M&C Saatchi Africa opened its doors in February 2013 under the leadership of Rick de Kock. At the end of March, Rick will depart M&C Saatchi Africa to join Barclays as head of marketing and communications Africa division.
Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 24 Apr 2014 13:57
Willowbridge College's vision is to revolutionise the understanding, implementation and delivery of world-class education, in all aspects within the UK school and FE college framework in earmarked countries in sub-Saharan Africa via our live stream virtual classroom - 21st century education.
Issued by Willowbridge College 24 Apr 2014 13:52
SuperSport has reportedly acquired 2014 Soccer World Cup broadcast rights in Africa. The 64 soccer matches, taking place from 12 June to 13 July in Brazil, will all be broadcast on DStv's SuperSport channel, with live matches available on the SuperSport HD channels.
24 Apr 2014 12:16
The new Global CEO of Wolff Olins, Ije Nwokorie, has been appointed as the new Design Lions jury president.
24 Apr 2014 10:43
A three-day workshop titled From Voice to influence to Action: Strengthening Sustained Citizen Engagement in the Post-2015 Development Agenda, will bring together young people from East, West, Central and Southern Africa from 23-25 April 2014 at the Airport Grand Hotel and Conference Centre in Boksburg.
24 Apr 2014 09:55
The Pan Atlantic University through its School of Media and Communication (SMC) is to partner with the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) to deliver a global certification course in communication. The partnership would involve the provision of facilitations and training.
23 Apr 2014 15:02
Join Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show host Warren Harding (@bizWazza) every Thursday from 9am-10am from the 2oceansVibe Radio. This week we chat to GLOO (@GLOOniverse) founder and CEO, Pete Case, as well as Duncan Wares, Executive Creative Director of full-service agency Hg80 (@_Hg80). [twitterfall]
23 Apr 2014 10:28
Since its acquisition of iWayAfrica and Africa Online, pan African telecoms operator, Gondwana International Networks has focused on the development of its terrestrial and satellite network products and solutions.
23 Apr 2014 09:37
Delegates at a two-day media forum on hate speech in Kigali late last week have launched a continental campaign against hate speech to put media houses at the centre of fighting the vice and promoting peace.
By Eugene Kwibuka 23 Apr 2014 07:38
The Loeries Africa Roadshow reached its final destination in Accra, Ghana last week after stopping in Harare, Dar es Salaam, Lagos and Nairobi along the way.
22 Apr 2014 13:31
There's a new wave of growth on the horizon for African internet companies and it's being driven by a worldwide phenomenon called remote peering.
By Michele McCann 22 Apr 2014 12:54
Last week on the Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show we chatted to Y&R Cape Town (@YoungRubicamSA) Strategic Planner, DK Badenhorst about a recent article written about the power of brands in the changed mass communication landscape. We find out how mass communication is affecting brands and how brands are affecting consumer's lives.
22 Apr 2014 10:09
Social media - everyone's doing it, but few brands get it right. As with most things in life, everyone has an opinion, and the majority of them aren't necessarily right. Your approach to social media channels is crucial, and should be constantly monitored and tweaked according to your market's response. If you're looking for some fail-safe social media tips, you've come to the right place.
By Gareth Slaven 19 Apr 2014 08:19
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