Gauteng Township Entrepreneurship Awards has 30 nominees

The 2017 Gauteng Township Entrepreneurship Awards, launched in 2016, have announced that following more than 260 entries in 16 categories, 30 nominees have been selected. The selection criteria included innovation and creativity, financial management, and performance, social and community impact,...

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Driving in Heels airs on SABC 3, this April

The 24-minute motoring show, Driving in Heels will make its season debut on SABC3 on Tuesday, 4 April at 9pm. Hosted by motoring journalist, Vuyi Mpofu, the weekly show will have viewers and celebrities shares their motoring experiences of being on South Africa road.

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Isidingo gets new title sequence as SABC3 rebrands

Isidingo will be getting a new title sequence as the SABC3 launches its rebranding on 3 April. The new title sequence will include several of the new cast members and the removal of the cast members who have left. The title sequence will also feature a reworking of the existing theme song....

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CNN rankings improve in first quarter of 2017

For the first time in 14 years, CNN beat out MSNBC and Fox News in leading the year's first quarter news viewership. In the period between January and March 2017, CNN has ranked number two in cable news and eighth in cable TV overall. All of its key programmes have indicated rating increases of...

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AB de Villiers announced as Montblanc's brand ambassador

Proteas one-day captain, AB de Villiers has been named Montblanc's brand ambassador for its Maison Montblanc boutiques in South Africa and India. De Villiers will be the face of Montblanc's entire range including watches, writing instruments, men's accessories, and leather goods.

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Loeries offers ‘how to enter' workshops

Loeries will be offering special ‘how to enter' workshops to help you with your submissions for the 2017 awards. These workshops are aimed at helping you navigate the rules and categories, explains how the judging process works, and provides you with tips and guidelines on preparing entries. All...

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Soap On A Rope premieres on SABC3, this April

The comedy drama, Soap On a Rope premieres on SABC 3 on 7 April 2017 at 7.30pm. It tells the story of a struggling, mediocre South African soap opera titled Hard Bodies. The show stars Patricia Boyer, Luthuli Dlamini, and Ameera Patel.

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Grey London commemorates 100-year-old origin story

To honour its 100-year-old origin story, Grey London launched its self-branding campaign, in recognition of its founders, Lawrence Valenstein and Arthur Fatt. The London office will now continue business under the name Valenstein & Fatt, for a period of three months, with a change in its office...

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Entries for the 2017 FCJ Excellence Awards still open

Entries for the 2017 FCJ Excellence Awards, which acknowledges work in local and community print newspapers, is open until 24 April 2017 to any permanent editorial staff member working for a local or community print newspaper in South Africa – entries should cover the period between 1 January 2016...

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National Geographic presents Origins: The Journey of Humankind

National Geographic brings the eight-part series, Origins: The Journey of Humankind to our screens, which traces the story of human civilisation and innovation that resulted in our modern-day world. The series delves into the ‘evolutionary ascension' that fuelled important moments which grew the...

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Michael Ware goes uncensored in new National Geographic series

The well-known war correspondent, Michael Ware, takes to National Geographic in an eight-part series titled, Uncensored with Michael Ware. The series takes Ware on explorations through various aspects of the world from New York Fashion Week to witch hunts in Papua New Guinea. Uncensored with...

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'The stage is yours!' new pay-off line for SABC 3

SABC 3 has refreshed its line-up, created a brand campaign and launched its new positioning statement, "The stage is yours!" From 3 April 2017, it introduces a reality slot at 7.30pm from Mondays to Wednesdays, with drama on Thursdays and Fridays. Tuesdays to Thursdays at 8.30pm, it will...

24 Mar 2017

Turner unveils new content for kids

Turner has unveiled a new line-up of content on its channels, Cartoon Network and Boomerang. Cartoon Network will be introducing Summer Camp Island based on the original short story created by British animator and illustrator, Julia Pott, whose credits include Adventure Time and the Cloudy with a...

23 Mar 2017

CNN's African Voices to look at the world's reaction to positive African stories

EbonyLife TV CEO and chairperson, Mosunmola 'Mo' Abudu will be featured in CNN's African Voices as the show looks at how the world has taken to watching stories about modern Africa in a positive light. After working as a media personality and producer in the African film and television industry,...

23 Mar 2017

e.tv's Ultimate Braai Master is most watched SA cooking show

Independent measurement figures indicated that e.tv's Ultimate Braai Master is the most watched cooking show in South Africa with an AMR of 982,667.

23 Mar 2017

Mega8 to host e-sports tournament

Mega8 will be branching out into e-sports by hosting the Autumn Cup. During the tournament, teams play against each in Counter Strike: Global Offensive as they campaign for the R50,000 prize. The remaining eight teams in the Autumn Cup will be taking on each other in CS:GO on 31 March 2017. The...

22 Mar 2017

Nadia Hearn to host series of Facebook for small business workshops

Get Published founder and Two Oceans Vibe radio presenter, Nadia Hearn, will be hosting a series of workshops on how small businesses can utilise Facebook to grow their brands. The Facebook 101 for Small Business Roadshow starts on 23 March 2017 and ends on 28 April 2017 and will be making stops in...

22 Mar 2017

Facebook's Messenger Lite is now available in SA

Facebook has launched Messenger Lite in South Africa. The app is a smaller, standalone version of Messenger for Android. Messenger Lite offers people with older Android smartphones and slower internet connections, the opportunity to send text, photos and links to anyone else using Messenger or...

22 Mar 2017

Lira: Dreamchaser returns for second season

South African songstress, Lira, continues her journey on Fox Life with the return of Lira: Dreamchaser which provides insight into the production and songwriting process of this dynamic and diverse star's latest album. Dreamchaser 2: Born Free gives us a look into the daily life of a musician...

22 Mar 2017

Blac Chyna is Cosmopolitan South Africa's April cover star

Reality show star, Blac Chyna is Cosmopolitan South Africa's April cover star. Cosmopolitan SA's fashion director, Bev Nates and art director, Juan Geel travelled to Los Angeles to meet with Chyna and worked alongside photographer, John Tsiavis on the photoshoot. Have a look at the behind the...

20 Mar 2017

Free workshop set to guide SA entrepreneurs to millions

Sales and marketing experts, Daniel Miller and Brett Fogle, alongside internet marketer, Leon Marinus, will be leading a free-to-attend three-hour business training and networking workshop aimed at guiding local entrepreneurs on how to turn their ideas into millions of rands in revenue. These...

20 Mar 2017

Bruketa&Žinic to become Bruketa&Zinic&Grey, following Grey acquisition

WPP's operating company, Grey will acquire a majority share in the Croatian full-service creative agency, Bruketa&Žinic. Once the acquisition is finalised, Bruketa&Žinic will amalgamate with Grey Zagreb, a WPP operating company and Grey Worldwide, to create Bruketa&Zinic&Grey.

20 Mar 2017

Touch Central renamed Touch HD

Launched on 29 August 2016, its aim is “to disrupt radio as we know it”, through innovation and by being uncensored, uncut and unpredictable. The station introduced listeners to a host of undiscovered broadcast talent from across South Africa. The station will continue being available through...

17 Mar 2017

2017 SingularityU Johannesburg Chapter launched at screening of The University

The launch of the 2017 SingularityU Johannesburg Chapter was held as part of a screening of the documentary film, The University, at the Killarney Mall CineCentre. A few days earlier, Michael Fichardt had hosted the Cape Town Chapter at Open's Workshop 17. Mann Made Media director Mic Mann is...

16 Mar 2017

Off the Beat ‘n Track set to be family-friendly mountain biking event

Tracker and Jacaranda FM will be presenting the very first Off the Beat ‘n Track mountain biking and music event in April. The event offers mountain biking routes which will range from 2kms to 50kms and family members of all ages may participate. After the race, families will be able to have a...

15 Mar 2017

Limelight moves office, makes new appointments

Limelight Consulting has relocated and moved into new offices in Green Point, Cape Town. In addition to the move, Limelight has also added two market research analysts, two web developers, three social media managers and another content curator to its team.

15 Mar 2017

Capitec adds value to mobile banking app

“Ads annoying, right?” Capitec has created three ads, each with different personalities, to add value to their mobile banking app. Instead of having to endure long queues at banks and stores, now you can ‘skip' and use their mobile banking app instead. Hilarity comes in the form...

14 Mar 2017

MA(SA) to recap proposed marketing research currency

The Marketing Association of South Africa (MA(SA)), The Advertising Media Forum (AMF) and the Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA), invites all Cape Town marketers and agencies to an event that will be looking into the proposed marketing research currency, replacing the All Media and...

14 Mar 2017

National Geographic premieres Genius, an Albert Einstein story

Fox 21 Television Studios brings to screen the extraordinary life story of Albert Einstein in Genius, which tells the story of how Albert became Einstein, exploring his achievements and personal relationships in a new 10-episode series story based on Walter Isaacson's book, “Einstein: His Life and...

14 Mar 2017

CCDI launches After Dark workshops for aspiring creatives

Cape Craft and Design Institute (CCDI) have recently launched their multi-disciplinary offering of short evening courses. After Dark courses provide creative and practical classes where attendees have the chance to learn how to make 3D-printed jewellery, as well as an origami mobile and more. A...

13 Mar 2017

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