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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Episode 81: Conn Bertish and Cairo

Date: 14 Feb 2014 | Time: 44:44min
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Solving social challenges in townships

Until recently, no other outdoor advertising media business model has benefitted the consumer and their community directly such as community-centric mural outdoor advertising.

By Banele Rewo 10 Apr 2014 09:25

Alliance Media supports arts and culture across Africa

Alliance Media Zimbabwe, the country's largest provider of billboards and outdoor advertising media, has partnered up with the Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) by sponsoring a number of billboards for the organisation.

Issued by Alliance Media 9 Apr 2014 10:55

Alliance Media donates footbridge

Alliance Media Malawi, the country's largest outdoor advertising firm, recently unveiled a unique footbridge on the Chipembere Highway at Blantyre's Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital.

Issued by Alliance Media 14 Mar 2014 07:33

Another award for Alliance Media

2014 started off with a bang for Alliance Media as the Namibia office attended the PMR (Professional Management Review) Award function held on 3 February in Windhoek.

Issued by Alliance Media 4 Mar 2014 11:56

Alliance Media continues CSR in Tanzania

Alliance Media recently sponsored a billboard for the Tanzania Farmer's Market monthly event. The event was used to raise money for a new school building in Pangani.

Issued by Alliance Media 20 Feb 2014 10:16

Continental Outdoor driving OOH growth in sub-Saharan Africa in 2014

It's no longer necessary to look into a crystal ball to determine the outlook for Out of Home in Africa. Out of Home has come of age and new technologies and Digital Out of Home (DOOH) development is growing rapidly throughout South Africa and into other African countries.

Issued by Continental Outdoor 17 Feb 2014 11:10

Solar-powered internet café spaza shop

Internet café spaza shops provide an easy way for countries to deliver the penetration in Africa, by allowing cellular networks to extend their services to all parts of a country and to provide free solar power to individual cellphone users to keep their phones charged and connected at all times.

Issued by Right Stuff 24 Jan 2014 11:23

Inaugural Lions Health Awards now accepting entries

CANNES, FRANCE: Lions Health, the new bespoke Festival and Awards celebrating creativity in healthcare marketing and communications, has opened for entries.

9 Jan 2014 11:38

Alliance Media thanks

2013 has been another successful year for Alliance Media. This could not have been done without the hard work of the company's dedicated teams across five time zones in Africa.

Issued by Alliance Media 17 Dec 2013 13:24

McDonald's billboards come to Mauritius!

Recently Alliance Media partnered up with McDonald's in a new and exciting project for the successful fast food chain.

Issued by Alliance Media 29 Nov 2013 11:42

MetropolitanRepublic apologises to Loeries, marketing industry

The Loeries has received an apology from MetropolitanRepublic, in which statements made during a recent radio interview have been recanted.

28 Oct 2013 07:41

Alliance Media increasing its presence in Zambia

Alliance Media has recently installed massive new 15m x 12m portrait billboards as well as some really powerful new landscape gantries in Zambia.

Issued by Alliance Media 14 Oct 2013 09:46

The state of the nation: Advertising in Africa

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: I have an agency...

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

Vodacom billboards promote internet usage

Since the majority of people in Lesotho still do not have access to the internet, Continental Outdoor Media and Vodacom collaborated to promote internet usage with four supersized billboards.

19 Aug 2013 14:10

Alliance Media empowers girls in Ghana

This month of August marks women's month in South Africa. Alliance Media has taken this theme to Ghana where they are empowering young girls to overcome their challenges and live their dreams.

Issued by Alliance Media 16 Aug 2013 11:47

Creative for good

"How do you give someone purpose?" he asked me, his gaze direct as he slurped down the last bit of his freezo. The wintery afternoon sun streamed through the large glass windows behind me and glinted in his eyes as he asked. This was a professional moment both compelling and onerous all at once.

By Travis Bussiahn 13 Aug 2013 05:44

Drinkable water produced from a billboard

Capital Lifestyle Magazine reported on 8 August 2013 that engineers in the city of Lima, Peru, "have found a way to use the intense humidity to produce drinkable water from a billboard." (video)

8 Aug 2013 13:18

Building a world-class team with Moving Tactics

Moving Tactics recently acquired the reseller rights of X2O, one of the world's leading digital media platforms, and has built a world-class team to support.

Issued by Moving Tactics 8 Aug 2013 11:46

Checking the Africa facts

What's the most important question in a journalist's armoury? Answer: is it true?

By Magnus Taylor 10 Jul 2013 12:00

Aegis Media unveil Baileys new bottle

Aegis Media were asked to do a campaign for Baileys, a Diageo brand, in both Nigeria and Kenya, and 72 hours later had a creative concept and execution plan that fully answered and met the client's brief and saw three of their network brands - Posterscope, Isobar and Carat working as one integrated unit.

9 Jul 2013 12:19

First LED billboards in Namibia

With the unveiling of its LED billboards in Namibia, Primedia Africa aims to change the outdoor advertising landscape within the country.

24 Jun 2013 10:53

Continental Outdoor Media continues to break ground

Africa is made up of a multitude of cultures and countries, all of whom have their own laws, governments and business ethics. When developing outdoor advertising sites in sub-Saharan Africa, a clear understanding of each country's municipal and city by-laws is required.

By Adelaide McKelvey 7 Jun 2013 11:48

Vodacom Nigeria 'invites' interaction with a PocketMedia Changer

Connectivity is changing the face of Nigerian business. To get this message across to its client base, Vodacom Business had an innovative invitation produced by PocketMedia Solutions, called the Changer, which served as an invitation to the launch of its new Machine-to-Machine Solutions.

23 May 2013 12:48

Safaricom educates consumers about M-Shwari

Kenyan-based Safaricom, an integrated communications company with a reported over 17 million subscribers, has selected Z-Card to educate its consumers about its banking offering, M-Shwari.

21 May 2013 12:40

35 countries: 63 cities: Portfolio Night now on in Joburg

Portfolio Night, taking place on Wednesday, 22 May, will bring together 150 creative hopefuls, and the best in the business, for a fast-paced evening of career-shaping advice, networking, and for some, recruitment offers.

Issued by McCann Worldgroup 17 May 2013 12:02

Alliance Media awarded Superbrand status

Alliance Media has recently been awarded Superbrand Status by Superbrands, the world's largest independent arbiter of branding. The award has been made for the period 2012 - 2014.

Issued by Alliance Media 15 May 2013 12:24

Z-CARD Social Innovation Programme Guide for SHAPE Africa

The Cape Town Global Shapers Hub handed out a credit card-sized Z-CARD, inside a PVC pouch with a lanyard, to 100 young talented leaders from over 30 African countries who gathered in Cape Town, South Africa from 6-7 May 2013, for SHAPE Africa, the inaugural meeting of African Global Shapers.

9 May 2013 15:23

Alliance Media remembers genocide in Rwanda

This month marks the 19th anniversary of the genocide that took place in Rwanda in 1994. In commemoration of this, MTN has put up billboards around Kigali to remember those that passed on during the genocide.

Issued by Alliance Media 26 Apr 2013 07:35

Bank Windhoek chooses PocketMedia to engage with youth

Bank Windhoek recently contracted Z-Card Africa, Middle East, India and Turkey (ZAMI) for the second time, to reproduce three different Z-Cards which engage the youth and educate them about the bank's different debit accounts and cards.

22 Apr 2013 12:14

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