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Marching to an African beat
Marching to an African beatArticle

The strong and bold rhythm of Africa is the emotive marching drum that has followed humanity from its cradle at the southern end of the continent to its rise in dominance over this world...

Edward Herridge 1 Apr 2021

#BehindtheMask: Lanre Adisa, founder and CCO at Noah's Ark
#BehindtheMask: Lanre Adisa, founder and CCO at Noah's ArkArticle

This week, we go behind the mask with Lanre Adisa, founder and CCO at Noah's Ark, Lagos, Nigeria...

Jessica Tennant 30 Nov 2020

Why authentic African fashion matters and how it is taking its rightful place on the global stage
Why authentic African fashion matters and how it is taking its rightful place on the global stageArticle

"Africa has shaken off its history of replicating international fashion trends, Africans are clearly defining what is African..."

Issued by MANGO-OMC 29 Oct 2020

Local creatives design masks in collaboration with African Smiles
Local creatives design masks in collaboration with African SmilesArticle

With a vision to uplift, African Smiles has launched a collection of 16 fabric face masks created by talented local designers...

12 Aug 2020

100 Beautiful Things showcases SA's creative design and ingenuity
100 Beautiful Things showcases SA's creative design and ingenuityArticle

The V&A Waterfront's new 100 Beautiful Things initiative celebrates the creativity of the makers behind some of South Africa's most inspiring projects, products, ideas and experiences...

22 Apr 2020

Nando's Clout returns to Milan Design Week with fresh talent
Nando's Clout returns to Milan Design Week with fresh talentArticle

The Nando's Design Programme, Clout, is returning to Milan Design Week to showcase South African creativity to an international audience...

26 Feb 2020

2020 Bookmark jury chairs.
#Bookmarks2020: Behind-the-scenes judging insights from the jury chairsArticle

2020 Bookmark jury chairs share behind-the-scenes judging insights and what they most looking forward to from this year's haul...

Juanita Pienaar 31 Jan 2020

Afro-disruption: 6 more reasons to attend BizTrendsLIVE!2020
Afro-disruption: 6 more reasons to attend BizTrendsLIVE!2020Article

Afro-disruption and Afro-centrism will be trending when Bizcommunity, in association with Ster-Kinekor and Kantar, brings you BizTrendsLIVE!2020, on Thursday, 30 January 2020...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 22 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Huge business and investment momentum in Africa
#BizTrends2020: Huge business and investment momentum in AfricaArticle

Africa has carved a unique path by steam-rolling traditional structural challenges and issues...

Graham Deneys 6 Jan 2020

Associate Producer, AFRIMA, Adenrele Niyi.
AFRIMA hosted by AU in Nigeria 20-23 NovemberArticle

The African Union has announced that it will host the 6th AFRIMA music awards in Nigeria, 20-23 November 2019, under the theme, 'Feel Africa'...

30 Sep 2019

Mark Tungate, the editorial director of the Epica Awards. Image supplied.
#EpicaAwards2019: What's new this year?Article

An interview with Mark Tungate, the editorial director of the Epica Awards...

23 Sep 2019

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A+ IVOIRE to promote Ivorian talentArticle

A+ IVOIRE to promote Ivorian talent and African creativity with new programs...

10 Sep 2019

Image source: Gallo/Getty.
Original TV programming for Ivory Coast viewersArticle

A+ IVOIRE to promote Ivorian talents and African creativity with new programs...

6 Sep 2019

#Newsmaker: Faheem Chaudhry returns to M&C Saatchi Abel
#Newsmaker: Faheem Chaudhry returns to M&C Saatchi AbelArticle

Faheem Chaudhry has returned from M&C Saatchi London to M&C Saatchi Abel as managing partner, assuming operational leadership of the Johannesburg office...

Jessica Tennant 10 Jul 2019

Neo Mashigo, chief creative officer (CCO) for M&C Saatchi Group SA as well as founder of I See A Different You, is serving on this year’s Cannes Lions Print & Publication jury.
#CannesLions2019: "Purpose-driven work led by conscious consumerism" - Neo MashigoArticle

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. Next up, Neo Mashigo...

Leigh Andrews 12 Jun 2019

An exceptional talent returns to SA to join the M&C Saatchi Abel Johannesburg leadership team
An exceptional talent returns to SA to join the M&C Saatchi Abel Johannesburg leadership teamArticle

Faheem Chaudhry, a long-time colleague of the M&C Saatchi Abel founders, has returned to the group. As managing partner, he will assume operational leadership of the Johannesburg agency...

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 31 May 2019

Xolisa Dyeshana, chief creative officer of Joe Public United, presenting on the first night of the The One Club for Creativity's One Show Awards.
#AfricaMonth: Embrace our story, bring South Africa and our continent to the worldArticle

Xolisa Dyeshana, chief creative officer at Joe Public, also represents South Africa as part of the international board of the One Club for Creativity. With #AfricaMonth coming to an end, we caught up for a quick chat on the calibre of South Africa's creativity, what's holding us back and what more we can do to shine on the global stage...

Leigh Andrews 30 May 2019

Scenes from Mama K’s Super 4.
#AfricaMonth: Anyone from anywhere can be a superheroArticle

The likes of Black Panther have turned the concept of Wakanda from a dream to reality for superhero fans across the continent, but that's only the starting point of African creativity. Malenga Mulendema has taken this further in Mama K's Team 4, Netflix' first original African animated series...

Leigh Andrews 15 May 2019

Loeries CEO Andrew Human encourages everyone to tell better stories.
#AfricaMonth: Advertising's shift beyond 'selling stuff' to tell better regional storiesArticle

In our annual #AfricaMonth catch-up, Loeries CEO Andrew Human explains why Loeries 2019 judges are briefed to look for local relevance, and the rising importance of brand humanity and problem-solving in creativity, against the continued shift away from merely punting the client product or service...

Leigh Andrews 2 May 2019

How VISI magazine made it to 100 issues and is continuing to survive and thrive
How VISI magazine made it to 100 issues and is continuing to survive and thriveArticle

VISI magazine is celebrating 20 years and 100 issues, something of a publishing triumph amid cutbacks and global declines in circulation....

Amelia Brown, Issued by New Media 4 Apr 2019

HospiceWits Night with the Stars to close SA Fashion Week
HospiceWits Night with the Stars to close SA Fashion WeekArticle

The 2019 HospiceWits Night with the Stars will close off SA Fashion Week at Sandton City in Johannesburg on 7 April 2019...

2 Apr 2019

#DesignIndaba2019: Ikea's Överallt collection a global showcase of Africa's top design talent
#DesignIndaba2019: Ikea's Överallt collection a global showcase of Africa's top design talentArticle

The anticipated launch of Ikea's Överallt homeware collection is described as a marriage between African rituals and Scandinavian design...

Lauren Hartzenberg 4 Mar 2019

#BizTrends2019: Africa's new creative direction
#BizTrends2019: Africa's new creative directionArticle

It is an exciting time for African creativity. A lot of fresh, new thinking is being injected into the sector, bringing with it strong, contemporary ideas that look to the future while honouring the continent's traditional past...

Gary Harwood 7 Jan 2019

Be part of Absolut art heritage! Absolut Creative Competition entries are now open
Be part of Absolut art heritage! Absolut Creative Competition entries are now openArticle

Creative souls and vodka-lovers, would you be interested in designing an Absolut bottle? Well, you can...

27 Nov 2018

Digital Lab Africa looking for content creators
Digital Lab Africa looking for content creatorsArticle

The third edition of Digital Lab Africa will kick off at DISCOP Johannesburg this month and opportunities exist for participants in the field of digital content creation...

7 Nov 2018

Chakrit Thongwattana ©
#FairnessFirst: Freelancers, are you getting paid enough and on time?Article

While the changing world of work and need to supplement barely-meets-expenses media salaries means there are more freelancers than ever before, there's also a lack of consistency in fees and receiving payment. Here's how to ensure you get paid what you're worth...

Leigh Andrews 19 Oct 2018

What's on offer at the 2018 Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair
What's on offer at the 2018 Sanlam Handmade Contemporary FairArticle

The ninth Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair (SHMC) will be held at Hyde Park Corner in Johannesburg from 12-14 October 2018...

17 Sep 2018

Goodbye Malaria's retail roll-out
Goodbye Malaria's retail roll-outArticle

This is the story of how a simple retail product can be used creatively and effectively in a life-saving project...

Issued by Scan Display 2 May 2018

Nigeria building Africa's biggest free TV platform
Nigeria building Africa's biggest free TV platformArticle

Nigeria wants to build Africa's biggest and most lucrative free-to-air television platform, becoming the "capital of television" on the continent...

28 Feb 2018

Creative Circle chairman and chief creative officer at Joe Public, Xolisa Dyeshana.
Creative Circle membership will now include freelancers and start-up agenciesArticle

The Creative Circle has introduced a new membership for freelancers and start-up agencies...

14 Feb 2018

Absolut creative collaboration.
Change the way the internet sees African creativityArticle

The Absolut African Art Intervention is continuing in its mission to change how the world views African creativity...

6 Feb 2018

A festival of African creativity launched by Absolut
A festival of African creativity launched by AbsolutArticle

Capitalising on the success of its One Source campaign, Absolut Vodka has launched a festival of African creativity in 2018...

5 Dec 2017

Sunu creates African superhero-themed follow-up to Absolut's Cannes Gold-winning One Source campaign
Sunu creates African superhero-themed follow-up to Absolut's Cannes Gold-winning One Source campaignArticle

Egg Films' Sunu-directed Africa On Fire has already been featured on leading international trade publication Shots...

Issued by Egg Films 30 Nov 2017

Heineken invests in African creativity
Heineken invests in African creativityArticle

Heineken has unveiled its first Africa inspired fashion collection co-created with talented African designers at Lagos Fashion and Design week as part of its 'Open Design Explorations'...

1 Nov 2017

Cheers! Native VML ECD McManus with Pernod Ricard SA marketing director, Charl Bassil in Cannes.
#CannesLions2017: “Great ideas can come from anywhere” - Ryan McManusArticle

Native VML played an impressive role in putting a spotlight on African creativity at the global Cannes Lions 2017 Festival of Creativity. ECD Ryan McManus shares his highlights...

Leigh Andrews 17 Jul 2017

Melanie Campbell, head of marketing at Pernod Ricard SA.
#CannesLions2017: "Africa is the birthplace of creativity" - Melanie CampbellArticle

We've heard from the advertisers, producers and other behind-the-scenes creatives responsible for SA's success at Cannes Lions 2017 - now it's time to hear the marketers' voice. First up is Melanie Campbell, head of marketing at Pernod Ricard SA...

Leigh Andrews 14 Jul 2017

Sunu Gonera.
#CannesLions2017: “This is who we [Africans] really are” - Sunu GoneraArticle

SA's craft and production industry proved itself at the annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. Here, Sunu Gonera of Egg Films shares his views from behind the scenes...

Leigh Andrews 4 Jul 2017

Prints by Moletsane, Nyoni and Kisua Africa.
Turning retail space into art space: Elevating the SA narrative at store levelArticle

Retroviral's Mike Sharman explains the new Russell Hobbs ‘Art of Living' campaign as a long-term win for Boardmans and a first in SA's luxury appliance category...

Leigh Andrews 15 Jun 2017

Tony Granger, Y&R's SA-born global CCO.
#BrandManagerMonth: Resisting the usual with Y&R's Tony GrangerArticle

Tony Granger, South African born and bred global CCO of Y&R Advertising, shares how the network resists the usual by focusing on local relevance while collaborating globally in real time...

Leigh Andrews 27 Mar 2017

Produce Sound wins LIA Radio & Audio Company of the Year award
Produce Sound wins LIA Radio & Audio Company of the Year awardArticle

At the 2016 London International Awards (LIA), Johannesburg's Produce Sound has won the title Radio & Audio Company of the Year...

23 Nov 2016

Kilmer & Cruise co-founders, photobombed by Bob, the office bokkie.
#EntrepreneurMonth: How Kilmer & Cruise got started over a weekendArticle

While they may not be Val Kilmer and Tom Cruise in real life, Kilmer & Cruise agency's co-founders have the larger-than-life personalities you'd expect from movie stars and successful entrepreneurs alike. Here, co-founder and MD Danny de Nobrega, tells us more about the agency that really is named after Top Gun's two main actors...

Leigh Andrews 3 Nov 2016

Conteu Magazine to launch special print edition
Conteu Magazine to launch special print editionArticle

"There's just something so special about print. In today's fast-paced lifestyle the idea of carving time out of your day to sit down and enjoy a magazine is something we, and others like us, crave." - Words by Conteu Magazine's Chloé Kemp and Megan Rich, who are in the conceptual stage of a special print edition...

Jessica Tennant 17 Oct 2016

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