On Thursday 4 March 2021, it is with sadness that eNCA confirms that the anchor of The Fix, Karima Brown has passed away.
Building a small business is an extreme sport but a mindset shift by asset managers to start investing in startups can support promising small enterprises, which in turn should use their nimbleness to access markets that are hard to penetrate.
Cheryl Reddy is managing partner of the Johannesburg operations of Eclipse Communications and Africa Hub lead. With Reddy at the helm, Eclipse Communications was named 2020 Best Large PR Consultancy at the PRISM Awards, held by Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA) and ended the year with the 2020 Financial Mail AdFocus PR Agency of the Year Award. She was recently asked to judge the PRISM Awards of 2021.
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Kantar, the world's leading data, insights and consulting company, announced the promotion of Adeola Tejumola to lead the insights division of Kantar in the Middle East and Africa region. Mr Tejumola succeeds Charles Foster who, after more than 35 years with Kantar in the region, has announced his retirement.
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Public relations and advertising are both crucial for the promotion of any business. With the pandemic generating fear and doubts for small businesses, the question arises - which one is more cost-effective and lucrative for Small Medium Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) in 2021?
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Apple Music today launches Africa to the World, a definitive collection of original and exclusive content from some of Africa's biggest superstars including Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido, Nasty C, Tiwa Savage and AKA, as well as the continent's hottest emerging talents like Tems, Elaine, Fireboy DML, Sha Sha, Joeboy and Omah Lay.
Diageo South Africa has launched its #WeChoose campaign, which will help on-premise liquor traders rebuild their businesses affected by the Covid-19 lockdowns and related bans.
Takealot founder and CEO Kim Reid has transitioned to the new role of group CEO at Takealot Group and will become chairman of the group during the course of 2021. The search for a new group CEO is underway, and once this appointment is made Reid will step back from day-to-day operations to focus on initiatives that will deliver future value for the group.
Tractor Outdoor, one of South Africa's largest out of home (OOH) and digital out of home (DOOH) media owners, has officially joined the ranks of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) South Africa (SA), a non-profit organisation focused on growing and sustaining a vibrant and profitable digital industry.
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Jabulani is a Zulu word meaning 'rejoice', and that's precisely what the Wunderman Thompson SA team is doing after the confirmation of Jabulani Sigege's appointment. The admired creative lead will join one of the county's largest marketing services agencies as executive creative director on 1 March 2021.
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The inaugural Made in Africa Conference and Expo, a large virtual gathering and showcase for African buyers and sellers, will take place on 13 and 14 April 2021. Hosted by Smart Procurement World and Sapics, two key roleplayers in the procurement and supply chain management sphere, the event promises to bring together purchasing decision-makers, policymakers, investors and businesses from across the continent.
This month's Marketing Mastermind is Blue Robot, a company that delivers social messaging and interactive brand experiences for brands across the globe. Kyle Oosthuizen, COO, discusses what being a Facebook Marketing Partner means, and the benefits it carries for the business and its clients.