Durban-born filmmaker Mawande Kheswa's self-funded four-minute short film, "Living Proof", recently received an award at the international filmmaking competition, Musicbed Challenge...
9 Sep 2020
UK football club Hashtag United FC's latest collaboration with Cape Town-based digital platform provider PT SportSuite will see them improve their media output and functionality even further...
Issued by Publisher’s Toolbox 23 Jun 2020
It's becoming so important to constantly and in concrete ways demonstrate why we matter as brands, especially when dealing with a crisis such as the Covid-19 pandemic...
Carla Enslin 2 Jun 2020
Yolisa Phahle, CEO of general entertainment at the MultiChoice Group, presented the final keynote session of the second day of AfricaCom 2019. As "a South African who lives and breathes the African dream," she explains why they're retelling possibly the greatest African story of all time, with global appeal...
Leigh Andrews 13 Nov 2019
Speaking of the students he's trying to uplift, Chartered accountant (CA[SA]), Peace Mabaso says: "They remind me of myself - they're doing well, but have no information about what happens after matric...
As a recently qualified chartered accountant [CA(SA)] Fulufhelo Siphuma's career has moved swiftly. But it's not a case of "all work, no play"...
Sean Beautement CA(SA) is on a mission to make the UN's second Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) - that of zero hunger - a global reality by 2030 through his involvement with Rise Against Hunger...
Award-winning, best-selling South African novelist Lauren Beukes, who also writes comics, screenplays, TV shows and started out in journalism, was speaker of the April Creative Mornings Cape Town talk at new venue, AAA School. Amongst other things, she shared five tips on the power of inclusivity in enhancing your creativity...
Leigh Andrews 26 Apr 2019
American Express are celebrating sisters Tobeka and Bongeka Lwana of scent purveyors Neo Luxury Bar and Ntabiseng Nti Ramaboa who, as Chef Nti, is known for her flair for creating delectable feasts...
Issued by OnPoint PR 5 Sep 2018
Miantha Roux is marketing manager: beverages for Clover is living proof of her mantra, 'There's no such thing as too ambitious'. This #WomensMonth, she explains how brands can build more empowered females through passion, purpose and persistence...
Leigh Andrews 6 Aug 2018
Africa Code Week (ACW) has introduced coding skills to over 1.8 million young Africans across 35 countries since its inception by SAP CSR EMEA in 2015. This week, another 1,000 participants at various communities across Botswana received hands-on training on the new ACW digital curriculum...
3 Aug 2018
"Let me tell you what I believe. I believe in Nelson Mandela's vision, I believe in a vision shared by Gandhi and King..."
18 Jul 2018
Not one to do things by half measures, Nidhika Bahl shares her success story to date and how Joyce Meyer changed her life...
Leigh Andrews 4 Aug 2017
THE HAGUE - Dutch food and cosmetics giant Unilever on Thursday posted a 5.5 percent rise in net profit boosted by deodorants and ice cream sales, but warned "tough markets" are to continue in 2017...
27 Jan 2017
Janna Strang, director and founder of PRomote Communication, shares what it means to be a successful female entrepreneur...
Leigh Andrews 28 Nov 2016
As a country we have been lauded for our progressive constitution, but women are still underrepresented in leadership positions...
26 Aug 2016
Official Ferrari world championship team Kessel Racing has signed South African GT racer David Perel to drive a Ferrari 488 GT3 in the AM category of the Blancpain World GT Endurance...
4 Mar 2016
The James Dyson Award, open in 18 countries to university level students (or recent graduates) studying product design, industrial design and engineering, who 'design something that solves a problem', has been awarded to a low cost, inflatable incubator dubbed "MOM".
10 Nov 2014
Cape Town's Charlene Curran has been named Tupperware's best performing team leader in South Africa - for the second year running.
25 Aug 2014
When ArcelorMittal South Africa approached June15 to develop a through-the-line campaign for the company's remarkable skills development program, the challenge to the agency was to come up with an insight that rings true in the South African context.
Issued by June15 Advertising 18 Jun 2014
For the fourth consecutive year, Women in Action, a group of pastors' wives from the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, participated in the World Cancer Day initiative, hosting a community education and awareness morning at the Diepkloof Multipurpose Hall in Soweto.
Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 4 Feb 2014
Hundreds of young people from the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God's Youth Power Groups (YPG) across Gauteng joined Women in Action (WiA) cancer supporters on a march through the Johannesburg city centre and Hillbrow on Saturday, 1 June.
Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 4 Jun 2013
A degree in commerce once held the key to a successful career in business. But two years after graduating with a BCom in financial risk management from Unisa, Nkola Kabamba can still not find a job.
29 Apr 2013
If there's one highlight on the big screen this year (and a sigh of relief), it's that the never-ending Twilight saga comes to final conclusion with the lifeless and dull The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn (Part 2). What started out as an amusing saga fizzles into thin air.
Daniel Dercksen 16 Nov 2012
In light of the recent international Circle of Excellence award win and being a Cannes finalist, Boomtown Strategic Brand Agency has once again proven to be a fierce competitor in the industry by winning a Diamond PMR Africa (Professional Management Review) award at the Eastern Cape Province leaders and achievers awards breakfast. This award secured the 1st overall spot for excellence in advertising, becoming the 7th consecutive year for Boomtown winning a PMR award.
Issued by BOOMTOWN 13 Jul 2012
Radio and TV personality Mark Pilgrim, who suffered a heart attack in 2008, is a survivor who has become an ambassador for the Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa's (HSFSA) awareness campaign this month called "I Love This".
17 Mar 2011
Itumeleng Khune, the South African football team's goalkeeper has been named the African ambassador for shoe polish brand, Kiwi. The Kiwi campaign, which also features 800m runner and world record holder, David Rudisha, as the East African ambassador, launched late last week.
28 Oct 2010
Give for Life, an innovative initiative that harnesses business principles for charity, provides a unique fundraising solution where participants earn returns for their efforts while charities still reap the maximum benefits. Homemaker Marie Botha has earned over R115 626.82 for charity and an income of R58 000 for herself, after just a year of owning her Give for Life business.
10 Dec 2009
Do you remember how just a few years ago we were worried about the effects of info overload due to the Internet? Since then we have unwittingly been invaded by the virtually infinite number of platforms that enable us to access everyone's breakfast habits, cute pets and other permutations of the self-expressed 24/7. How stupid are we?
Terry Levin 1 Dec 2009
In the past month, two more members of the Southern African Freelancers Association (Safrea) have received international and national journalism awards.
30 Nov 2009
While politicians' ‘unfair' criticism of media continues unchallenged in parts of Africa due to fear of speaking out, the trend is being met with fierce resistance in ‘liberal' South Africa by academics, media lobby groups and activists.
Issa Sikiti da Silva 29 Sep 2009
Dubbed ‘the online battle', the 2008 US Presidential election has ushered in a new era for digital media. The effectiveness of the Obama campaign has set a new benchmark for all advertisers, marketers and other politicians. Barack Obama has won an election fought mainly online. He has used an array of online channels from email to video to in-gaming.
Chipo Madusise 23 Feb 2009
Few 12-year-olds would be able to tackle the strenuous upcoming Pick n Pay 94.7 Cycle Challenge, even more so if they had diabetes. Team Roche Accu-Chek's youngest member, Michaela da Silva, will not only take on the hills of Johannesburg soon, but also the misperception that people with diabetes cannot live life the way they want to.
5 Nov 2008
October is breast cancer awareness month in South Africa and to build awareness of this silent killer, a group of 12 women have embarked on a cross-country journey from Johannesburg, departing 11 October, to Cape Town, arriving 18 October, on Harley-Davidson motorbikes, spreading their message of hope.
15 Oct 2008
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Issued by Magna Carta 14 Oct 2008
Advertising agency Joe Public has great reason to celebrate. Over the past 12 months, the agency has worked hard to meet strategic and creative goals, culminating in 12 Loerie Awards and as a result of the newly implemented Creative Circle Creativity Points system, Joe Public has received an overall fifth place ranking at the 2008 Loerie Awards in Margate.
Issued by Joe Public United 30 Jul 2008
And mortality rates from malaria in children under 5 fall sharply in 10 countries.
16 Jun 2008
New Zimbabwe Limited, publishers of New Zimbabwe.com, has announced the imminent arrival of a print edition of the website to be published weekly, starting in early July. Initially publication will be restricted to the United Kingdom but the plan is to publish in Zimbabwe itself, one day...
23 May 2007
The countdown on knowing the truth about the black consumer market has begun. Earlier this week, the SABC Radio Sales team under the leadership of its national trade marketing manager Kgaugelo Maphai, together with the Standard Bank marketing group, toured the township of Atteridgeville, some 13km west of Pretoria, on a one-day 'Truth Experience Tour'.
Issa Sikiti da Silva 26 Jan 2007
2 Aug 2006
Greater Good South Africa has been awarded the International ePhilanthropy Award for "Best Online Donations/Fundraising (Revenue Generating) Campaign" by the ePhilanthropy Foundation in New York. Produced by Generator New Media, the Greater Good SA website has had 453, 892 page visits and has distributed over R1 million of donor funds in less than a year.
1 Oct 2005