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The art of communications excellence
The art of communications excellenceArticle

In a business landscape that has undergone a major metamorphosis, the role of communications has become critical...

Jacki McEwen-Powell 8 Apr 2021

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Investment in stakeholder relationships key to organisational sustainability post-Covid-19Article

The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has illustrated the communication department as a critical function in building organisational reputation, especially during a crisis...

Brightness Mangolothi and Malesela Maubane 12 Aug 2020

#PrismAwards2020: Meet young voice Siyabonga Thwala
#PrismAwards2020: Meet young voice Siyabonga ThwalaArticle

In the run-up to the 23rd Prism Awards to be announced virtually on Friday, 15 May, we chatted to this year's cohort of 'young voices' about their fresh approach to the judging process...

Jessica Tennant 6 May 2020

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Sustainable conferences and events: An event greening guideArticle

Conferences and events have a significant impact on the communities and the environment where they are hosted - some good, some bad. What is the right way to address sustainability?

11 May 2018

Daniel Munslow is a director of MCC Consulting.
The role of communicators in the SDGs in AfricaArticle

How Africa's communicators can aid the United Nations in communicating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...

Daniel Munslow 9 Mar 2018

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Why integration matters more than ever beforeArticle

Clients will only realise the value of many agencies through integration - having an impeccable conductor who can pull it all together - a 'Chief Communication Integration Officer' of some sorts...

vanessa baard 13 Dec 2016

IABC conference discusses communicator readiness for 2020
IABC conference discusses communicator readiness for 2020Article

Local and global research shows that the traditional core skills-set that defined corporate communication is changing drastically...

18 Oct 2016

Skills development in communication now a top priority
Skills development in communication now a top priorityArticle

A new study in partnership with PRISA and the IABC, has found that business acumen is regarded as an important skill by 51% of communication practitioners, up from only 5% in the 2015 study...

17 Aug 2016

World PR Forum selects South African communication consultant
World PR Forum selects South African communication consultantArticle

The World PR Forum has selected South African communication consultant, Daniel Munslow, to speak at the 2016 World Public Relations Forum in Toronto, Canada...

15 Mar 2016

The role of communications to increase, reveals research
The role of communications to increase, reveals researchArticle

A recent report by VMA Group Africa found that the South African communications landscape is an increasingly in-sourced function, where the skills of the in house communicator are becoming crucial for service delivery...

30 Jun 2015

Linking engagement to performance
Linking engagement to performanceArticle

Employee engagement and internal communication have become top business priorities among senior executives around the world. No longer is the function seen as a 'nice to have'...

Daniel Munslow 9 Jun 2015

2015 IABC Africa Conference tackles leadership communication
2015 IABC Africa Conference tackles leadership communicationArticle

As the role of communication changes from distribution service to strategic advisor, the 2015 IABC Africa Conference will hear from thought leaders in the industry about how they have shifted the role of communication...

28 Apr 2015

Collaboration - a game changer
Collaboration - a game changerArticle

Comment8, a UK internal communications consultancy, hosted its third annual iCollaborate conference in London, focussing on key trends impacting practitioners...

Daniel Munslow 22 Apr 2015

Structuring a future-ready communication function
Structuring a future-ready communication functionArticle

Locally companies have been slower in adopting a Centre of Excellence (CoE) for their communication function, however, more than ever, communication as a business function needs to adapt - or slowly die...

Issued by icandi CQ 27 Mar 2015

Thabiso Dlamini
Why 2015 should be the year of internal communicationArticle

Internal communication is a fundamental part of any organisation's operations, for without optimising this it will not operate efficiently...

Thabiso Dlamini 20 Mar 2015

Rob Lith
How tech is changing the way businesses talkArticle

Networked-based communications - or Voice over IP (VoIP) - is responsible for a radical overhaul of the role of the business PBX. Previously a mere utility that switched voice calls, today's IP-PBX offers unprecedented efficiencies, flexibility and functional variety.

Rob Lith 22 Jul 2013

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Improve employee engagement: engage with social mediaArticle

Numerous research studies have shown that engaged employees are the basis of a company's success and drive tangible performance results. Their contribution is particularly essential during a lengthy period of economic recession: engaged employees have a genuine intellectual and emotional sense of ownership and are willing to do whatever is needed to support the organisation's success. They take pride in doing so, and thereby acquire individual job satisfaction.

Charles Nightingale 13 Aug 2012

New SnapComms alerts available in AfricaArticle

SnapComms has introduced new Urgent and Emergency Alerts, which are brought into Africa by Talk2Us. The Urgent and Emergency Alerts options provide an additional two alerting modes on top of the standard SnapComms alert mode.

27 Jun 2012

Cross-functional communication on the inside
Cross-functional communication on the insideArticle

It stands to reason that strong internal communication generates an engaged, productive and loyal workforce. Looking at internal communication - or as we so aptly put it these days, employee engagement - there are a number of cross-functional communicative approaches at our disposal.

Andrew McIlwaine 8 Nov 2010

IABC Africa conference kicks off in CT
IABC Africa conference kicks off in CTArticle

Thursday morning, 14 October 2010, saw the start of the two-day 2010 IABC Africa Conference at the Vineyard Hotel and Spa in Cape Town, South Africa. Communication strategists from around the country, as well as from abroad, are currently gathered at the event to learn, share knowledge, engage with the lineup of well-experienced speakers, seek inspiration and to network with fellow members of the shared industry.

Sindy Peters: Africa editor 15 Oct 2010

Is your brand in powerful hands?Article

Nedbank has observed successful communication drives to employees at all levels from icandi COMMUNICATIONS. Powerful messaging that both listens and is heard while stretching the Rand smartly - is how it's done.

Issued by icandi CQ 3 Jun 2009

Leading sports brand appoints new PR agencyArticle

Nike South Africa has appointed GGi Communications (GGi) as the company's public relations agency.

3 Aug 2007

Nike SA does it with GGi CommunicationsArticle

Nike South Africa announced yesterday, Thursday, 2 August 2007, that it has appointed GGi Communications (GGi) as the company's public relations agency, with effect 1 August 2007.

3 Aug 2007

Deadline looms for corporate publication competitionArticle

The closing date for this year's SA Publication Forum Corporate Publication competition is Friday, 6 July 2007. Last year close on 120 publications were entered, with Sandaba, Sanlam's staff newspaper, receiving top honours.

1 Jul 2007

What is in a name?Article

A lot actually, when your company brand is similar to that of a company bandied about in the news in connection with a high profile criminal case. Mixael de Kock, CE of The Maverick Group, wishes to make it clear that this grouping of communication-related companies has no connection whatsoever to the Maverick Companies being mentioned in the current Agliotti/Selebi controversy.

22 Nov 2006

Corporate publications honoured by SA Publication ForumArticle

Sanlam staff newspaper Sandaba has come tops and Dr Elain Vlok, head of communications at Clover, has been named Editor of the Year at the SA Publication Forum's 2006 corporate publication competition. The awards function was held in Johannesburg on Tuesday, 22 August 2006, coinciding with the forum's third annual conference.

24 Aug 2006

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