The reluctant hero
The reluctant hero

Peter Mann, chief executive of Meropa Communications received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Prism Awards 2016. The irony of the Award is not lost on him.

By Danette Breitenbach 20 Apr 2016

Bonang Matheba wins the hearts of South Africans - Topco Media
Bonang Matheba wins the hearts of South Africans

The 15th annual Oliver Empowerment Awards once again brought together the elite of South Africa in what was an evening of recognition and celebration of the individuals at the forefront of transformation in South Africa. Some of the guests included Minister Naledi Pandor, Ashraf Garda, Minnie Dlamini and many more.

Issued by Topco Media 18 Apr 2016

Standard Bank and BrandedYouth bring youthful hope back
Standard Bank and BrandedYouth bring youthful hope back

Currently in South Africa, only about 15% of high school students make it to university, and the youth unemployment rate rests at 63.1% - no doubt with the former influencing the latter. The situation seems bleak until you realise that BrandedYouth, with headline sponsor Standard Bank, has developed a platform that will provide South African matriculants and university students with the tools needed to navigate this volatile economic environment: the Standard Bank Youth Expo, to be held in on 6 and 7 August this year at the Sandton Convention Centre.

18 Apr 2016

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 170: Superbalist on e-commerce and EFC signs up with e.tv
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 170: Superbalist on e-commerce and EFC signs up with e.tv

On Thursday, 14 April 2016, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizwazza) started this week's episode by hosting, in studio, the co-founder and co-CEO of Superbalist.com, Luke Jedeikin.

15 Apr 2016

Encourage reading on World Book Day 2016 - donate a book
Encourage reading on World Book Day 2016 - donate a book

Following the success of the 2015 World Book Day (WBD) event, the SA Booksellers Association will continue to spread the power of reading this year.

14 Apr 2016

Cannes Lions release full content programme
Cannes Lions release full content programme

Speakers from across the creative spectrum line-up will put creativity at the core in June at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, which will run from 18-25 June 2016.

13 Apr 2016

Bonang Matheba, Khanyi Mbau, Minnie Dlamini make an appearance at empowerment awards - Topco Media
Bonang Matheba, Khanyi Mbau, Minnie Dlamini make an appearance at empowerment awards

The winner of the Top Empowered Media Personality of the Year Award will be announced at the 15th annual Oliver Empowerment Awards taking place the evening of 14 April at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg.

Issued by Topco Media 12 Apr 2016

IDC Summit to focus on latest trends in ICT market
IDC Summit to focus on latest trends in ICT market

International Data Corporation (IDC) has announced that its annual South Africa CIO Summit will be held at the Emperors Palace Hotel in Johannesburg on 20 and 21 April.

11 Apr 2016

Dr Kenneth Kaunda One of a Kind ride - Seven Colors Communications
Dr Kenneth Kaunda One of a Kind ride

After 14 days of sleepless nights, fatigue and over 400 kilometres cycling in temperatures often exceeding 30º degrees from Johannesburg, Mafikeng to Vryburg in 2015, the Ikgate Motlhala cycle campaign in partnership with the North West Department of Tourism and the North West Tourism Board returns from 24 to 29 April in honour of struggle stalwart and former President of Zambia Dr Kenneth Kaunda's 91st birthday which he's celebrating on 28 April. Now firmly established in the tourism calendar of the North West Province as the flagship "cycle for a cause" campaign, the event is set to be more exciting with top celebrity joining Stoan Seate (SABC2 Afro Café Host) in his pedalling challenge from Ventersdorp to Potchefstroom, Klerksdorp and ending in Wolmaransstad in the Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality.

Issued by Seven Colors Communications 4 Apr 2016

Meet 15 organisations at the forefront of transformation in SA - Topco Media
Meet 15 organisations at the forefront of transformation in SA

Absa Group Limited; Coega Development Corporation; Dormac Marine & Engineering; FNB Commercial Banking; KPMG; McKinsey & Company; Netcare Limited; Super Group Limited; Total SA; Volkswagen Group South Africa; Woolworths; SAMSA; Transglobal; Metropolitan Holdings and the SA Post Office have been accelerating transformation for the past 15 years.

Issued by Topco Media 4 Apr 2016

Google hosts YouTube creators' event in Cape Town
Google hosts YouTube creators' event in Cape Town

Following on its inaugural South African event in Johannesburg last year, Google South Africa hosted the first Cape Town YouTube creators' event.

1 Apr 2016

South African business leaders have a few secrets - Topco Media
South African business leaders have a few secrets

The Head of Facebook, the CEO of MTN, the CEO of EOH Holdings, the CEO of Groupon and the Chairman of Shell will demonstrate methods of unlocking business potential at the Secrets to Success Conference.

Issued by Topco Media 31 Mar 2016

Great entertainment on last days of Rand Show 2016 - The Rand Show
Great entertainment on last days of Rand Show 2016

Joburg's biggest day out keeps the action happening right to the very end. In addition to the masses of shows and entertainment that run throughout the duration of the Rand Show, there are a number of great acts that can only be seen on the closing weekend of 2 and 3 April.

Issued by The Rand Show 31 Mar 2016