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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...

8 hours ago

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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 South Africa has been the talk of the 38th Durban International Film Festival...

By Juanita Pienaar 1 day ago

National mobilisation of entrepreneurialism
National mobilisation of entrepreneurialism

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

By Naseem Javed 4 hours 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...

5 hours 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...

6 hours 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...

7 hours 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...

7 hours 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...

7 hours 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...

1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day 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...

1 day 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...

1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day 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)...

1 day 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...

1 day ago

(c) Marcin Jucha -
#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 1 day 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...

1 day 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 2 days ago

Marketing in a recession and beyond
Marketing in a recession and beyond

Gill Randall writes that markets don't stop in a recession. According to Randall, people don't stop shopping it's just the consumer's behaviour that changes...

By Gill Randall 2 days ago

Cheers! Native VML ECD McManus with Pernod Ricard SA marketing director, Charl Bassil in Cannes.
#CannesLions2017: “Great ideas can come from anywhere” - Ryan McManus

Native VML played an impressive role in putting a spotlight on African creativity at the global Cannes Lions 2017 Festival of Creativity. ECD Ryan McManus shares his highlights...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

The rise of enterprise experience
The rise of enterprise experience

In today's experience economy, becoming customer centric is a necessary and well acknowledged transformative organisational challenge...

By Cleve Gibbon 2 days ago

Creative youth needs wider access to career-building opportunities
Creative youth needs wider access to career-building opportunities

South Africa's ever-growing creative industry is brimming with incredible career opportunities for young creatives, but accessing these opportunities can prove more difficult for some than others...

2 days ago

Front row from left – right: Tukiso Lekganyane, Musawenkosi Nhlapo, Shallon Mphasane ( Printing SA), Bonginkosi Mlambo, Koketso Khodobo, Carrington Muliwa, 
2nd Row from left – right: Nkosana Khumalo, Sibusiso Zuke, Webster Mahlangu, Gladwin Denga, Neo Kekana, Thabiso Machika, Wesley Arendse, Thabiso Mathula
Printing SA and Konica Minolta's skills development initiative

Printing SA and Konica Minolta pay it forward through skills development in the Western Cape and in Gauteng...

2 days ago

Consumers will abandon brands that don't provide a flawless customer experience
Consumers will abandon brands that don't provide a flawless customer experience

A new CMO Council study reveals that consumers are willing to abandon brands or buy elsewhere if points of customer interaction frustrate or fail to meet their needs...

2 days ago

Vusa Zaya, Rémy Martin brand ambassador
Exploring Rémy Martin's Eau-de-Vie

Rémy Martin brand ambassador, Vusa Zaya gives us a taste of what it takes to be a brand ambassador in the world of Cognac and what promoting the brand entails...

By Juanita Pienaar 2 days ago

Go & Travel directors from left: Dale Barrow, Sam Bradley, Duane Stacey
G&T: Grabbing the tourism industry's eye with authentic travel content

Through connecting all role players in the tourism industry, Go & Travel (G&T) ventures to find the best travel stories from around the globe and ensure they are told in an exciting and informative way...

By Cari Coetzee 2 days ago

#CSIMonth: Why having an authentic approach to your CSI initiatives is key to sustainable growth
#CSIMonth: Why having an authentic approach to your CSI initiatives is key to sustainable growth

It's a bad idea, as part of your CSR strategy, to pose with a big cheque to show that you are ‘doing good', says Chris Bischoff, research and sustainability specialist at Reputation Matters...

By Sindy Peters 2 days ago

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