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#BestofBiz 2016: Marketing & Media

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

12 Dec 2016

Panel discussion: Youth political participation in the era of SDGS

12 August is International Youth Day and you are invited to attend a presentation on gendered youth political participation by Afrobarometer using its latest survey data for 36 African countries...

Issued by Institute for Justice and Reconciliation 11 Aug 2016

#YouthMonth: Behind the camera with BBC's Ros Atkins

He has broadcast from locations as diverse as an informal settlement in Soweto, a hospice in London, a prison in Indianapolis, a bookshop in Tel Aviv, a Nazi exhibition in Berlin, a maternity ward in Lagos and a classroom in Tanzania...

By Leigh Andrews 30 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: What's in a hashtag?

Like every year since South Africa's liberation, youth month has come and gone as quickly as it came. As a generation living in the shadow and following in the footsteps of those who left a great legacy...

By Rebone Masemola 30 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: Precocious creations with Dane Dodds

We were first introduced to Dane Dodds in 2014 just after the release of his controversial music video for Dookoom.

By Ruth Cooper 29 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: Behind the camera with BBC's Babita Sharma

Babita Sharma is the main presenter of Newsday, BBC World News' daily news programme presented live from Singapore and London. If you'd like to follow in her footsteps, you're in luck as she offers insight into the challenging, chaotic, but incredibly rewarding world of broadcast journalism with us...

By Leigh Andrews 29 Jun 2016

16 Days For Youth - Bringing change in Western Cape communities

As the 16 Days for Youth campaign came to a close, the Heart FM team reflected on a campaign that initially started out as youth-focused projects, but turned into something bigger...

Issued by Heart FM 29 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: For the love of farming and making a difference

Stuart says "The best of our future farmers are ready to farm in their own right." I decided to get the details from the horse's mouth and spoke to one of the Future Farmers, Mzwandile Duma...

By Cari Van Wyk 29 Jun 2016

#BehindtheSelfie with... Kgomotso G Mautloa

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Kgomotso G Mautloa, the young entrepreneur who is also owner and creative director of Green Robot Design...

By Leigh Andrews 29 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: Chevron SA, Amy Biehl Foundation tackle youth unemployment

South Africa has the third highest unemployment rate in the world between the ages of 15 and 24...

By Sindy Peters 29 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: 'The choice began with a needle and thread' - Zaid Philander

As Youth Month draws to a close, we interview activist and entrepreneur Zaid Philander on his social enterprise I Scream & Red...

By Sindy Peters 28 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: Top young chef Katlego Mlambo

Semi-finalist of the 2015 San Pellegrino Young Chef competition and former chef at Ruste en Vrede, Katlego Mlambo chats to us about TV cheffing, food trends and emojis for #YouthMonth.

By Ruth Cooper 28 Jun 2016

5th Standard Bank Rising Star Awards finalists announced

The finalists for the 5th annual Standard Bank Rising Star Awards have been announced. The awards are for young, talented individuals in the 28-40 year age category...

28 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: Snaddon animates the industry

Director and animation supervisor, Daniel Snaddon, unpacks the animation industry's highs, lows and the must-haves to be a successful animator...

By Pasqua Heard 28 Jun 2016

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#OneShow2017: Bruno Bertelli's judging pick of the day

“For the third year they've come up with incredible pieces, each better than the previous one...” That's how Bruno Bertelli, global CCO at Publicis Milan and One Show film juror, describes the entry that was a delight for him to watch.

11 hours ago

Diversity dialogue with FCB Global CEO Carter Murray

FCB's leaders from across the globe were recently in Cape Town for their Global Leadership Conference, held at the Belmond Mount Nelson at the end of February. Key among these was FCB Global CEO Carter Murray.

By Leigh Andrews 14 hours ago

#OneShow2017: John Mescall's judging pick of the day

“A lot of advertising tries to manufacture emotion, you watch it and think ‘oh I should be feeling sad or uplifted now', but in this one, you actually do.” That's how John Mescall, global ECD at McCann New York and One Show film juror describes the entry that was a delight for him to watch.

1 day ago

Through the looking glass: Consumers on Instagram

The first digital photograph dates back to 1957. Today, more pictures are taken every two minutes than throughout the whole of the 1800s. And the vast majority of those are by people recording their lives and experiences, not brands or organisations.

By Izzy Pugh 1 day ago

Bertelsmann bets on digital media, global expansion

German media and publishing group Bertelsmann on Tuesday presented ambitious objectives for 2020, as its bets on digital and international expansion paid off with a second one-billion-euro annual profit in 2016.

1 day ago

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