Sunrise Productions' Animation School bursary selects first recipient
Sunrise Productions' Animation School bursary selects first recipient

Tyler Solomon is the first recipient of the Cape Town-based film production and animation studio, Sunrise Productions' bursary.

2 days ago

Business course aimed at getting artists to sell art not sell out
Business course aimed at getting artists to sell art not sell out

The Business Acumen for Artists course run by the UCT Graduate School of Business celebrates ten years of boosting creative entrepreneurs across South Africa.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 25 Jul 2016

Connecting moms
Chatbot launched to connect new mothers

DURBAN, South Africa - Through the advent of Messenger and bots, messaging platforms have rapidly increased their impact in reaching users with life-changing content. Leading this technological evolution in low and middle income countries, the Praekelt Foundation, launched a new chatbot for Messenger integrated into the South African Department of Health's MomConnect, at the 21st International AIDS Conference in Durban yesterday, 19 July 2016.

20 Jul 2016

What marketers really want
What marketers really want

The marketing landscape has been disrupted. Technology has changed how marketers communicate to consumers, while macro factors, such as globalisation, and micro factors such as a low economic growth influence the marketers' reality on a daily basis. While there is no doubt that modern marketing has evolved, the question is: have marketing skills evolved with it?

By Danette Breitenbach 13 Jul 2016

Ethiopia blocks social media ahead of exams
Ethiopia blocks social media ahead of exams

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA: Ethiopia has blocked social media sites for the next few days, after questions from end-of-year exams were posted online last month, sparking a national scandal and leading to their annulment.

11 Jul 2016

Get more skills - Study part-time at the birthplace of brilliant
Get more skills - Study part-time at the birthplace of brilliant

The second semester of the AAA School of Advertising part-time courses commences in July, with the options in marketing, design, copywriting or digital media courses on offer. Registration for these courses is now open at the Johannesburg and Cape Town campuses. A full list of courses, the contents and dates is available on the AAA website. Whether its creative, marketing or digital skills that need attention, the AAA is the destination of choice for the industry.

Issued by The AAA School of Advertising 6 Jul 2016

Mindshare's 'Why Media' session at Red and Yellow
Mindshare's 'Why Media' session at Red and Yellow

Mindshare South Africa's Team MTN visited Red and Yellow School of Logic and Magic (Johannesburg) on 30 June to take the 2016 learners through the disciplines of media in a session called 'Why Media'.

Issued by Mindshare South Africa 5 Jul 2016

Enterprises University of Pretoria bestows award to dedicated educator at EduWeek Awards 2016
Enterprises University of Pretoria bestows award to dedicated educator at EduWeek Awards 2016

Enterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP) bestowed an award to a deserving educator dedicated to making a difference in education on Wednesday, 29 June 2016 at the second EduWeek Awards as part of the annual EduWeek celebrations at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand.

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 1 Jul 2016

Zinto and the Sandton SPCA promote the humane treatment of animals
Zinto and the Sandton SPCA promote the humane treatment of animals

The Zinto Marketing Group (Zinto) together with the Sandton SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) will embark on an edutainment roadshow from 4-7 July 2016. Taking place at the animal rescue centre in Marlboro, it will introduce children from Alexandra Township to its educational initiative.

Issued by Zinto Activation Group 1 Jul 2016