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The #Cannes Lions 2019 Health & Wellness and Pharma Grand Prix winners: McCann Tel Aviv, Craft London and UM Tel Aviv, for IKEA 'ThisAbles' and McCann Health Shanghai, for GSK GlaxoSmithKline's 'Breath of Life' respectively.
#CannesLions2019: Health & Wellness and Pharma Lions winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity kicked off on 17 June, with the 2019 Cannes Health & Wellness and Pharma Lions announced during the Health award track ceremony...

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#CannesLions2019 Outdoor Lions' Grand Prix winner: 'Dream Crazy: Colin Kaepernick' by Wieden + Kennedy for Nike.
#CannesLions2019: Outdoor Lions winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity kicked off on 17 June, with the 2019 Cannes Outdoor Lions announced during the first Communication award track ceremony...

7 hours ago

#CannesLions2019 Design Lions' Grand Prix winner: Creatability by Google Creative Lab New York.
#CannesLions2019: Design Lions winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity kicked off on 17 June with the 2019 Cannes Design Lions announced during the first Communication award track ceremony...

7 hours ago

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Steps to regional integration for Africa's prosperity

The African Development Bank Annual Meetings concluded with consensus on ways to fast-track regional integration...

12 hours ago

'To integrate Africa, bring down the walls'

"To integrate Africa, bring down the walls," African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina urged at the 2019 AfDB Annual Meetings Open in Malabo...

17 hours ago

#CannesLions2019: Entertainment Lions for Music shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Entertainment Lions for Music shortlist

The Cannes Lions Entertainment Lions for Music shortlist has been released...

17 hours ago

#CannesLions2019: Entertainment Lions for Sport shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Entertainment Lions for Sport shortlist

The Cannes Lions Entertainment Lions for Sport shortlist has been released...

17 hours ago

#CannesLions2019: Entertainment Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Entertainment Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Entertainment Lions shortlist has been released, with SA seeing three entries make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2019...

17 hours ago

#CannesLions2019: Digital Craft shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Digital Craft shortlist

The Cannes Lions Digital Craft Lions shortlist has been released, with a single SA entry making it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2019...

18 hours ago

#CannesLions2019: Industry Craft shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Industry Craft shortlist

The Cannes Lions Industry Craft Lions shortlist has been released, with a single SA entry making it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2019...

18 hours ago

Copywriter Carina Coetzee and art director Amri Botha of 99c, winners of Cinemark's Young Lions competition, set to fly out to Cannes to represent the country in a week of creative inspiration.
#CannesLions2019: Ready to roar with young SA pride!

Copywriter Carina Coetzee and art director Amri Botha of 99c advertising and communication agency were once again selected as the winning team in Cinemark's Young Lions competition held earlier this year. As a result, they've just flown out to Cannes to represent the country in a week of creative inspiration...

19 hours ago

Who will take home this year's Cannes Lions Glass: The Lion for Change awards?
#FairnessFirst: #CannesLions2019 roars for gender equality

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is officially underway, with awards being announced nightly from 17 to 21 June 2019. But keep your eyes peeled until the end, as The Glass Lion for Change, announced in the final ceremony of the week, is one of the most hotly contested awards - here's why we're hoping to see Caster Semenya and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka shine...

By Leigh Andrews 19 hours ago

#CannesLions2019: Print & Publishing Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Print & Publishing Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Print & Publishing Lions shortlist has been released, with work from two SA agencies making it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2019!

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#CannesLions2019: Health & Wellness and Pharma shortlists
#CannesLions2019: Health & Wellness and Pharma shortlists

The Cannes Lions Pharma and Health & Wellness Lions shortlists have been released, with SA seeing 6 entries make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2019!

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#CannesLions2019: Film Craft shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Film Craft shortlist

The Cannes Lions Film Craft Lions shortlist has been released...

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#CannesLions2019: Design Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Design Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Design Lions shortlist has been released, with SA seeing an entry make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2019...

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#CannesLions2019: Outdoor and Out-of-Home (OOH) shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Outdoor and Out-of-Home (OOH) shortlist

The Cannes Lions' Outdoor and Out-of-Home Lions 2019 shortlist has been announced...

2 days ago

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#YouthMonth: Are young creatives really in it for the love of advertising?

In matric, a family friend told me about this thing called 'copywriting'. Without thinking too much about it, I signed up for a course at Red and Yellow. I thought I was going to learn how to write, but instead, I was taught how to think and more so, how to sell ideas...

By Tiido Mogale 3 days ago

#Newsmaker: SundanceTV Shorts winner recognised globally for zombie film
#Newsmaker: SundanceTV Shorts winner recognised globally for zombie film

On her return from the Sundance Film Festival in London, where she premiered her award-winning short film Life's a Drag, Johannesburg-based filmmaker Kate D'hotman tells us what she learnt through the experience...

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

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Africa Women in Media Award launched

Call for entries: APO Group African Women in Media Award to recognise support of female journalists for women's entrepreneurship in Africa...

3 days ago

#CannesLions2019: 375 entries for South Africa
#CannesLions2019: 375 entries for South Africa

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced that a total of 30,953 entries from 89 countries have been received, with South Africa totalling 375 entries across the categories...

3 days ago

#YouthMonth: What does it take to be a millennial entrepreneur?
#YouthMonth: What does it take to be a millennial entrepreneur?

When asking millennials about where they see themselves career-wise, many will reveal their dream of owning their own businesses...

3 days ago

SA's Cannes Lions jury predictions...
#CannesLions2019: SA judges' predictions!

With the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for 2019 kicking off next week, and winners announced at nightly awards from 17 to 21 June, we caught up with six of this year's 7 SA judges for their predictions of the work that will roar as winners...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

New social commerce app launched focusing on saving the oceans
New social commerce app launched focusing on saving the oceans

The JET8 Foundation, in partnership with the Lewis Pugh Foundation, has launched a social commerce mobile application, called OceansCam, that focuses on saving the oceans...

3 days ago

The battle for campus connectivity
The battle for campus connectivity

One of the key challenges universities face today is how to keep up with the ever-growing connectivity demands of staff and students...

By Morten Illum 3 days ago

Dee Chetty, Accenture Interactive Lead for Africa.
The future of customer personalisation lies with AI

Laying the foundation for a future where personalisation platforms can architect previously unimagined customer experiences...

By Dee Chetty 3 days ago

#STGenNext19: ALL THE WINNERS!
#STGenNext19: ALL THE WINNERS!

For the fifth consecutive year Nike was once again awarded as the Uber Cool overall winner at the 15th Sunday Times Generation Next Awards. The global manufacturer was also awarded as the Coolest Clothing Brand, the Coolest Footwear Brand and continues to hold the Coolest Brand Slogan...

3 days ago

RyanMcManus, regional chief creative officer (CCO) at VMLY&R, is serving on this year’s Cannes Lions Entertainment jury.
#CannesLions2019: "A holiday for ideas" - judging insights with Ryan McManus

The Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for 2019 kicks off next week, with winners announced at nightly awards from 17 to 21 June. We caught up with this year's SA contingent of judges for a preview of what to expect. Last on the list, Ryan McManus...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

#AfricaLeads: African mobile marketing agency JustPalm ranked 4 at EMEA
#AfricaLeads: African mobile marketing agency JustPalm ranked 4 at EMEA

JustPalm.com, Africa's fastest growing mobile marketing agency, has been ranked among the top five EMEA Digital/Specialist Agencies at the annual Smarties awards...

By Louise Marsland 13 Jun 2019

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