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SOUTH AFRICA

BBDO at Loeries 2017.
#LoeriesRankings2017 with... BBDO

Just when you thought the Loeries buzz was over, the Loeries' rankings are in! I chatted to some of this year's top-ranked creatives post-celebrations. We continue the global and local insights with BBDO...

By Leigh Andrews 3 Nov 2017

GLOBAL

#NewCampaign: $15m Emirates campaign opens up a world of good times
#NewCampaign: $15m Emirates campaign opens up a world of good times

Emirates has launched a $15m campaign to inspire travel and promote the airline's network of global destinations. We go behind the scenes of the campaign with Boutros Boutros...

By Cari Coetzee 24 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

The TBWA/Raad team with their 2017 Loeries flock.
#LoeriesRankings2017 with... TBWA\Raad

Just when you thought the Loeries buzz was over, the Loeries' rankings are in! I chatted to some of this year's top-ranked creatives post-celebrations. We kick off with the ever-disruptive TBWA\Raad team, based in Dubai in the UAE...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Desert camelpower in action!
#Loeries2017: Stoked about camelpower

Fitting for #InnovationMonth, I chatted to Charbel Aouad, executive producer and cofounder at Dubai's Stoked, the production company behind an integrated campaign Loeries Gold and this year's integrated Grand Prix for turning horsepower into camelpower...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Team Y&R on stage at the Loeries.
#Loeries2017: Graham Lang on Y&R's collaborative year of firsts

In addition to Y&R Dubai bringing home their first-ever Grand Prix, Y&R South Africa and the Y&R Mena network stood out as true stars of this year's Loeries...

By Leigh Andrews 1 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#Loeries2017: TBWA\Raad on winning a Grand Prix in the ‘mother of all categories'
#Loeries2017: TBWA\Raad on winning a Grand Prix in the ‘mother of all categories'

TBWA\Raad, The Disruption Company, not only took home a Grand Prix for Nissan's Camelpower integrated campaign at this year's Loerie Awards, but also two silvers and one bronze...

By Jessica Tennant 25 Aug 2017

AFRICA

Dani Richa and Gau Narayanan
#Loeries2017: Strategy and creativity have to work together says Grand Prix winners, BBDO

Impact BBDO's Dani Richa and Net#work BBDO's Gau Narayanan shares combined insights into BBDO's Loeries 2017 experience...

By Juanita Pienaar 24 Aug 2017

WESTERN ASIA

Quality of social media engagement trumps quantity of mentions in Middle East Airlines sentiment study
Quality of social media engagement trumps quantity of mentions in Middle East Airlines sentiment study

Brandseye analysed the social media universe of the four biggest Middle Eastern airlines according to social media conversation - Qatar Airways, Etihad, Emirates and Saudi Arabian Airlines...

4 Aug 2017

GLOBAL

South African emoji fans at Mandela Square in Sandton
The Emoji Movie fans set Guinness World Records title celebrating World Emoji Day

Emoji fans from all over the world set a Guinness World Records title, while celebrating the fourth annual World Emoji Day...

17 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

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Loerie Awards announces 11 regional judges for 2017

Loerie Awards announces its regional heavyweights for 2017 juries, which include the founder of a music record label and a giant in the production industry...

10 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

AFP photojournalist wins top Arab media prize
AFP photojournalist wins top Arab media prize

DUBAI - A Palestinian photographer with AFP, Jaafar Ashtiyeh, has won the prize for best photograph at an annual Arab journalism awards ceremony held in Dubai...

4 May 2017

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Sheik Waleed Al-Ibrahim is Advertising Person of the Year at Dubai Lynx
Sheik Waleed Al-Ibrahim is Advertising Person of the Year at Dubai Lynx

Sheikh Waleed Al-Ibrahim, MBC group chairman has been named as Advertising Person of the Year at the 2016 Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity...

11 Mar 2016

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx breaks records
Dubai Lynx breaks records

The annual Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity, which opened on 6 March 2016, sees its delegate numbers up from around 1800 in 2015, to over 2300...

8 Mar 2016

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Regional content platform to cover Dubai Lynx globally
Regional content platform to cover Dubai Lynx globally

TV.AE, a regional online content platform launching on 1 March 2016, will broadcast one live seminar from the Inspiration Stage each day of the annual Dubai Lynx, being held from 6-9 March 2016...

26 Jan 2016

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Messi passport video lands Dubai policeman in court

DUBAI - A Dubai policeman could be jailed for at least six months for posting a video showing Barcelona star Lionel Messi's passport on social media, reports said Wednesday...

21 Jan 2016

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

International jurors announced for Dubai Lynx includes South Africans
International jurors announced for Dubai Lynx includes South Africans

There will be 56 international jurors judging entries from across the MENA region at the 10th Dubai Lynx, including six South Africans...

14 Jan 2016

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity encourages young talent
Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity encourages young talent

With a goal to nurture up and coming talent in the region, the training programme at the Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity continues this year...

15 Dec 2015

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx Advertiser of the Year is Emirates NBD
Dubai Lynx Advertiser of the Year is Emirates NBD

The Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity has announced that Emirates NBD is the Advertiser of the Year for the 10th edition of Dubai Lynx being held from 6-8 March 2016, with the Awards Ceremony on 9 March 2016...

9 Dec 2015

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

New category at Dubai Lynx, jury presidents selected
New category at Dubai Lynx, jury presidents selected

Dubai Lynx has announced a new category, Creative Effectiveness, and the names of the 2016 Dubai Lynx jury presidents...

17 Nov 2015

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

New content streams at Dubai Lynx
New content streams at Dubai Lynx

Four content stages will operate throughout the 2016 edition of Dubai Lynx, set to run from 6-9 March, including the Inspiration Stage, Regional Stage, Data x Innovation x Tech Stage and Focus on Africa...

21 Oct 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

South Africa falls further in Economic Freedom rankings
South Africa falls further in Economic Freedom rankings

The Economic Freedom of the World: 2015 Annual Report shows that South Africa has dropped further in ranking to 96 out of the 157 countries and territories included in the report...

15 Sep 2015

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Arab Media Forum debates Middle East coverage in digital age
Arab Media Forum debates Middle East coverage in digital age

DUBAI, UAE: Difficulties in covering the Middle East in the age of social networks dominated debates as the Arab Media Forum, the largest annual media gathering in the Arab world, ended on Wednesday in Dubai...

15 May 2015

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx announces 2015 Winners
Dubai Lynx announces 2015 Winners

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity has culminated in the much-anticipated Awards Ceremony...

13 Mar 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation
Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx storytellers named
Dubai Lynx storytellers named

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity has announced further speakers around the topic of storytelling within the creative industry that include a breadth of content from global creative leaders...

4 Mar 2015

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Amina Al Rustamani is Advertising Person of the Year at Dubai Lynx
Amina Al Rustamani is Advertising Person of the Year at Dubai Lynx

DUBAI, UAE: Dr Amina Al Rustamani, Group CEO of Tecom Investments, will be recognised as the Dubai Lynx Advertising Person of the Year. She is widely recognised as one of the Arab world's most influential business people...

12 Feb 2015

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Alarab launches... sinks
Alarab launches... sinks

MANAMA, BAHRAIN: Outspoken billionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal on Sunday launched a pan-Arab satellite news channel aimed at challenging established networks in the region, but then...

3 Feb 2015

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

2015 Advertiser of the Year is Henkel
2015 Advertiser of the Year is Henkel

DUBAI, UAE: Henkel, the global manufacturing company known for some of MENA's best-known brands, will be honoured at the Dubai Lynx Awards as the 2015 Advertiser of the Year...

29 Jan 2015

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

South Africans join juries at Dubai Lynx
South Africans join juries at Dubai Lynx

DUBAI, UAE: Three South African judges, Ana Carrapichano, Collette Wasielewski and Fran Luckin, will serve on the jury at the Dubai Lynx, MENA's leading awards and festival of creativity, taking place from 8-10 March 2015...

20 Jan 2015

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

It's no Secret for them, Victoria...
It's no Secret for them, Victoria...

DOHA, QATAR, UAE: Qatar has removed 'offensive' 'Victoria's Secret: Strawberries and Champagne' bottles from lingerie store shelves...

14 Jan 2015

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