Yolisa Phahle has been promoted to CEO of M-Net South Africa, as from 1 April 2014. She is currently the director for local interest channels at M-Net.
7 Mar 2014 09:09
Absa took sponsorship to a new level in 2014, by creating a platform for up and coming designers in South Africa to be recognised at its stand at the 2014 Design Indaba Expo.
7 Mar 2014 08:52
The eighth in the trendtalk series will be held at the Plascon Auditorium in Cape Town, from 3.30-5pm on Tuesday 18 March 2014.
7 Mar 2014 08:28
The Loerie Awards Travelling Exhibition, a highlight on the Loeries annual calendar, arrives at its first stop at CityVarsity, in Cape Town from Monday 10 March until Friday 14 March 2014. Entry is free and the exhibition is open from 8am to 5pm.
7 Mar 2014 08:22
As you can imagine, SXSW Interactive attracts "digital natives" from all over the world that essentially wouldn't be able to survive without their mobile apps. Here is my list of top apps for SXSW Interactive 2014...
By Mark Schefermann 7 Mar 2014 07:52
Cabinet has welcomed the Department of Science and Technology's continued support for the National Science Festival, known as Scifest Africa.
7 Mar 2014 06:59
There are a number of specialists who all contribute to analysing and interpreting big data. We'd like to add a less obvious specialisation into the mix, namely animation and gaming.
By Glenn Gillis 7 Mar 2014 06:54
Look at them over there. They're leaders in innovation. It's written on their wall in bold typography, on their website in luxurious .gif while their LinkedIn profiles deem them thus as well. They are captains of industry, masters of the future, legends of the letter 'i'.
By Travis Bussiahn 7 Mar 2014 06:40
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies will hold talks with food processing companies to share views on how the agro-processing sector can be expanded to stimulate job creation.
7 Mar 2014 06:23
Eskom is in a much better position to manage load shedding than in the last episode in 2008, Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Thursday, 5 March.
7 Mar 2014 06:06
Having recently returned to South Africa from a 15 year tenure in London, I am constantly amazed at the number of small, local businesses that don't have their own websites.
By Grant Bushby 6 Mar 2014 14:49
LONDON - British advertising regulators on Wednesday ordered Irish bookmaker Paddy Power to immediately withdraw a campaign offering "money back if he walks" about the murder trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius.
6 Mar 2014 14:38
Entries for the 2014 Prism Awards have closed with 36 consultancies, several corporates and NGOs competing for one of the most sought-after awards in public relations and communication industry.
6 Mar 2014 11:51
Selfies are on the rise. And we're all guilty of taking a few of our own and exposing them to the social networking world.
By Daphney Mngomeni 6 Mar 2014 11:33
Zappar is an app that brings brands to life by using augmented reality to turn one-dimensional communications into vibrant, animated, three-dimensional brand experiences via mobile or tablet.
6 Mar 2014 11:16
Toshiba uses simultaneous shipment (simship) to release 50,000 pages in 20 days for the Windows 8 launch, through its language and localisation partner Rubric.
6 Mar 2014 10:46
At the recent Jozi Film Festival, the Audience Choice Award went to iNumber Number, a South African thriller written and directed by Donovan Marsh. (video)
6 Mar 2014 10:19
The contentious Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill was eventually passed by the National Assembly on Wednesday, 5 March, but only after a delay as too few MPs were in the house to constitute a quorum.
By Linda Ensor 6 Mar 2014 10:04
The Responsible Drinking Media Awards (RDMA) are open for entries in nine categories. Closing date for entries is 30 May 2014. The awards will be made in Cape Town on Friday, 27 June.
6 Mar 2014 09:48
The Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council has released a report indicating that the auto industry ecosystem should do more to leverage social media as a platform for driving business leads into sales pipelines.
6 Mar 2014 09:30
MTN Group has reported a 27.5% rise in headline earnings per share (HEPS) to R13.86 for the year to December.
By Thabiso Mochiko 6 Mar 2014 09:20
A new collaborative agency, we are BOB, has launched to offer clients independent specialists that collaborate rather than compete against each other to deliver better business results than the conventional lead agency model.
6 Mar 2014 09:02
Winning the right to broadcast the Oscar Pistorius trial came with clearly defined restrictions, one of which prevented the media from showing the faces or publishing photographs of witnesses who had not consented to being filmed.
By Sulaiman Philip 6 Mar 2014 08:23
Most companies have heard about big data, and are vaguely aware of the benefits. Unfortunately, it remains a 'nice idea' but one whose benefits are not well understood.
By Gerald Naidoo 6 Mar 2014 07:10
For better or worse, technology has changed how we engage with media. And despite the 'print is dead' argument, clients of public relations firms still expect to get their column centimetres. So how is technology shaping the lives of media professionals?
By Jaco Pienaar 6 Mar 2014 06:30
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe says progress has been made in the last nine months since the signing of the Youth Employment Accord.
6 Mar 2014 06:14
As the rand weakens and the pula strengthens, so consumers in Botswana find the gap in the cost of goods between South Africa and Botswana in Woolworths grows and not in their favour.
By Gwen Watkins 5 Mar 2014 16:02
The consequences of the shutdown were felt as far afield from the U.S. as here in South Africa, as was demonstrated by several of the reseller channels.
By Simon Campbell-Young 5 Mar 2014 14:30
The financial landscape is risky, uncertain, and unfriendly... and just perfect for the launch of your content marketing campaign.
By Mark Wright 5 Mar 2014 14:05
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