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Episode 116: The future of Public Relations with Kevin Welman, MD of FleishmanHillard.

Date: 12 Dec 2014
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Date: 27 Nov 2014
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Date: 20 Nov 2014
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Digital OOH displays promote social interaction in Tanzania
Digital OOH displays promote social interaction in Tanzania

Samsung Electronics Tanzania, in partnership with one of Tanzania's outdoor players, Continental Outdoor Media, has embarked on an innovative campaign to share experiences among technologically empowered and social media-connected audiences...

17 Dec 2014 12:41

Alliance Media partners with Vodacom in Tanzania - Alliance Media
Alliance Media partners with Vodacom in Tanzania

Alliance Media and Vodacom have partnered on a new campaign focused on encouraging people to save money through their phones. Vodacom has started the M-Pawa campaign and the large-format billboards can be seen all over Tanzania...

Issued by Alliance Media 1 Dec 2014 21:16

Continental Outdoor ignites the streets of Malawi - Continental Outdoor
Continental Outdoor ignites the streets of Malawi

Continental Outdoor has continued its roll-out of Roadside Digital billboards across sub-Saharan Africa into Malawi with the erection of these world-class advertising structures into Blantyre and Lilongwe...

Issued by Continental Outdoor 26 Nov 2014 10:55

Alliance Media supports Rotary in Mauritius - Alliance Media
Alliance Media supports Rotary in Mauritius

This year sees the Rotary Club in Mauritius celebrating its Golden Jubilee and they've been holding various events over the past couple of weeks in the build-up to their AGM...

Issued by Alliance Media 11 Nov 2014 11:53

VavavavoOomph! - Oomph! Africa
VavavavoOomph!

Brand activation and OOH media expert Oomph! Africa cracked a record quarter-of-a-million attendance at Sanlam's Roadshow...

By Susan Mottram, Issued by Oomph! Africa 30 Oct 2014 10:46

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 111: Stretch Experiential Marketing with Mike Silver
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 111: Stretch Experiential Marketing with Mike Silver

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 30 October 2014, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Mike Silver from Stretch Experiential...

29 Oct 2014 09:17

Louise Marsland
[NewsMaker] The Loerie Awards 2014

The Loerie Awards is our NewsMaker this week. As judging for the Loerie Awards 2014 takes place this week, we asked some of the judges what they expect from the work this year and what they hope to see...

By Louise Marsland 17 Sep 2014 08:14

Opportunities in the Zimbabwean OOH advertising environment
Opportunities in the Zimbabwean OOH advertising environment

I have been visiting Harare over the past year and am always perplexed by the number of new outdoor advertising sites each time. Given that the economy is stagnant and...

By Tatenda Chiweshe 4 Sep 2014 15:00

Continental Outdoor continues to dominate Africa's DOOH growth! - Continental Outdoor
Continental Outdoor continues to dominate Africa's DOOH growth!

Continental Outdoor is leading the way in paving South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa's roads, commuter and consumer convergence areas with digital advertising screens. It is fast expanding its network across Africa...

Issued by Continental Outdoor 27 Aug 2014 12:28

Jockey targets Gabarone through OOH campaigns
Jockey targets Gabarone through OOH campaigns

To strategically engage the consumer market in Botswana, the Jockey out of home campaign has fifteen Jockey branded taxis travelling on major arterial routes around Botswana as well as a...

30 Jul 2014 11:26

Primedia moves into Namibia, first expansion outside SA
Primedia moves into Namibia, first expansion outside SA

The Primedia Lifestyle Group has been awarded marketing rights to its first African shopping centre, Maerua Mall, based in Namibia.

17 Jul 2014 11:23

Better days ahead for Nigeria's outdoor ad industry
Better days ahead for Nigeria's outdoor ad industry

The huge potential of the outdoor advertising industry in Nigeria and Africa at large has again been brought to the fore. Stakeholders unanimously agree that better days...

By Clarkson Eberu 16 Jul 2014 09:20

MP wants alcohol ads banned
MP wants alcohol ads banned

When MPs discussed the Report on Alcohol Abuse in Namibia late last week, Republican Party MP, Clara Gowases, called for a ban on the advertising of alcoholic beverages, reports Mathia Haufiku...

15 Jul 2014 09:54

[Cannes Lions 2014] SA wins 10 Lions in Media, Outdoor
[Cannes Lions 2014] SA wins 10 Lions in Media, Outdoor

At last night's award ceremony for Media, Mobile and Outdoor, South Africa was honoured with one Gold Lion, two Silver Lions, and seven Bronze Lions in the Media and Outdoor categories. (video)

18 Jun 2014 09:03

[Cannes Lions 2014] Media, Mobile, Outdoor shortlists
[Cannes Lions 2014] Media, Mobile, Outdoor shortlists

The Media, Mobile and Outdoor shortlists have been released and South Africa features in two of the three categories. (video)

17 Jun 2014 08:44

[Cannes Lions 2014] First shortlists, first winners
[Cannes Lions 2014] First shortlists, first winners

Cannes Lions has just announced the first of the shortlists for Cannes 2014, and the first winners - those in the new Cannes Lions Health category.

16 Jun 2014 08:52

Alliance Media does it again! - Alliance Media
Alliance Media does it again!

May has been a good month for Alliance Media as Alliance Media Zambia was presented with the Performance Management Review (PMR) Golden Arrow Award at a breakfast held in Lusaka. Alliance Media was awarded the Best Overall outdoor advertising company.

Issued by Alliance Media 26 May 2014 10:58

Loeries entry deadline extended to 13 June
Loeries entry deadline extended to 13 June

The Loeries deadline has been extended to 13 June. Judging takes place during Loeries Creative Week Cape Town from 15-21 September 2014. Winners will be announced Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 September at the 36th Annual Loerie Awards at the CTICC.

23 May 2014 10:39

90 years of good deeds! - Alliance Media
90 years of good deeds!

Alliance Media recently partnered with the Office of the President in Zambia by putting up a number of large-format billboards around Lusaka in honour of former president Dr Kenneth Kaunda, who celebrated his 90th birthday last month.

Issued by Alliance Media 19 May 2014 10:41

EDGE53 unveils new branding, services
EDGE53 unveils new branding, services

After a campaign that built up excitement around its rebranding, EDGE53, an events production and management company, finally revealed its new look, tagline and twist to its name earlier this week.

16 May 2014 10:40

The Loeries Africa Committee: Dan Oshodin
The Loeries Africa Committee: Dan Oshodin

Dan Oshodin is CEO of media audit company TMKG and Editor-in-Chief of Brandwork Nigeria, an online resource for sharing information, knowledge and learnings around the brand and marketing communication industry in Nigeria.

13 May 2014 12:28

Solving social challenges in townships
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
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
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 - Alliance Media
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
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 - Continental Outdoor
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 - Right Stuff
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
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 - Alliance Media
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

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