NEWSWATCH: The interpreter for the deaf at the memorial service for Madiba is a fake, and produced gibberish, it is claimed, reports Singapore's Straits Times, and you won't hear Zuma being booed... well, not on the SABC, anyway, reports City Press.
By Rod Baker 12 Dec 2013 06:45
As of 6 December this year you will no longer see a nurturing mother feeding her happy baby a bottle of formula milk as an advertisement in any newspaper, magazine, on a website or on television. In fact, you will not see the names of any brand or logos of infant formula, follow-up formula or powdered milks, or feeding bottles, teats and feeding cups for infants being promoted anywhere.
By Lize Mills 11 Dec 2013 09:28
On Saturday 7 December 2013, the leadership and members of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (UCKG)'s men's group, IntelliMen Project and the Youth Power Group, marched from the Cenacle of the Holy Spirit in Plein Street, through the streets of Johannesburg honouring Nelson Mandela's life.
Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 10 Dec 2013 13:21
NEWSWATCH: Independent group chair Iqbal Survé has denied that former Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois was removed because of an editorial stance, and implied that she was axed for not meeting financial targets; not all the staff are buying it, reports Mail & Guardian, which also reports that the new editor, Gasant Abarder, is alleged (by EWN) to have 'absconded' from his position at Primedia Broadcasting (which owns EWN).
By Rod Baker 10 Dec 2013 09:47
The main activities of the national week of mourning.
10 Dec 2013 08:23
You either love Miracle Whip or you hate it. You either love Marmite or you hate it. In a campaign for Miracle Whip, the advertising showed some people praising its taste, where others were less complimentary - with one guy threatening to break up with his girlfriend if she liked the product. The similarity with a Marmite campaign I saw many years ago has an uncanny resemblance...
By Sid Peimer 10 Dec 2013 07:40
Independent News and Media chairman Dr Iqbal Survé has dismissed Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois with immediate effect‚ raising fresh questions around the independence of the group's print titles.
By Paul Vecchiatto 9 Dec 2013 14:03
One Digital Media (ODM), the largest digital signage company in South Africa, and KFC are on track to complete one of the largest digital menu board networks in the world. Currently, over 5000 digital menu boards have been installed for KFC YUM! in South Africa.
Issued by One Digital Media 9 Dec 2013 10:09
The Protection of Personal Information Act No. 4 of 2013 (POPI) was signed into law in November. It comes at a time when marketing has just entered the promised land of customer profiling, behavioural advertising, big data, and multiple marketing channels.
By Steve Ferguson 9 Dec 2013 08:42
A great man has passed away and we all mourn the loss of Madiba, but while we mourn, let us also celebrate the life and the achievements of one of history's greatest statesmen, and certainly South Africa's and Africa's greatest. (video)
6 Dec 2013 05:06
Many a retailer will sing to the tune of "The customer is always right", but not a lot actually live the phrase, much less invest any time or innovation in it. Luckily for you and I, this age of short-term vision is drawing to a close. Retailers can no longer put us in the consumer-only box - they have to take on a more human approach in reaching their sales targets.
By Sindy Peters 5 Dec 2013 10:35
Participating for the fourth consecutive year in the annual international 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children (25 November - 10 December), the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God's Women in Action (WiA) supported by Godllywood and the Youth Power Group (YPG), marched through the streets of Johannesburg, Cape Town, Rustenburg, Durban and Port Elizabeth on Saturday, 23 November, as part of its campaign to increase awareness of abuse.
Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 5 Dec 2013 09:33
NEWSWATCH: The ANC insists Thuli Madonsela leaked the provisional Nkandla report to the media, reports Mail & Guardian. She says she didn't, reports the SABC. Meanwhile, the final Nkandla report, warts and all, is due to be released in January, reports Sowetan Live, and Madonsela has hit back at her ANC critics (stopping short of labelling three of them liars), reports IOL.
By Rod Baker 5 Dec 2013 09:08
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