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#StartupStory: Just Exists... to tell genuine African brand stories
#StartupStory: Just Exists... to tell genuine African brand storiesArticle

Just Exists was formed to showcase local talents and bridge the gap between disenfranchised youth creatives and corporates, making a tangible impact in their potential career paths and creating memorable work in the process...

Jessica Tennant 9 Apr 2021

The One Club, Russell's Reserve launch global grant programme for young BIPOC creatives
The One Club, Russell's Reserve launch global grant programme for young BIPOC creativesArticle

The One Club for Creativity and Russell's Reserve have been brought together by Rich Tu, VP of MTV Digital Design to launch Colorful: A Prelude to Young Guns 19, a new global grant programme to help young BIPOC creatives advance their careers...

18 Mar 2021

Fusion juries named for The One Show 2021, ADC 100th Annual Awards
Fusion juries named for The One Show 2021, ADC 100th Annual AwardsArticle

The One Club for Creativity has announced the first group of creative leaders who will serve on juries for the inaugural One Show 2021 Fusion Pencil and ADC 100th Annual Awards Fusion Cube awards...

26 Feb 2021

The One Club announces inaugural Within conference
The One Club announces inaugural Within conferenceArticle

The One Club for Creativity will hold its first Within: The In-House Creative Conference, streaming live 30 March to 1 April 2021...

10 Feb 2021

The One Club expands One School to Chicago and Atlanta
The One Club expands One School to Chicago and AtlantaArticle

Due to overwhelming demand, The One Club for Creativity is doubling the scope of its One School free portfolio programme for Black creatives with expansion to Chicago and Atlanta...

2 Feb 2021

Africa's #YouTubeBlackVoices Creator Class of 2021 named
Africa's #YouTubeBlackVoices Creator Class of 2021 namedArticle

The inaugural class of African content creators set to receive a grant from the #YouTubeBlackVoices Fund for the development of their YouTube channels have been announced...

14 Jan 2021

The One Club announces initial group of ADC jury chairs
The One Club announces initial group of ADC jury chairsArticle

The first group of jury chairs for the ADC 100th Annual Awards has been announced...

17 Dec 2020

The changing influencer landscape
The changing influencer landscapeArticle

As social media has become a part of everyday life and a key component of how many consumers and brands maintain relationships, we've seen maturity and sophistication emerge in the influencer space...

Mpumi Zondi 14 Dec 2020

IAB SA Transformation Council announces new members
IAB SA Transformation Council announces new membersArticle

The IAB South Africa is thrilled to announce the names of the newly-elected members of the Transformation Council...

Issued by IAB South Africa 1 Dec 2020

#Loeries2020: "The future of advertising is Black, female and healthy"
#Loeries2020: "The future of advertising is Black, female and healthy"Article

On day two of Loeries Creative Week, Sindiso Nyoni, Nomfundo Myeni and Khethiwe Makhubo discussed the future of advertising for Black females...

Evan-Lee Courie 17 Nov 2020

The One Club opens entries for ADC 100th Annual Awards
The One Club opens entries for ADC 100th Annual AwardsArticle

The One Club for Creativity continues its special ADC100 centennial celebration with the opening of call for entries for the ADC 100th Annual Awards...

13 Nov 2020

IAB SA Transformation Council calls for nominations of new members
IAB SA Transformation Council calls for nominations of new membersArticle

The IAB South Africa is calling on members to nominate their industry peers for a seat on the IAB SA Transformation Council...

Issued by IAB South Africa 30 Oct 2020

First 15 Black creatives named for One School portfolio programme
First 15 Black creatives named for One School portfolio programmeArticle

The One Club for Creativity has announced the first-ever group of 15 talented students accepted to attend ONE School, a free portfolio programme for young Black creatives...

27 Aug 2020

Spotify creative director Oriel Davis-Lyons. Image supplied.
One Club launches free One School portfolio programme for Black creativesArticle

The One Club has launched the One School, a free 16-week portfolio programme for young Black creatives...

21 Jul 2020

In the front row: Mahlatse Moti
In the front row: Mahlatse MotiArticle

Following the announcement of the inaugural IAB SA Front Row winners, announced online during this year's Bookmarks, we interviewed them on what the initiative means to them and what they hope to get out of it...

Jessica Tennant 9 Apr 2020

Young creatives from left - Cedric Nzaka, Nandi Dlepu, Morena Sefatsa and Yanga Yaya at the 2019 Design Indaba.
Top 5 key take-outs from Design Indaba 2019Article

Monare Matema, associate brand architect at DNA Brand Architects, shares key take-outs from the 2019 Design Indaba conference...

Monare Matema 6 Mar 2019

Motshegwa at a hospital in Roodepoort. He explains: "This is the reason I was able to finish this feature. I had to get sick in order to find time to do the things I love."
#BehindtheSelfie with... Bogosi MotshegwaArticle

This #AfricaMonth, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Bogosi Motshegwa, strategic planner at Net#work BBDO...

Leigh Andrews 8 May 2018

Screengrab from Makongoza's Fort Review video.
#FortReview: "It's time to hear the black voices in advertising" - Neo MakongozaArticle

It's a touchy subject for some, but completely necessary to explore: Here's how Fort Review is amplifying the need to truly hear the black voices in advertising and stop being creative Jekyll and Hydes...

Leigh Andrews 28 Mar 2018

On being a black face in a predominantly white space
On being a black face in a predominantly white spaceArticle

Being black, female, and disruptive to the status quo is almost always met with hostility. Being all three of these things poses a threat to the environment where white male patriarchy continues to thrive...

Paballo Molahlehi 14 Mar 2018

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#OrchidsandOnions: We can fix our $h!t and we can still make great ads... but let's lose the political correctness, pleaseArticle

Timing is something which always sets Nando's ads apart from the rest. Sure, the ads are funny - and in a way we, as South Africans, instinctively understand... but it is their timing which gives them their humour...

Brendan Seery 9 Jan 2018

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Afropunk fest and engaging exhibitions coming to JoburgArticle

Constitution Hill in association with Afropunk will be keeping Jozi lights on this festive season with engaging exhibitions and a ground-breaking music festival...

21 Dec 2017

All for one: The idea of the multi-cultural friend group used to be a staple of rainbowist advertising.
Can we talk about race and advertising?Article

What's it like as a person of colour working in the ad industry? Ad industry freelancer Nas Hoosen unpacks the dilemma...

Nas Hoosen 15 May 2017

For Black Girls Fashion Trade launched in Philippi
For Black Girls Fashion Trade launched in PhilippiArticle

The For Black Girls Fashion Trade launch took place at the GSB MTN Solution Space in Philippi Village on Friday, 4 November 2016...

8 Nov 2016

Beyond the crumbs: why big agencies need to invest in empowerment now
Beyond the crumbs: why big agencies need to invest in empowerment nowArticle

While the MAC B-BBEE codes have been gazetted and the PR and advertising industry does a lot of empowerment talk, small black-owned marketing and advertising agencies feel they are still not getting a fair shot...

Dharmesh Nagar 9 Sep 2016

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[Orchids & Onions] Liberating ad drives home achievements of the ANCArticle

Brand reputations are often said to be fragile things and it is true that some well-known names have never regained ground they lost when a crisis dented their images...

Brendan Seery 25 Jul 2016

[Trends 2015] The year of transformation
[Trends 2015] The year of transformationArticle

The pressure is on the local advertising industry in 2015 with the implementation of the new Triple BEE codes, warns Abey Mokgwatsane, CEO of Ogilvy & Mather South Africa...

Abey Mokgwatsane 5 Jan 2015

Vernacular advertising - you're doing it wrong
Vernacular advertising - you're doing it wrongArticle

People do feel a stronger affinity to those who speak their language. In Jozi, my heart skips a beat when a person greets me in Xhosa. But this often does not translate well in a commercial context. I do not find telemarketers any less irritating when they speak to me in my own language.

Zetu Damane, Issued by Nahana Communications Group 10 Nov 2010

Ogilvy prospers as it 'liberates' brandsArticle

In the past five years Ogilvy has managed to produce two-digit profit figures and garner itself a steady stream of awards despite an economic downturn that has left its mark on other marketing and advertising agencies.

7 Dec 2009

Ensure BEE benchmarks are respected - and keptArticle

Real Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) remains elusive for many companies operating in the communications space - including branding and design, and advertising industries - despite its role in addressing the critical social and economic challenges that South Africa is facing.

S'bu Manqele 27 Feb 2009

Draftfcb using Imagination to empower young black creativesArticle

The South African advertising industry is embracing young vibrant creative talents and opening career avenues to them through the Imagination Lab, and Draftfcb is working with this inspiring initiative to help identify, nurture and train our youth to ensure a strong industry for the future.

Issued by Nahana Communications Group 3 Sep 2008

Boa Mzansi. Speak South Africa(n)!Article

DStv and Ogilvy Johannesburg recently teamed up to create “Boa Mzansi” [Speak South Africa(n)] – a joint project aimed at fostering creativity amongst African language-speaking students, as well as reaching out to consumers in their mother tongue and strengthening the brand.

13 Dec 2007

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ACA tells parliament its BEE Scorecard is readyArticle

Today is D-day for the marketing and advertising industry as parliamentary hearings commence for the report-back on transformation. The Association for Communication & Advertising (ACA) was first up and revealed that its BEE Scorecard for the advertising industry is ready.

Louise Marsland 18 Oct 2004

CDF changes name to The Creative CircleArticle

The Creative Directors Forum (CDF), an advertising body formed 15 years ago with the intention of promoting creativity and raising industry standards, is to undergo significant changes in 2004, including re-looking its name. As of January 2004, the organization will be called The Creative Circle.

3 Dec 2003

Jabu Mabuza responds to the industry outcry over his Loerie speechArticle

Jabu Mabuza, chairman of the Marketing Federation of Southern Africa, has responded to the outcry over his opening speech at the Loerie Awards in which he criticised the Loeries for its lack of transformation.

13 Jun 2003

JWT Cape Town creatively energises the LoeriesArticle

Creative advertising agency, JWT Cape Town, has created an arresting campaign for the 2003 Loeries Awards' Call for Entries section by using humour and sarcasm to address the industry's need for youth and transformation.

4 Mar 2003

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