TBWA\Africa extends to Tanzania

In its third affiliate agreement over the past few weeks, TBWA\Africa recently signed a partnership agreement with Tanzanian agency, Khanga-Rue Media. The agency has also confirmed a new partnership with Berry Advertising in Ethiopia and concluded an agreement with Optimum Communications in DRC.

20 Oct 2015

East African expansion for TBWA Africa

TBWA Africa has signed an affiliate agreement with digital Ugandan agency, Kinaya, as part of the group's drive to grow its African network and strengthen its African digital offering. Kinaya, based in Kampala, was formed in 2009 and currently has 11 employees. It specialises in social media,...

5 Jun 2015

Looking for African women leaders

The Kuwa Ajabu Foundation ("be extraordinary") is a non-profit organisation which empowers and builds sustainable capacity in the form of job creation for young, unemployed people across Africa. Affiliate partners include the UN, Women In Finance, Menprow and the fully black-owned Blue Rain...

8 Apr 2011

Luvi Ogilvy wins at Indian Ocean Creative Awards 2010

Luvi Ogilvy, an Ogilvy Africa-affiliated agency was awarded seven gold awards at the Indian Ocean Creative Awards 2010 on Friday, 26 November 2010, with the Reunion Island branch picking up six and Mayotte winning one gold. Together they walked away with 10 awards in total. The awards ceremony was...

30 Nov 2010

Still time to enter Loeries
Still time to enter Loeries

click to enlargeThe deadline of 31 May 2010 for Loeries 2010 entries, other than 2010 FIFA World Cup entries, has been extended to 14 June 2010 but does carry a 5% late fee. This means that all work flighted between 1 June 2009 and 14 June 2010 is eligible for entry. World cup- related entries have...

21 May 2010

Loeries: 5% discount for early bird entrants
Loeries: 5% discount for early bird entrants

The early bird deadline for entries into The 2010 Loerie Awards is 16 April 2010. Entries before this date will receive a 5% discount. The Loeries is open to work conceived and produced anywhere in Africa and the Middle East, including island states off the African coast like the Seychelles or...

8 Apr 2010

A truly mobile ad campaign for Z-Connect
A truly mobile ad campaign for Z-Connect

click to enlargeTanzania's fourth cellular communications provider, Z (pronounced 'zee') has recently launched a new ad campaign, produced by through-the-line advertising agency, Roots Marketing Communications. The first campaign for Z's new CDMA mobile offering, Z-connect, is a communications mix...

5 Apr 2007

South African Cannes entries

There is a total of 531 South African entries to this year's Cannes Lions Festival: 133 – Film; 316 – Print & Outdoor; 29 – Cyber; 35 – Media; Direct Marketing – 18. This year's entries are 5% below that of 2002. Other African entries include 14 from Kenya and 4 from Mozambique.

16 Jun 2003

Kenya decrees free HIV/Aids ads

The government of Kenya has made it mandatory for broadcasting stations to set aside a percentage of their airtime for free advertisements to create public awareness and behaviour change in the war on HIV/Aids.

14 Apr 2003

Kenyan Agency Looking For SA Agency Affiliation

The managing director of independant Kenyan agency Ingenue will be in SA between the months of June and July to find an agency to affiliate with. Several SA companies are opening branches in the East Africa region including software, telecommunications, beverage and fast food companies to name a...

13 May 2002

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