Farzeen Bhana travels a far road to success
Farzeen Bhana travels a far road to success

She's a project leader at Tushiyah Advisory Services. And at 31, Illovo resident, Farzeen Bhana, is building business blocks one cupcake at a time.

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#Newsmaker: Justine Cullinan wins Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss Corporate Award
#Newsmaker: Justine Cullinan wins Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss Corporate Award

5FM's station manager Justine Cullinan won the Corporate Award at the Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss Awards on Thursday, 9 November. It was just her and overall winner Amanda Dambuza, founder and director of consulting company Uyandiswa, who took home awards on the night.

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

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Winners announced for 2017 Epica Awards

In the 2017 Epica Awards there were Grand Prix winners from Canada, the United States, Poland, Germany and France. The jury decided to award two film Grands Prix this year, one for a film supporting a nonprofit organisation and one for a commercial for an online retailer.

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Julia Anastasopoulos in Tali’s Wedding Diary.
SuzelleDIY stars as a bridezilla in Tali's Wedding Diary

Premiering on 14 December 2017, Tali's Wedding Diary follows a self-obsessed Sandton princess (Julia) who's moved to Cape Town and is filming the build-up to her wedding to her property-agent fiance Darren (Anton Taylor, star of the popular web series Jozi Shore and the award-winning short Money, Keys, Phone).

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Havas Southern Africa appoints Chief Strategy Officer
Havas Southern Africa appoints Chief Strategy Officer

Havas is proud to announce the appointment of Mandy Leontakianakis as its new Chief Strategy Officer. Leontakianakis will be based in the Johannesburg office, leading strategy at Havas Johannesburg and across the group, including Havas Boondoggle in Cape Town.

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 1 day ago

Meet newly appointed HDI CEO, Bongani Chinkanda
Meet newly appointed HDI CEO, Bongani Chinkanda

"The best idea wins" are words that Malawi-born, and Zimbabwe-raised Bongani Chinkanda lives by. An avid technophile and youth enthusiast, Bongani believes that now is the time for transformation in the marketing industry, and intends to play a major role in addressing the transformation gap.

Issued by HDI Youth Marketeers 1 day ago

Employer branding: Is loyalty becoming unfashionable?
Employer branding: Is loyalty becoming unfashionable?

"The game has always been about money and accruing it.
It's never really been about the people who help that process.
And therein lies the death of company loyalty."
~ Ted Bauer, "
The Context of Things"

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Seseki Itsweng to lead Openfield into the future
Seseki Itsweng to lead Openfield into the future

Openfield Marketing is proud to announce that Seseki Itsweng has been appointed Managing Director of Openfield Marketing in South Africa.

Issued by Openfield 1 day ago

MultiChoice rewarded for media marketing excellence at PromaxBDA
MultiChoice rewarded for media marketing excellence at PromaxBDA

MultiChoice and Ogilvy Johannesburg received eight awards at 2017 PromaxBDA Africa Awards, held last Thursday. The PromaxBDA Awards acknowledge exceptional work in the media marketing space - Ogilvy's campaigns for DStv received three gold and five silver awards.

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 1 day ago

Zim news app sees spike in traffic
Zim news app sees spike in traffic

Zimbabwe's #datafree Zim News app spikes to more than 3 million daily page views as citizens seek information on crisis.

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The real story behind the huge crowds gathered at iPhone launches

Apple's special edition iPhone X release - like the new iPhones before it - brings thousands of people lining up in front of Apple stores around the globe. It raises the seemingly obvious question: what sane person would queue overnight for an over-priced, at best incrementally-changed gadget?

By Harald Wieser 2 days ago

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JWT creates "Be Famous Famous" campaign for One Show 2018 call for entries

The One Club for Creativity has opened the call for entries for the 2018 One Show awards, and kicked off yesterday, Wednesday, 15 November 2017, with the humorous "Be Famous Famous" campaign developed by J. Walter Thompson New York.

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#MeettheMarketer: Are business consultancies the ad agencies of the future?
#MeettheMarketer: Are business consultancies the ad agencies of the future?

Anatoly Roytman, managing director of Accenture Interactive and Global lead for EALA (Europe, Africa, Middle East and Latin America), believes that Accenture Interactive is building the "agency of the future". We asked him to elaborate as our #MeettheMarketer this month on Bizcommunity.africa.

By Louise Marsland 13 Nov 2017