The Bull filmmakers wants to go international

The creators of a local South African film titled the 'The Bull' wishes to have their film taken to international film festivals. The opportunity to gain international film festival recognition is being crowd-funded by crowdfunding platform Thundafund. The film was made with zero funding and...

1 day ago

Jika TV pulls in half a million subscribers

MobiMedia's new launched platform, Jika TV, released subscriber figures that shows that the platform has generated an active user base of over 500, 000 in three months. The growth is driven by a variety of content that covers topics such as sports news and round-ups, health and fitness, food,...

1 day ago

East Coast Radio enters e-commerce space

East Coast Radio has created an online shop on its website to offer its clients innovative ways to solve their advertising challenges and to connect with their customer base. East Coast Radio personalities will be involved with the store by browsing the products and giving their views on some of...

1 day ago

SABC to broadcast RWC host country announcement

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) will broadcast the World Rugby Council's announcement of the host country for the 2023 World Cup Rugby. SABC Sport will broadcast the announcement live on SABC 2, news channel 404, and several SABC radio stations from 2.30pm until 4pm. RSG and...

3 days ago

Mint Mobile rebrands to Mint Connect

Mobile hardware company Mint Mobile has rebranded to Mint Connect. The company's decision to rebrand is part of its evolution from a mobile device manufacturer to a full-fledged technology company. The rebranding was created in partnership with Cubed Consulting.

14 Nov 2017

SAB offers free advertising space

SAB is offering free advertising space for small and medium businesses on Jan Smuts Avenue billboard during Global Entrepreneurship Month. The entrepreneur's business name, business service description and contact details will be featured on the billboard. The display will provide the opportunity...

14 Nov 2017

Cannes Lions Launch

A broadcast of the Cannes Lions 2018 Launch will air tonight at 9pm CAT on

13 Nov 2017

Flow Communications picks up international award

Flow Communications CEO Tiffany Turkington and MD Tara Turkington are to receive the 2017 International Women's Entrepreneurial Challenge (IWEC) award. They will accept the award during the organisation's 10th annual conference in Redmond, Washington. IWEC is a New York-based international...

13 Nov 2017

Spree unveils #SpreeShopTheShoot

Spree's brand ambassador Tellaman is to record the music video to his latest song S.A.P on 16 November 2017. The recording will enable Spree shoppers to shop the looks online as soon as they appear during the filming. Spree and Tellaman will be revealing the #SpreeShopTheShoot looks that'll be...

9 Nov 2017

CEO comments on Jacques Pauw's book launch malfunction

The CEO of Exclusive Books, Benjamin Trisk, has issued a statement regarding the cancellation of Jacques Pauw's The President's Keepers book launch. Trisk mentioned that there is an investigation underway to determine the circumstances of the power failure at the book launch. The CEO further...

9 Nov 2017

Power cut delays Pauw book launch

Jacques Pauw's The President's Keepers book launch was postponed on Wednesday night after a power cut at Hyde Park Corner in Johannesburg. Pauw was 40 minutes into a discussion about his book with former Business Day editor Peter Bruce when the power outage occurred. The launch was announced...

9 Nov 2017

Italian Film Festival at Ster-Kinekor Cinema

The Johannesburg Italian Film Festival (JIFF) is to take place at Ster-Kinekor Cinema Nouveau Rosebank Theatre from 10 to 12 November 2017. The festival is held under the auspices of the Consulate General of Italy in Johannesburg. This year's festival features the films of acclaimed actor...

8 Nov 2017

Mscsports to manage Ram's T20 Challenge sponsorship

Mscsports successfully facilitated Ram's sponsorship of Cricket South Africa's (CSA) Ram Slam T20 Challenge. Mscsports has been Ram's long-standing sponsorship agent for over 10 years and will manage all of the activations regarding the cricket event on behalf of Ram. Mscsports will manage the...

8 Nov 2017

Mr Price's share price jump

Mr Price has had a share price jump of 11% after it said interim earnings grew by up to 25%. The company is expected to report on 20 November 2017 that its basic and headline earnings per share for the 26 weeks to 30 September 2017 grew between 20% and 25%. Mr Price focuses on selling for...

7 Nov 2017

Mediamark goes digital with audio advertising

Mediamark has partnered with Triton Digital to provide digital in-stream audio advertising solutions to its clients. Mediamark is the media sales representative for Kagiso Media stations, which include Jacaranda FM and East Coast Radio. Clients' inventory will be available for direct purchase or...

7 Nov 2017

Exclusive Books to continue sale of The President's Keepers

Exclusive Books will continue the sale of Jacques Pauw's The President's Keepers. The South African Revenue Service (SARS) and The State Security Agency (SSA) have both expressed displeasure with the book. The book's publisher was also reportedly told to withdraw the book from circulation within...

6 Nov 2017

SABC's Sizwe Vilakazi shot and killed

Sizwe Vilakazi, the head of legal services at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), was shot and killed at the weekend. Vilakazi started working for the SABC in 2008 and was appointed as the head of legal service last year.

6 Nov 2017

East Coast Radio bids farewell to Johann Von Bargen

East Coast Radio has said goodbye to radio traffic veteran, Johann Von Bargen, who has decided to retire. Von Bargen, who is referred to as 'The Traffic Guy', has been with the radio station since its inception and has 33 years' experience in the field. The Traffic Guy will give his last...

3 Nov 2017

Tiso Blackstar extends finance section

The personal finance section of Tiso Blackstar, Money, has extended its reach to Sowetan audiences. The finance section will also be available on the SowetanLIVE website. Money launched in Sowetan on 2 November 2017 and is to appear regularly each Thursday thereafter.

3 Nov 2017

Mitsubishi launches new brand strategy

Mitsubishi launched a new brand strategy, global tagline and initiative at the Tokyo Motor Show in Japan. The 'Drive for Growth' initiative is a three-year strategic plan for sustained and profitable growth, targeting an increase of more than 30% in annual unit sales to 1.3 million vehicles...

3 Nov 2017

The final Sunday Times Leaders on the Move tour

Sunday Times, in association with the JSE, announced the final Sunday Times Leaders on the Move tour of 2017. The tour, which was organised by Tiso Blackstar Events division, creates an opportunity for a group of future business leaders to meet carefully selected directors in business over the...

3 Nov 2017

VOOV to get channel on DStv

Streaming mobile app VOOV will launch its own channel on DStv on 3 November 2017. The channel will start off broadcasting live streams of VOOV ambassadors in 10-minute segments from 5-8pm every day. VOOV TV may be viewed on channel 196 on the Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Family, Access and...

2 Nov 2017

New York Festivals International Advertising Awards entries open

Entries for the 2018 New York Festivals International Advertising Awards are now open. Established 60 years ago, the awards aim to recognise global creative excellence in advertising and marketing communications. New York Festivals has introduced a new fee structure for entry pricing; one fee...

2 Nov 2017

Ster-Kinekor to host Cannes Lions show reel screenings

Cinemark will be holding special screenings of the best commercials of the 2017 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity at select theatres across the country. The Cannes Lions showreel will be held at the Ster-Kinekor Nouveau theatres at the V&A in Cape Town, Sandton in Johannesburg, and Gateway in...

31 Oct 2017

Herbalife joins Yamaha as Blu Cru racing team title sponsor

Herbalife South Africa has joined Yamaha Distributors South Africa as the joint title sponsor of the Blu Cru racing team. The Herbalife sponsorship is both monetary and product-based. Yamaha established the Blu Cru racing team in 2017 as a stepping stone for the next generation of off-road...

30 Oct 2017

Vuma sells 51% stake

Vuma Reputation Management has conducted a Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBBE) transaction with three members of the company's executive team. The result of the transaction makes the company now 51% black-owned and 30% black female-owned. The three members acquired the 51% stake...

26 Oct 2017

Vega invests R3m

Vega has invested R3m in bursary programmes and annual events in an attempt to nurture the next generation of decision makers. There are currently 73 bursary students registered at Vega. Vega also provided seven KZN-based students with full scholarships in 2017 as part of its ongoing...

26 Oct 2017

Disney to premiere Tangled:The Series

A series of Walt Disney Animation Studios' film Tangled will be premiered on DStv's Disney Channel on Monday, 30 October 2017 at 4pm. The roles of Rapunzel and Eugene will be repeated by Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi. The series was developed by Chris Sonnenburg and Shane Prigmore.

26 Oct 2017

DISCOP Johannesburg, Sky Rink studios enter partnership

DISCOP Johannesburg has entered into a partnership with Sky Rink studios. The partnership is aimed at supporting independent producers working in Johannesburg. As part of the partnership, DISCOP will promote Sky Rink facilities via tours taking place during DISCOP where producers will have the...

25 Oct 2017

SABC joins Oliver Tambo statue unveiling

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is to partake in the revealing of the life-size statue of Oliver Reginald Tambo at OR Tambo International Airport on Thursday, 19 October 2017. The event forms part of the build-up to the centenary celebration that will take place on 27 October...

19 Oct 2017

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