SHANGHAI, China: German automaker Audi apologised on Thursday over an advertisement it aired in China that was slammed as sexist for showing a bride-to-be being roughly examined like a piece of livestock.
1 day ago
Ireland Davenport (ID) has taken note of a statement sent out by the industry regulator, the Association of Communications and Advertising (ACA), confirming its decision to suspend our ACA membership for a period of twelve months following ID's participation in a pitch to secure the Telkom account.
Ireland/Davenport 2 days ago
Ogilvy & Mather (O&M) South Africa announced on Friday, 7 July 2017 that chief executive officer Abey Mokgwatsane resigned and that he will be leaving the company at the end of September to join Vodacom as its new managing executive for brand and communications.
Juanita Pienaar 3 days ago
Heléne Lindsay recently joined the “disparate, quirky bunch” at Red & Yellow, where she's taking on the customer side of things.
Jessica Tennant 3 days ago
My ramblings about ego must be getting really quite curious, but as I do my best to understand the importance of ego in advertising and as long as you all continue to email me with your opinion and thoughts, I'm going to continue to share my findings with you. This is becoming a conversation of agency practice and personal exploration.
Dale Ferreira 18 Jul 2017
The M&C Saatchi Group in South Africa has appointed Dallas du Toit as Creative Partner: Digital. His primary task will be to continue to grow a world-class digital capability within the SA Group by partnering with Founding Partner and Executive Creative Director (CPT) Gordon Ray as well as Neo Mashigo, Creative Partner: Group
M&C Saatchi Abel 18 Jul 2017
Native VML played an impressive role in putting a spotlight on African creativity at the global Cannes Lions 2017 Festival of Creativity. ECD Ryan McManus shares his highlights.
Leigh Andrews 18 Jul 2017
According to the latest TV ad for Mugg & Bean, every day we share five billion things online. There is no indication of who this “we” is. If it is South Africans, then we each share an average of 100 bits of information a day. That sounds way too high.
Brendan Seery 18 Jul 2017
NAIROBI, Kenya: A strikingly toxic campaign ad was unleashed online in Kenya just weeks before national elections - a potentially explosive move in a country where politics and ethnicity are closely aligned.
17 Jul 2017
LUSAKA, Zambia - One of the leading global advertising networks, Dentsu Aegis Network has strengthened its footprint in Africa with the signing of Mojo New Media Limited (Mojo), a leading advertising agency in Zambia, as its affiliate creative agency in the market.
Dentsu Aegis Network 17 Jul 2017
The Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA) has exercised its rights in accordance with its MOI and the process laid down in the ACA's Internal Enquiry Framework, after it found its member agencies DDB South Africa, Ireland-Davenport and Wunderman guilty of transgressing its Code of Conduct governing tenders and pitches.
17 Jul 2017
The Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA) held its 70th AGM on Wednesday, 5 July 2017 at the AAA School of Advertising campus in Johannesburg, electing its new board of directors for 2017/2018.
17 Jul 2017