Zim news app sees spike in traffic
Zim news app sees spike in traffic

Zimbabwe's #datafree Zim News app spikes to more than 3 million daily page views as citizens seek information on crisis.

14 hours ago

The biggest South African disrupting summit of all time
The biggest South African disrupting summit of all time

16-17 November 2017, at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Centre, Johannesburg

Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 2 days ago

Wunderman SSA appoints Kagiso Musi
Wunderman SSA appoints Kagiso Musi

Wunderman Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) welcomes Kagiso Musi as the digital agency's chief client officer (CCO) and managing director (MD) of Fluid, the WPP agency established to service the Telkom account.

Issued by Wunderman 2 days ago

Founder and CEO of Colourworks, Lesley Waterkeyn.
Local entrepreneur wins IWEC award!

Cape Town businesswomen and entrepreneur, Lesley Waterkeyn is one of five South African entrepreneurs who received an award from the International Women's Entrepreneurial Challenge (IWEC) Foundation at a special ceremony in Seattle, last night.

2 days ago

#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 3 days ago

Screen grabs from the ad.
#OrchidsandOnions: Nedbank's brave new advertising contrasts with Eskom's insult to its consumers

Nedbank has been doing some very appealing advertising of late, and the bank and its agency, Joe Public, have already got a few Orchids from me.

By Brendan Seery 3 days ago

A-list Communications takes over Topshop and Topman South Africa PR account
A-list Communications takes over Topshop and Topman South Africa PR account

PR and brand experience agency A-list Communications has signed on as the official PR agency for Topshop and Topman from November 2017.

Issued by A-LIST COMMUNICATIONS 3 days ago

Advertising agency, The Odd Number is at the top of this year’s Pendoring ranking - image credit: .
#Pendoring2017: Official ranking of the winners and finalists!

With a total of 64 points, the Johannesburg based advertising agency The Odd Number, winner of the 2017 Pendoring Umpetha Award, has emerged at the top of this year's Pendoring ranking. In second place is Joe Public with 58 points, followed by 7Films with 40 points. The agencies Black Khaki and Ogilvy Mather Johannesburg are in joint fourth place with 34 points, and Abnormal Group in fifth position with 26 points.

3 days ago

#Newsmaker: Karabo Denalane on advertising in such a time as this
#Newsmaker: Karabo Denalane on advertising in such a time as this

A year and a half since being appointed CEO of TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris, Karabo Denalane explains why "there's never been a better time to be in the industry."

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

#MeettheMarketer: Are business consultancies the ad agencies of the future?
#MeettheMarketer: Are business consultancies the ad agencies of the future?

Anatoly Roytman, managing director of Accenture Interactive and Global lead for EALA (Europe, Africa, Middle East and Latin America), believes that Accenture Interactive is building the "agency of the future". We asked him to elaborate as our #MeettheMarketer this month on Bizcommunity.africa.

By Louise Marsland 13 Nov 2017

Lillian Barnard from Microsoft SA giving us some insight on digital transformation at AfricaCom.
#AfricaCom: Digital transformation is real and it's urgent

Lillian Barnard, director for the Public-Sector at Microsoft SA, addressed an audience at the Visions of Africa stage on the last day of AfricaCom, which was held at the International Convention Centre in Cape Town (CTICC) from 7-9 November.

By Juanita Pienaar 10 Nov 2017

The #monkeyselfie - who owns it?
Adams & Adams #Crammer17: insights into intellectual property

The Adams & Adams 'Crammer' session, recently held in Cape Town and Sandton, was aptly named as they crammed as much content as possible into the morning session in intense, 20-minute increments on the balancing act of copyright and freedom of speech as well as who really owns that IP.

By Leigh Andrews 10 Nov 2017

#Assegais2017: Where quantity and quality meet
#Assegais2017: Where quantity and quality meet

The Direct Marketing Association of South Africa's (DMASA) Assegai Awards might be all about the numbers, but the Awards are no game. With ROI a key measurement of a campaign, only those that deliver are rewarded, and despite a tough year, the industry accomplished that.

By Danette Breitenbach 10 Nov 2017