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  • Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko to step down
    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.
  • Source: Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko
    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
    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
    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.
  • #BehindtheBrandManager: Meet Tamsin Darroch of Kellogg's South Africa
    #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
  • Business unusual for small enterprises on the road to recovery
    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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East Coast Radio, KFM DJs to battle it out for charity on Family Feud
East Coast Radio, KFM DJs to battle it out for charity on Family Feud

There's an extra dose of hilarities in Family Feud this week when host Steve Harvey welcomes radio DJs from East Coast Radio and KFM...

20 Jul 2021

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The state of social media in South Africa

In 2020, budgets were cut, strategies were changed, and priorities were re-looked - but some platforms fared better than others...

By Richard Lord 20 Jul 2021

What to expect from the House of Zwide launch episode
What to expect from the House of Zwide launch episode

The day has finally come, the highly anticipated show House of Zwide premiere's tonight at 7pm on e.tv...

Issued by eMedia 20 Jul 2021

WATCH: Sivuka Youth offers inspiration and guidance, helping SA youth find their voice in the world of work
WATCH: Sivuka Youth offers inspiration and guidance, helping SA youth find their voice in the world of work

In this BizTakeouts interview Ashalia Maharajh, the founder and director of Sivuka Youth, discusses the company's introspective, self-first approach to fundamental topics to develop SA's youth and tackle unemployment...

Issued by Sivuka Youth 20 Jul 2021

Dentsu International appoints Fred Levron as global chief creative officer
Dentsu International appoints Fred Levron as global chief creative officer

Dentsu International announced that Fred Levron has been named global chief creative officer. This executive role will see Levron leading the network's holistic creative agenda and its portfolio of creative agencies worldwide...

Issued by Dentsu 20 Jul 2021

NYF Advertising Awards announces specialty award winners
NYF Advertising Awards announces specialty award winners

The New York Festivals Advertising Awards has detailed the winners of the Genius 100 Inspiration Award, the NYF Pivot Award and Signal Awards...

20 Jul 2021

Why personalisation in digital marketing matters
Why personalisation in digital marketing matters

When brands incorporate personalisation into their digital marketing strategies, they build stronger relationships with their customers, retain them for longer, encourage word-of-mouth referrals and create better experiences for new customers...

Issued by G&G Digital 20 Jul 2021

August #WomensMonth made possible by the Intercare Group
August #WomensMonth made possible by the Intercare Group

Inviting your nominations of inspiring women to be featured in our exclusive August Women's Month interview series...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 20 Jul 2021

Tips that can help SMEs grow new business leads through digital tools
Tips that can help SMEs grow new business leads through digital tools

Scott Thwaites, head of emerging markets for TikTok Global Business Solutions, offers tips that can help SMEs grow new business leads through digital tools...

20 Jul 2021

Media helping to shape future of food systems
Media helping to shape future of food systems

How can media professionals help to transform the global food system? This is the big question to be tackled at an upcoming independent dialogue on media engagement ahead of the United Nations Food Systems Summit...

Issued by YehBaby Digital 20 Jul 2021

Ticketpro Dome to close after being sold
Ticketpro Dome to close after being sold

RX Venue Management has announced that The Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg is set to close after being sold to a third party that does not operate in the event space...

20 Jul 2021

Blend360 acquires Eindhoven-based digital transformation consultancy Engagement Factory
Blend360 acquires Eindhoven-based digital transformation consultancy Engagement Factory

Blend360 announced its acquisition of Engagement Factory. This acquisition is designed to expand upon Blend360's global technology and analytics offering and to meet the international needs of its client base...

Issued by Engagement Factory 20 Jul 2021

Libri, a book distributor which operates in the German-speaking market
Publiseer starts distributing books through Libri

Publiseer, a digital content distribution company that aims to give African writers a platform, details more about their collaboration with Libri...

19 Jul 2021

#Exclusive: Greg Potterton talks Nude beginnings - the launch of an ethnographic, market research agency
#Exclusive: Greg Potterton talks Nude beginnings - the launch of an ethnographic, market research agency

Greg Potterton shares more about the recently launched ethnographic, market research agency called Nude...

By Evan-Lee Courie 19 Jul 2021

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Icasa expresses concern regarding CAF and SuperSport exclusivity deal

Icasa has released a statement expressing its concern regarding media statement released by SABC...

19 Jul 2021

Near Me shows explosive growth!
Near Me shows explosive growth!

Each time a user clicks on a category within Near Me they provide Vicinity Media with priceless local intent data...

Issued by Vicinity Media 19 Jul 2021

Inspiring good business at the 20th annual Top Empowerment Awards
Inspiring good business at the 20th annual Top Empowerment Awards

The winners of the 20th annual Top Empowerment Awards were announced on the evening of 15 July 2021 at the star-studded awards ceremony...

Issued by Topco Media 19 Jul 2021

Fashion Bridges: Fostering cooperation between Italian and SA fashion industries
Fashion Bridges: Fostering cooperation between Italian and SA fashion industries

South African and Italian organisations have partnered to launch Fashion Bridges, a project aimed at laying the foundations of sustainable cooperation between the Italian and SA fashion industries...

19 Jul 2021

Good customer retention tactics translate to brand loyalty and profitability for SMEs
Good customer retention tactics translate to brand loyalty and profitability for SMEs

There is a good reason why the saying goes "first impressions last" and this is particularly important for small businesses...

19 Jul 2021

#PulpNonFiction: Nothing lasts forever
#PulpNonFiction: Nothing lasts forever

This week, Bronwyn Williams looks at the fragility of our existence after reading Mortality by Christopher Hitchens...

By Bronwyn Williams 19 Jul 2021

Meltwater wins Comparably Awards for Best Career Growth and Best CEOs for Women
Meltwater wins Comparably Awards for Best Career Growth and Best CEOs for Women

Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence, is proud to announce that it is the recipient of two Comparably Awards for Best Career Growth and Best CEOs for Women...

Issued by Meltwater 19 Jul 2021

Reputation is a board level concern and deserves the attention
Reputation is a board level concern and deserves the attention

It took the RMS Titanic a mere 160 minutes to sink. It was originally believed that the iceberg had caused a long gash in the hull. But after examining the wreck, it was found that...

19 Jul 2021

A chatbot won't solve all your problems
A chatbot won't solve all your problems

We've got bots to the left of us, intelligent assistants to the right, and here we are - stuck in the middle with a bold statement: A chatbot won't solve all your problems...

Issued by Praekelt 19 Jul 2021

#Newsmaker: Mzo Jojwana takes on role as 702 station manager
#Newsmaker: Mzo Jojwana takes on role as 702 station manager

Mzo Jojwana, who rejoined 702 last year after time with Power FM, will be taking up the role as 702 station manager following Thabisile Mbete bidding farewell to the station...

By Evan-Lee Courie 19 Jul 2021

Epic Lion and building brands with heart
Epic Lion and building brands with heart

We open at a pivot point for humanity and the globe. Values and worldviews are radically changing, and today's brands need to fundamentally adapt to survive and thrive. Enter Epic Lion - the brand and digital design agency that is succeeding in this exciting new era...

Issued by Epic Lion 19 Jul 2021

Local content creator creates #PrayForSA Instagram filter
Local content creator creates #PrayForSA Instagram filter

Jashen Govindsamy, better known as "Jashmir" on social media, has created a new Instagram filter: #PrayForSA...

19 Jul 2021

Watch out for the bouncer. When It comes, it is going to be prolific
Watch out for the bouncer. When It comes, it is going to be prolific

If I was a brand manager seeking out new and specific audiences at a reduced rate, now would be the time for me to secure the maximum rights for the minimum spend required...

By Neil Jankelowitz, Issued by Mscsports 19 Jul 2021

Clearing up key misunderstandings about digital transformation
Clearing up key misunderstandings about digital transformation

James Hickman, head of sales at Altron Karabina, wants to clear up some misunderstandings that some people might still have with digital transformation...

16 Jul 2021

Mental health matters this #MandelaDay
Mental health matters this #MandelaDay

Mediamark has made a call to industry professionals to help save a life this #MandelaDay...

16 Jul 2021

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