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#YouthMatters: Celebrate youthful diversity this June on Biz
#YouthMatters: Celebrate youthful diversity this June on Biz

Join us to honour the contribution of South African youth making a difference to business in our region. Nominees will stand a chance to be featured as top-story news in Bizcommunity's month-long #YouthMatters focus...

2 days ago

#Newsmaker: Tshego Tshukutswane, Wunderman Thompson SA's new group chief strategy officer
#Newsmaker: Tshego Tshukutswane, Wunderman Thompson SA's new group chief strategy officer

Earlier this year, Wunderman Thompson SA announced the appointment of Tshego Tshukutswane to its executive team as group chief strategy officer. Tshukutswane joined this month succeeding Moagi Bodibe, who has taken up independent consulting...

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

Get back to business with the Ticketpro Dome
Get back to business with the Ticketpro Dome

Hot 91.9FM and the Ticketpro Dome Hybrid Studio are launching an exceptional Putting You Back in Business campaign, where SMEs stand a chance to win a Ticketpro Dome Hybrid Studio production valued at R100,000...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 7 Apr 2021

Are marketers focusing on the right channels?
Are marketers focusing on the right channels?

Borderless Access surveyed consumers and marketing professionals across 11 countries to understand how these shifts have changed the industry - and what they mean for the future of media and marketing...

Issued by Borderless Access 7 Apr 2021

Giant Films tops Ciclope Africa finalist list
Giant Films tops Ciclope Africa finalist list

With the 2021 Ciclope Africa Brand Content Category and Special Category finalists announced recently, Giant Films tops the company list with 12 Ciclope Africa Brand Content finalists...

Issued by Giant Films 7 Apr 2021

Kenya and South Africa have a high exposure to disinformation. shutterstock
Social media users in Kenya and South Africa trust science, but still share Covid-19 hoaxes

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to widespread disinformation circulating on social media globally. This includes false information about the virus, its origins and possible cures for the disease it causes...

By Herman Wasserman & Dani Madrid-Morales 7 Apr 2021

Takealot competitor Everyshop officially launches
Takealot competitor Everyshop officially launches

The marketplace has been described as a likely Takealot competitor, with an extensive product range spanning electronics and appliances, furniture, fashion, beauty, fitness, DIY...

6 Apr 2021

Facebook and WHO launch 'Together Against Covid-19 Misinformation' campaign
Facebook and WHO launch 'Together Against Covid-19 Misinformation' campaign

Facebook is launching a new campaign in partnership with the WHO called 'Together Against Covid-19 Misinformation'...

6 Apr 2021

LG's smartphone business unit to close down
LG's smartphone business unit to close down

Following a continuing loss in the market, LG has decided to withdraw from the smartphone business...

6 Apr 2021

TikTok signs licensing agreement with SAMRO and CAPASSO
TikTok signs licensing agreement with SAMRO and CAPASSO

TikTok has announced a multi-year licensing agreement with the Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO) and Composers Authors and Publishers Association (CAPASSO)....

6 Apr 2021

Get ready to hear more of what you love this April
Get ready to hear more of what you love this April

Kaya FM has something exciting in store for listeners next month. Starting from 5 April, The Best T in The City, Midday Joy with Unathi and Kaya Drive with Sizwe, will now be on air between Monday and Friday...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 6 Apr 2021

Marching to an African beat
Marching to an African beat

The strong and bold rhythm of Africa is the emotive marching drum that has followed humanity from its cradle at the southern end of the continent to its rise in dominance over this world...

By Edward Herridge 6 Apr 2021

#Newsmaker: Renaldo Schwarp is the new host of 'OFM Nights'
#Newsmaker: Renaldo Schwarp is the new host of 'OFM Nights'

Award-winning TV presenter, producer and radio host, Renaldo Schwarp has slid in behind the mic as the new host of 'OFM Nights'...

By Evan-Lee Courie 6 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Terri Verhoeven of Big Concerts on navigating the new events, entertainment space
#BehindtheBrandManager: Terri Verhoeven of Big Concerts on navigating the new events, entertainment space

This month, we uncover the heroes behind the brands that millions of South Africans take into their homes and hearts every day. We find out more from Terri Verhoeven, senior operations manager at Big Concerts...

By Ruth Cooper 6 Apr 2021

Jameson's Beatha skincare launch a PR stunt
Jameson's Beatha skincare launch a PR stunt

Jameson revealed on 1 April that the product launch was simply the start of a Comedy Month campaign...

6 Apr 2021

KZN's small businesses get gifted by Gagasi FM as part of its 15th birthday celebrations
KZN's small businesses get gifted by Gagasi FM as part of its 15th birthday celebrations

Gagasi FM is turning 15 and, as part of celebrating its birthday, the station is extending a helping hand to small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs)...

Issued by Gagasi FM 6 Apr 2021

Fame Week Africa: 4 events. 1 week. 4 sectors
Fame Week Africa: 4 events. 1 week. 4 sectors

Set to take place from 13-15 September 2021, Fame Week Africa will embrace and reinvigorate all sectors of the ultra-creative community...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 6 Apr 2021

Kia SA appoints Terence Steenkamp as its new PR manager
Kia SA appoints Terence Steenkamp as its new PR manager

Steenkamp will manage all of Kia SA's communications and public relations initiatives, as well as media relations...

1 Apr 2021

SA's Lukhanyo Mdingi nabs spot on 2021 LVMH Prize shortlist
SA's Lukhanyo Mdingi nabs spot on 2021 LVMH Prize shortlist

Lukhanyo Mdingi is among the 20 designers from around the globe selected as semi-finalists for the 2021 LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers...

1 Apr 2021

Primedia beats Prasa in decade-long court case
Primedia beats Prasa in decade-long court case

There finally appears to be justice in a case that was repeatedly delayed by Prasa and the Umjanji Consortium...

By James Stent 1 Apr 2021

All the Marketing Achievement Awards 2021 winners
All the Marketing Achievement Awards 2021 winners

The Marketing Achievement Awards (MAAs) took place last night by way of a premium virtual event, giving everyone the opportunity to safely participate in the evening's festivities...

Issued by Marketing Achievement Awards 1 Apr 2021

"I don't know the answer to that" - John Perlman, host The John Perlman Show on 702
"I don't know the answer to that" - John Perlman, host The John Perlman Show on 702

I don't know the answer to that. This may just be me but I have used that sentence - or versions of it - more times over the past year than in the rest of my life put together...

By John Perlman, Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 1 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Cate Williams of Retail Capital South Africa
#BehindtheBrandManager: Cate Williams of Retail Capital South Africa

Cate Williams, marketing manager and brand strategist at Retail Capital South Africa, uncovers the driving force behind the brand...

By Evan-Lee Courie 1 Apr 2021

Agency Scope Insights: Deep, decisive and digital
Agency Scope Insights: Deep, decisive and digital

As the state of post-lockdown business shifts towards more agility and transparency, Agency Scope is responding to the global call for more in-depth data about what it takes for marketers and agencies to add real value...

By Johanna McDowell 1 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Meet Adam Deane of RocoMamas
#BehindtheBrandManager: Meet Adam Deane of RocoMamas

With a broad range of skills under his belt, RocoMamas national brand manager Adam Deane sits comfortably in the coveted 'unicorn' category of employees...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 Apr 2021

Social Places survey results
Social Places survey results

Social Places has released the stats from the second edition of their annual online local landscape survey. These stats offer insight into how South African consumers engage with businesses online...

Issued by Social Places 1 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Lance Dodgen, Heineken SA's marketing manager: Cider
#BehindtheBrandManager: Lance Dodgen, Heineken SA's marketing manager: Cider

Lance Dodgen, Heineken South Africa Marketing Manager: Cider is the custodian of the Dutch brewing company's Strongbow and Fox Cider brands...

By Jessica Tennant 1 Apr 2021

EXCLUSIVE: UK agency to open Johannesburg office with Investec as founding client
EXCLUSIVE: UK agency to open Johannesburg office with Investec as founding client

Leagas Delaney has been appointed Investec's global brand agency. Founded in London by Tim Delaney, the firm has worked with Investec in the UK for the past three years and is in the process of hiring a dedicated team in South Africa to work on the account...

31 Mar 2021

Cybersecurity is key during digital transformation in the financial services sector
Cybersecurity is key during digital transformation in the financial services sector

The financial services landscape is changing quickly as banks face increasing competition from technology-based financial services...

By Sarthak Rohal 31 Mar 2021

IAB SA Future of Measurement committee
IAB SA Future of Measurement committee

In August 2020, the IAB South Africa launched the Future of Measurement committee with the aim of better understanding the current and anticipated future needs of the industry...

Issued by IAB South Africa 31 Mar 2021

Sanlam rebrands; unveils new promise to Africa
Sanlam rebrands; unveils new promise to Africa

Yesterday evening Sanlam unveiled its new purpose and brand positioning, what it calls its new promise to Africa...

31 Mar 2021

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