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
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
"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
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 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
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
LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.
22 Apr 2013 11:05
Alliance Media has recently installed Zambia's largest billboard, breaking their own record which was set only six months ago when they installed a billboard measuring 6mx30m for Samsung on the upmarket Kabulonga traffic circle.
Issued by Alliance Media 17 Apr 2013 09:48
From Amoeba to Icon; where do you currently rank in your industry's natural progression? In this piece, I walk you through the seven stages of development as you strive to position yourself as an industry expert. [video]
By Douglas Kruger 13 Apr 2013 06:31
Alliance Media has once again taken the first place in the category of Outdoor Advertising in the prestigious PMR (Professional Management Review) Awards.
Issued by Alliance Media 10 Apr 2013 10:51
Alliance Media Mauritius brings another first to Mauritius, having recently installed a network of large format supersize billboards across the Island.
Issued by Alliance Media 8 Apr 2013 09:29
While Out of Home Media South Africa (OHMSA) is talking about increasing OOH share of spend from about 4% to 10%, a parallel opportunity is lurking in the wings.
By Tatenda Chiweshe 5 Apr 2013 06:56
Loerie entries are now open, and those that get their work in by 15 April 2013; get 10% off their entry fee. The final deadline for entries is 31 May and agencies or marketers throughout Africa and the Middle East can enter their work.
4 Apr 2013 10:04
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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 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
The night skies in Lusaka, Zambia, are lit up by Continental Outdoor Media, hosting the Samsung logo on Findeco House which has now become an iconic site on the skyline.
Issued by Continental Outdoor 17 Apr 2013 11:02
In a first of its kind Continental Outdoor Media Botswana has acquired exclusive rights to advertising in one of the largest retail spaces in Botswana.
Issued by Continental Outdoor 12 Apr 2013 12:54
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