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#Newsmaker: Carla Worth, newly appointed deputy MD at Digitas Liquorice

Digitas Liquorice appointed Carla Worth as its new deputy managing director earlier this year, and announced that she will steer the agency through its next phase of growth while further entrenching digital innovation for brands...

By Juanita Pienaar 17 hours ago

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How the media is reacting to Zozibini Tunzi [analysis]

Meltwater tracked and analysed conversations surrounding the Zozibini Tunzi winning the Miss Universe pageant...

14 hours ago

Just Branding makes its mark
Just Branding makes its mark

2019 has been an exciting year for the Just Design branding team...

Issued by Just Design 2 Dec 2019

Newzroom Afrika's #10MinutesWith Marc Lewis
Newzroom Afrika's #10MinutesWith Marc Lewis

Marc Lewis is Newzroom Afrika's Sports Editor and Sports Anchor for the prime-time news slot, Newz@Prime...

Issued by Newzroom Afrika 2 Dec 2019

#AfricanAdShowcase: MultiChoice may have a competitive edge over streaming services
#AfricanAdShowcase: MultiChoice may have a competitive edge over streaming services

Reports of interim results by MultiChoice show a 3% decline in DStv premium subscribers, which may be due to intensified competition from streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video...

2 Dec 2019

Collaboration key in closing the digital skills gap in Africa
Collaboration key in closing the digital skills gap in Africa

In the face of an immensely challenging digital skills gap on the continent, Mojolaoluwa Aderemi-Makinde, head of brand and reputation at Google Africa, remains optimistic...

By Sindy Peters 2 Dec 2019

Ford fined R35 million for Kuga debacle
Ford fined R35 million for Kuga debacle

The Ford Motor Company of South Africa (FMCSA) has been fined an administrative fine of R35 million for the incidents in which the company's Kuga 1.6 model caught fire...

2 Dec 2019

Take SA's first online consumer review survey and stand a chance to win an iPhone 11 Pro!
Take SA's first online consumer review survey and stand a chance to win an iPhone 11 Pro!

Social Places, a MarTech company driving the use of location-based marketing and reputation management for multi-location and franchised brands, is carrying out the country's first Online Review Landscape Survey and is calling on South Africans to take part...

Issued by Social Places 2 Dec 2019

#StartupStory: Taking the stress out of funeral catering
#StartupStory: Taking the stress out of funeral catering

We all know that the loss of a family member or friend isn't always easy. It is also a time to support your loved ones and we know that planning the catering for a funeral can be stressful activity...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 Dec 2019

The rules are changing, money is opening up
The rules are changing, money is opening up

The eighth and final session for the year of Heavy Chef's Inspire Sessions series in collaboration with Discovery Business Insurance featured The Fintechnologists, Simon Dingle of Lettuce...

By Jessica Tennant 2 Dec 2019

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#DesignIndaba2020: Kinya Tagawa "to plot for the future" as speaker

Kinya Tagawa, a Japanese award-winning design engineer who runs international design agency Takram, with studios in Tokyo and London, has been selected as one of the speakers for next year's Design Indaba Conference...

By Juanita Pienaar 2 Dec 2019

Clicks announces Engen as new fuel rewards partner
Clicks announces Engen as new fuel rewards partner

Shell's loyalty partnership with Clicks came to an abrupt end this November, just before the health and beauty retailer announced that it has entered into an agreement with Engen instead...

2 Dec 2019

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'OK Boomer' and the great generational stand-off

The generational face-off when grandpa and junior go head-to-head over which generation has it better (Mine. No, mine. No, MINE)...

2 Dec 2019

#FairnessFirst: Taking action beyond #16DaysofActivism
#FairnessFirst: Taking action beyond #16DaysofActivism

Unfortunately, gender-based violence is a harsh reality of everyday life for the majority of South African women. Here's what's being done to not just take a stand but also act to end GBV this #16DaysofActivism and beyond, with UN Women's global #OrangetheWorld campaign...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Dec 2019

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The 5 mistakes you want to avoid marketing your franchise in South Africa

It doesn't take a savant to understand the huge potential that international franchising in emerging markets brings to the table...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 29 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: How Yococo's Sine Ndlela started serving scoops of love
#EntrepreneurMonth: How Yococo's Sine Ndlela started serving scoops of love

Sine Ndlela is not yet 30 years old, but she's the founder of a thriving South African dairy-free ice-cream brand...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 29 Nov 2019

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#DesignIndaba2020: Dates announced as it gears up to celebrate 25 years of cultural invention

Design Indaba has announced its dates for the 2020 conference and its yearly lineup as it gears up for the 25th edition of the event...

29 Nov 2019

Big things are brewing between LSB and Decimal Agency
Big things are brewing between LSB and Decimal Agency

With Joburgers' insatiable appetite for good food and a great vibe, new gourmet kitchen and beer garden, Lock, Stock & Beer (LSB) is quickly becoming the city's hottest new hang-out...

Issued by Decimal Agency 29 Nov 2019

The annual AFDA Online Graduation Festival goes live
The annual AFDA Online Graduation Festival goes live

Our students offer you the opportunity to watch over 60 of their films, TV pilots and documentaries online...

By Earle Holmes, Issued by AFDA 29 Nov 2019

Trace Mobile partners with Justpalm.com to launch the first of its kind AI WhatsApp Business Chatbot
Trace Mobile partners with Justpalm.com to launch the first of its kind AI WhatsApp Business Chatbot

Trace Mobile has brought multi award-winning marketing and reward agency Justpalm.com on board to launch its interactive WhatsApp Business chat line...

Issued by JustPalm 29 Nov 2019

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DSTV evaluates ZBC 24-hour news channel

DSTV is currently evaluating a Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) 24-hour news channel...

29 Nov 2019

McLaren announces TUMI as official luggage partner
McLaren announces TUMI as official luggage partner

McLaren and TUMI, the leading international travel and lifestyle brand, have announced a new partnership which will see TUMI become the official luggage partner of McLaren including world-famous race team McLaren Racing and luxury supercar company McLaren Automotive...

Issued by TUMI 29 Nov 2019

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Ramaphosa pulls out of radio show after gender violence protest

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa withdrew from the Chairman's Conversation, a signature annual event hosted by Power FM radio station, because of allegations the station's owner, Given Mkhari, assaulted his wife...

29 Nov 2019

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New Volkswagen ad banned by advertising watchdog

A Volkswagen radio ad stereotyping women has been banned by the Advertising Regulatory Board after a complainant found the ad to be "extremely sexist"...

29 Nov 2019

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Creative Circle monthly winners for September - October announced + monthly design winners

The winners for the Creative Circle monthly awards, for work flighted during September and October this year, were announced at VMLY&R, Johannesburg as well as the monthly design award winners for May - October 2019...

29 Nov 2019

Kevin Ndinguri, managing director at UM.
#Newsmaker: Kevin Ndinguri, UM's new MD

Full-service media agency UM recently appointed Kevin Ndinguri, who has spent the last year as client managing partner at UM Africa, as MD of the local team...

By Jessica Tennant 29 Nov 2019

SA handcrafted gin Inverroche looks stateside with Charlize Theron
SA handcrafted gin Inverroche looks stateside with Charlize Theron

As part of its efforts to further expand its presence in the United States of America, South African handcrafted gin brand, Inverroche, has been hosting a series of exclusive events in New York City...

29 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Teacher turned events extraordinaire, Amanda Rabinowitz
#EntrepreneurMonth: Teacher turned events extraordinaire, Amanda Rabinowitz

Durban-born Amanda Rabinowitz started her career as a school teacher, but the "entrepreneurial bug" soon bit and she's now the proud owner of a growing experiential events business...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Nov 2019

281 billion and counting: Email is here to stay and it's a good thing
281 billion and counting: Email is here to stay and it's a good thing

Two-hundred-and-eighty-one-billion. That's a lot of emails being sent every day by some 4 billion email users around the world. And while many of us feel like we're on the receiving end of about 1 million a day, at least, email isn't going anywhere. Particularly not for marketers and advertisers...

By Jason Liebenberg 28 Nov 2019

Google's new 'My Storytime' platform helps families stay in touch
Google's new 'My Storytime' platform helps families stay in touch

Google has launched a new platform called My Storytime, which aims to keep families in touch with pre-recorded audio via Google Assistant...

By Shereesa Moodley 28 Nov 2019

Brand Factor adds 6 new brands to its client roster
Brand Factor adds 6 new brands to its client roster

Every agency has that slide in their credentials deck which shows the logos of all the clients in their stable - and the Brand Factor team has had to find space for a few more over the past six months...

Issued by Brand Factor 28 Nov 2019

2019 Soul Inspired concert brought to you by Spar
2019 Soul Inspired concert brought to you by Spar

Soul Inspired returns this year with another powerful line-up of the best that Gospel, and Praise and Worship have to offer...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 28 Nov 2019

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