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Human-centred design is key to engaged, productive employees
Human-centred design is key to engaged, productive employeesArticle

Organisations are finding it more difficult to consistently attract and grow top-performing talent. Often we find organisations focus all of their attention and budget on the customer or end-user experience - which is not wrong - but the balance is off...

Viresh Hargovan 10 Sep 2020

SA technical production, events industry to #LightSAred
SA technical production, events industry to #LightSAredArticle

The South African technical production and live events industry has embarked on the #LightSAred campaign, which is set to take place on 5 August 2020, to address the effects that the Covid-19 pandemic has had on the industry...

4 Aug 2020

How music fans have turned to virtual experiences during the Covid-19 outbreak
How music fans have turned to virtual experiences during the Covid-19 outbreakArticle

Self-isolation and social-distancing laws have given rise to new trends in the music industry. In a bid to flatten the curve, fans across the world have substituted live music concerts for virtual alternatives, relying heavily on technology's ability to recreate these experiences in the comfort of their homes...

Takakiyo Fujita 11 May 2020

The spread of false information can have a devastating impact on affected communities. Woohae Cho/Getty Images
False information fuels fear during disease outbreaks: there is an antidoteArticle

False allegations and rumours about the coronavirus outbreak have been running riot on social media and in some mainstream media...

Marina Joubert 10 Feb 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Gaynor MacArthur, co-founder and MD of Digicape
#BehindtheSelfie with... Gaynor MacArthur, co-founder and MD of DigicapeArticle

This week, we go behind the selfie with Gaynor MacArthur, co-founder and now managing director of Digicape...

Leigh Andrews 11 Dec 2019

Team South Africa in Brazil for the 11th BRICS Summit
Team South Africa in Brazil for the 11th BRICS SummitArticle

Team South Africa, led by His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa, will be heading to Brazil for the BRICS Summit this week...

Issued by Brand South Africa 14 Nov 2019

Innovative efforts have been put in place to reach populations in partially and totally inaccessible parts of Borno state. Wikimedia Commons
Valuable lessons from Nigeria's marathon effort to eradicate polioArticle

The theme for World Health Day in 1995 was Target 2000 - A World Without Polio. I delivered a lecture titled Polio Eradication Race: Will Nigeria Finish Last? to mark the occasion. Finishing last seemed likely because in the 1990s Nigeria's routine immunisation rates were in the 30%-40% range for all vaccine preventable diseases...

Oyewale Tomori 21 Oct 2019

The Lake Victoria Challenge is transforming mobility
The Lake Victoria Challenge is transforming mobilityArticle

The World Bank, the World Food Programme, UNICEF and the World Economic Forum Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution have come together to support the Government of Tanzania in the organisation of the Lake Victoria Challenge...

5 Dec 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Leon Schuster, Donovan Marsh, and the Met Opera
#OnTheBigScreen: Leon Schuster, Donovan Marsh, and the Met OperaArticle

Frank & Fearless, Hunter Killer, I Still See You, Shock and Awe and Samson et Delila open at cinemas this weekend...

Daniel Dercksen 23 Nov 2018

#BizTrends2019: 2019 at the movies
#BizTrends2019: 2019 at the moviesArticle

Let's take a look at what 2019 has in store in the movies, shall we?

Charles Siboto 21 Nov 2018

Tips and trends from social and behaviour change initiatives around the world
Tips and trends from social and behaviour change initiatives around the worldArticle

From 16 to 20 April, I joined over 1,000 people from more than 59 countries (majority Global South) in Nusa Dua, Bali for the 2018 International Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Summit...

Nicole Biondi 4 May 2018

How the internet is reshaping World Heritage and our experience of it
How the internet is reshaping World Heritage and our experience of itArticle

Most people's experience of World Heritage is now a digital one. Whether it's on social media, an official website, Wikipedia or a simple Google search, this shift in "visitation" means many people who engage with World Heritage will never physically travel to the actual site...

Cristina Garduño Freeman 29 Mar 2018

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Why human-centered design mattersArticle

The success of a product or service is rooted in user experience. It's this simple, yet powerful premise that has made human-centered design (HCD) gain traction across all major business sectors around the world, writes Stuart McDougall...

Stuart McDougall 21 Dec 2017

Nurock, Clerke, Ehlers, McManus, Andrews, Lees-Rolfe as snapped by Terry Levin.
#CannesLions: The 2017 SA experience and unmissable key learningsArticle

SA attendees at Cannes Lions 2017 share their experience of the ultimate Festival of Creativity and tips to create work with a better shot of taking home a Lion next year: Make sure it's cause-related, has a clear brief and purpose, is risky, and doesn't mistake the tech for the idea...

Leigh Andrews 27 Jul 2017

#OnTheBigScreen: Faith and Forgiveness
#OnTheBigScreen: Faith and ForgivenessArticle

This weekend sees the following films release on the big screen; Beyond The River, Going In Style, The Shack, Sleepless, Bleed For This and Idomeneo.

Daniel Dercksen 26 Apr 2017

Source: World Health Organisation
Nigeria needs $1.1bn for meningitis vaccine programmeArticle

The sum of $1.1bn is currently required to vaccinate 22m people in the five Nigerian states affected by the outbreak of the type C cerebro-spinal meningitis...

Damilola Oyedele 4 Apr 2017

Why it's hard to control the Fall armyworm in Southern Africa
Why it's hard to control the Fall armyworm in Southern AfricaArticle

Understanding how armyworms breed, travel, and feed is critical to managing the devastation they can cause...

Kerstin Kruger 16 Feb 2017

Botswana begins the health accreditation journey...
Botswana begins the health accreditation journey...Article

Even a heavy downpour of rain could not stop the jubilant spirits of Botswana hospital and clinic staff as two hospitals and three clinics celebrated their two-year accreditation awards from COHSASA...

Issued by COHSASA 1 Feb 2017

Torch Awards selects Team Arigatos as Grand-Winning Team
Torch Awards selects Team Arigatos as Grand-Winning TeamArticle

Each year, New York Festivals invites young creative talent from around the globe to take part in the Torch Awards competition. This year's creative competition was the Inclusive Design Challenge...

14 Dec 2016

Design thinking for youngsters is essential for innovation
Design thinking for youngsters is essential for innovationArticle

Breaking away from a traditional learn-memorise-test approach to education, design thinking is paving the way for inspiring 'out-of-the-box' thinking amongst youngsters...

2 Dec 2016

Edcon CEO Bernie Brookes says news of the debt-to-equity transaction has been welcomed.
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Edcon transaction gets a mixed receptionArticle

News earlier this week that Edcon would now belong to its creditors, after a debt-to-equity transaction, has been met with muted applause by analysts...

Colleen Goko 23 Sep 2016

Eric Thimba and Porgie Gachui, co-founders of Mookh; Wandia Gichuru, CEO, and Makena Mutwiri, Head of Marketing of Vivo Active Wear; Mark Zuckerberg, Ime Archibong, Emeka Afigbo of Facebook; Edna Kwinga, Human Resource Officer, and Marie Amuti, UX designer of Twiga Foods.
Facebook CEO visits Nairobi to see Kenyan innovation in actionArticle

Facebook founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg is in Kenya to see how technology innovation is changing the country...

2 Sep 2016

10 reasons why you need to visit the Thornybush Game Reserve
10 reasons why you need to visit the Thornybush Game ReserveArticle

Since the Thornybush Game Reserve is private, experienced game rangers are afforded much more freedom than in a national park. Travellers can be treated to...

Jarred Manasse 1 Sep 2016

#CannesLions2016: Entertainment Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2016: Entertainment Lions shortlistArticle

The Entertainment Lions shortlist has been released, with 202 entries making it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2016...

23 Jun 2016

#CannesLions2016: Mobile Lions winners!
#CannesLions2016: Mobile Lions winners!Article

The 2016 Cannes Mobile Lions award ceremony resulted in 62 awards in total...

22 Jun 2016

#CannesLions2016: Media Lions winners!
#CannesLions2016: Media Lions winners!Article

The 2016 Cannes Media Lions award ceremony resulted in 97 awards in total, with a Silver Lion for South Africa...

22 Jun 2016

#CannesLions2016: Cyber Lions winners!
#CannesLions2016: Cyber Lions winners!Article

The 2016 Cannes Cyber Lions award ceremony resulted in 91 awards in total...

22 Jun 2016

#CannesLions2016: Mobile Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2016: Mobile Lions shortlistArticle

The Mobile Lions shortlist has been released, with 123 entries making it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2016...

21 Jun 2016

#CannesLions2016: Media Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2016: Media Lions shortlistArticle

The Media Lions shortlist has been released, with 267 entries making it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2016...

21 Jun 2016

#CannesLions2016: Cyber Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2016: Cyber Lions shortlistArticle

The Cyber Lions shortlist has been released, with 309 entries making it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2016...

21 Jun 2016

#CannesLions2016: Outdoor Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2016: Outdoor Lions shortlistArticle

The Outdoor Lions shortlist has been released, with seven South African entries making it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2016...

20 Jun 2016

#CannesLions2016: Direct Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2016: Direct Lions shortlistArticle

The Direct Lions shortlist has been released with South Africa seeing four entries make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2016...

19 Jun 2016

New York Festivals Torch Awards for young creative talent announces 2016's Grand-Winning Team - Team Artigatos
New York Festivals Torch Awards for young creative talent announces 2016's Grand-Winning Team - Team ArtigatosArticle

New York Festivals Torch Awards announced the 2016 Grand-Winning Team at the New York Show held at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City...

Issued by New York Festivals 27 May 2016

Finalists announced for Inclusive Design Challenge of NYF Torch Awards
Finalists announced for Inclusive Design Challenge of NYF Torch AwardsArticle

New York Festivals, which launched the Torch Awards in 2014 to champion young creative talent, has announced the finalists for the Inclusive Design Challenge, being held in New York on 18 May 2016. For the 2016 Torch Awards, New York Festivals collaborated with The Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD)...

28 Apr 2016

Torch Awards mentors, jury selected for 2016 competition
Torch Awards mentors, jury selected for 2016 competitionArticle

The Torch Awards, a unique competition for 18-27 year olds that explores a different creative challenge each year and offers mentor training on how to pitch their idea, has announced its mentors and jury...

11 Apr 2016

Young creatives can enter New York Festivals 2016 Torch Awards
Young creatives can enter New York Festivals 2016 Torch AwardsArticle

The New York Festivals invites young creative talent from the ages of 18-27 to take part in the third annual Torch Awards, a unique competition that explores a different creative challenge each year...

18 Dec 2015

[Source Africa 2015] Wearing your heart on your sleeve
[Source Africa 2015] Wearing your heart on your sleeveArticle

Whether shopping for something as simple as a pair of jeans or that must-have fashion item, the average consumer doesn't give much thought to...

Nicci Botha 10 Jun 2015

Source: www.pieterhugo.com.
The potential of African identity in advertisingArticle

Too often, as marketers and creatives, we wait for some justification of talent, some confirmation of a sure-fire winner, and most often we look to the West - for inspiration, for a formula. All we need to do is look around us. After all, the West is already looking to Africa for inspiration. [multimedia]

Anton Crone 6 Oct 2011

First 24-hour Comics Day hosted in CT
First 24-hour Comics Day hosted in CTArticle

The first 24-hour Comics Day (24HCD) in Cape Town will be held at Hoodwinx Creative space in Woodstock from Saturday, 1 October at 2pm until Sunday, 2 October 2011 at 2pm. 24HCD is an event held around the world which challenges writers and artists to create a full 24-page comic in 24 consecutive hours.

26 Sep 2011

NFVF launches new strategyArticle

The National Film & Video Foundation of SA (NFVF) will be lobbying Government for a commitment of R200-million per annum for the implementation of their newly formulated strategy to inject significant financing into all sectors of the industry.

19 Nov 2002

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