Finalists in Fairlady Women of the Future Awards 2017 and Rising Star Awards.
Finalists in Fairlady Women of the Future Awards 2017

Fairlady, in partnership with Santam, has announced the ten finalists in the Fairlady Women of the Future Awards 2017, who are also featured in the August issue, out now. The winner of the Fairlady Woman of The Future and Fairlady Rising Star Awards 2017 will be honoured at an awards ceremony in Johannesburg in August 2017.

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#CSIMonth: Going beyond armchair activism

There's been a rise in criticism for only performing acts of good on Mandela Day, but there's a similar trend of eye-rolling at the clicktivism of keyboard warriors or ‘slacktivists', who simply give from their online wallets without making a physical effort to make the world a better place. Is this disapproval justified?

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

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Cartel conduct under investigation in Kenya

Cartel conduct is in the cross-hairs of the Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK), whose new leniency programme has some unique aspects.

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Customer Experience Management Summit returns to Cape Town

The sixth Customer Experience (CX) Management Summit in Africa, taking place 16-17 August 2017 at the Century City Conference Centre in Cape Town, will explore current and future state of CX to strengthen the industry within the African continent

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Waspa updates code of conduct
Waspa updates code of conduct

The Wireless Application Service Provider of South Africa (Waspa), has updated its code of conduct to be in line with Icasa regulations on premium services.

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Fake news, fake research!

About two weeks ago saw the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, marking the mass acceptance of the smartphone. In truth, the technology had already been developed five years earlier. That technology, together with the global roll out of the internet a scant five years previously, have transformed society forever.

By mike broom 21 Jul 2017

Why journalists make the best marketers
Why journalists make the best marketers

There's an interesting trend where many journalists eventually gravitate towards the marketing sector. While not all news writers are making the move, there are a great many of them writing copy - even if just on a freelance basis. Why? The answer is simple: journalists make the best marketers.

Issued by Rogerwilco 21 Jul 2017

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2017 marketing strategies for your service-based business

Business success rates are higher than you might think, but there's still risk associated with starting a business. About 80% of businesses make it past the first year, but only 50% make it past five years. Service-based brick and mortar businesses take on even more risk because of their high overhead and small target market.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 21 Jul 2017

Abey Mokgwatsane, new managing executive for brand and communications at Vodacom
Abey Mokgwatsane on what's next after Ogilvy SA

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.

By Juanita Pienaar 19 Jul 2017

Star-studded new British Airways safety video adds comic relief
Star-studded new British Airways safety video adds comic relief

In a new and entertaining pre-flight safety video, British Airways spreads important safety messages, while boosting fund-raising for Flying Start - the charity partnership between British Airways and Comic Relief.

19 Jul 2017

Facebook Messenger's golden opportunities for retailers
Facebook Messenger's golden opportunities for retailers

Facebook Messenger offers some exciting options for marketers and, judging by the extensive coverage the product received at F8 back in April, it seems Facebook knows it.

By Megan Hollis 19 Jul 2017

Dentsu Aegis Network signs affiliation agreement with Impact Africa Limited
Dentsu Aegis Network signs affiliation agreement with Impact Africa Limited

KIGALI, Rwanda - Dentsu Aegis Network, one of the leading global media and digital marketing communications networks, has extended its footprint in Africa with the signing of Impact Africa Limited (iAfrica), a leading marketing and public relations agency, as its affiliate full-service agency in Rwanda.

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 19 Jul 2017

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#Newsmaker: Reimagining an education brand in Red & Yellow

Heléne Lindsay recently joined the “disparate, quirky bunch” at Red & Yellow, where she's taking on the customer side of things.

By Jessica Tennant 19 Jul 2017