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South African green energy solutions and electric mobility company, Freedom Won PTY Ltd, has Afri-ca's unique power challenges covered with our leading range of superior lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) energy storage solution batteries as well as our Electric Vehicle and Boat conversions.

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Video Exchange Africa at AfricaCom 2019

Great content, innovative tech and commercial sustainability drive the new media space in Africa...

3 days ago

Floral fun at the Gauteng Summer Cup
Floral fun at the Gauteng Summer Cup

The Summer Garden, a spectacular, floral-inspired hospitality area right on the track, has become one of the most popular areas from which to enjoy the annual Gauteng Summer Cup at Turffontein...

Issued by Campbell + Campbell 3 days ago

Winners from the 2019 Top Brands Awards. Image supplied.
All the big winners at the 21st Sunday Times Top Brands Awards

The results of the 2019 Sunday Times Top Brands Survey (now in its 21st year) was announced last night at an awards ceremony hosted at The Venue at the Houghton Hotel, Johannesburg...

3 days ago

Koo won Overall Favourite Brand in the consumer section.
#TopBrands2019: Dishing up more love

It was a night of consistency at the 21st Sunday Times Top Brands Awards held at The Venue, The Houghton Hotel last night. Koo won Overall Favourite Brand in the consumer section...

By Danette Breitenbach 3 days ago

Paula Hulley, Khensani Nobanda and Dale Hefer. Image supplied.
#BREAKINGNEWS: IAB SA to endorse Nedbank IMC Conference 2020

IAB SA CEO Paula Hulley, this week, announced the synergistic collaboration between the organisation representing the interests of the South African digital industry and the Nedbank IMC Conference in 2020...

3 days ago

SingularityU South Africa Summit 2019 full schedule announced
SingularityU South Africa Summit 2019 full schedule announced

SingularityU South Africa to host over 25 international and local thought leaders bringing together innovators and disruptors from around the world to #futureproofAfrica...

Issued by Mann Made 19 Sep 2019

Spark Media executes another successful Sports Day
Spark Media executes another successful Sports Day

To thank and spoil their clients, Spark Media has successfully held another annual Sports Day, themed 'Spring Break', complete with a variety of games to test the mental and physical 'availability' of their guests...

Issued by Spark Media 18 Sep 2019

Image credit: Nike.
Nike wins Emmy for Colin Kaepernick ad

Nike has won the Emmy for Outstanding Commercial at the 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards...

16 Sep 2019

#StartupStory: Find unique spaces online with GetVen
#StartupStory: Find unique spaces online with GetVen

GetVen is a South African online marketplace to find and book space for meetings, events and production, and has announced its arrival

By Evan-Lee Courie 16 Sep 2019

Submit your entries for the Sunday Times Lifestyle Gin Awards
Submit your entries for the Sunday Times Lifestyle Gin Awards

Entries have opened for the second Sunday Times Lifestyle Gin Awards, presented in partnership with Makro. The Awards celebrate the creators and retailers of locally and internationally crafted gins and variants...

16 Sep 2019

CMO Summit at Leaderex 2019. Image supplied.
CMO Summit at Leaderex: How AI is changing the way we work

Artificial Intelligence and other technologies are changing the way organisations work. To be successful in this new way of work, requires more than just implementing new technologies...

By Danette Breitenbach 13 Sep 2019

All the Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism winners. Image supplied.
#SBSJA19: Pure Truth recognised

Last night the newspaper industry gathered to recognise and reward the best journalism in the country at the Standard Bank Sikuvile Awards. The winners lived up to this year's awards theme: Pure Truth...

By Danette Breitenbach 13 Sep 2019

Standard Bank Sikuvile 2019 journalist and SA story of the year winners, Dewald Van Rensburg and Sipho Masondo of City Press.
#SBSJA19: All the Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism winners!

City Press journalists Dewald van Rensburg and Sipho Masondo were named Sikuvile's Journalists of the Year for their stories on VBS, which also won them the South African Story of the Year, at the Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards on Thursday evening...

12 Sep 2019

#Newsmaker: How Georgie Badiel-Liberty is bringing sub-Saharan Africa's water scarcity to the forefront
#Newsmaker: How Georgie Badiel-Liberty is bringing sub-Saharan Africa's water scarcity to the forefront

International model and activist, Georgie Badiel-Liberty was recently in Cape Town to participate in the Doha Debate and talks to us about the important work she is doing through her foundation to create awareness around the world water crisis...

By Juanita Pienaar 12 Sep 2019

Ivan Moroke, CEO South Africa, Insights Division, Kantar. Image supplied.
BrandZ Top 30: Building a valuable brand

The BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable South African Brands tell a story of brands that are resilient in the face of adverse conditions. Some of the lessons learnt these successful brands were presented at the recent BrandZ Top 30 event...

By Danette Breitenbach 11 Sep 2019

7 tips to throw the best end-of-year party
7 tips to throw the best end-of-year party

Year-end functions can sometimes be a hit and a miss - it's hard to please everyone and often expectations around the party are over the top...

Issued by The Canvas Riversands 10 Sep 2019

Explore a range of educational features at the Sign Africa and FESPA Africa Joburg Expo
Explore a range of educational features at the Sign Africa and FESPA Africa Joburg Expo

The Sign Africa and FESPA Africa Expo is coming up soon - taking place from 11-13 September at Gallagher Convention Centre...

Issued by Practical Publishing 9 Sep 2019

All the 2019 winners of the Savanna Comics' Choice Awards
All the 2019 winners of the Savanna Comics' Choice Awards

The winners of the 2019 Savanna Comics' Choice Awards (CCAs) were recently announced at the Lyric Theatre in Johannesburg...

9 Sep 2019

Cape Talk has appointed Refilwe Moloto as its new breakfast show host.
#Newsmaker: Refilwe Moloto is Africa's first black woman to anchor a talk radio breakfast show solo

Cape Talk has appointed Refilwe Moloto as its new breakfast show host, making her Africa's first black woman to anchor and host a commercial talk radio breakfast programme solo...

By Juanita Pienaar 5 Sep 2019

Gender diversity, female entrepreneurship highlighted at WEF in Africa
Gender diversity, female entrepreneurship highlighted at WEF in Africa

Mastercard's 'Together We Lead' event focused on challenges faced by women entrepreneurs in Africa, and the role of technology in helping drive inclusive growth...

5 Sep 2019

Grid Worldwide partners with Absa at the World Economic Forum
Grid Worldwide partners with Absa at the World Economic Forum

Hosted in Cape Town, this year's World Economic Forum on Africa looks at shaping inclusive growth and shared futures in the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

Issued by Grid Worldwide 5 Sep 2019

We celebrate an accomplished team-member
We celebrate an accomplished team-member

We are very excited to share in the celebration of another team member who has been honoured by an industry recognition award...

Issued by Gallagher Convention Centre 4 Sep 2019

The TBWA\ team on stage accepting the award for Regional Agency of the Year. Image credit: Julian Carelsen/2019 Loerie Awards.
#Loeries2019: The importance of creating work that's locally relevant but still globally competitive

For the second time in a row, TBWA\ was recognised as Regional Agency Group of the Year at the Loeries Awards, which, this year, took place on Saturday, 24 August 2019 at the Durban ICC...

By Juanita Pienaar, Issued by TBWA 3 Sep 2019

#CreativeMornings: How 18 Gangster Museum is lifting others as it rises in Khayelitsha
#CreativeMornings: How 18 Gangster Museum is lifting others as it rises in Khayelitsha

Wandisile Nqeketho is the CEO and founder of 18 Gangster Museum, a social enterprise based in Khayelitsha that targets at-risk youth in the community, drawing their attention to the perils of gangsterism...

By Sindy Peters 3 Sep 2019

MTA expert, Joel Rubinson at the MMA SA's recent Thought Leadership Event, The Future of Attribution.
MTA expert Joel Rubinson on the future of attribution

The Mobile Marketing Association of SA's (MMA SA) recent thought leadership event, The Future of Attribution, focused on MTA with guest speaker, Joel Rubinson...

By Danette Breitenbach 3 Sep 2019

#FairnessFirst: Understand true diversity to become more inclusively creative
#FairnessFirst: Understand true diversity to become more inclusively creative

One of the most interesting sessions of the DStv Seminar of Creativity at #Loeries2019 creative week touched on the difference between inherent and acquired diversity. But many gloss over these terms as business jargon and don't even know which is which, and why both are valuable to your creativity...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Sep 2019

How we partnered with the people of Gauteng to breathe new life into the Gauteng Summer Cup
How we partnered with the people of Gauteng to breathe new life into the Gauteng Summer Cup

Nine years ago, our event company, Campbell + Campbell, ventured into one of Joburg's oldest suburbs, Turffontein, for the first time. We were invited to host an area at the city's biggest and most-established horse race, the Gauteng Summer Cup...

Issued by Campbell + Campbell 30 Aug 2019

Marisa Calvert, Keabetswe Taele and Lali Stander.
Top women in PR compete for coveted GSport award

Marisa Calvert, Keabetswe Taele and Lali Stander were all nominated for the Woman in PR and Sponsorship GSport Award for 2019 and we chat to them about why this award is so significant...

By Juanita Pienaar 30 Aug 2019

Melinda Fouché, a clinical psychologist, Tarryn Pickup, marketing manager for Joe Public United and a non-medical hypnotherapist, Sam Wilson-Späth, head of digital and social media at Woolworths marketing, Natasha Reddy, who was the HR business partner at HelloFCB+ and Tinyiko Mageza, who was the executive manager: marketing V&A Waterfront.
#SheSays: It's okay not to be okay

The state of mental health in modern workplaces is bleak. We all work under intense pressure, especially in creative industries where job-induced anxiety, depression and burnout is rife...

By Juanita Pienaar 30 Aug 2019

The M&C Saatchi Abel team at the Loeries. Image credit: Julian Carelsen/2019 Loerie Awards.
#Loeries2019: South Africa needs brands to lead the charge in new spaces, particularly in digital

Neo Mashigo, M&C Saatchi Abel's group chief creative officer, comments on the agency's Grand Prix win for Film - TV & Cinema Commercials at the recent Loeries Awards...

By Juanita Pienaar 29 Aug 2019

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