief financial officer James Aguma's legal representative has argued that additional charges brought against his client at his disciplinary hearing are pure victimisation...

By Neo Goba 2 days ago

The Swift team ©
Swift: 78% of women in the film/TV industry victims of discrimination

A new report being prepared by women working in film and television in SA has revealed shocking findings at the Durban International Film Festival...

By Juanita Pienaar 2 days ago

Three groups take joint action against Bell Pottinger
Three groups take joint action against Bell Pottinger

Three public advocacy groups - Section27, the Helen Suzman Foundation and Save SA - are taking joint action over the probe into the conduct of controversial PR firm Bell Pottinger...

2 days ago

Star-studded new British Airways safety video adds comic relief
Star-studded new British Airways safety video adds comic relief

British Airways' spreads important safety messages in its new pre-flight safety video, boosting fundraising for Flying Start, the charity partnership between...

2 days ago

Sibanda behind the scenes. She captions this selfie as ‘Live, love, laugh’.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Kgalalelo Sibanda

This week we go behind the selfie with Kgalalelo Sibanda, producer for e.tv Sunrise...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Facebook Messenger's golden opportunities for retailers
Facebook Messenger's golden opportunities for retailers

Facebook Messenger offers some exciting options for marketers and it seems Facebook knows it...

By Megan Hollis 2 days ago

Vega expands its portfolio, adds five new IIE degrees
Vega expands its portfolio, adds five new IIE degrees

Vega has added five IIE qualifications to its portfolio, following its assimilation with its sister brand, The Design School of South Africa (DSSA)...

2 days ago

DFM award winners with awards partners
Durban FilmMart Awards 2017 ends on a high note

The Durban FilmMart (DFM) ended on a high note with an awards ceremony at the Tsogo Maharani Hotel in Durban on Monday, 17 July 2017...

2 days ago

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#Newsmaker: Reimagining an education brand in Red & Yellow

Heléne Lindsay recently joined the “disparate, quirky bunch” at Red & Yellow, where she's taking on the customer side of things. Her appointment coincides with the school's brand repositioning, which will be unveiled at the end of August...

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

Small Business Expo 2017 focus on creative entrepreneurs
Small Business Expo 2017 focus on creative entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs in creative fields such as art, design and music will have an opportunity to shine at Small Business Expo 2017; when the international Creative Business Cup challenge is launched in Johannesburg...

2 days ago

The new normal
The new normal

I continue in my search around the ego in advertising and start exploring the concept of the new normal...

By Dale Ferreira 3 days ago

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