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2017 FM AdFocus Award finalists revealed!
2017 FM AdFocus Award finalists revealed!

The 2017 Financial Mail AdFocus Awards finalists have been revealed, with 21 agencies making the cut across six agency categories and a further eight finalists from two media agency categories so far.

1 hour ago

Winners of coveted OFM Music Awards announced
Winners of coveted OFM Music Awards announced

The winners of the coveted OFM Music Awards were announced on Thursday, 21 September 2017, during a special, live radio broadcast, hosted by much-loved presenter Cyril Viljoen.

Issued by OFM Radio 2 hours ago

Saving the world through better choices
Saving the world through better choices

Innovator and thought leader, Roger Martin, named the third most influential business thinker in the world in 2013, chooses Cape Town and the Nasdak at Media24 to launch his latest book, which calls on managers and leaders to embrace integrative thinking to create new value for the world.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 2 hours ago

QNET Board Adviser, David Sharma; Deputy Minister for Health, Community Development, Children and Elderly, Hamisi Kigwangalla; Permanent Secretary for Trade, Industry and Investment Adelhelm Meru and QNet Country Representative for Tanzania Benjamin Mariki cut the ribbon during the opening of QNet agent office in Tanzania.
QNet boosts direct selling operations in Tanzania

Asian direct selling company, QNet, is expanding its operations into East Africa. The company, which forms part of the $200 billion global direct selling industry, aims to offer quality consumer products and elevate standards of living by encouraging the spirit of entrepreneurship.

2 hours ago

Ory Okolloh
Top African business leaders to follow on Twitter

Many influential people have a strong social media presence. Gone are the days when you had to wait for a conference to get your dose of motivation or the latest update on what a business leader is up to.

3 hours ago

Experiences are the new black
Experiences are the new black

It is no longer chic to be chic and wealth is not displayed anymore. Consumers are no longer buying goods; instead they are spending on experiences. This dramatic change - from goods to experiences - in worldwide spending is permanent.

By Danette Breitenbach 3 hours ago

Fearless, or just pigheaded?
Fearless, or just pigheaded?

Did you know that DHA, an important omega-3 fatty acid, is found concentrated in mammalian brains? I ate one. Yes, I did. Pig brain! I still shudder at the thought, and I am pretty sure that my vegan friends will have my head for it. Yet, I did it. Why? Because actions speak louder than words, and when confronted with your own perception of bravery, you can only step up and face the proverbial music.

By Charlene Oliver, Issued by Grey 3 hours ago

Angelika Kempe
#InnovationMonth: How to really save money on production costs

Angelika Kempe, executive consultant at AdOps Value, shares what to look out for when assessing production cost estimates, as well as the impact of the ANA's recent report that advertising agencies and their holding companies are less-than transparent regarding production costs and the risk associated with it.

By Leigh Andrews 3 hours ago

Thuto Masihleho - From events intern to project coordinator
Thuto Masihleho - From events intern to project coordinator

There are few things that inspire us more than getting to watch one of our interns grow and embrace every opportunity to experience new things. With interns being central to our passion for development and learning, we're driven by how their fresh ideas and outlooks keep us moving forward, and how we learn just as much from them as they learn from us.

Issued by Worx Group 4 hours ago

All you need is love: Kfm 94.5 extends Love Song Hour on Kfm Nights
All you need is love: Kfm 94.5 extends Love Song Hour on Kfm Nights

Kfm 94.5's popular Kfm Love Songs feature has been extended for an extra hour as of 18 September 2017. The popular feature during Kfm Nights with Brandon Leigh includes a selection of the finest current and classic love songs which keeps listeners swooning from 8pm, Monday to Thursday.

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 4 hours ago

Roll on, Volksie bus; but did KMPG do the right thing for its reputation?
Roll on, Volksie bus; but did KMPG do the right thing for its reputation?

My colleague Seelan was about to head off to Sun City this past weekend and take the Jeep Renegade we have as a test car ... until he discovered how little room there is in the car.

By Brendan Seery 2 days ago

(c) Sergey Rasulov -
Are TV audiences declining?

At first it's hard, if not impossible, to get a grip on TV audiences. It will remain difficult until the industry has some real and solid research to confirm whether it's one way or the other.

By Chris Brewer 18 Sep 2017

Esther Mahlangu cuts the ribbon to officially open the mural to the public
SA's art and culture takes to the streets in New York

In a month-long partnership with Citi Bike which will see South Africa's unique art and culture taking to the streets of New York City, South African Tourism's US office is taking an innovative approach to grow the SA's arts, culture, and heritage offering by encouraging New Yorkers and visitors to the city to travel to South Africa.

18 Sep 2017