Team Hot 91.9 FM at the Liberty Radio Awards. Image © Times Media.
Making great radio with the Liberty Radio Awards

This year's Liberty Radio Awards saw Kaya FM crowned Commercial Station of the Year, while Hot91.9 FM, which won 10 awards during the course of the evening, took top honours in Community Station of the Year.

By Danette Breitenbach 1 day ago

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Verashni Pillay resigns from The Huffington Post SA with immediate effect

24.com has accepted the resignation of Verashni Pillay as editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post SA.

2 days ago

King James Group’s chief creative officer Alistair King
King James Group drinks in their global win

King James Group's chief creative officer Alistair King says the time when independent local agencies couldn't really expect to work in international brands because of how multinationals tied up the brands at a global level are over.

By Leigh Andrews 21 Apr 2017

Mobile penetration in Africa reaches 80%
Mobile penetration in Africa reaches 80%

LAGOS, Nigeria -There are 960 million mobile subscriptions across Africa - an 80% penetration rate among the continent's population. Internet penetration is at 18% with 216 million internet users, according to the latest Jumia mobile trend report for Africa.

21 Apr 2017

Barclays Accelerator reveals 2017 Africa programme participants
Barclays Accelerator reveals 2017 Africa programme participants

Last night, Thursday, 20 April 2017, saw the announcement of the top 10 companies selected for the Barclays Accelerator 2017 Africa programme.

21 Apr 2017

Alon Lits
Uber: No deal breakers for doing business in sub-Saharan Africa

Transportation network company Uber had to tweak its developed-country business practices to align with the local realities in African countries such as South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria.

By Jaco Maritz 21 Apr 2017

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Grow your storytelling, grow your brand

In prehistoric times, great stories were told sitting around a campfire. In the glow of the flames storytellers would share exciting tales to impart information, to teach, to encourage and to entertain. Storytelling is an evolutionary mechanism crucial to human communication and central to our success.

By Parusha Partab 20 Apr 2017

The Newsroom rolls out self-service ad platform for South Africa
The Newsroom rolls out self-service ad platform for South Africa

The Newsroom, South Africa's leading native ad platform, opens up the self-service option for any small or medium business looking to advertise, on a pay-per-click basis.

Issued by The Newsroom 20 Apr 2017

Gumtree turns over a new leaf
Gumtree turns over a new leaf

From today, 20 April 2017, Gumtree South Africa sports its new logo, as part of an ongoing and comprehensive redesign.

20 Apr 2017

Andrew Allison, head of IAB SA Regulatory Affairs Council 
 (IAB SA) and Elizabeth de Stadler, consumer rights expert.
ASA in crisis - seeks industry support at AGM next week

The crisis surrounding the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has deepened since it was placed in business rescue last year and its supporters are calling on the industry to attend the AGM and ‘Save the ASA' event on Tuesday 25 April 2017 at the SAB ‘World Of Beer' 15 President Street Newtown Johannesburg.

19 Apr 2017

Capacity crowd at Ellis Park for UCKG's Good Friday service, prays for South Africa
Capacity crowd at Ellis Park for UCKG's Good Friday service, prays for South Africa

The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (UCKG) once again hosted one of the largest Good Friday services in South Africa, filling the Ellis Park Stadium to capacity with overflow crowds in the adjacent precinct. Almost 90,000 Church members and their guests gathered for the annual event to have their lives restored through the resurrection of Jesus.

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 19 Apr 2017

Bob Mabena joins MSG Afrika Broadcasting
Bob Mabena joins MSG Afrika Broadcasting

Black-owned and -operated media company MSG Afrika Group has announced the appointment of renowned radio practitioner Bob Mabena as their group head of programming of their subsidiary MSG Afrika Broadcasting with effect from 1 May 2017.

Issued by MSG Afrika Broadcasting 18 Apr 2017

How SA's young creatives can get involved in Cannes Lions 2017!
How SA's young creatives can get involved in Cannes Lions 2017!

Cannes Lions has launched new projects to support young creatives by opening the Night School and announcing the 2017 Masters of Creativity client brief. There's also a 48-hour local film challenge.

18 Apr 2017