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Nunu Ntshingila (regional director of Facebook Africa), Sello Hatang (chief executive Nelson Mandela Foundation) and Nicola Mendelsohn (vice president Europe Middle East & Africa, Facebook) – at the Nelson Mandela Foundation.
Facebook announce three-year partnership with Nelson Mandela Foundation

Facebook has announced a three-year partnership to support The Nelson Mandela archive, based at the Nelson Mandela Foundation...

2 days ago

Tackling climate change in the month of love (and all year round)
Tackling climate change in the month of love (and all year round)

This month, we're highlighting businesses showing their love for planet Earth through strategically implemented shared value. It's time for businesses to take responsibility and make climate action a priority...

By Kim Wainer, Issued by Shift Social Development 3 days ago

Hot 91.9FM's Hot Cares
Hot 91.9FM's Hot Cares

Hot Cares is the Hot 91.9fm community upliftment initiative that strives towards making a meaningful difference in the lives of those around us...

Issued by Hot 91.9fm 15 Feb 2018

Godllywood Self Help asks women which voices you are listening to?
Godllywood Self Help asks women which voices you are listening to?

The year's first meeting of Godllywood Self Help explored what thoughts and beliefs influence behaviour and decision making, asking women: which voices have you been listening to?..

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 14 Feb 2018

Western Cape's film and media industry takes steps to become water resilient
Western Cape's film and media industry takes steps to become water resilient

The Western Cape's film and media industry is taking steps to become water resilient and to cut the industry's water footprint...

7 Feb 2018

Johanna McDowell, CEO of the Independent Agency Search and Selection company (IAS) and only SA representative on the UK-based Women in Marketing’s (WIM) advisory council for 2018.
Johanna McDowell on bringing SA flair to the Women in Marketing Awards

Johanna McDowell has just been selected as the only representative of South Africa to be appointed on the UK-based Women in Marketing's (WIM) advisory council for 2018. She lets us in on the importance of championing women in marketing...

By Leigh Andrews 6 Feb 2018

Facebook partners for a safer internet in Africa
Facebook partners for a safer internet in Africa

Facebook today announced a number of partnerships across Africa to explore ways to make the internet safer for all...

6 Feb 2018

Maverick of brand thinking insights - Is your brand 'woke'?
Maverick of brand thinking insights - Is your brand 'woke'?

As cliché as it sounds, brands need to adapt to consumers' current state of mind and way of things or suffer the consequences of being called out or being irrelevant...

By Mfundo Ntsibande 6 Feb 2018

#NewCampaign: The story of a Standard Bank Protea
#NewCampaign: The story of a Standard Bank Protea

TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris created an integrated campaign for Standard Bank to showcase its commitment to Regional Performance Centres (RPCs) and endeavour to move South African cricket forward...

By Jessica Tennant 1 Feb 2018

#NewCampaign: You'd never believe what some school girls use as substitutes to sanitary pads
#NewCampaign: You'd never believe what some school girls use as substitutes to sanitary pads

During my adolescent years, an endless supply of sanitary pads 'magically' appeared in my toiletry cupboard. I had never thought of such things as luxury, but essential, oblivious to the reality that some school girls face...

By Jessica Tennant 31 Jan 2018

How has the advertising industry responded to serving the needs of the LGBTQ community?
How has the advertising industry responded to serving the needs of the LGBTQ community?

The blame for little to no representation of the LGBTQIA+ community in South African advertising lies squarely at the door of our 'conservative culture', writes Iza Grek...

By Iza Grek 30 Jan 2018

Joe Public United launches School of Growth
Joe Public United launches School of Growth

Joe Public's School of Growth is a separate entity that has been created to facilitate the personal and professional development of their staff and clients...

Issued by Joe Public United 29 Jan 2018

#NewCampaign: Omo challenges traditional gender roles
#NewCampaign: Omo challenges traditional gender roles

Omo's latest campaign, 'Dirt Is Good', is based on the premise that with Omo Auto, just a quick wash can remove the toughest stains, meaning 'less time washing, more time living'... a life full of play and active, shared experiences with your family and friends. Importantly, this message is not being directed at particular genders...

By Jessica Tennant 26 Jan 2018

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#FairnessFirst: H&M's diversity manager, #MLKDay and the #pinkify debate

This week, diversity was a strong focus on social media as H&M announced the appointment of a diversity manager following the 'racist hoodie' outrage, social citizens stood up for civil rights on #MLKDay, and the #pinkifying hashtag spawned lovers and haters alike...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Jan 2018

Team Black Bean Productions.
#LoeriesRanking with... Black Bean Productions

What better way to creatively ease into the working year than with a reminder of some of last year's top contenders at the Loeries? We continue the local insights with Black Bean Productions...

By Leigh Andrews 19 Jan 2018

Combating Africa's inequalities
Combating Africa's inequalities

In this special coverage of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the focus is on SDG 10, which is "Reduced inequality within and among countries". The aim of SDG 10 is for countries to adopt policies that promote the three dimensions of sustainable development - economic, social and environmental...

By Ernest Harsch 10 Jan 2018

BBC China editor quits in equal pay protest
BBC China editor quits in equal pay protest

BBC journalist Carrie Gracie announced Monday she had quit her post as China editor in protest at an "indefensible pay gap" at the British broadcaster, winning support from dozens of colleagues...

8 Jan 2018

Chrisna Basson, head of strategy at Weathermen & Co, Namibia.
#BizTrends2018: A positive perspective on moving towards 4.0

What a year it's been! But enough people have written about that, so I'd rather look at a few of the consequences we'll feel in 2018. Which, to my surprise, are mostly positive. I've highlighted four of the best...

By Chrisna Basson 8 Jan 2018

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Social media can help conservation

Table Mountain National Park has a problem, but Instagram can help...

28 Dec 2017

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Leveraging digital platforms for the greater good - beyond the 12 days of Christmas

Effective causal communications using the digital ecosystem can be powerful instruments for systemic change and brand longevity, not just in times of giving like the festive season...

By Deseré Orrill 25 Dec 2017

Tozer Events & Marketing Gives The Gift Of Hope
Tozer Events & Marketing Gives The Gift Of Hope

In South Africa, we have a well-known word, or concept if you will, called Ubuntu. It means 'humanity to others' or in other words I am what I am because of who we all are...

Issued by Tozer Events & Marketing 21 Dec 2017

'Tis the season for giving: The Kfm Truck of Love drives into the Cape spreading holiday cheer
'Tis the season for giving: The Kfm Truck of Love drives into the Cape spreading holiday cheer

The Kfm Truck of Love in partnership with LottoStar returned to Cape Town this December to make the holiday period brighter for less fortunate children...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 19 Dec 2017

365 Johnnie Walker statues stride to end woman and child abuse in South Africa
365 Johnnie Walker statues stride to end woman and child abuse in South Africa

Residents of Johannesburg awoke to the sight of 365 Striding Men 'walking' the iconic Nelson Mandela Bridge, prompting the whole of South Africa to ask, who are they? And why have they come?...

Issued by McCann Johannesburg 14 Dec 2017

TLC Marketing Worldwide gives some TLC to the Diepsloot Community Loving and Care Centre
TLC Marketing Worldwide gives some TLC to the Diepsloot Community Loving and Care Centre

TLC Marketing Worldwide has finally fulfilled its dream of making over the Diepsloot Community Loving and Care Centre in order to improve the learning environment of the young children at the Early Childhood Centre Development (ECD)...

Issued by TLC Marketing Worldwide 13 Dec 2017

KwaZulu-Natalians raise hundreds of thousands for Toy Story
KwaZulu-Natalians raise hundreds of thousands for Toy Story

The people of KwaZulu-Natal have pledged R749,631 in an amazing display of generosity during this year's Toy Story Corporate Challenge Day, at Gateway Theatre of Shopping...

Issued by East Coast Radio 13 Dec 2017

BASA expands Creative Futures Business Engagement into Ethiopia
BASA expands Creative Futures Business Engagement into Ethiopia

Business and Arts South Africa is significantly expanding its African partnership initiative with the implementation of Creative Futures programme's Business Engagement in Ethiopia...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 13 Dec 2017

#SiemensAirDrop: Travellers from Joburg to Cape Town encouraged to exchange baggage allowance for water
#SiemensAirDrop: Travellers from Joburg to Cape Town encouraged to exchange baggage allowance for water

This festive season Gautengers will descend on a drought-ravaged Mother City, putting more strain on water supply. They will be encouraged to exchange five kilos of their on-flight baggage allowance for five litres of water...

12 Dec 2017

Corruption Watch launches hard-hitting animation video on anti-corruption day
Corruption Watch launches hard-hitting animation video on anti-corruption day

In commemoration of 9 December 2017, International Anti-Corruption Day, a UN-designated day to raise awareness of corruption around the world, Corruption Watch has released a satirical animation video...

Issued by Corruption Watch 11 Dec 2017

The power of regional radio: CapeTalk, corporates and schools behind Cape's water challenge
The power of regional radio: CapeTalk, corporates and schools behind Cape's water challenge

CapeTalk, in partnership with the Shoprite Group and the University of Stellenbosch, recently announced a smart water roll-out with 100 schools which aims to save one million litres of water a day at schools across Cape Town...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 11 Dec 2017

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