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Nunu Ntshingila to head up Facebook's first African office
Nunu Ntshingila to head up Facebook's first African office

Based in Melrose Arch, Facebook opened its first African office to further the company's commitment to help businesses connect with people. Ogilvy veteran, Nunu Ntshingila, will be the company's new Head of Africa.

30 Jun 2015 07:22

Dlamini and Galgut take Sunday Times book prizes
Dlamini and Galgut take Sunday Times book prizes

Authors Jacob Dlamini and Damon Galgut were announced as the winners of this year's Sunday Times Literary Awards at a gala ceremony at Summer Place in Sandton on 27 June.

29 Jun 2015 09:34

All the SA Cannes winners
All the SA Cannes winners

South African agencies brought home a handful of Cannes Lions trophies this year... (video)

29 Jun 2015 09:14

All the 2015 Cannes Lions Film winners
All the 2015 Cannes Lions Film winners

The full list of winners for the Cannes Lions Film category has been announced, with three South African agencies bringing home wins... (video)

27 Jun 2015 22:00

The celeb PR way with CSA
The celeb PR way with CSA

If you've ever wondered what the realm of celebrity PR's really like, you're in luck. CSA (formerly Celebrity Services Africa) communications director, Davin Phillips lets us in on the power of the Instagrammer and what PR and communications is actually all about...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Jun 2015 12:00

South Africa's Cannes Young Lions are ready to roar!
South Africa's Cannes Young Lions are ready to roar!

Cannes Lions, one of the global advertising industry's most anticipated events, is just a few days away. SA's own Safaraaz Sindhi, copywriter at Network BBDO and jack-of-all-creative-trades Hanro Havenga tell us what they're most looking forward to...

By Leigh Andrews 18 Jun 2015 14:00

Millward Brown South Africa announces the Top 20 Best Liked Ads of 2014 - Millward Brown
Millward Brown South Africa announces the Top 20 Best Liked Ads of 2014

Advertising legend Howard Gossage once said "Nobody reads ads. People read what interests them. Sometimes it's an ad." The same is true for TV commercials; viewers know the drill and they know how to avoid ads or tune them out. After all, anyone who watches TV will likely see the same ad over and over and over. That might be tedious if the ad is annoying, but not if it is fun or interesting.

Issued by Millward Brown 18 Jun 2015 09:55

Cracking the Cannes Lions nod
Cracking the Cannes Lions nod

Exclusive insights from four of this year's nine SA judges at Cannes Lions

By Leigh Andrews 16 Jun 2015 14:00

Former adman Conn Bertish makes cancer survival mobile
Former adman Conn Bertish makes cancer survival mobile

Conn Bertish is known to some as the first South African ECD to take the leap from traditional to digital advertising. To me, he's the man who let me tap his brain through a hole in the back of his skull in a coffee shop...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Jun 2015 06:00

The latest trends in web design that are irresistibly awesome
The latest trends in web design that are irresistibly awesome

The web technology marches on with the drumming sounds of various cultures of innovation. With each beat, it makes progress and reforms the way the web is done. It wouldn't be wrong to say that advancement is the cornerstone of the website technology. It never gets old, but renewed in the contemporary style to suit the needs. That's the power of technology.

By Manas Kumar 10 Jun 2015 13:22

Meropa and Lange 360 Strategic Communications merge
Meropa and Lange 360 Strategic Communications merge

Public relations agencies, Meropa Communications and Lange 360 Strategic Communications, have joined forces to form South Africa's largest, independent, national public relations consultancy...

10 Jun 2015 10:27

We are entering the next phase with Pinterest and Instagram
We are entering the next phase with Pinterest and Instagram

Exciting news in the social media world with two big announcements, one from Pinterest and one from Instagram...

By Warren Harding 9 Jun 2015 12:23

Tiso Blackstar renames, acquires Times Media Group and Kagiso Tiso Holdings share
Tiso Blackstar renames, acquires Times Media Group and Kagiso Tiso Holdings share

LONDON, UK: The board of Tiso Blackstar Group SE (Tiso Blackstar) has announced the completed acquisition of Times Media Group Limited (TMG), leaving it with full ownership (100% ordinary share capital) of the largest and most dynamic media company in sub-Saharan Africa. Tiso Blackstar has also acquired a 22.9% equity interest in Kagiso Tiso Holdings (KTH), one of South Africa's largest black-controlled investment companies.

8 Jun 2015 09:34