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25 interns successfully complete FCB Graduate Programme
25 interns successfully complete FCB Graduate Programme

FCB Africa's Graduate Programme, a year-long mentorship and work experience immersion at the group agencies FCB Cape Town, Hellocomputer Cape Town, Hellocomputer Joburg, FCB Joburg and 1886, successfully capped 25 interns during the last weeks of 2017.

Issued by FCB Africa 7 hours ago

Mela Events owners,Enelra Booth (L) and Tiziana Tucci (R) with M&N Brands Group CEO, Zibusiso Mkhwanazi.
M&N Brands: Building an SA-owned ad network, for Africans, by Africans

Earlier this week, it was announced that M&N Brands has acquired Mela Events. Here, M&N Brands Group CEO Zibusiso Mkhwanazi and Mela Events' owners, Tiziana Tucci and Enelra Booth, let us in on the secret sauce of their success and what the Mela Events acquisition foretells of M&N Brands' pan-African future.

By Leigh Andrews 8 hours ago

TLC Marketing Worldwide gives some TLC to the Diepsloot Community Loving and Care Centre
TLC Marketing Worldwide gives some TLC to the Diepsloot Community Loving and Care Centre

TLC Marketing Worldwide has finally fulfilled its dream of making over the Diepsloot Community Loving and Care Centre in order to improve the learning environment of the young children at the Early Childhood Centre Development (ECD). In partnership with JAM South Africa, employees from as far as Italy and Portugal, together with the Johannesburg team worked on the make over the Diepsloot Community Loving and Care Centre.

Issued by TLC Marketing Worldwide 9 hours ago

Naspers makes cutting its stock's discount a priority
Naspers makes cutting its stock's discount a priority

Naspers was taking measures to reduce its stock's significant discount to fair value, largely the result of capital outflows from SA, CEO Bob van Dijk told investors in New York on Tuesday.

By Nick Hedley 9 hours ago

KwaZulu-Natalians raise hundreds of thousands for Toy Story
KwaZulu-Natalians raise hundreds of thousands for Toy Story

The people of KwaZulu-Natal have pledged R749,631 in an amazing display of generosity during this year's Toy Story Corporate Challenge Day, at Gateway Theatre of Shopping. In the twelve-hour drive to raise funds celebrities and radio personalities joined forces by taking calls for East Coast Radio Toy Story, in partnership with Game.

Issued by East Coast Radio 10 hours ago

Joshua Resnick © –
"Like chicken soup for a dead man. It can't hurt"

I have been a creative for 25 years. It is all I have ever done to make a living. First as a photographer, and then as a creative in advertising. So, after a quarter of a century, I thought this would be a good time to write to my younger creative self about what I believe are the rules for successful creative living.

By Damon Stapleton 10 hours ago

Sarah Baartman District Municipality appoints Boomtown for tourism brief
Sarah Baartman District Municipality appoints Boomtown for tourism brief

Following a tender process, Boomtown has been appointed to review and implement the Sarah Baartman District Municipality's tourism marketing strategy over 32 months.

Issued by Boomtown 10 hours ago

Google announce top South African searches for 2017
Google announce top South African searches for 2017

The results for Google's 2017 Year in Search has just been released, offering a unique perspective on the year's major moments and top trends based on searches conducted in South Africa.

10 hours ago

"Ready to pout and get it!"
#BehindtheSelfie with... Rhodé Marshall

This week, we go behind the selfie with Rhodé Marshall, #Trending co-editor at City Press.

By Leigh Andrews 10 hours ago

Change your perceptions
Change your perceptions

We often see exactly what we expect to see, yet profound experiences can change the way we see the world. Perceptions tend to depend upon an individual's assumptions. We construct our own reality on a daily basis.

Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 11 hours ago

Less than 30% of Africa's e-commerce startups profitable
Less than 30% of Africa's e-commerce startups profitable

Less than 30% of African e-commerce startups are profitable, as ventures tackle issues such as lack of funding, shortage of trust and logistical difficulties.

By Gabriella Mulligan 8 Dec 2017

What makes Sundays so special for advertisers
What makes Sundays so special for advertisers

Sunday is the ideal day for people to kick back and relax, or do whatever it is that they love best and Ads24's Sunday titles - Rapport, City Press, Son op Sondag and Sunday Sun - are the perfect accompaniment for a serene Sunday, which also makes them the perfect platform for advertisers.

Issued by Ads24 7 Dec 2017

US lawyers investigate MultiChoice payments
US lawyers investigate MultiChoice payments

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.

By Ann Crotty 6 Dec 2017