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TBWA\ and Grid Worldwide cement their investment creative position by combining Grid, Openco
TBWA\ and Grid Worldwide cement their investment creative position by combining Grid, Openco

In a move to cement its strength in the investment creative space, Grid Worldwide has acquired Openco, both of which form part of award-winning collective TBWA\South Africa...

18 hours ago

Tilly captions this: "Never finished."
#BehindtheSelfie with... Ahmed Tilly

This week, we go behind the selfie with Ahmed Tilly, chief creative officer (CCO) at FCB Joburg...

By Leigh Andrews 20 hours ago

Friends of Design is now accepting early bird applications for 2020!
Friends of Design is now accepting early bird applications for 2020!

At Friends of Design the early bird doesn't just catch the worm - they get a sweet deal too...

Issued by Friends of Design Academy of the Digital Arts 15 Apr 2019

#CNILux: Models of colour are not a trend, we are here to stay - Naomi Campbell
#CNILux: Models of colour are not a trend, we are here to stay - Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell wants to see better representation among designers and more African-based designers reaching the international fashion arena...

By Liam Freeman 15 Apr 2019

East Coast Radio wins big at the Liberty Radio Awards 2019
East Coast Radio wins big at the Liberty Radio Awards 2019

East Coast Radio is beaming with pride after bagging three awards at the prestigious Liberty Radio Awards ceremony in Sandton, this past weekend...

Issued by East Coast Radio 15 Apr 2019

Welcome to a new world of opportunity with Nevia
Welcome to a new world of opportunity with Nevia

Brought into South Africa by Gerber Paper, Nevia is a competitive and high-quality paper solution that will meet all your print needs...

Issued by Attic Rush 15 Apr 2019

Soldiers stand guard on April 2, 2019, in Moroni, the capital of the Comoros. Journalists have been detained and newspapers have been disrupted surrounding the country's recent presidential election. Credit: CPJ/AFP/Youssouf Ibrahim.
Comoros authorities detain journalist, censor newspapers amid political crisis

Authorities in the Comoros should stop detaining journalists and censoring the press in the wake of the disputed March 24 presidential election...

15 Apr 2019

#FairnessFirst: Don't forget age and experience as a diversity and inclusion factor
#FairnessFirst: Don't forget age and experience as a diversity and inclusion factor

The industry's lack of diversity and inclusion was made notably clear by last year's #TimesUp movement, largely focused on equality in race and gender. Now, with a rise of 'diversity and inclusion' focused roles popping in advertising, here's why it's important to focus on a range of ages and experience levels for true business transformation...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Apr 2019

#Prisms2019: ALL THE WINNERS!
#Prisms2019: ALL THE WINNERS!

The 22nd Prism Awards, celebrating excellence in the public relations and communication industry were held at The Capital on The Park in Sandton, Johannesburg on 14 April...

14 Apr 2019

#LibertyRadioAwards: ALL THE WINNERS!
#LibertyRadioAwards: ALL THE WINNERS!

The Liberty Radio Awards has honoured the top performers of the South African radio industry at a gala banquet held in Sandton earlier tonight...

13 Apr 2019

Celebrating 100 years of business
Celebrating 100 years of business

Sanlam Wealthsmiths is celebrating 100 years of business, which is a remarkable milestone and so fitting to the brand's current campaign that talks to building futures that last for generations...

Issued by XZIBIT Marketing 12 Apr 2019

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Africa's digital revolution can unlock inclusive growth, job creation

Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa remains below 3%, three years after crisis...

12 Apr 2019

Macy's new creative in-store retail concept, Story
Macy's new creative in-store retail concept, Story

Macy's new Instagram-friendly retail concept shop, Story, has launched in 36 stores across the United States. The narrative-driven space opened with 'Colour' as its inaugural theme...

12 Apr 2019

#NewCampaign: #EatingIsBelieving (what you see is what you should get)
#NewCampaign: #EatingIsBelieving (what you see is what you should get)

Following on from RocoMamas' #EatingIsBelieving campaign, whereby digital testimonials were turned into out of home executions, RocoMamas decided to take this a step further with agency Retroviral in launching a TVC as a statement of its standpoint as a brand that strongly believes that what you see is what you should get...

By Jessica Tennant 12 Apr 2019

#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Monare Matema
#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Monare Matema

In the run-up to the 22nd Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 14 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process...

By Jessica Tennant 12 Apr 2019

Image source: Gallo/Getty.
Plan to accelerate African trade

African Development Bank Board approves $4.8 million grant to accelerate African free trade...

12 Apr 2019

Hot 91.9FM, Future City Fourways partner with Vuma Cam for first-of-a-kind community protection partnership
Hot 91.9FM, Future City Fourways partner with Vuma Cam for first-of-a-kind community protection partnership

The Vuma Cam, Hot 91.9FM and Future City Fourways partnership is the next phase of an anti-crime initiative, with the installation of fibre-linked CCTV cameras, covering 25 intersections within the Fourways area as phase 1...

Issued by Hot 91.9FM 12 Apr 2019

Of this picture, Van Wyk says: "I don’t believe in heroes. I do, however, believe in exceptional people. In 2012 I met adv. Thuli Madonsela, then Public Protector, for the first time."
#Bookmarks2019: Pauli Van Wyk on why you don't just walk into a job as "investigative journalist"

Pauli van Wyk, the IAB SA's Bookmarks Awards 2019's inaugural Best Online Journalist Black Pixel-winner, talks us through what it takes to succeed as an investigative journalist...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Apr 2019

Judges for this year's Cannes Young Lions SA announced
Judges for this year's Cannes Young Lions SA announced

Cinemark has announced the panel of judges that have been selected to judge this year's edition of the South African leg of the Film category of the Young Lions competition...

12 Apr 2019

5 tips for organising an event from across the world
5 tips for organising an event from across the world

Organising an international event can be an exhilarating experience. It's an opportunity to spread your eventing wings, to overcome unprecedented challenges and to prove your mettle to your clients...

Issued by Worx Group 12 Apr 2019

Does public relations have a role to play in politics?
Does public relations have a role to play in politics?

If one recalls the incredibly strong public relations machinery that kicked in around Barack Obama's election campaign, one must, albeit grudgingly, admit there is most certainly a case to be made for it...

By Michelle Gillie-Barnes, Issued by ATKASA 12 Apr 2019

President appoints SABC board members
President appoints SABC board members

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed eight new board members to fill the vacancies on the Board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) with immediate effect...

12 Apr 2019

The Africa Accounts-Based Marketing (ABM) Review 2019 - Powered by Digital Kungfu
The Africa Accounts-Based Marketing (ABM) Review 2019 - Powered by Digital Kungfu

Give your opinion and stand a chance to win a professionally produced white paper for your company worth R25,000...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 12 Apr 2019

Two OFM presenters recognised for excellence
Two OFM presenters recognised for excellence

Not one, but two presenters of OFM received Liberty Bright Star awards on Saturday, 13 April, at the Liberty Radio Awards in Johannesburg...

Issued by OFM Radio 12 Apr 2019

Gary Allemann, MD of Master Data Management
Governance, CX and a tale of data in the insurance industry

Insurance is typically something people resent having to spend money on and is therefore often seen as a grudge purchase...

By Gary Allemann 12 Apr 2019

Cradle of Human Culture launches in the Western Cape
Cradle of Human Culture launches in the Western Cape

The Western Cape Government launched the Cradle of Human Culture - archaeological and paleontological heritage routes with three anchor sites in the Western Cape - alongside the World Travel Market Africa 2019 conference in Cape Town...

12 Apr 2019

Military police patrol the streets of Gorongosa, in central Mozambique, on November 19, 2013. A radio journalist in Mozambique has been held in pretrial detention since January, 2019. Credit: CPJ/Reuters/Grant Lee Neuenburg.
Mozambique National Journalist's Day marred by detention

CPJ joins calls for immediate and unconditional release of Mozambican radio journalist, Amade Abubacar...

12 Apr 2019

#StartupStory: iHappify, the new business on the block
#StartupStory: iHappify, the new business on the block

The first quarter of 2019 has seen new business development in an uncategorised industry of making people happy...

By Evan-Lee Courie 12 Apr 2019

#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Siyabonga Ngcobo
#Prisms2019: Meet young judge Siyabonga Ngcobo

In the run-up to the 22nd Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 14 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process...

By Jessica Tennant 12 Apr 2019

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Attack on Zim 263 Chat website a blatant attempt to muzzle the media

Police fired tear gas into the 263 Chat newsroom after chasing reporter Lovejoy Mtongwiza to the website's offices...

12 Apr 2019

#OneShow2019: All the SA finalists!
#OneShow2019: All the SA finalists!

Finalists of this year's One Show Awards have been revealed with South African work featuring strongly across the board...

11 Apr 2019

The Suit: What's your problem?
The Suit: What's your problem?

When I worked in London, my boss was a genius of a man who didn't quite fit the mould. His most powerful problem-solving tools were post-it notes and A3 sketch pads - and the pub...

By Jason Harrison, Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 11 Apr 2019

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