Naspers awards announced, OLX scores high

This year's Phil Weber award, Naspers' highest accolade for performance, went to chief executive of its online classifieds segment, Martin Scheepbouwer. In just four years, he has turned a loose collection of assets into the global operating business of OLX, active in 45 countries and serving over...

11 hours ago

SA Innovation Summit offers entrepreneurial speakers

The SA Innovation Summit will be held from 21-24 September 2016 at the Birchwood Hotel in Johannesburg. It is aimed at people managing policies or funding innovation projects, managing incubators and accelerators. Delegates will be inspired by working closely with Swiss innovators and...

11 hours ago

Uber, Nike+ Run Club help new runners unlock potential this weekend

On Saturday 27 August 2016, from 8am-1pm, Nike+ Run Club Pacer on Demand will offer personalised training sessions to runners, in conjunction with Uber in Johannesburg. Participants may enter the Uber promo code RUNJOBURG in order to reveal the NRC PACER view and request pacers on demand. If...

3 days ago

MTN back for Most Media Owner Africa Award sponsorship

The annual Most Media Owner Africa Award will again be sponsored by MTN, as the industry celebrates the Awards on 8 September 2016 at the Wanderers Club in Illovo, Johannesburg. "The media agency space is the lifeblood of the telecommunications industry. MTN is proud to be associated with a...

3 days ago

New sponsor for Most Media Owner Digital Award

Omnicom Media Group South Africa is sponsoring the Most Media Owner Digital Award for the first time. The eighth annual Most Awards ceremony is being held on Tuesday 13 September 2016 at The Wanderers Club in Illovo, Johannesburg. "We regard Omnicom's participation in the awards as significant....

24 Aug 2016

Mimecast sponsors Talk Radio 702 show Technobyte

Mimecast has announced that it will be sponsoring Talk Radio 702 radio show, Technobyte, after months of collaboration between the two brands. Brandon Bekker, MD at Mimecast South Africa says, "The sponsorship makes sense, as we see that cybercrime impacts individuals and businesses alike and...

24 Aug 2016

New lifestyle show features Nandi Madida, Ayanda Thabethe as presenters

Bet A-List, the new weekly lifestyle and entertainment magazine show from BET will feature Nandi Madida and Ayanda Thabethe as the new presenters on Thursday nights on DStv channel 129, from Thursday 8 September at 6.35pm. Monde Twala, Viacom's VP, BET, Youth & Music for Africa, says, "They are...

23 Aug 2016

Media production planning, scheduling Masterclass

Innovative Ideas Training Academy will host a Media Production Planning and Scheduling Masterclass on 22-23 September 2016 at the Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre, Johannesburg. Click here to download the Masterclass PDF and email Thembelihle Vundla at...

19 Aug 2016

New TVC for King Price

King Price launches its new product, business insurance, through a new TV commercial, in a creative collaboration between Xfacta and Team Best. The TVC aligns itself with business owners in a way that says, "We get you, because we are you." Click here to view....

18 Aug 2016

Four weeks to Assegai entry deadline

Entries for the Assegai Awards close on Friday 9 September. To nominate your work in any of the categories open for entry, go to www.assegaiawards.co.za and email any queries to az.oc.sdrawaiagessa@ofnibRev('brev-48029093-f040-40ea-9615-482ba99999fa',...

18 Aug 2016

WeChat turns TV into e-commerce channel

Utilising technology from WeChat, television viewers can scan a QR code from a television advert and have five products from Futurelife delivered free to their home from 9 September to 9 October on DSTV channels. WeChat will also be giving customers R50 cash back to their wallet, once the...

17 Aug 2016

Phat Joe to host daily Drive Time Show on East Coast Radio

From 15 August 2016, Phat Joe joined East Coast Radio to host the daily Drive Time Show on air from 3-6pm, Monday to Friday. As part the channel's latest line-up, Damon Beard will be in a new time slot, hosting his show from 9am to noon.

16 Aug 2016

Five new brand ambassadors for Samsung

Five new celebrity brand ambassadors have joined Samsung South Africa. They are Olympic swimmer Cameron van der Burgh, actor and TV presenter Maps Maponyane, celebrity chef Reuben Riffel, renowned Afrikaans singer and actor Bobby van Jaarsveld and former Miss South Africa and businesswoman Jo-Ann...

12 Aug 2016

Diarise Sikuvile Awards

The Standard Bank Sikuvile Awards will take place on 15 August, at the Johannesburg Trade Centre (the Venue, Greenpark) in Sandton. This year's awards, with the theme 'Quest for Distinction', attracted 484 entries. The judges selected 63 finalists in 14 of the 17 award categories. The remaining...

12 Aug 2016

LIA extends entry deadline to 24 August

Entries to the 2016 London International Awards (LIA) may still be submitted until 24 August 2016, following a deadline extension. Work submitted must have been broadcast, published or released in a commercial environment, with client approval, between 1 July 2015 and 31 July 2016. A new medium,...

10 Aug 2016

Tickets available now for TEDxCapeTown 2016

Bookings are now open for TEDxCapeTown 2016, taking place on Saturday 15 October at Ratanga Junction, Century City. The theme this year is 'Here to listen'. In case you are not 100% sure what TED or TEDx is, watch this 73-second video. Here are highlights from last year's event: TEDxCapeTown...

10 Aug 2016

"It's Finger Lickin' Good!" is back

In 2012 KFC changed their tagline to "So Good" encompassing the delicious new product offerings and ranges available on the menu that were new for KFC. This year KFC has gone back to what it is known for; being Finger Lickin' Good! The tagline is being re-introduced worldwide. KFC celebrates the...

8 Aug 2016

marcusbrewster launches on-demand PR service

Strategic communications firm, marcusbrewster, this month announced the launch of South Africa's first on-demand public relations service. The on-demand economy has broadly disrupted traditional, established industries in ways not seen since the Industrial Revolution. Global companies such as...

8 Aug 2016

Most Awards gains Times Media as sponsor

Times Media is the sponsor of the Most Media Agency of the Year Award, which will be awarded on Tuesday 13 September 2016 at The Wanderers Club in Illovo, Johannesburg. The Most Awards serve as a measure of the service efficacy of providers in the South African Media Industry. To book tickets,...

8 Aug 2016

Enter the Assegai Awards 2016

The Direct Marketing Association of South Africa (DMASA) has announced that the Assegai Awards are open for entry. These Awards celebrate the strategists, designers and communicators whose work can change consumers' and businesses perceptions and actions. The online entry for the Assegai...

5 Aug 2016

UK TV's Open Shoot features GoT Raleigh Ritchie

UK's Topman TV featured singer, songwriter and Game of Thrones actor, Raleigh Ritchie, as its Open Shoot collaborator. The Open Shoot series joins music artists and creatives with their fans and Topman audiences to create new projects that get people talking about the latest style trends,...

5 Aug 2016

GinjaNinjaPR is new name for Watt Communications

From 1 August 2016, Watt Communications, a boutique ICT PR agency, will be known as GinjaNinjaPR. Owner and chief ninja, Samantha Watt says that it was time to define the business more accurately and the people behind it. While the brand retains its ginja visual, the alignment with ninjas means...

4 Aug 2016

Cape Town workshop on upgrading media relationships

A short workshop on 'Five ways to upgrade your media relations' will be held on 25 August 2016 at Richard's Supper Stage and Bistro in Sea Point, Cape Town, between 1pm and 2.30pm at a cost of R250 per person. Led by Brian Berkman, a PR consultant and working journalist, who has had parallel...

4 Aug 2016

Closing date for SA Publication Forum Corporate publication competition is this week

The closing date for entries into the SA Publication Forum's corporate publication competition is Friday 5 August 2016. The competition offers industrial editors and corporate communication practitioners an opportunity to benchmark their publications against the best in the industry. Receiving...

4 Aug 2016

The Press Ombud rules on Dasnois case

A ruling passed by the The Press Ombudsman on Monday has called for the Independent Media to apologise to Alide Dasnois, former editor of The Cape Times. This ruling comes in response to the Independent Media's coverage of a settlement between the media group and Dasnois earlier this year regarding...

2 Aug 2016

Flume opens Cape Town branch

Flume is opening up a Cape Town branch, allowing the digital marketing agency to physically entrench themselves in their Cape Town clients' business, while also affording them the opportunity to further diversify their portfolio in the Mother City. Flume was started in 2013 by Jacques Du Bruyn...

1 Aug 2016

2016 Election web app goes live

On Sunday 31 July, Times Media's 2016 Election web app went live. It allows South Africans to follow the progress of Wednesday's local government elections, in real time. The application has been optimised to work on mobile devices as well as PCs, and can be accessed via ...

1 Aug 2016

Pop up origami campaign inspires thoughts on savings

A pop up origami installation was set up in London by European savings' brand, Raisin.com, Retroviral and South African origami artist, Ross Symons, to question bystanders on their personal views of finance. Bystanders gave varied answers to the question 'What are you saving for?' Their...

1 Aug 2016

SA's first 24-hour online music channel

The first 24-hour online music channel, Touch Central, founded by Gareth Cliff and Tbo Touch, will launch at the end of August. The channel will feature predominantly female jocks.

29 Jul 2016

Fairlady finalists ready for next stage

The Fairlady Women of the Future Awards 2016, in partnership with Santam, has announced its finalists for 2016, in the categories of Woman of the Future and Rising Star. Winners will be announced in August. Woman of the Future finalistsJessica Bonin (Lady Bonin`s Tea) - owner of an all female-run...

29 Jul 2016

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