Ground-breaking healthcare solutions grab the Innovation Prize for Africa 2016 - total cash awards of US$150 000, showcasing African ingenuity...
Marketing in Africa: getting around uniquely African hurdles...
Two major investors in African power projects announced a joint venture to help boost electricity output across the continent...
Africa's average rate of productivity growth falls to 1.7%...
There is both good news and bad about the future of the youth in Africa, says new Africa columnist, Kerushan Govender...
To bring music to forefront of marketing and pioneer a new model for integrating music and brands, a joint venture has been signed between WPP and Alex Da Kid...
24 Jun 2015
CANNES, FRANCE: WPP, DailyMail and Snapchat today announced the establishment of Truffle Pig, a joint content marketing venture combining the best of global agency, newsroom and social media talent...
23 Jun 2015
PARIS, FRANCE: Hotel reservation site Booking.com will allow hoteliers in France, Italy and Sweden to charge cheaper prices elsewhere after legal challenges, the French competition authority said Tuesday...
22 Apr 2015
CANNES, FRANCE: At the 2015 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Bob Greenberg, Founder, Chairman and CEO of R/GA, will be honoured with the Lion of St Mark...
9 Apr 2015
CANNES, FRANCE: Andy Rice is the first South African to join the Creative Effectiveness judging panel for the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
12 Mar 2015
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...
5 Mar 2015
CANNES, FRANCE: To reward work that shatters gender stereotypes, Cannes Lions has inaugurated the Glass Lion: The Lion for Change...
4 Mar 2015
PARIS, FRANCE / JOHANNESBURG-CAPE TOWN, SA: Publicis Groupe has announced today the acquisition of the South Africa-based company Epic Communications, one of SA's leading independent integrated strategic communications agencies...
26 Feb 2015
CANNES, FRANCE: The Jury Presidents for the Cannes Lions, taking place 21-27 June 2015, have been announced...
15 Dec 2014
CANNES, FRANCE: European research company Best Marketing International has monitored the Gold and Grand Prix winners of 35 local, regional, and global digital marketing awards from all corners of the World (including Cannes Lions) between January and June 2014. (video)
Hando Sinisalu and Ann Kruuk 2 Jul 2014
CANNES, FRANCE: The forum explores talent, art, data & music workshops deliver practical learnings master classes present personal stories with industry greats.
30 May 2014
CANNES, FRANCE: The organisers of the 61st Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, have announced that the Lion of St. Mark award will this year be presented to director Joe Pytka in honour and celebration of his long and outstanding contribution to creativity in the advertising and communications industry.
21 May 2014
CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced that this year's Festival will incorporate a programme dedicated to showcasing, understanding and celebrating Brazilian creativity.
2 Apr 2014
Lions Health, the inaugural global festival and awards celebrating creativity in healthcare marketing and communications will welcome a speaker lineup that includes some of the most awarded creatives in healthcare and top marketers at the forefront of the industry from around the world.
28 Feb 2014
CANNES, FRANCE: The 61st Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from 15-21 June 2014, is now accepting entries across all categories.
27 Jan 2014
CANNES, FRANCE: Cinemark, the local SA representatives of Cannes Lions and its affiliates, with their passion for both great film and advertising, bring you the latest information from the world's premier advertising festivals.
15 Jan 2014
CANNES, FRANCE: Bringing the 60th Cannes Lions Festival to a close, the Branded Content & Entertainment, Film, Film Craft, Titanium and Integrated Lions winners have been announced.
24 Jun 2013
PARIS, FRANCE: The global advertising market will grow by a less than expected 3.5% this year, French ad giant Publicis said yesterday, marking down last December's forecast of 4.1% growth for the second time.
19 Jun 2013
CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity together with the China Advertising Association is bringing China Day to the festival, a series of insightful forums presented by some of China's industry thought leaders and experts in creativity, marketing and cultural understanding.
3 Jun 2013
CANNES, FRANCE: Celebrating its 60th year, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is set to commemorate its anniversary with the launch of Game Changers; an exhibition and accompanying book that celebrate six decades of campaigns that have changed the landscape of the advertising industry forever.
30 May 2013
SAN FRANCISCO, US: The 4th edition of The Bees Awards - 1st international social media marketing awards - has announced their 2013 nominations.
21 May 2013
CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity completes the jury line-up by naming the members of the Design, Film Craft, Media, Promo & Activation, and Radio Lions categories.
18 Apr 2013
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY / BANGKOK, THAILAND: Kevin Beatty, the CEO of DMG Media, where digital advertising growth is offsetting lost print revenues for the first time, has joined a session on "New business models for news" at the 65th World Newspaper Congress. The event will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 2 to 5 June next.
10 Apr 2013
CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, one of the world's leading celebrations of creativity in communications, has announced the line-up of the first five juries participating in this year's event for the Creative Effectiveness, Film, Innovation, Press and Titanium & Integrated Lions categories. SA is represented on the Film (Alistair King) and Press (Paul Warner) juries.
4 Apr 2013
CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced the launch of the Cannes Lions Young Account Executive Academy, a new learning programme aimed at nurturing young industry talent, which will run during the 2013 Festival from 16-22 June.
8 Mar 2013
CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions CMO Accelerator Programme with Jim Stengel, sponsored by the Mobile Marketing Association, is an exclusive opportunity for a select group of chief marketing officers and senior marketing directors to focus on the key issues they and their brands face in an ever-changing communication landscape.
18 Feb 2013
CANNES, FRANCE: Marking 60 years of creativity this June, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced the outstanding 16 Jury Presidents who will chair the 2013 juries.
14 Feb 2013
NEW YORK, US: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards, now in its 56th, year announced six additional appointments to the 2013 Executive Jury. This elite group of worldwide chief creative officers and executive creative directors were chosen to select the World's Best Advertising across all mediums from the shortlist selected by the online Grand Jury.
30 Jan 2013
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, HAMBURG, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers' (WAN-IFRA) 4th annual Printing Summit, to be held in Hamburg, Germany, in March, will focus on design, digital printing, energy savings and innovation for maximizing revenues from newspapers in print.
25 Jan 2013