Digital transformation is having a massive impact on small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in South Africa - but many are not even aware of it. This sector remains vitally important to the SA economy, so it is critical to understand how digitally prepared these entities are, and whether they are keeping pace with change, or whether many are being left behind.
The Fugard has come on board with Oasis Digital Networks in the Cape. This iconic and much-loved theatre venue hosts wonderful shows of the highest standard and we are excited to be part of promoting the arts in our city on the digital footprint. The creative we are currently running for their King Kong show is dynamic and visually appealing and impactful. Good content makes our footprint interesting to look at.
In commemoration of 9 December 2017, International Anti-Corruption Day, a UN-designated day to raise awareness of corruption around the world, Corruption Watch has released a satirical animation video that highlights how corruption affects us all and why it matters to hold our leaders to account.
With the winter rains now behind us and dam levels reaching record lows, the Western Cape's water crisis has the whole country talking. TBWA\Hunt Lascaris and Joburg Ballet wanted to contribute to the conversation while raising much-needed awareness around water conservation.
CapeTalk radio in partnership with the Shoprite Group and the University of Stellenbosch recently announced a smart water roll-out with 100 schools which aims to save one million litres of water a day at schools across Cape Town.
Six years ago, BMi Research's commitment to upskill its employees, and provide them with access to additional studies, was brought to life with the launch of a new staff bursary programme. This year it came full circle, with the first employee to benefit from that initiative, Surprise Rapitsi, successfully completing her BCom in Business Management.
Over the last 12 months, Clickatell has delivered almost 3 billion messages across the African continent, achieving a 42% year-on-year growth - far ahead of the 4% projected CAGR growth for the overall A2P global messaging market (as defined by a recent study from Zion Market Research).
Terry Savage, chairman of Cannes Lions, will leave the Festival following the 2018 event. Savage has been associated with Lions for 33 years, initially as the representative for Australia, then as CEO, and for the last decade as chairman.
Naspers's hopes of a speedy resolution to the high-profile controversy around payments its 80% subsidiary MultiChoice made to SABC and ANN7 were dealt a hefty blow on Tuesday, 5 Decemeber 2017, when a US law firm, specialising in class actions, announced it was investigating the company.