#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 2 days ago

#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 2 days ago

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 2 days ago

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 3 days ago

All South Africans can register for Covid-19 jab from 16 April
All South Africans can register for Covid-19 jab from 16 April

All South Africans will be able to register for the Covid-19 vaccine from 16 April through the electronic vaccination data system (EVDS).

3 days ago

365 Digital signs exclusive partnership agreement with TikTok in South Africa
365 Digital signs exclusive partnership agreement with TikTok in South Africa

365 Digital is thrilled to announce its appointment as exclusive partner to TikTok in South Africa. The exclusive partnership specifies 365 Digital as TikTok's exclusive media representatives, who will be responsible for all advertising sales and account management in South Africa.

Issued by 365 Digital 3 days ago

Dr Sindi van Zyl
RIP Dr Sindi van Zyl

Tributes are pouring in for Dr Sindi van Zyl. The much-loved healthcare activist, DJ and social media influencer lost her battle to Covid-19 on 10 April.

3 days ago

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