#BehindtheBrandManager: Justine Cullinan of Nando's on building an empathetic muscle
#BehindtheBrandManager: Justine Cullinan of Nando's on building an empathetic muscle

In this #BehindtheBrandManager feature, we find out more from Justine Cullinan, GM of marketing and brand strategy and communication at the iconic and well-loved South African fast-food chain Nando's.

By Ruth Cooper 14 Apr 2021

The 5 habits of highly effective advertisers
The 5 habits of highly effective advertisers

Kantar's Creative Effectiveness Awards reveals the world's most effective ads of 2020, and what makes them great.

By Daren Poole, Issued by Kantar 14 Apr 2021

How to get your Facebook advertising account ready for sweeping changes in iOS14.5
How to get your Facebook advertising account ready for sweeping changes in iOS14.5

For most brands and marketers, keeping ahead of an ever-evolving digital privacy landscape is a major challenge. Not only are governments and regulators constantly amending data protection laws, but digital platform companies also often change their rules to offer consumers better control over their data or, in a more cynical view, to tighten their control over the consumer data they hold within their walled gardens.

By Mario de Lima 13 Apr 2021

#Newsmaker: Thando Mafongosi, Grey Group Advertising's new strategy director
#Newsmaker: Thando Mafongosi, Grey Group Advertising's new strategy director

Grey Group Advertising Africa has announced the promotion of Thando Mafongosi to strategy director. Mafongosi holds a Bachelor's degree focused in brand management from Vega School and an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science. She has worked in the advertising industry for a number of years, her skills include brand management, digital marketing strategy, advertising, strategic planning, traditional marketing strategy.

By Evan-Lee Courie 13 Apr 2021

#StartupStory: BlueAvo to tackle inequality in the media industry
#StartupStory: BlueAvo to tackle inequality in the media industry

South African startup BlueAvo has been shortlisted for the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation. BlueAvo is a digital platform which connects brands with freelance creatives across the African continent for their creative and marketing needs, and functions as a digital workspace.

By Evan-Lee Courie 13 Apr 2021

13th annual Bookmark Awards - announcement of the 2021 jury chairs and jury panels
13th annual Bookmark Awards - announcement of the 2021 jury chairs and jury panels

In the run up to the 13th annual Bookmarks Awards, the IAB SA has announced the 2021 jury panels and their respective chairs. Comprising eight experts in their respective fields, the jury chairs together with their fellow panel judges will evaluate and award the latest and greatest in South African digital.

Issued by IAB South Africa 13 Apr 2021

CCMA rules to reinstate employee dismissed for absence without permission
CCMA rules to reinstate employee dismissed for absence without permission

The CCMA recently reinstated an employee who took leave without permission during the Covid-19 lockdown, in a ruling which delivers an important lesson for other employers.

By Mpumelelo Nxumalo, Nivaani Moodley, Shane Johnson and Kgololego Pooe 12 Apr 2021

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