#Newsmaker: Amanda Dambuza named Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss 2017
#Newsmaker: Amanda Dambuza named Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss 2017

The Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss Awards in association with Old Mutual Corporate celebrates entrepreneurial women and businesswomen who have made a significant contribution to business in South Africa. This year's deserving recipient of the title is Amanda Dambuza, founder and director of consulting company Uyandiswa, currently in its fourth year and already employing more than 70 people.

By Jessica Tennant 14 Nov 2017

News24 puts ANC TG Zweli Mkhize in the hot seat
News24 puts ANC TG Zweli Mkhize in the hot seat

Tuesday, 14 November, News24 Frontline will be in conversation with ANC Presidential hopeful and Treasurer-General, Dr Zweli Mkhize. Dr Mkhize will be interviewed live, via real-time video stream, by News24 editor Adriaan Basson and News24 politics editor Mahlatse Mahlase.

Issued by 24.com 14 Nov 2017

The Times, first in SA to migrate to digital-only delivery
The Times, first in SA to migrate to digital-only delivery

The Times daily newspaper will become the first print newspaper in the country to migrate completely to a digital-only reader offering. The final print edition of The Times will be published on Friday, 15 December, with the new digital edition, Times Select launching in early 2018.

14 Nov 2017

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#EntrepreneurMonth: G&T transforming the travel writing industry

G&T was established when we realised the difficulty the travel industry faces in connecting the different role-players in the tourism industry. In a similar vein to Uber and Airbnb, we plan to transform the travel writing industry by changing the way these role players interact.

By Duane Stacey 14 Nov 2017

Steers celebrates culture with launch of Respek Nation campaign
Steers celebrates culture with launch of Respek Nation campaign

Rosebank's popular First Thursday's came alive on 2 November 2017 as Steers launched the Respek Nation campaign. Trailblazers in hip hop descended on Cutthroat Entertainment's La Familia store as various elements of the culture were showcased paying respect to hip hop through three of the country's hottest emerging rappers.

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 13 Nov 2017

Cathay Pacific taps into PressReader library to expand range of reading material
Cathay Pacific taps into PressReader library to expand range of reading material

With reading material important to the overall journey satisfaction of customers, Cathay Pacific has partnered with PressReader, enabling the airline to provide thousands of popular newspapers and magazines to passengers.

10 Nov 2017

Mail & Guardian partners with United Stations
Mail & Guardian partners with United Stations

"We are pretty excited and very proud, to share that we are now working with the super talented team at Mail & Guardian and with their unique and highly sought after online audience," says Rivak Bunce, MD at United Stations.

Issued by United Stations 7 Nov 2017

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CNN to lead Pangaea Alliance

Pangaea, the world's leading digital advertising alliance, is transitioning to a new lead partner and introducing tech and data capabilities to offer advertisers more opportunities to connect programmatically with a premium audience of over 200m monthly users.

6 Nov 2017

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Tiso Blackstar Group considers closure of The Times print edition

NEWSWATCH: Tiso Blackstar Group announced yesterday that it's considering the closure of the print edition of its daily newspaper, The Times, proposing it be replaced with a premium, digital-only daily product, taking on a new format based on successful models that have been implemented internationally.

3 Nov 2017

Monetising online radio: Stop, collaborate and digitally listen
Monetising online radio: Stop, collaborate and digitally listen

South Africa is still a country that is slowly getting comfortable with the idea of online media. Having worked with a few online stations and seeing the growth in awareness (which unfortunately does not mean the actual growth) of these stations over the past 5 years or so, one thing I've noticed is the biggest concern for survival, or even successful inception of IoR (or Internet Only Radio), is of course, funding.

By Chris Jordan 26 Oct 2017

24.com welcomes a new W24 editor
24.com welcomes a new W24 editor

W24, SA's biggest lifestyle website for women, has a new editor - Zanele Kumalo. Prior to W24 Zanele was editor of the fashion weekly magazine, Grazia.

Issued by 24.com 24 Oct 2017

Bizcommunity's Leigh Andrews, only South African shortlisted for WIM awards
Bizcommunity's Leigh Andrews, only South African shortlisted for WIM awards

Now in its seventh year, the UK-based Women in Marketing Awards has this year expanded its scope to new categories and international entries. The awards are intended to advance and represent the influence, interests and impact particularly of women in marketing and related fields.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 Oct 2017

#StartupStory: Kingdom Agency
#StartupStory: Kingdom Agency

Kingdom is the new agency on the block, with a heart for positive messaging and making a difference. As such, the insight, strategy and creative agency, founded by friends Donna Mathews and Herman Wallis, applies a triple-win philosophy, whereby the message must be good for the brand (profit), the audience (people) and everyone (planet). This ethos is built into their unique model and efficient way of doing business, without offices and adopting a results-only work environment (ROWE) strategy, saving costs and believing that flexibility and productivity go hand in hand.

By Jessica Tennant 23 Oct 2017