Nicole Reitz-Chidrawi and Samantha Ferguson
#Newsmaker: Nicole Reitz-Chidrawi + Samantha Ferguson = Flint & Tinder

Celebrating a year of planning, organising and executing some of the country's most exciting product launches, promotions, weddings and festivals (you name it), from intimate events to grand exhibitions, and a portfolio that extends to some of the country's largest blue-chip accounts, are Nicole Reitz-Chidrawi (the flint) and Samantha Ferguson (the tinder) of boutique events company Flint & Tinder Events.

By Jessica Tennant 31 minutes ago

Google tweak aims to curb fake, misleading search results
Google tweak aims to curb fake, misleading search results

WASHINGTON, US: Google has announced changes to how it delivers and ranks internet searches, the latest effort by the tech giant to weed out "fake news" and offensive content.

1 day ago

Health brands use Instagram to become part of new cultural conversations
Health brands use Instagram to become part of new cultural conversations

The rise of visual social sharing via platforms such as Instagram has provided brands with a new way to examine their complex relationships with people. Here's why social watching is so important and a handful of health and wellness brands using Instagram to become part of the new cultural conversations...

By Marilyn Dutlow Munga 2 days ago

Doctors: Think twice when online
Doctors: Think twice when online

How much information should doctors and other medical professionals share on social media?

By Andre Jurgens 2 days ago

Good Taste magazine is making waves in publishing #luxurymedia
Good Taste magazine is making waves in publishing #luxurymedia

Good Taste is the custom lifestyle publication for Wine-of-the Month Club, and although it's been around for 16 years, the publication has recently undergone a rebranding underneath the leadership of a new general manager, art director and editor.

Issued by Good Taste 2 days ago

Pierre Branco, vice president and general manager of Southern Europe and Africa for Turner.
Cartoon Network corners kids' TV on any device

It's no secret that TV viewers have changed their consumption habits. Luckily, some broadcasters have changed with their audience and are now embracing all new digital channels.

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Decimal Agency wins Krispy Kreme account
Decimal Agency wins Krispy Kreme account

Decimal Agency has won the Krispy Kreme South Africa account.

Issued by Decimal Agency 2 days ago

The world has no limits.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Ashish Williams

This week we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Ashish Williams, former COO now relatively new CEO of MediaCom South Africa.

By Leigh Andrews 26 Apr 2017

African Property Skyline magazine launched
African Property Skyline magazine launched

API Events has launched African Property Skyline magazine. The publication covers real estate investment and development on the continent.

26 Apr 2017

UK Advertising Expenditure 2016
UK advertising passes £21bn in 2016

Following a record Q4 of advertising activity, the UK enjoyed a seventh consecutive year of market growth, as adspend grew 3.7% to reach £21.4bn. The Advertising Association/Warc Expenditure Report, a measure of advertising activity in the UK, has just published the full year figures for 2016.

26 Apr 2017

Leonardo Paez and Max Knox, sponsored by Kansai Plascon, finished fourth in the Cape Epic.
Repainting the local sponsorship picture with Kansai Plascon

Kansai Plascon, better known as Plascon to most, sponsored a duo for the Absa Cape Epic. Their corporate and digital communication specialist Zurita Moore explains why and how this ties into the brand's new positioning: ‘designed for life'.

By Leigh Andrews 25 Apr 2017

Rene van den Berg © –
In 10 years, magazine sales have halved

What does this mean? Well, lots of things, but it's certainly not the catastrophe many would have you believe.

By Chris Brewer 24 Apr 2017

Lindemann and Latief of MediamarkSA.
Mediamark makes sure you're upskilled and in the know

The Radisson Blu La Vendome in Sea Point was buzzing on Thursday, 23 March 2017 with marketers and agency creatives excited for the launch of Mediamark's In the Know Now.

By Leigh Andrews 24 Apr 2017