Mega8 partners with Ginx TV in broadcast deal

Mega8 E-Sports has partnered with UK-based Ginx TV in an effort to make e-sports broadcasts more accessible to a South African audience as well as introducing the local gaming industry to a global audience. The partnership is to include a dedicated e-sports channel, which will broadcast the Mega8...

14 hours ago

Prospective students welcome to attend Vega open day

Vega will be holding an open day for prospective students at all its campuses, across the country, on 27 May 2017. A brand of The Independent Institute of Education, Vega offers IIE certificates, baccalaureates, honours, and master's programmes in design, branding, and business. Those interested...

1 day ago

2017 RDMAs are now open for submission

Entries for the 2017 Diageo SA Responsible Drinking Media Awards are now officially open. The RDMAs acknowledge the efforts of journalists and media professionals who write articles that relate to responsible alcohol consumption and the impact of alcohol abuse that are published between 1 August...

2 days ago

Jacaranda, Halo report on the success of the #MoreMusicYouLove audiovisual billboard

Earlier this year, Jacaranda FM and Halo unveiled the ‘More Music You Love' radio simulcast live lip sync billboard at Illovo Junction in Johannesburg. A first of its kind, the billboard was used to tell a live story, lip-synced by actors to the station's on-air music playlist during the...

18 May 2017

Loeries AME introduces SANBS Public Service Award

Loeries Africa Middle East and the South African National Blood Service will be introducing the new SANBS Public Service Award in recognition of the best public service work done in 2017. All public service or charity entries across all Loeries categories are eligible for the award, which will be...

17 May 2017

New student award added to 2017 New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards

In partnership with the University of Johannesburg, the 2017 New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards will add a new student-centric award, the New Generation Outstanding Students Award. The award is open to all registered first-, second-, third-year, and honours students who are studying at a...

16 May 2017

New presenter line-up, timeslot for BET A-List

Nandi Madida will be joined by Nomzamo Mbatha and Jessica Nkosi on BET A-List from 25 May 2017. Insert presenter Jesse Suntele will also be joining the studio presenters as the show moves to a new timeslot at 7pm on BET (DStv channel 129). Ayanda Nhlapo and Leroy Marc will continue their roles...

16 May 2017

First ever 8-I South Africa to be held in Stellenbosch

The Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography will participate in the very first 8-I South Africa, which will be held at Technopark, Stellenbosch. Web developers, WordPress developers, graphics or animation specialists, communication specialists, marketing professionals, branding specialists,...

16 May 2017

CityVarsity, Gauteng Film Commission to sponsor needy students

Twenty students will be viable to receive an education sponsorship, thanks to a partnership between CityVarsity and the Gauteng Film Commission. The memorandum of understanding between CityVarsity and the Gauteng Film Commission is aimed at assisting those students who are financially incapable of...

15 May 2017

ACT Awards calls for 2017 nominations

The 2017 Arts & Culture Trust Awards nominations for Lifetime Achievement Awards as well as an ImpACT Award for Young Professionals are now open. Hosted by Sun International and supported by the Nedbank Arts Affinity, DALRO, SAMRO, JTI and Creative Feel, the ACT Awards celebrates more than 150...

15 May 2017

Raise the curtain for the 2017 Naledi Theatre Awards

The who's who of South African theatre will be celebrating the past year's achievements at the 2017 Naledi Theatre Awards, which will take place at the Lyric Theatre in Gold Reef City on 5 June. Even though members of the public may attend the awards for R200 per ticket, the awards will be filmed...

15 May 2017

Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon launch digital platform

Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon have launched Discovery, a new web-based platform, which travellers can use to access content from the airlines' inflight magazines, Discovery and Silkroad, from anywhere in the world. The online platform will provide a broad range of articles and feature stories...

15 May 2017

Tshepiso Mabulana is the new DeLush Wines brand ambassador

Orange River Cellars' DeLush Wines has named Tshepiso Mabulana as its new brand ambassador. The YFM radio presenter and socialite will be promoting the brand's natural sweet white, red, and rosé wines with her radio presence and social media activity.

11 May 2017

AME Loeries entries get deadline extension

The deadline for Loeries entries in Africa and the Middle East has been extended to 31 May 2017. However, entries submitted after 15 May 2017 will be charged a 10% late fee.

11 May 2017

Samsung provides SA's Got Talent with the biggest prize in show's history

Samsung and's SA's Got Talent have partnered up for the eighth season of the reality show. Samsung's sponsorship of the show means that this year's contestants (winner and two final runners-up) have the opportunity to win the biggest prize pot in the show's history.

11 May 2017

Andrew Human to present first talk on entries for the 2017 Loeries

Loeries CEO Andrew Human will be hosting the first of five talks that Raizcorp will host on entries, this year. On 12 May at the Raizcorp headquarters in Sandton, Human will explain the rules, the categories, as well as the judging process, in addition to providing tips and guidelines on preparing...

11 May 2017

New line-up changes for Good Hope FM

Good Hope FM will go live with a new line-up, introducing new shows and entertainment, on 15 May 2017. The lineup will include new presenter partnerships, timeslots, and a new show which will include a ‘Happy Hour' on Mondays, which will be presented by Dalin Oliver and Carl Weber. Other changes...

11 May 2017

Y&R SA and Labstore SA now call Sandton home

Y&R South Africa along with its shopper marketing business unit, Labstore South Africa have found a new home in Rivonia, Sandton following its office relocation from Bryanston. Labstore is set to continue its working partnership with Y&R and Native VML.

10 May 2017

Discovery Networks' channel reach grows on DStv

Discovery Networks has announced that its two flagship channels, Discovery Family and Discovery Channel, will be available to more DStv subscribers throughout May and June. Discovery Family (DStv 136) will be available to DStv Access subscribers as from Wednesday, 10 May 2017 to Wednesday, 24...

9 May 2017

Outliers wins CCC grant prize

Outliers has been awarded the Cointreau Creative Crew Grant Scheme. Outliers will now receive the R100,000 grant prize to continue its mentorship programme for people who want to set up and run after school tutoring programmes. Outliers intends on using the CCC grant prize for additional...

5 May 2017

Get voting for the 2017 MOST Awards

Respondents have until 30 June 2017 to vote for their preferred media companies in the 9th annual MOST Awards survey. The winners of the survey will be announced at the MOST Awards ceremony, which will be held at The Wanderers Club in Illovo, Johannesburg on 14 September 2017. Survey...

4 May 2017

My Period is Awesome campaign, empowering the youth

Project Dignity, and Swedish NPO, Wise Economy Global Association, have partnered up in an effort to get rid of stigma associated with menstruation by offering young woman a solution in managing their menses by supplying them with Subz Pants and Pads, which are reusable and environmentally...

4 May 2017

Salty Flames is season five's Ultimate Braai Master(s)

Salty Flames has been crowned season five's Ultimate Braai Master(s). Nick Perfect and Chanel Marais competed with nine other teams in the South African cooking competition and have won R2m worth of prizes for their efforts....

3 May 2017

Darryl Marcus to lead Pypestream's SA office

Darryl Marcus will be heading US startup Pypestream's newly opened South African office as the GM Southern Africa. Pypestream was co-founded by South African expat Richard Smullen and is a private enterprise mobile messaging platform that influences intelligent automation and chat-bot...

2 May 2017

GALA video series highlights advancements in global advertising law

The Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance has released a new series of videos highlighting new advancements in global advertising law. Each of the videos is presented by a leading advertising lawyer, in a specific country, on the recent developments in advertising law in their jurisdiction. The...

2 May 2017

Application for S3 of The Great South African Bake Off now open

Start your ovens and get creaming because applications for the third season of The Great South African Bake Off are now open. Rapid Blue is set to film the ten-part series in Johannesburg, with a scheduled return to BBC Lifestyle (DStv channel 174), later in the year. Applications will close on...

2 May 2017

Media24 DAF to strengthen digital, e-commerce offerings

Media24 has appointed Sverre Munck, Yasmin Namini, Pat Kolek, and Evelyn Chan to serve on its newly formed digital advisory forum. The DAF is to strengthen the company's digital media and e-commerce operations.

2 May 2017

Welcome HuffPost

Huffington Post will now be known as HuffPost as new leaders, editor-in-chief Lydia Polgreen and CEO Jared Grusd look to rebrand the website. The name change will be made across all 17 international editions of the website. The rebranding will also include a website redesign in addition to the...

28 Apr 2017

Idea Foundry, now in South East Asia

Idea Foundry has launched in South East Asia. The company will be operating out of Thailand where its office in Bangkok will act as the central meeting place for clients in the South East Asia region.

28 Apr 2017

KFC launches reality cooking show, KFC Taste Kitchen

KFC launches its new reality cooking show, KFC Taste Kitchen. The reality TV show, which will take place over a 13-week period, will take teams of two on a food feast journey, where they'll create authentic and flavoursome South African dishes, with a grand prize of R1m up for grabs. KFC Taste...

26 Apr 2017

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