Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25
Y&R is committed to having 20 agencies on the African continent by 2015. Leading the charge to achieve this is Yossi Schwartz, chairman of Y&R South Africa.
By Danette Breitenbach 5 Sep 2013 05:42
Sweet Spot Content took an authentic story about a fishing boat in Zimbabwe - a story that illustrates how Econet Wireless Zimbabwe is helping local communities - and turned it into a piece of cinema.
Issued by Sweet Spot Content 10 Jun 2013 08:54
Garrick Hamm, creative partner at the London design consultancy, Williams Murray Hamm (WMH), will be the Communication Design jury chairman at the Loeries judging, which takes place from 5-13 July 2011. He will give a talk at the Judges Seminar on 5 July 2011 for industry professionals, students and media.
4 May 2011 11:05
The Loerie Awards launched its 2011 campaign, Tuesday 15 March 2011, entitled "Don't hate. Create", created by Draftfcb and supported by a mobisite and specially developed augmented reality apps, linking digital technology to the printed media, along with a revamp of its award categories.
15 Mar 2011 13:19
Zimbabwe's graphic artistes came together to resuscitate the Graphics Association of Zimbabwe (GRAZI), which had been dissolved after an exodus that hit the advertising sector during Zimbabwe's economic crisis.
By Staff reporter 3 Mar 2011 13:37
The sixth Maputo International Advertising Festival will take place from 25-27 May 2011, AMEP - the Mozambican Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations Association announced yesterday. The festival recognises advertising agencies, producers and communications companies worldwide especially from Africa and the Indian Ocean regions.
23 Feb 2011 07:22
Zimbabwe's Advertising Publicity Club is organising its annual competition for the advertising industry, despite a dearth of new campaigns due to an economic crisis that has stunted growth and limited new advertising campaigns in a once vibrant sector.
By Dumisani Ndlela 11 Jan 2008 07:04
At last week's Gold Pack Awards - the African packaging industry's equivalent of the Loeries - the Nampak Group won six gold awards, 12 silver awards and nine special trophies. In addition, the Group's Zimbabwe-based divisions netted seven 'Out of Africa' awards and won the prestigious 'Star of Africa' award for the best pack produced by an African operation outside South Africa.
23 Oct 2005 12:36
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