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Five tips for designing a great infographic
Five tips for designing a great infographic

An infographic is a visual representation of information or data. An infographic displays information visually in an appealing, tactful manner by use of iconography, pops of colour, engaging illustrations and more. The use of visual information has increased dramatically over the past decade as people move away from text-heavy resources to easier to consume snapshots of information.

By Shakira Mohammed 48 minutes ago

Image: Via Black Coffee's Instagram
DJ scoops his own proudly SA show

Local DJ Black Coffee has followed in the footsteps of music icons, such as Drake, Dr Dre and Pharrell Williams, by scoring his own radio show on Apple's Beats 1 radio station.

By Kyle Zeeman 2 hours ago

Africa's first Steam Symposium adds art to Stem
Africa's first Steam Symposium adds art to Stem

The annual Open Design Cape Town Festival unveils a new symposium on how art, design, maths, science and technology go hand in hand to ignite innovation through Steam, taking place at the Cape Town City Hall on Monday 14 August 2017.

2 hours ago

City brands as building blocks of the nation brand
City brands as building blocks of the nation brand

In recent years, the discipline of nation branding has become a new frontier in how nations position themselves to compete for global share of, amongst others, attention, tourism, investment and skills. Cities have become an integral pillar in building strong competitive nation brands because a nation is, after all, a collection of cities - or city brands.

By Manusha Pillai 2 hours ago

2018 PPC Imaginarium Awards open for entries
2018 PPC Imaginarium Awards open for entries

The fourth edition of the PPC Imaginarium Awards has officially opened for entries. South Africa's emerging creatives are encouraged to enter the art and design competition which offers R500,000 in prizes.

2 hours ago

Nontokozo Madonsela
#NewCampaign: Standard Bank's next

Through its current ‘What's your next?' integrated campaign, Standard Bank Personal and Business Banking South Africa (PBBSA) seeks to reconnect with its customers in a way that acknowledges that they're unique individuals with their own unique aspirations and ambitions, in an effort to partner with them on their journey to step up to their ‘next'.

By Jessica Tennant 2 hours ago

A sad tribute to my Grootman, Ronnie Mamoepa
A sad tribute to my Grootman, Ronnie Mamoepa

A government communicator that has not had the chance of associating, talking or socialising with Ronnie Mamoepa, whom I affectionately called Grootman, has lost a great opportunity.

By Bonnie Ramaila 3 hours ago

Disruption anticipated at Standard Bank Top Women Conference
Disruption anticipated at Standard Bank Top Women Conference

What's your next? As an entrepreneurial, ambitious woman, the best place to answer that question is at the must-attend event this Women's Month: the 2017 Standard Bank Top Women Conference.

Issued by Topco Media 1 day ago

A reimagined approach is needed to solve South Africa's social ills
A reimagined approach is needed to solve South Africa's social ills

Save your preaching for someone else. Today's audiences are much more complex and smarter than you think and will not respond to prescriptive ways in order to change behaviours. For years, I grew observing how we socially interacted and address matters of contention in my community and our country at large, many of which affected us in ways we could not even imagine possible. Needless to say, the results have not always been great because of the approach that has been taken and applied in solving them.

By Khangelani Dziba 2 days ago

StokvelEx encourages stokvels to develop a realistic savings plan this National Savings Month
StokvelEx encourages stokvels to develop a realistic savings plan this National Savings Month

A powerful investment tool, the stokvel market is worth an unsurpassed estimated amount of R46 billion and this pool of money is circulating formally and informally amongst stokvels, mattresses and various financial institutions.

Issued by Seven Colors Communications 2 days ago

Waspa updates code of conduct
Waspa updates code of conduct

The Wireless Application Service Provider of South Africa (Waspa), has updated its code of conduct to be in line with Icasa regulations on premium services.

22 Jul 2017

Audi pulls 'sexist' China ad after public outcry
Audi pulls 'sexist' China ad after public outcry

SHANGHAI, China: German automaker Audi apologised on Thursday over an advertisement it aired in China that was slammed as sexist for showing a bride-to-be being roughly examined like a piece of livestock.

21 Jul 2017

Chat Find app offers freelancers, businesses a mobile shopfront
Chat Find app offers freelancers, businesses a mobile shopfront

Mobile commerce (m-commerce) app, Chat Find, offers businesses and freelancers a mobile shopfront and the ability to process payment and invoice their customers directly. Unlike business promotion on sites such as Facebook, stores and service providers on the app can promote for free, with their posts popping up on the feeds of people within a 24km radius.

20 Jul 2017