Tiso Blackstar Group has clarified its position, that it is in fact performing well and ahead of expectations, following what it calls misleading reporting by Independent Media.
3 days ago
Ronaldo Schemidt, has been announced as the winner of the World Press Photo of the Year 2018. His photo depicts a man on fire amid violent clashes with riot police during a protest against President Nicolás Maduro, in Caracas, Venezuela.
18 Apr 2018
NEWSWATCH: The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has confirmed that it will not be investing in Sagarmatha Technologies.
17 Apr 2018
With the Seedstars World Summit taking place on Thursday, 12 April 2018, the organisers have announced the final 65 finalists that will get the chance to pitch their ideas on the global stage. 20 out of the 65 finalists are from Africa.
Ilse van den Berg 11 Apr 2018
SingularityU co-founder, Peter Diamandis, defines a Massive Transformative Purpose (MTP) as a business' aspirational motivation that brings purpose, solves big problems, creates meaningful work, and helps drive future goals. SingularityU's driving motivation is to "Positively impact the lives of a billion people", for TED it's "Ideas worth spreading", while Google drives itself forward with the mission to "Organise the world's information", and for Tesla it's to "Accelerate the transition to sustainable transportation".
Mann Made 9 Apr 2018
Exclusive Books CEO Benjamin Trisk is parting ways with South Africa's largest bookseller due to "a breakdown in the relationship among shareholders".
6 Apr 2018
The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) has issued a statement saying that the organisation is disturbed by the pulling of Sakina Kamwendo's show on SAFM, midway through the show and says it 'smacks of censorship'. Last week producers were instructed to take Kamwendo off air with immediate effect and fill the rest of the time with music. This was to be Kamwendo's last show as the host of SAFM's breakfast programme.
5 Apr 2018
The rise of fake news means today's social media bunch are more sceptical than ever before, but did you fall for these April Fool's headlines?
Leigh Andrews 3 Apr 2018
Warc has released its latest monthly Global Ad Trends report focussing on threats to the digital advertising ecosystem. In it, Warc estimates that $63.4bn was spent on programmatic advertising worldwide last year, but as little as $17.8bn (28%) may have actually made it to the 'working media' level.
29 Mar 2018
Criticism of Rwandan President Paul Kagame is believed to be the reason behind the disappearance of South African advertising professional, Leon Orsmond. He has been missing for six weeks.
29 Mar 2018
The results of the 2018 Gunn Media 100 were released by the Gunn Report ranking the world's most awarded and applauded campaigns and companies based on their performance in media competitions around the world.
27 Mar 2018
There's no denying those who work in the public relations and media industry work hard. But in 2018, it's all about working smarter, not harder. So if there's a way to streamline and simplify the process of both generating content and ensuring media coverage, both sides benefit. That's where Jana Leonard's PR Hustle fills a gap.
Leigh Andrews 27 Mar 2018