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Women photojournalists called to enter international competition

Since 2000, the Association des Femmes Journalistes and Canon France, in partnership with the international Visa pour l'Image festival, and with the support of Figaro magazine, have awarded an annual prize for women photojournalists. Women photojournalists worldwide are welcome to enter the...

Remedial, special education title to go monthly

RemSpecED magazine, which launched in February 2007 with a print run of 5000 copies, will be published monthly. The full colour title provides information on parenting children with learning and development challenges, localised to South Africa. It is distributed through specialised schools, therapy...

New player secures three new custom publications

Design Culture Publishing, a relatively new player in the custom publishing industry, has secured three new custom titles, Labour Dynamix, the official publication for trade union UASA; Sunburst, the internal publication for Southern Sun Hotel Group and Phenduka, PPC’s corporate social...

Wedding fever for Cosmo
Wedding fever for Cosmo

click to enlargeAvailable with the March 2007 issue of Cosmopolitan, bridal supplement CosmoHitched! is a stitched-in 56-page wedding section offering fashion-insider advice, including celebrity wedding, catwalk trends and wedding tips. The aim is to empower Cosmo readers who are planning to get...

Avis awards custom mag contract

Isikhova Publishing & Communications has been awarded the contract to publish Top Five on behalf of Avis Car Hire. Top Five will highlight five of the region’s hottest spots, including restaurants, clubbing, shops, gyms and so forth. The glossy A5, 72-page magazine will be distributed at Avis...

Tick Tock is ticking

The countdown until the launch of Blue Planet Media’s new title on watches, Tick Tock, is on. Says publisher Jason Aarons, “The core advertising base is watch distributors/agents, jewellery manufacturers, jewellery designers and jewellery retailers who have realised that Tick Tock offers them a...

Encouraging people to take action
Encouraging people to take action

click to enlargeThe Social Entrepreneur special issue, which was published for the launch of The Social Entrepreneur Awards that took place at the World Economic Forum in Cape Town in last year, may be the first magazine focusing on social entrepreneurs in the world, according to publisher Darryl...

Wrapped now alternate monthly
Wrapped now alternate monthly

click to enlargeDue to the success of its experimental bumper December/January issue, gay lifestyle magazine Wrapped has changed its frequency to bi-monthly. It will also now be larger in page size and cover more than previous issues. “With every issue produced, we’ve learned and ironed out creases...

Honouring the best in local fashion

The inaugural Marie Claire Prix d’Excellence de la Mode Awards SA will recognise and award the best South African fashion designer, best emerging designer and best model and all 23 nominees will be showcasing their current collections at the Audi Joburg Fashion Week on Wednesday, 14 February 2007....

Design mag dedicated to women in business
Design mag dedicated to women in business

click to enlargeA quarterly magazine launched by Results Media in 2005, the latest and fifth edition - Women in Design in Business - focuses on the South African women who are in the frontline of making our country not just cutting-edge beautiful, but funky and functional as well - in architecture,...

Second golfing guide now available
Second golfing guide now available

click to enlargeResults Media's Gary Player Golfers' Guide Volume 2, which contains Player's descriptions of and tips for playing 35 more of South Africa's finest courses, including three major international golf courses, is now available as selected news agents and bookshops countrywide. A portion...

Guide to women's golfing world cup

An official pocket guide to the Women's World Cup of Golf has been bagged with the January issue of the Compleat Golfer magazine. "Compleat Golfer has supported this event since it came to South Africa in 2005 and we are proud to still be an official monthly partner magazine, providing our readers...

Hunt on for new swimwear model
Hunt on for new swimwear model

click to enlargeSports Illustrated magazine will be scouring South Africa for a swimwear model who will win an all-expenses paid trip to Malaysia to take part in the annual model shoot, to appear in the tenth anniversary Sports Illustrated Swimwear edition bought to you by Nashua, which goes on...

Shape magazine goes paperback
Shape magazine goes paperback

click to enlargeShape magazine has published The Shape Complete Workout Guide, the magazine's first book-a-zine in South Africa. The 178-page paperback is a great companion for anyone - from the couch potato, who would like to add stretching to their ad-break entertainment, to the fully-fledged...

For the lowdown on 4x4 trails
For the lowdown on 4x4 trails

click to enlargeAfter months of testing, the top ten 4x4 trails for 2006 are being featured in a 30-page supplement with the December/January issue of Drive Out magazine, available countrywide for R34.95. According to Drive Out publisher Andrew Nunneley of New Media Publishing, the issue featuring...

IT training guide to include skill survey results

ITWeb's 2007 IT Training Guide, its fifth annual directory of IT and telecoms training providers and products available in January 2007, will also include the results of an end-user IT skills survey that are intended to provide insight into trends shaping IT training in corporate South Africa. Other...

Second Winelands guide now available

Published by The World's Favourite Publications, the recently published second edition of the Wine Tourism Handbook, which launched in 2005, has been updated to make it even more user-friendly and comprehensive. In line with international wine tourism trends, it highlights the destinations,...

Contemporary title bearing fruit

Contemporary culture magazine one small seed has grown from 64 pages in its October 2005 launch issue to 176 pages for issue 05 (Nov-Dec-Jan), and with it an increase in its print run. This quarterly magazine features art, architecture, design, graphics, fashion, film, international styles and is...

Is it a book? Is it a magazine?
Is it a book? Is it a magazine?

click to enlargeAvailable since 22 November 2006, the 180-page stand-alone full-colour Bicycling bookazine Bicycling's Essential Guide to Cycling offers enthusiasts specialised training guides, bike set-up, gear, maintenance, rider profiles and nutrition and injury treatment. Says Tim Brink, editor...

Natural medicine title now available at Woolies
Natural medicine title now available at Woolies

click to enlargeLaunched as a quarterly magazine in 2000, the SA Journal of Natural Medicine has grown into a bi-monthly guide to healthy living. The magazine is now distributed by Central Media Distributors and in addition to Natural Medicine's regular retail outlets such as Exclusive Books, CNA,...

Chris Viljoen to direct fashion at Elle
Chris Viljoen to direct fashion at Elle

click to enlargeFashion specialist and multiple Mondi Award-winning Chris Viljoen has been appointed as the new fashion director for Elle magazine, taking over from now-editor Jackie Burger. Already an active member of the editorial team, Viljoen's signature will be evident from the April 2007...

Marie Claire's sparkling new brand extension
Marie Claire's sparkling new brand extension

click to enlargeMarie Claire Jewels, the magazine's first annual jewellery supplement, is currently available at leading retailers across South Africa. Sponsored by Visa International, the stand-alone magazine will become a regular supplement to the December issue of Marie Claire. The 98-page...

More of My Week in Gauteng

Media24's free LSM 8 - 10 lifestyle magazine, My Week, is now available in both Sandton/Fourways and Southern Johannesburg. In addition to the 20 000 free copies being distributed directly to homes in these areas twice a month, a further 5000 issues will be available on stands at key retail outlets...

Guide to eating now out
Guide to eating now out

click to enlargeThe ninth annual Eat Out directory, edited by Abigail Donnelly, is currently on sale at Exclusive Books and traditional outlets such as Woolworths, Pick 'n Pay and CNA for R39.95. According to publisher Lani Carstens, "This year's bumper issue has 248 pages featuring 800 carefully...

Magazine launches in style
Magazine launches in style

click to enlargeMedia24 Women's Magazines this month launched the South African edition of US-based publisher Time Inc's In Style magazine with a print order of 60 700 copies. According to editor Clare O'Donoghue, sales figures locally for the US and UK versions, which were both previously...

New wildlife buzz for airline youth mag

1time airline's 'tween in-flight magazine, 1time Buzz, will be introducing a monthly feature by two "wildlife warriors", Strictly Come Dancing contestant Michelle Garforth, and Animal Planet's Mark Tennant. Over the next 12 months, 'Go Wild' will look at many different aspects of wildlife and nature...

New associate publisher for Sports Illustrated, The Wisden Cricketer
New associate publisher for Sports Illustrated, The Wisden Cricketer

click to enlargeAnthony Evlambiou has been promoted to associate publisher of Touchline Media's Sports Illustrated and The Wisden Cricketer magazines, with immediate effect, and will also provide operational and strategic support to publisher Andrew Gillett. Evlambiou has been at Touchline since...

New one-stop guide to holiday options
New one-stop guide to holiday options

click to enlargeCurrently in its second edition, Travelideas is a new 100+ pages publication that encompasses both domestic and worldwide holidays, published quarterly by GSA Marketing, longstanding publishers of The GSA Travel Marketing Magazine for the travel trade. Says Guy Hawthorne, publisher...

Sports magazine honours SA sports stars
Sports magazine honours SA sports stars

click to enlargeThe December 2006 issue of Sports Illustrated South Africa celebrates a year of extraordinary performances by sportsmen and women with the inaugural Sports Illustrated Sports Awards. The first Sports Star of the Year award goes to Bok forward Os du Randt. Sports Illustrated's US...

Guide for kiddies' parties launching at expo

Online kids' directory and parenting website Kidsdirect.co.za is launching its first print annual, The Complete South African Kid's Party Guide 2007, at the Baba Indaba, Sandton Convention Centre, on Friday, 10 November 2006. The publication is an A5 glossy guide featuring over 100 South African...

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