GSA Summer Show gets sponsorship from Paragon

Paragon Architects has sponsored the University of Johannesburg's (UJ) Graduate School of Architecture's (GSA) Summer Show. The event will be held at the Museum of African Design (MOAD) in Maboneng on 30 November 2017. The Summer Show will feature a speaker line-up and will showcase the work of...

6 hours ago

Primedia Outdoor donates to the Smile Foundation

Primedia Outdoor has donated R350,000 worth of outdoor advertising to the Smile Foundation. The donation will assist the foundation in providing reconstructive surgery to underprivileged South African children. Smile Foundation will launch an educational OOH campaign on Rank TV to reach out to...

7 hours ago

Bookmarks 2018 entries close tomorrow

The entry deadline for the 2018 IAB SA Bookmarks close tomorrow. No entries will be accepted after midday on 24 November 2017. The Bookmark 2018 Awards takes place on 1 March 2018.

7 hours ago

AFP publishes its code of ethics in Chinese

AFP has published its code of ethics in Chinese in collaboration with the University of Hong Kong's Journalism and Media Studies Centre. The code of ethics sets out AFP's editorial principles. The code covers the importance of accuracy, balanced reporting and protection of sources along with...

8 hours ago

Vega, AMASA develop new short course

Vega and the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) has developed a new media management in brand building short course. The course will be available at Vega's Johannesburg and Cape Town campuses from 2018. The short course is aimed at providing a deeper understanding of the...

1 day ago

Intiem to stop print and go digital

Intiem will go fully digital from 1 February 2018 and will no longer be published as a printed magazine. The editorial team will focus on producing digital content and sharing it across several online and digital sources. Intiem intends on capitalising on its 187,000 fans on Facebook as well as...

1 day ago

Goal.com launches data-free app

Goal.com has launched its Goal Zero mobile app with data-free smartphone access and reduced bandwidth usage. The app is distributed by Perform Group and has been developed on the biNu App Publishing Platform, which incorporates technology that extensively optimises data efficiency. The app has...

2 days ago

Discover Digital develops electronic guide

Discover Digital has developed a new digitally interactive electronic programme guide (EPG) system for broadcasters and digital TV streaming services. The EPG creates a direct path to programming information and converts it to local time zones, providing viewers access to accurate live programme...

2 days ago

ICASA asks for submissions for regulations

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has asked for submissions as part of the public participation in reviewing and publishing the Draft Code for Persons with Disabilities Regulations. The regulations propose that an electronic communications services licensee must ensure...

3 days ago

Condriac Live to broadcast e-sports

Condriac has launched a live-streaming e-sports channel on Twitch TV. Condriac Live will be led by Kyle Singh and will broadcast from 9am to 5pm on weekdays.

3 days ago

AdColony holds discussion on mobile media

AdColony recently held a panel discussion on the challenges facing the mobile media space, focusing on mobile video in particular. Wayne Bishop, Ilse Grabe from Heineken, Lisa Green from Diageo and Benjamin Schoderer from Yum Foods participated in the discussion at the Country Club Johannesburg...

3 days ago

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...

17 Nov 2017

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,...

17 Nov 2017

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...

17 Nov 2017

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...

15 Nov 2017

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 canneslions.com.

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

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