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Part 2: Transformation in action a dentsu story
Part 2: Transformation in action a dentsu storyArticle

Following on from Part 1 in the transformation in action series, where we highlighted how dentsu invests in the future talent through our internship and bursary programmes...

Issued by Dentsu 23 hours ago

Savanna and Comedy Central Africa continue to show their unwavering support for SA's comedic talent
Savanna and Comedy Central Africa continue to show their unwavering support for SA's comedic talentArticle

Savanna Premium Cider announced that Comedy Central Live at the Savanna Virtual Comedy Bar season three will air on 17 May 2021 at 10pm CAT (channel 122 on DSTV)...

Issued by Distell 10 May 2021

Specialist cancer diagnosis and treatment centre opens in Lagos
Specialist cancer diagnosis and treatment centre opens in LagosArticle

Nigeria's first 'one-stop centre' for cancer diagnosis and treatment, the Marcelle Ruth Cancer Centre and Specialist Hospital (MRCCSH) has opened on Victoria Island in Lagos.

4 May 2021

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India's staggering Covid crisis could have been avoided. But the government dropped its guard too soonArticle

India reported 314,000 new cases of Covid-19 on 22 April, the highest-ever infection tally recorded by any country on a single day.

Pradeep Taneja & Azad Singh Bali 28 Apr 2021

Welcome to extended reality or XR
Welcome to extended reality or XRArticle

Just as brands are coming to terms with the various realities that is AR , VR and MR, extended reality or XR has joined the mix to keep us on our toes by ensuring brand offerings are optimised even further...

Shaune Jordaan 26 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Nokwe Ndwandwe of Nissan South Africa
#BehindtheBrandManager: Nokwe Ndwandwe of Nissan South AfricaArticle

Ndwandwe talks about her role, recent campaigns she has worked on, her career, and the activities she engages in outside of work...

Imran Salie 22 Apr 2021

The 5 habits of highly effective advertisers
The 5 habits of highly effective advertisersArticle

Kantar's Creative Effectiveness Awards reveals the world's most effective ads of 2020, and what makes them great...

Daren Poole, Issued by Kantar 14 Apr 2021

Savanna and Grey Africa/WPP Liquid tackle the '#MyFriendZone'
Savanna and Grey Africa/WPP Liquid tackle the '#MyFriendZone'Article

Introducing its latest television commercial, "My friend", Savanna is tackling the #MyFriendZone. Not the one you are probably thinking about; the other kind - the multiple friends South Africans tend to make going around their daily business...

Issued by Grey Africa 8 Apr 2021

Basa launches ArtsTrack No. 9 with a curated series of conversations
Basa launches ArtsTrack No. 9 with a curated series of conversationsArticle

Focusing both on current cultural policy and cultural investment, Basa kicks off Day 1 of its two-day digital programme with a series of debates and discussions focused on the current cultural landscape and the responsibility on both business and the arts to effect decisive changes for growth in and for both sectors...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 26 Mar 2021

Top 10 reasons to say "I do" at a Mauritius resort
Top 10 reasons to say "I do" at a Mauritius resortArticle

Mauritius is a very popular wedding destination and LUX* Belle Mare is listed among 'The 50 Best Wedding Venue Hotels' by Hotels in Heaven.

Debbie Hathway 18 Mar 2021

Cars.co.za Consumer Awards 2020/21 winners announced
Cars.co.za Consumer Awards 2020/21 winners announcedArticle

The 13 category winners and the recipient of the Brand of the Year title of the 2020/21 programme were announced during the Cars.co.za Consumer Awards TV presentation, which was broadcast on DStv's Motorsport HD channel...

18 Feb 2021

Ramaphosa kicks off vaccine rollout at Khayelitsha
Ramaphosa kicks off vaccine rollout at KhayelitshaArticle

"This day represents a real milestone for us as South Africans that finally the vaccines are here and they are being administered. I was rather pleased that there were five people who were vaccinated before me and they are health workers"...

18 Feb 2021

IATA training initiative to help laid-off airline cabin crew members re-enter the job market
IATA training initiative to help laid-off airline cabin crew members re-enter the job marketArticle

The International Air Transport Association training course will be offered free of charge for those who register before 23 February...

10 Feb 2021

Impact of Covid-19 on the real estate sector
Impact of Covid-19 on the real estate sectorArticle

The challenge for investors today is identifying those real estate sectors that are thriving in the current market environment and those...

Sherry Rexroad 29 Jan 2021

Move into growing areas of practice with powerful online resource
Move into growing areas of practice with powerful online resourceArticle

In April 2020 the Legal Practice Council recorded a profound and direct effect on the sustainability and viability of law practices in its assessment of the Covid-19 Lockdown on legal practitioners' practices...

Issued by LexisNexis 25 Jan 2021

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Medics killed in Netcare helicopter crashArticle

Five people were killed when a Netcare helicopter crashed near Winterton in KwaZulu-Natal...

22 Jan 2021

'Movement that inspires' - Kia presents its new brand purpose and future strategy
'Movement that inspires' - Kia presents its new brand purpose and future strategyArticle

Kia has announced new details of its new brand purpose and ambitions for the future during a digital showcase event. Supported by a new brand slogan, 'Movement that inspires', Kia revealed new details of a strategy...

Issued by Kia Motors South Africa 20 Jan 2021

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AI changes the dynamics of healthcareArticle

Globally, healthcare organisations have accelerated adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) with the ones still implementing frameworks planning to go live within 24 months...

Henry Adams 19 Jan 2021

President Cyril Ramaphosa
SA to remain on Adjusted Alert Level 3 for another monthArticle

As Covid-19 second wave figures head towards a peak in South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the country will remain on Adjusted Alert Level 3 Lockdown until 15 February...

12 Jan 2021

Vaccine delays reveal unexpected weak link in supply chains: A shortage of workers
Vaccine delays reveal unexpected weak link in supply chains: A shortage of workersArticle

The shipment of goods to suppliers has become technologically sophisticated. Delays in getting out the Covid-19 vaccine to people show that the breakdowns come down to something more basic...

Anna Nagurney 11 Jan 2021

TWK Agri Insurance - Achieving sustainable growth, together
TWK Agri Insurance - Achieving sustainable growth, togetherArticle

TWK Agri's insurance division was established in 1978 to provide support services to clients. With more than 200 years of combined experience, clients can rest assured that their assets will be in good hands...

Issued by TWK Agri Insurance 8 Jan 2021

7 local highlights now on Showmax: From Moffie to 4 Africa Movie Academy Award-winners from SA
7 local highlights now on Showmax: From Moffie to 4 Africa Movie Academy Award-winners from SAArticle

These are the seven local highlights currently streaming on Showmax: Moffie, Fiela Se Kind, Lebo M - Coming Home, The Letter Reader, Knuckle City, The Ghost and The House of Truth...

Issued by Showmax 7 Jan 2021

Why women mentoring women is critical for empowering underprivileged girls in Africa
Why women mentoring women is critical for empowering underprivileged girls in AfricaArticle

The well-known Africa proverb goes, "If you educate a man, you educate an individual, but if you educate a woman you educate a nation." This is further substantiated by the fact that...

Regina Honu 5 Jan 2021

Retrofitting unused spaces can help South African cities adapt to climate change
Retrofitting unused spaces can help South African cities adapt to climate changeArticle

There are two approaches to dealing with climate change: slowing it down, and adapting to it...

Jan Hugo and Chrisna du Plessis 5 Jan 2021

Most employers are doing prepaid purchases the hard way - Are you one?
Most employers are doing prepaid purchases the hard way - Are you one?Article

Do you have a heavily overloaded HR department or a poor administrative clerk with the responsibility of sorting out all your business' prepaid airtime, data and electricity purchases on a weekly or monthly basis?...

Issued by Prepaid24 26 Nov 2020

How new gaming tech is being used by Volvo to create safer cars
How new gaming tech is being used by Volvo to create safer carsArticle

Volvo Cars is using a new mixed-reality simulator that uses advanced gaming technology to make new strides in safety and autonomous driving...

20 Nov 2020

The late Kimi Makwetu was mortified by the extent of corruption.
South Africa's auditor-general Kimi Makwetu: an exceptional and true civil servantArticle

The Auditor-General.Kimi Makwetu, who passed away on 11 November 2020 after a battle with lung cancer, was the quintessential civil servant who took his job as South Africa's auditor-general seriously and threw every sinew of his being into it...

Mills Soko 17 Nov 2020

7 outdoor adventure activities in Plett and Knysna
7 outdoor adventure activities in Plett and KnysnaArticle

Now that the lockdown levels have eased and the travel ban to South Africa has lifted, both locals and overseas visitors can start planning their December holiday trips in the country. Plettenberg Bay and Knysna along the Garden Route in the Western Cape are great holiday destinations for outdoor adventures...

Ruth Cooper 16 Nov 2020

Kantar Millward Brown announces South Africa's Top 10 Best Liked Ads for Q3 & Q4 2017
Kantar Millward Brown announces South Africa's Top 10 Best Liked Ads for Q3 & Q4 2017Article

The last two quarters of the year see humorous South African stories engaging the audience's attention, with telcos and food competing for the lion's share of attention...

Issued by Kantar 3 Nov 2020

Rohit Dadwal, managing director, MMA APAC.
Warc and MMA release annual report on mobile marketing for APAC regionArticle

The annual report, The State of the Industry: 2020 Mobile Marketing in APAC, has been released, providing a current snapshot into how brands, agencies, media owners and tech vendors see the impact of mobile...

28 Oct 2020

Introducing the Toyota Starlet, a new compact budget car
Introducing the Toyota Starlet, a new compact budget carArticle

I spent a week testing the Toyota Starlet on both urban and freeway driving. Here's what I think about Toyota's new compact budget car...

Naresh Maharaj 21 Oct 2020

2021/21 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards finalists announced
2021/21 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards finalists announcedArticle

Cars.co.za have announced the finalists of the 2020/21 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards - powered by WesBank...

19 Oct 2020

#OnTheBigScreen: 'Four Kids and It' and 'Made in Italy'
#OnTheBigScreen: 'Four Kids and It' and 'Made in Italy'Article

Two films are entering the South African box office this week: the family fantasy film Four Kids and It and the romantic comedy Made in Italy...

Daniel Dercksen 2 Oct 2020

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Global Ad Trends - Brands will spend $59bn on e-commerce advertising this yearArticle

Warc has released its latest Global Advertising Trends report: The pivot to e-commerce summarising the latest research from Warc's Data platform...

25 Sep 2020

Radio promotion wows through consolidated Digital Strategy
Radio promotion wows through consolidated Digital StrategyArticle

A deep dive into how YFM racked up over a million competition entries during a global pandemic, and doubled app usage in just two weeks...

Issued by Fabrik 23 Sep 2020

Makoko neighbourhood in Lagos, initially founded as a fishing village.Frédéric Soltan/Corbis via Getty Images
Can Covid-19 inspire a new way of planning African cities?Article

Health crises are not new in Africa. The continent has grappled with infectious diseases on all levels, from local (such as malaria) to regional (Ebola) to global (Covid-19)...

Patrick Brandful Cobbinah, Ellis Adjei Adams & Michael Odei Erdiaw-Kwasie 21 Sep 2020

Recycling isn't enough - the world's plastic pollution crisis is only getting worse
Recycling isn't enough - the world's plastic pollution crisis is only getting worseArticle

Plastic production and consumption has snowballed since large-scale production began in the 1950s...

Stephanie B. Borrelle 18 Sep 2020

Inspiring future female leaders and entrepreneurs through stories
Inspiring future female leaders and entrepreneurs through storiesArticle

The enthusiasm and commitment of role models, like my mother and grandmother, helped to spark my passion for contributing to the development of female leaders and entrepreneurs across the African continent...

Nunu Ntshingila 25 Aug 2020

The new Toyota Corolla Sedan - an everyday car
The new Toyota Corolla Sedan - an everyday carArticle

The Toyota brand in itself, let alone the various models produced over the years, has become an institution in this country...

Naresh Maharaj 25 Aug 2020

Adapt or perish: Covid-19 accelerates the energy transition
Adapt or perish: Covid-19 accelerates the energy transitionArticle

Despite the dramatic consequences Covid-19 is having on the global economy, the energy transition will be accelerated by several years as trillions of dollars are expected to flow through economic relief packages...

14 Aug 2020

Kantar announces South Africa's Top 20 Best Liked Ads for 2019
Kantar announces South Africa's Top 20 Best Liked Ads for 2019Article

Remembering and rebellion topped the qualities of the year's hero ads, with liquid messaging at the very top of the list. Sasol's 'This isn't just any fuel, #ThisIsGlugGlug' by FCB Joburg was not only the top ad of Q2 2019 but also the overall best liked ad for the year...

Issued by Kantar 12 Aug 2020

Free musical and opera streamings this weekend
Free musical and opera streamings this weekendArticle

Add some music to your entertainment menu with free streamings from New York's celebrated Lincoln Centre and Met Opera...

Daniel Dercksen 7 Aug 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

Succumb to glorious opera streamings from The Met this weekend
Succumb to glorious opera streamings from The Met this weekendArticle

Despite dropping the curtain on one of the greatest opera houses in the world, its gift to opera lovers worldwide has been more than 100 free streaming since then...

Daniel Dercksen 24 Jul 2020

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Lego's YouTube channel hits 10.4 billion views, becomes most popular brand channelArticle

The Lego YouTube channel has hit a record of over 10 billion views, making it the most popular brand on YouTube...

23 Jul 2020

#MusicExchange: B Charles releases new single
#MusicExchange: B Charles releases new singleArticle

Cape Town R&B singer B Charles aka Branton Charles recently returned home after years of performing in Spain. Last Friday he released his new single entitled "Good Times"...

Martin Myers 21 Jul 2020

Warc releases the 2020 Effective Social Strategy Report
Warc releases the 2020 Effective Social Strategy ReportArticle

Warc has now released the 2020 Effective Social Strategy Report, featuring insights and themes from the global Warc Awards, highlighting key social trends for effective marketing...

21 Jul 2020

Russian soldiers march during a Victory Day parade. The country makes guns and armoury as its main beneficiation output. Photo by Dmitry Korotayev/Epsilon/Getty Images
South Africa would gain from co-operation among Brics countries on beneficiationArticle

South Africa needs a sounder mineral beneficiation policy to tackle the challenges the country faces, particularly rising unemployment. Its beneficiation policy is not very demanding and isn't pursued with any vigour...

Byelongo Elisée Isheloke 17 Jul 2020

Photo by Frédéric Soltan/Corbis via Getty Images
South African banks need to do more to ensure financial inclusionArticle

An analysis of financial inclusion in South Africa shows that affordability limits poor households' access to formal financial services...

Velenkosini Matsebula & Derek Yu 3 Jul 2020

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