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‘Made in Africa' content boosts African economies
‘Made in Africa' content boosts African economies

As African produced content continues to draw the attention of distributors and content aggregators from Sub-Saharan Africa, as well as from around the world, DISCOP Johannesburg 2017 has seen a significant rise in the number of registered African content producers, as well as of interested buyers.

20 hours ago

How one green company is changing lives while building furniture
How one green company is changing lives while building furniture

When Tameron Haralambous asked her husband Peter to build a changing table for their nursery, she had no idea it would set them on the path to becoming award-winning furniture designers.

12 Oct 2017

“Stein unframed.”
#BehindtheSelfie with... Jennifer Stein

This week, we go behind the selfie with Jennifer Stein, managing director at Gillian Gamsy international or GGi Communications since 2013 and driving the agency into its fourth decade.

By Leigh Andrews 11 Oct 2017

Initiative Media wins the Burger King media account
Initiative Media wins the Burger King media account

Initiative Media is thrilled to announce that they have won the Burger King® media account, effective September 2017. Marc Taback CEO of Initiative Media, “This is a significant win for us and we are exceptionally proud to be working on the Burger King® business based out of our Cape Town agency.”

Issued by Initiative Media 11 Oct 2017

Techsys Digital lands Johnnie Walker business
Techsys Digital lands Johnnie Walker business

Techsys Digital is delighted to have been appointed by Johnnie Walker as their lead CRM agency.

Issued by Techsys Digital 11 Oct 2017

The compelling power of good storytelling in advertising
The compelling power of good storytelling in advertising

Everyone loves a good story. We all love a compelling storyline that gets us involved, pulls at our emotions and keeps us on the edge of our seats. That's why we love books, movies and TV.

By Garikai Nhongo 11 Oct 2017

alphaspirit -
What does it take to be a digital marketing entrepreneur?

What does it take to be an entrepreneur in South Africa's digital marketing industry? I've taken the plunge at running my own digital marketing consultancy going forward. To quote a friend, “Stephen has spun out his own consultancy but with none of the silly agency overhead.”

By Stephen Sandmann 10 Oct 2017

Be great, in order to build greatness in others
Be great, in order to build greatness in others

I have been training all walks of life for around 17 years now, the same amount of time I have been a broadcaster working in the radio industry. For the better part of eight years I have been training and developing young talent that are on the rise in the industry, but also been a lecturer in radio broadcasting teaching tertiary studies of the craft to students who want to pursue the dream of being involved in one of the most exciting mediums in the world.

By Chris Jordan 10 Oct 2017

Joseph Hundah
#AfricaAchiever: Kwesé TV disrupts pay-TV market in Africa

Kwesé is the new kid on the block in African TV, built to respond to the way audiences want to access and consume content: from subscribing to their monthly contract or a three day viewership, it is inspired by the ‘TV everywhere revolution'.

By Louise Marsland 10 Oct 2017

Alistair Mokoena is the new CEO of Ogilvy South Africa.
Alistair Mokoena appointed Ogilvy South Africa's new CEO

Ogilvy South Africa has announced the appointment of Alistair Mokoena as its new CEO, following Abey Mokgwatsane's decision to move to Vodacom...

9 Oct 2017

New CSI knowledge hub launched
New CSI knowledge hub launched

Social investment consultancy Trialogue has launched an online resource portal offering learnings and lessons on socio-economic development from SA companies. The Trialogue Knowledge Hub offers access to lead practice content, case studies and research.

6 Oct 2017

An Uber bad reputation
An Uber bad reputation

Underestimating the impact of your corporate culture on your brand's market performance can be a deadly move, as Uber has proven. The recent ruling by Transport For London (TFL) that Uber be effectively banned in the city represents a very strange time in our world that is hell-bent on innovation and improvement. Another city is shutting down one of the most innovative, effective and demanded transportation services. Why has it gone so terribly wrong?

Issued by Brand Alive 5 Oct 2017

A renaissance in the Mother City

The increase of agency mergers in Cape Town - the White House and Johannesburg's AM-C formed DDB SA, the 3D Agency and IMA came together as Blueprint, and Young & Rubicam acquiredTholet Sievers to form Y&R Tholet - has played a big role in the renaissance of Cape advertising which began last year.

27 Jun 2001

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