Celebrate your year-end event at Cape Grace
Celebrate your year-end event at Cape Grace

Spring has arrived in Cape Town, which signals that year-end is fast approaching.

Issued by Cape Grace 3 days ago

Kantar Millward Brown announces South Africa's Top 10 Best Liked Ads for Q1 and Q2 2017
Kantar Millward Brown announces South Africa's Top 10 Best Liked Ads for Q1 and Q2 2017

Kantar Millward Brown's Best Liked Ads list celebrates South Africa's favourite TV commercials. These are the ads that have been rated as the best liked by the South African audience whom we believe to be the most important critic - the person who ultimately chooses to buy your brand or not.

Issued by Kantar Millward Brown 14 Sep 2017

New Generation Awards announces 2017 finalists
New Generation Awards announces 2017 finalists

The New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards has announced this year's finalists, with a record number of entries received this year.

13 Sep 2017

Social media recorded drop in Kenyatta support
Social media recorded drop in Kenyatta support

Attacks on Kenya's judiciary by President Uhuru Kenyatta, has damaged his support base, according to social media research conducted by social media monitoring firm, BrandsEye.

8 Sep 2017

SA approves cross-border mobile money transfers
SA approves cross-border mobile money transfers

Cross-border money transfer services have been given the go ahead from South Africa to mobile wallets in Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Mozambique and Uganda.

7 Sep 2017

One to watch
One to watch

“The way traditional ad agencies are currently working is no longer a viable business model. Not for the agencies, and not for their clients,” says Jonathan Lang, Chief Creative Officer for ONE Agency.

Issued by ONE Agency 6 Sep 2017

Ramaphosa 'porn video' hits the internet
Ramaphosa 'porn video' hits the internet

Controversial businessman Kenny Kunene has stepped into the ring of ANC factional battles in the run- up to the party's 54th national congress. Kunene's website, Weekly Xposé, published an article on Monday containing the name and pornographic videos of one of the women allegedly linked to Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa in an article in the Sunday Independent. Ramaphosa is not in the videos.

5 Sep 2017

Four advertising scholarships available
Four advertising scholarships available

Primedia Outdoor and the AAA School of Advertising are offering four students, from disadvantaged backgrounds, scholarships for full time study (up to three years) commencing in 2018, at the AAA School of Advertising.

5 Sep 2017

Original photo of the Gupta brothers by Gallo Images, republished with permission from Daily Maverick.
Take that, Bell Pottinger: Guptas' PR firm given UK's harshest industry smackdown

Monday's reveal of the results of an independent review commissioned by Bell Pottinger into its work on the Gupta account was quickly overshadowed by the announcement that the PR industry regulator has handed down the harshest possible sanction to the firm.

By Rebecca Davis 5 Sep 2017

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Hot 91.9 FM implements new lineup

Hot 91.9FM radio has new lineup from today, 4 September 2017 with new voices and programme reshuffles.

4 Sep 2017

Toyota Fortuner 4X4 enlists support of four sporting heroes for 2017 competition
Toyota Fortuner 4X4 enlists support of four sporting heroes for 2017 competition

Toyota Fortuner 4x4 has enlisted the support of four prominent South African sports heroes for its 2017 version of the competition that enthused sports and motoring fans countrywide last year.

Issued by FCB Africa 4 Sep 2017

Neo Segola, creative director at FCB – one of SA’s only black female creative directors.
#LadiesofLoeries: “SA's bizarre advertising industry demographic” - Neo Segola

Neo Segola, creative director at FCB, is a unicorn - one of SA's only black female creative directors. She shares what the industry needs to do NOW to guarantee not only more female creatives, but more black female creatives, in SA going forward.

By Leigh Andrews 29 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: Pernod Ricard's Vika Shipalana on creating ‘money can't buy' experiences
#WomensMonth: Pernod Ricard's Vika Shipalana on creating ‘money can't buy' experiences

As the channel director of Prestige at Pernod Ricard South Africa, Vika Shipalana works in the luxury brand space and her expertise lies in marketing to this select class of individuals. As she was a judge at last year's Standard Bank Top Women Awards and is said to be a 'champion for women empowerment', we thought we'd interview her this Women's Month, not only to find out how she builds lasting connections between high-end brands and consumers, but also how she 'inspires the girl child to thrive'.

By Jessica Tennant 29 Aug 2017