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SPCA and Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) SSA stop the spread of animal and Covid-19 myths
SPCA and Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) SSA stop the spread of animal and Covid-19 myths

The SPCA, and shelters around the country, has had their hands full dealing with an overwhelming intake of unwanted pets, as rumours that Covid-19 could be transferred from animals to humans started to take hold...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 3 days ago

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Facebook connecting local communities at a time of social distancing

The world is coming to grips with the scale of the Covid-19 crisis and we are all embracing the need for an extended period of social distancing - turning to technology and social media platforms to connect with family, friends and colleagues...

By Nunu Ntshingila 26 Mar 2020

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SA's alcohol industry pledges 40k litres of pure alcohol for sanitiser production

The SA Liquor Brandowners Association, the Beer Association of South Africa and Vinpro have collectively committed to donate 40,000 litres of pure alcohol for the production of sanitisers...

24 Mar 2020

Covid-19: With stringent procedures in place, successful services held
Covid-19: With stringent procedures in place, successful services held

On Sunday 22 March 2020, one week after South Africa was placed in a state of national disaster because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God held a national day of prayer and fasting...

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 23 Mar 2020

Applications open for 2020 Global Citizen Fellowship Programme Powered by BeyGOOD
Applications open for 2020 Global Citizen Fellowship Programme Powered by BeyGOOD

Global Citizen Africa has announced that applications for the second annual Global Citizen Fellowship Programme Powered by BeyGOOD are now open. The programme is intended to unearth South African youth with remarkable potential...

Issued by OnPoint PR 17 Mar 2020

Change is (doing) good
Change is (doing) good

Vizeum Kenya's new social business arm, servicing NGOs and SMEs, is piloting ways in which media can be used as a catalyst for change...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 16 Mar 2020

IAB invites young, black and gifted creatives to take up space in the Front Row
IAB invites young, black and gifted creatives to take up space in the Front Row

Front Row offers creative youth wider access to career-building opportunities...

Issued by IAB South Africa 10 Mar 2020

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The decade of the chosen family

In an age of a cancellation culture that was born out of a deep desire for hyper self-awareness, self-actualisation and social justice, this generation is making it their social responsibility to live and associate in spaces and with people that align with their values and beliefs...

By Rebone Masemola 5 Mar 2020

DI2020: How Enni-Kukka Tuomala plans to start the empathy revolution with a balloon
DI2020: How Enni-Kukka Tuomala plans to start the empathy revolution with a balloon

Finnish empathy designer and artist Enni-Kukka Tuomala received a standing ovation at Design Indaba after her inspiring presentation on empathy as the most radical emotion...

By Angie White 2 Mar 2020

#DI2020: Pioneering bio-design in the textile dyeing and fashion industry
#DI2020: Pioneering bio-design in the textile dyeing and fashion industry

Founder and CEO of Faber Futures, and Index Award winner, Natsai Audrey Chieza took to the stage on day three of Design Indaba...

By Angie White 2 Mar 2020

#FairnessFirst: Imagining a more diverse industry with D&AD CEO Patrick Burgoyne
#FairnessFirst: Imagining a more diverse industry with D&AD CEO Patrick Burgoyne

D&AD CEO Patrick Burgoyne on the trend towards creativity for social good, the importance of diversity in the creative industry and changes in the business of design...

By Jessica Tennant 2 Mar 2020

#DI2020: Ignite your inner activist - representation through illustration
#DI2020: Ignite your inner activist - representation through illustration

The second day of #DI2020 kicked off with a powerful presentation by Italian illustrator Olimpia Zagnoli on the politics of taking up space and the personal nature of colour in creative work...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Feb 2020

M&C Saatchi Abel supports SA survey on diversity in the industry
M&C Saatchi Abel supports SA survey on diversity in the industry

M&C Saatchi Abel has pledged its support for the SheSays Survey on Gender Representation, the first-ever look at gender diversity in the South African advertising and marketing sector...

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 24 Feb 2020

#DesignIndaba2020: Ananya Khaitan to speak on matters of import and impact
#DesignIndaba2020: Ananya Khaitan to speak on matters of import and impact

New Delhi-based communication designer Ananya Khaitan has been announced as one of the speakers at Design Indaba 2020. He specialises in book design and brand identity design, with his work reflecting his affinity for matters of import and impact...

By Jessica Tennant 24 Feb 2020

#FairnessFirst: How to end office ageism with a perennial mindset
#FairnessFirst: How to end office ageism with a perennial mindset

You need to upskill yourself to stay relevant in the age of experience. Here's why a 'Perennial mindset' is said to be the office sweet spot against age discrimination, which affects those at the start and end of their careers alike...

By Leigh Andrews 24 Feb 2020

Nomzamo Mbatha partners with Cotton On Foundation on educational projects
Nomzamo Mbatha partners with Cotton On Foundation on educational projects

Nomzamo Mbatha will assist the Cotton On Foundation with its journey to deliver quality education to young South Africans...

20 Feb 2020

New study: Middle-class South Africans charitably give away 35% of their monthly income
New study: Middle-class South Africans charitably give away 35% of their monthly income

A new study published this week has revealed that charitable giving - to both individuals and charities - is widespread among middle-class South Africans...

20 Feb 2020

#FairnessFirst: Sona 2020, the AU, Miss Universe pledge to empower women
#FairnessFirst: Sona 2020, the AU, Miss Universe pledge to empower women

Here's how President Ramaphosa's Sona address for 2020 promised to shine a light on making a better future through inclusive economic growth, with a firm stance on the empowerment of women and taking steps against gender-based violence...

By Leigh Andrews 17 Feb 2020

Grid sponsors Night of a 1000 Drawings as one of its G for Good collabs
Grid sponsors Night of a 1000 Drawings as one of its G for Good collabs

Night of a 1000 Drawings is one of the chosen charities Grid will be sponsoring as part of its community initiative, G for Good...

Issued by Grid Worldwide 13 Feb 2020

Get your best game on, be on par at this year's Amasa Charity Golf Day
Get your best game on, be on par at this year's Amasa Charity Golf Day

It's that time of the year and Amasa (the Advertising and Media Association of South Africa) is excited to announce that the organisation's annual charity golf day is open for bookings...

Issued by Amasa 11 Feb 2020

Big changes at Etiket and Sum of 21 as we welcome Samantha Condon as our new Group-MD
Big changes at Etiket and Sum of 21 as we welcome Samantha Condon as our new Group-MD

In line with our vision of establishing a human impact-orientated advertising and incubation model, Etiket and Sum of 21 are proud to welcome Samantha Condon to our growing family...

Issued by Etiket 11 Feb 2020

Unstereotype Alliance South Africa Chapter launches in Johannesburg
Unstereotype Alliance South Africa Chapter launches in Johannesburg

Today marks the launch of the South Africa chapter of the Unstereotype Alliance, an industry-led initiative convened by UN Women to end harmful stereotypes often perpetuated through advertising...

11 Feb 2020

Vusi Mfupi at St Martins De Porres, for the Room 13 Inspiration Day in Soweto.
Art is the solution to SA's 'decade of action' in education and re-skilling

The re-introduction of art in schools is an essential starting point to instilling the requisite skills necessary to the next entrants of higher education students being ready for the modern economy - of the fourth industrial revolution...

By Ntombi Malaza 10 Feb 2020

Federer-Nadal charity showdown sets tennis world record in SA
Federer-Nadal charity showdown sets tennis world record in SA

The crown of more than 51,945 people at this past weekend's Match in Africa - which saw Roger Federer take on Rafael Nadal in a charity match in Cape Town - set a new world record for the largest attendance at a tennis match...

10 Feb 2020

#FairnessFirst: Enough waiting. Take this pledge, be the change you want to see
#FairnessFirst: Enough waiting. Take this pledge, be the change you want to see

Today's socially conscious citizens can use Change.org to request 'change' from a specific corporate power or even to inspire behaviour change in a nation as a whole. Take this pledge and pay forward the insights needed to turn your 'make the world a better place' dream into reality...

By Leigh Andrews 3 Feb 2020

CSI is about giving what you're good at
CSI is about giving what you're good at

Mandi Fine of strategic communications consultancy, F/ne Group Global, recently published an article on corporates needing to rethink CSI, talking to the need to change their approach...

By Jessica Tennant 28 Jan 2020

#FairnessFirst: Right the Ratio of global C-Suite creative diversity
#FairnessFirst: Right the Ratio of global C-Suite creative diversity

Last week saw The One Club for Creativity's first-ever Right The Ratio Summit, aimed at advancing workplace equality and fostering a more gender-balanced environment...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jan 2020

Odette van der Haar, managing director of Publicis.
#BizTrends2020: Imagine the impossible

In order to stay in business, one needs to stay abreast with technology and remain up to date with the latest innovations...

By Odette van der Haar 24 Jan 2020

Camilla Clerke, ECD at HelloFCB+
#BizTrends2020: Diversity is creativity

Four of the largest trends influencing the marketing industry, and their predicted impact on South Africa in the coming months...

By Camilla Clerke 23 Jan 2020

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