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Episode 115: Greenpop Zambia Festival of Action

Date: 27 Nov 2014
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Episode 114: Green PR and employee training strategies

Date: 20 Nov 2014
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Academy for African Filmmakers to mentor young African talent
Academy for African Filmmakers to mentor young African talent

The Academy for African Filmmakers is a new initiative by Unilever and MOFILM to help young African talent develop their storytelling and pitching skills while working on real live Unilever briefs with the possibility of having their work broadcast...

27 Nov 2014 16:15

Translation as cost or opportunity - lessons from the journeys of others
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When companies expand into new markets, the decision whether to translate their product interface, support literature or marketing depends on a complex mix of factors...

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Gemalto's African mobile marketing win-win plan
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AdFocus Awards 2014: Twice as nice for Joe Public
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By Danette Breitenbach 27 Nov 2014 10:43

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27 Nov 2014 09:15

Tony Weaver leaves Cape Times
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27 Nov 2014 08:56

New Lions category gets jury president
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27 Nov 2014 08:54

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By Stephen Sandmann 27 Nov 2014 05:13

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[NewsMaker] Melissa Attree
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By Louise Marsland 26 Nov 2014 13:04

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By Tiffany Markman 26 Nov 2014 12:58

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 115: GreenPOP Zambia Festival of Action
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Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 27 November 2014, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Misha Teasdale, Lauren O'Donnell and Dillon Jearey...

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Creative Circle results for September/October 2014
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The Creative Circle Ad of the Month results for September/October 2014 have been announced.

26 Nov 2014 09:59

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Zwipit, a global mobile buyback service provider founded in Spain in 2011, has launched in South Africa. It specialises in the acquisition of used mobile devices...

26 Nov 2014 09:51

Protest today for free Set-Top Boxes
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Deirdre Elphick-Moore
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I think Coca Cola's 2020 Vision sums up nicely what accountability is all about: "If it is to be, it's up to me". In the words of Ghandi, "be the change you want to see in the world"...

By Deirdre Elphick-Moore 26 Nov 2014 07:31

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Integration - the one truism that should underpin all businesses
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With the explosion and exponential growth of marketing technology, businesses are spending billions to acquire the tools and capabilities to better connect with and service their customers...

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#OutofOffice is where great brands are built
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