TBWA\ Angola engineer flashmob
TBWA\ Angola engineer flashmob

Grocery shopping in Angola recently took a turn from the mundane when shoppers were surprised with a flashmob. TBWA\ Angola engineered the guerilla-marketing stunt for Cerveja CUCA, a local beer manufacturer in the Angolan market. Unsuspecting onlookers were treated to an energetic flash dance...

2 Jul 2012

Looking for African women leaders

The Kuwa Ajabu Foundation ("be extraordinary") is a non-profit organisation which empowers and builds sustainable capacity in the form of job creation for young, unemployed people across Africa. Affiliate partners include the UN, Women In Finance, Menprow and the fully black-owned Blue Rain...

8 Apr 2011

Lewis Hamilton, Johnnie Walker promote responsible drinking
Lewis Hamilton, Johnnie Walker promote responsible drinking

click to enlargeMcLaren Mercedes F1 team driver Lewis Hamilton, and sponsor Johnnie Walker, are together promoting responsible drinking in Angola. The awareness campaign has been built on an outdoor advertising campaign with Continental Outdoor on strategically placed wall wraps, building wraps and...

10 Feb 2011

Journalists in exile

Over the past six years, the Committee to Protect Journalists has documented 243 cases of journalists who have been forced to flee their home country to avoid harassment and imprisonment. On average, three journalists a month make this escape, with less than 15% of them ever seeing home again....

20 Jun 2007

New leadership for Media24 Africa

Media24 Africa, a division of Media24, has appointed Glynis O'Hara as the editorial director of its Africa operations. O'Hara will assume editorial responsibility for Drum East Africa and True Love East Africa, True Love West Africa, Kick Off Nigeria, weekly soccer newspaper GOAL! and the soon-to-be...

11 Jan 2006

Angola to get new TV channels

Angola has set up a commission to work on modifying the country's Press Bill to allow for the existence of television channels other than the existing State-related ones. The future Press Bill will also allow for the establisment of privately-run short waves radio stations, said Media Minister...

11 Jun 2003

FCB Africa wins award in Angola

Executive Centre FCB, the FCB Africa agency in Angola, has won the 'Grand Prize TV Award' at the Angola Advertising Awards Ceremony 2003 held in Soyo early in May, for a commercial it developed for Savanna Cider.

14 May 2003

SA to help Angolan media

The SA ambassador to Angola, Tony Msimanga, said on Tuesday after visiting the Journalists Training Centre in Angola that the SA Government will be helping the development of the media industry in SADC countries by co-operating in the fields of technology and the training of media staff.

7 May 2003

Yfm extends range

Yfm has extended its field of broadcast and is now available on DStv's Channel 60 of the audio transmissions. Yfm can now be received in most of Southern Africa, including the whole of the RSA, Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, Southern Angola, Mozambique and parts of Zimbabwe.

6 May 2002

RETOSA appoints public relations representative

New Cape Town communications consultancy Next Generation Communication has been ap­pointed the sole Public Relations Agency in Southern Africa for the Regional Tourism of Southern Africa (RETOSA). One of the essential duties of Next Generation will be to consistently update the travel trade and the...

26 Oct 2001

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