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From "Tsotsi" to mentor and visionary businesswoman - Ndalo Media
From "Tsotsi" to mentor and visionary businesswoman

Terry Pheto graces the cover of DESTINY's December 2012 issue. Since starring in the 2005 movie that won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Pheto has landed more leading roles in other important films such as Catch a Fire and Goodbye Bafana.

Issued by Ndalo Media 29 Nov 2012 08:58

Media24 mourns passing of Prof Gerwel
Media24 mourns passing of Prof Gerwel

The directors of Media24 mourned the passing of its chairman, Professor Jakes Gerwel, on Wednesday, 28 November 2012, following a short illness.

29 Nov 2012 07:56

Wedding Inspirations' summer issue sizzles with style - The Wedding Group
Wedding Inspirations' summer issue sizzles with style

Summer is prime wedding season - and prime party season - so it's no surprise the latest issue of Wedding Inspirations magazine is filled with sizzling ideas for stylish celebrations.

Issued by The Wedding Group 27 Nov 2012 08:52

Stuart Lowe steps down as RamsayMedia MD
Stuart Lowe steps down as RamsayMedia MD

Stuart Lowe, RamsayMedia's managing director, will be leaving the company with effect from mid-December 2012. According to chairman Alan Ramsay, who made the announcement, a number of factors influenced this development, noting that Lowe's enthusiasm, energy and passion for the business will be sorely missed.

23 Nov 2012 12:18

New Media's got the right brew for SAB employee mag - New Media
New Media's got the right brew for SAB employee mag

The creativity and strategic thinking of leading content marketer New Media are clearly on tap, as evidenced by their recent win of a competitive pitch for the publication of SAB Leaders Magazine.

Issued by New Media 23 Nov 2012 11:02

Cape Town film student named Elle Style Reporter
Cape Town film student named Elle Style Reporter

19-year-old film student Trevor Stuurman has been named the winner of the Elle Style Reporter search in association with BlackBerry. Cape Town-based Stuurman will now have the opportunity to report on South African style on the Elle digital platforms and travel abroad to hone his eye for style.

23 Nov 2012 09:20

Zando launches quarterly magazine
Zando launches quarterly magazine

South African online retail company, Zando.co.za, recently launched its quarterly printed magazine.

23 Nov 2012 08:42

Gill Moodie
ABC Q3 figures forecast tough times

"It's going to be a tough Christmas," concluded Gordon Patterson in his presentation of the third-quarter (Q3) Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) figures released in Johannesburg last week.

By Gill Moodie 21 Nov 2012 13:35

Rolling Stone SA celebrates its first anniversary
Rolling Stone SA celebrates its first anniversary

Music, culture and current affairs magazine Rolling Stone is celebrating a year in South Africa this week. In celebration, the magazine Stone is hosting a night to remember at The Assembly on 24 November, 2012, with a great line-up of artists, including Arno Carstens, Goodnight Wembley!, The Dollfins and Tailor. Tickets are available at the door.

21 Nov 2012 10:33

Fresh Living magazine scoops four PICA awards - John Brown
Fresh Living magazine scoops four PICA awards

Pick n Pay Fresh Living was one of the big winners at the annual PICA Awards held on 15 November at Emperors Palace, Johannesburg, scooping Best Supplement for 'Wonderful World of Green', Best Magazine Retail and Consumer Goods, Editor of the Year (Customer) for Justine Drake and the coveted Customer Magazine of the Year.

Issued by John Brown 20 Nov 2012 09:39

2012 PICA Awards winners announced
2012 PICA Awards winners announced

The 2012 PICA winners were announced late last week at the annual awards ceremony held at Emperors Palace in Joburg. Hosted by MPASA, celebrating the achievements of the magazine and publishing industry, the emcee for the evening was SA celeb Katlego Maboe.

19 Nov 2012 12:28

Times Media aims to cut Avusa debt
Times Media aims to cut Avusa debt

Times Media, the listed entity that owns Avusa, says it will focus on reducing the group's debt and improving revenue and operating margins following a trading update on Friday, 16 November 2012, that revealed a very subdued performance.

19 Nov 2012 10:30

Times Media details restructuring progress
Times Media details restructuring progress

Times Media's profit from operations before exceptional items grew by 18% to R86m for the six months ended September 2012‚ it said in a voluntary trading update on Friday.

17 Nov 2012 12:04

New Media continues winning streak - New Media
New Media continues winning streak

New Media has continued their award-winning streak of 2012 at the PICAs, scooping top honours in the Visual Production of the Year category for Plascon Spaces, hauling in nine Highly Commended accolades for their consumer and customer titles.

Issued by New Media 16 Nov 2012 11:19

Elle hosts blog style party next week
Elle hosts blog style party next week

Elle magazine hosts a blog style party at 7pm on Tuesday 20 November 2012 at the Museum of African Design in the Maboneng Precinct, downtown Johannesburg, where seven of the freshest fashion bloggers will blog it out live for the prize of joining the magazine team as its style blogger.

16 Nov 2012 07:16

Sumien Brink
Time to produce proof for print

Here's a challenge to the print industry and its award bodies: if the medium is to grow again, print needs to take a leaf out of digital's book and prove its ROI. And industry awards need to reward this.

By Sumien Brink 15 Nov 2012 11:54

New magazine targets people, innovation, entertainment
New magazine targets people, innovation, entertainment

A new glossy magazine, targeting people, innovation and entertainment, has been launched by Lonaka Media, a new publishing company. The magazine, entitled PiE, puts people at the heart of the innovative digital era.

14 Nov 2012 11:45

Gill Moodie
Wertheim Aymés snapping up Stuff

What a coup for Gisèle Wertheim Aymés to have snapped up Stuff magazine's licence - and it's also heartening news for independent publishers and media owners. Going with Wertheim Aymés is Stuff editor Toby Shapshak, who has overseen the growth of this little star of a magazine since its launch in SA in 2007.

By Gill Moodie: @grubstreetSA 13 Nov 2012 11:45

Russell Simmons: Magnate with a mantra on the cover of Destiny Man - Ndalo Media
Russell Simmons: Magnate with a mantra on the cover of Destiny Man

Destiny Man's November-December issue transports its readers into "the zone" - the space where everything falls into place under the spell of the "magnate with a mantra".

Issued by Ndalo Media 13 Nov 2012 09:13

Times Media to launch new title, lets go of Stuff
Times Media to launch new title, lets go of Stuff

After launching and publishing Stuff SA for five years, Times Media's license to publish the magazine was not renewed. Although the November/December issue currently on shelf will be the company's last issue of Stuff SA, it will launch a brand new magazine title at the beginning of 2013.

12 Nov 2012 13:34

Sports Media Awards highlight professionalism in South Africa
Sports Media Awards highlight professionalism in South Africa

Now in its third decade, the 2012 South African Breweries (SAB) Sports Media Awards once again highlighted the dedicated professionalism of the South African sports media and the performers and fans that make up its world. The SAB Sports Media Sports Personality of the Year was Oscar Pistorius.

12 Nov 2012 09:26

New Media brings back Pearl awards for South Africa
New Media brings back Pearl awards for South Africa

At the 2012 Pearl Awards, held in New York recently, New Media won two awards from among the 600 international entries of top custom content publications.

12 Nov 2012 06:02

Gill Moodie
RamsayMedia stays true to 360 degree strategy

One often gets the sense that some print-media companies' response to the dramatic changes in the industry amounts to little more than putting out fires - rather than crafting a strategy for the future. RamsayMedia started implementing its strategy to become multi-platform and diversify income to reduce reliance on advertising revenue a few years back. I caught up with RamsayMedia MD Stuart Lowe, to find out how it's going.

By Gill Moodie: @grubstreetSA 9 Nov 2012 10:31

Objekt International launched in South Africa
Objekt International launched in South Africa

Described as one of the leading international architecture, interiors and design magazines, Objekt International launched in South Africa late last week.

6 Nov 2012 08:31

Destiny turns five
Destiny turns five

With its November issue, Destiny magazine turns five and celebrates it with a gatefold cover featuring eight readers and five mentors.

5 Nov 2012 11:23

Destiny celebrates five years of inspiring business and lifestyle content! - Ndalo Media
Destiny celebrates five years of inspiring business and lifestyle content!

November marks the birthday month for South Africa's only women's business and lifestyle magazine, Destiny. To celebrate the occasion, 13 women grace the magazine's gatefold cover. Those featured include eight readers and five mentors: Khanyi Dhlomo, Terry Volkwyn, Anele Mdoda, Sonja de Bruyn Sebotsa and Judi Nwokedi.

Issued by Ndalo Media 2 Nov 2012 09:48

Vital Health Foods scoops awards
Vital Health Foods scoops awards

The South Africa Publication Forum's Corporate Competition, which rewards excellence in internal and external corporate communication media, awarded Vital Health Foods' publication, Vitalise, four mentions in its annual awards.

30 Oct 2012 15:17

Creative Circle results for September 2012
Creative Circle results for September 2012

The Creative Circle Ad of the Month results for September 2012 have been announced, and chairperson for the advertising judging panel that month, Jonathan Beggs, has commented that, "it was a predictably quiet month after the Loeries rush, with not a huge amount of entries overall but there was some really enjoyable work."

30 Oct 2012 09:18

Media focus on ANC battles: Zuma
Media focus on ANC battles: Zuma

Media and commentators are eager to focus on "perceived battles" in the ANC ahead of its elective conference in Mangaung, instead of the party's policies, President Jacob Zuma said yesterday.

30 Oct 2012 08:27

Sebata Group wins Best Established Black Business award
Sebata Group wins Best Established Black Business award

The Sebata Group of companies won the Van Ryn's Black Business Quarterly (BBQ) Award for Best Established Black Business at a red-carpet event last Friday. Altogether, the awards included 14 categories, amongst others the best-established business, best established SMME, the platinum visionary award, businesswoman and businessman of the year and one for young achievers.

30 Oct 2012 08:01

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