A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: What Malta learned from Marilyn; the wages of sun
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: What Malta learned from Marilyn; the wages of sun

If there was a theme song for public relations in general and reputation management in particular, it should be the Marilyn Monroe and Frankie Vaughn duet Specialisation from her under-appreciated 1960 movie Let's make love.

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 1 day ago

#AfricaMonth: Brands and cultural diversity across Africa
#AfricaMonth: Brands and cultural diversity across Africa

A one-size-fits-all approach to marketing communications does not work in Africa, or any of its 54 countries.

By Trevor Chueu 1 day ago

Dyeshana 'representing Wakanda' at the 2018 One Show Awards.
#AfricaMonth: "Get inspired by an unorthodox approach to ideas" - Xolisa Dyeshana

I caught up with Xolisa Dyeshana - CCO of Joe Public United and SA representative on the international board of the One Club for Creativity - while he was in transit at the airport, for his post-Creative Week One Show reflections this #AfricaMonth.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Asanda Sizani named Editor-in-Chief of Glamour South Africa
Asanda Sizani named Editor-in-Chief of Glamour South Africa

Condé Nast Independent Magazines, a subsidiary of Independent Media, is delighted to announce the appointment of Asanda Sizani as Editor-in-Chief of Glamour, effective 1 June 2018.

Issued by Independent Media 1 day ago

#AfricaMonth: Cape Town celebrates Africa Day
#AfricaMonth: Cape Town celebrates Africa Day

Delegates from across Africa are gathering in Cape Town today, 25 May 2018, to celebrate Africa Day at the Africa Day Business Networking Forum.

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Regional salary averages revealed for 2018
Regional salary averages revealed for 2018

CareerJunction has released a review on the latest salary trends in South Africa, revealing salaries currently on offer in South Africa.

Issued by CareerJunction 1 day ago

What's seen and what's said
What's seen and what's said

Image and colour are the first things that grab our scattered attention, drawing consumers in to read the copy. Perhaps for most of us, visuals are processed faster, with copy providing the context for a clearer more concrete understanding.

By Nick de Beer 1 day ago

#AfricaMonth: Africa is evolving into a global innovation powerhouse
#AfricaMonth: Africa is evolving into a global innovation powerhouse

As Africa's economic growth accelerates, the continent is evolving from one of the world's major sources of mineral resources into a global innovation powerhouse. Africa is rapidly diversifying from its traditional strengths in mining, oil and agriculture into the technology and creative industries that are reshaping humanity's future. By 2050, over a quarter of the world's population will be African.

By Pieter Bensch 1 day ago

#AfricaMonth: Beware - Africa's brand growth comes with counterfeiting challenges
#AfricaMonth: Beware - Africa's brand growth comes with counterfeiting challenges

Africa Day is celebrated on 25 May 2018 and marks the formation of the African Union. Africa has seen a vast increase in investment and growth over the past 50 plus years and many companies have already mobilised to capture this emerging demand.

By Vanessa Ferguson 1 day ago

#AfricaMonth: Will you be part of the quarter-of-a-billion-hustle?
#AfricaMonth: Will you be part of the quarter-of-a-billion-hustle?

On a recent visit to Uganda, I was stuck in the customary two hours' worth of deadlock traffic on the way from the airport to the hotel. With time to kill I looked on in amazement as the local hawkers used the traffic jam as an opportunity to sell their wares to a captive (captured?) audience. On offer was everything you can imagine and a number of things you can't, like a man selling a fish tank, complete with fish swimming around, plants, and a functioning pump.

By Cobus van Zyl 2 days ago

Screengrab from 7-Second Resumes campaign - Grand Prix winner.
Effective Innovation winners for Warc Awards 2018 announced

The Warc Awards has announced the 2018 winners of the Effective Innovation category.

2 days ago

Barbara Kaija, group editor-in-chief of New Vision Press and Publishing Company and Noura al Hourani, lead Arabic editor at Syria Direct.
Wan-Ifra reveals 2018 Laureates of Women in News Editorial Leadership Award

Wan-Ifra has announced the 2018 Laureates of the Women in News Editorial Leadership Award.

2 days ago

The misconceptions about public relations and how to spot a good PR practitioner
The misconceptions about public relations and how to spot a good PR practitioner

"Public relations (PR) is all glitz and glamour," said no PR practitioner (PRP) ever who is worth their salt. I've been working in the PR industry since 2009 and to date I still hear this common misconception.

By Jennilee Peremore 3 days ago