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  • Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko to step down
    Telkom has announced that its CEO and executive director Sipho Maseko will step down on 30 June 2022. The telecoms company said the process to appoint a successor is well underway and a designated group CEO will be announced in the not too distant future.
  • #BehindtheBrandManager: Meet Tamsin Darroch of Kellogg's South Africa
    Few food brands have the historical connection with consumers around the world as Kellogg's does, having held meaning at the breakfast table for over a century. By Lauren Hartzenberg
  • How cooking oil brought a moment of joy during a dreadful week
    It is possible that cooking oil prevented more looting in South Africa in the last week than the president, the ANC, the intelligence community, the army and the police combined. This, without question, says something about the versatility of the product. It says even more about the state of the state. When you are shown up by canola, you might want to revisit your strategy. By Howard Feldman
  • Park Advertising launches digital performance unit, Lucid Media
    Performance Media across Search, Social and Programmatic platforms is the single fastest growing area of digital media in South Africa. Combine that with the detailed analysis of campaign management, tagging and ad operations, and it becomes apparent that these highly specialist functions require a highly specialised unit.
  • Transnet hit by cyberattack - Operations disrupted nationwide
    The Transnet Port Terminals website has been hacked, implying that all companies under Transnet have been affected. All Transnet websites were down at the time when reporting was done for this SA Trucker article. The publication cited sources who requested to remain anonymous because they are not allowed to speak to the media.
  • Business unusual for small enterprises on the road to recovery
    The Covid-19 pandemic has hit South Africa's small business sector hard and there are grim statistics to bear this out. Those statistics will not be repeated here. After all, if you are a small business owner setting out on the road to recovery, the last thing you probably want is more details of the toll the pandemic has taken on small enterprises. Far more useful would be some good, solid tips on how to build back better after any business setbacks. By Ameen Hassen
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Convergence Partners to drive digital inclusion in Africa with latest fund

Convergence Partners has announced the successful first close of its third fund, the Convergence Partners Digital Infrastructure Fund (CPDIF) at $120m...

2 days ago

#BehindtheBrandManager: Meet Tamsin Darroch of Kellogg's South Africa

Few food brands have the historical connection with consumers around the world as Kellogg's does, having held meaning at the breakfast table for over a century...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago

Park Advertising launches digital performance unit, Lucid Media

Park Advertising has launched a new digital performance unit called Lucid Media with the aim of increasing client need for a more focused and competitive digital service across the group...

3 days ago

#BizTrends2021: 3 new trends to anticipate in arts and culture

At the beginning of this year I wrote a trends piece. Reviewing it now, that feels like a very long time ago. So much has happened in just a few months. But at the same time, many of those trends are still relevant...

By Rucera Seethal 3 days ago

TBWA nails Build it's new essence - Yes We Can!

Back in 2019, Build it set out with the objective of refreshing their brand, as well as having a broader market appeal...

Issued by TBWA 2 days ago

Caught in the storm: Exhibition, entertainment and events leaders speak out

The Ticketpro Dome is the latest casualty of being unable to operate and the consequences of its closure will have a ripple effect through the South African economy...

Issued by RX Africa 2 days ago

Night Embassy by Jägermeister on the search for creatives from Jhb

Night Embassy by Jägermeister is searching for the four most exciting creative minds from Johannesburg's nightlife communities...

2 days ago

Gen Z's anticipated media consumption during Tokyo Summer Olympics

Now the largest consumer segment, Gen Z accounts for 32% of the world's population and has spending power approaching $150bn in the United States...

2 days ago

Hot 102.7FM helps Westside FM get back on air

In the early hours of Tuesday, 13 July, community radio station Westside FM, a mouthpiece of the West Rand community since 2013, was ransacked in an outbreak of civil unrest...

Issued by Hot 102.7FM 2 days ago

A Nedbank IMC 2021 partnership with Sunshine Cinema challenges marketers to pay it forward

Africa's premier marketing conference has announced a partnership with Sunshine Cinema, Africa's first solar-powered media distribution channel that ignites imaginations and discussion on the continent...

Issued by IMC Conference 2 days ago

PRCA condemns disinformation report

The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has condemned the behaviour in the strongest possible terms of alleged disinformation spread by the Eswatini Government...

2 days ago

Africa Digital Media Awards announces 2021 winners

Wan-Ifra has announced this year's African Digital Media Awards competition...

2 days ago

Commemorate Madiba's Legacy this July with Public Sector Leaders (PSL)

This month we celebrate Madiba in all his glory, remembering what it takes to fight for justice and peace in making South Africa a nation we can be proud of...

Issued by Topco Media 2 days ago

Call for papers for the 22nd Pamro All Africa Media Research webinar

Pamro will hold its 22nd annual conference, in October 2021, under the theme "Finding certainty in uncertain times through measurement" and is calling for submission of papers...

2 days ago

Anticipation builds ahead of the IAB Bookmark Awards 2021! Watch, enter or win

Celebrating 13 years of 'Moving the Industry Forward', the IAB Bookmarks has collaborated with 13 advertising experts to share some of the innovations and insights that have contributed to the success of digital marketing excellence...

Issued by IAB South Africa 3 days ago

A brilliant new online puzzle platform launches in SA

Now You brings you one of its most popular puzzle content on a digital platform for the first time...

Issued by Media24 Lifestyle 3 days ago

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Don't become obsolete. Look to your CMO to remain relevant

Relevance is central to commercial success, but it is not as simplistic as it sounds, and requires a strategic marketing mindset within the strategy of the business...

Issued by Wits Business School 19 Jul 2021

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