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UJ creative writing competition adds new language categories
UJ creative writing competition adds new language categoriesArticle

This year, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) Prize for South African Writing is expanding its language categories for creative writing submissions to include entries written in Sesotho sa Leboa and isiZulu...

23 Mar 2021

7 reasons why PR is a career of choice in communications
7 reasons why PR is a career of choice in communicationsArticle

Mamolefe Molefe and Devon van der Venter, client service executives at Hill+Knowlton Strategies South Africa, share seven reasons why PR is a great career choice in the world of communications...

Mamolefe Molefe & Devon van der Venter 9 Mar 2021

Afda launches two cutting edge, collaboration-driven courses for 2021
Afda launches two cutting edge, collaboration-driven courses for 2021Article

Afda is proud to launch a one-year, full-time, collaboration-driven postgraduate diploma in innovation for 2021 on our Johannesburg and Cape Town campuses as well as a three-year cutting edge bachelor of creative writing degree course...

Earle Holmes, Issued by AFDA 29 Jan 2021

#Loeries2020: Rothco CCO shares his recipe for award-winning work
#Loeries2020: Rothco CCO shares his recipe for award-winning workArticle

Alan Kelly, CCO at Rothco, based in Ireland, shares the three ingredients needed to win an award...

Evan-Lee Courie 16 Nov 2020

Derick Muller on his sci-fi found footage film, Wesens
Derick Muller on his sci-fi found footage film, WesensArticle

Daniel Dercksen shares a few thoughts with Wesens director Derick Muller about his interested in found footage film, going from script to screen and his cinematic heroes...

Daniel Dercksen 25 Oct 2020

Afda launches new cutting-edge Bachelor of Creative Writing degree course for 2021
Afda launches new cutting-edge Bachelor of Creative Writing degree course for 2021Article

The new three-year Afda BA Creative Writing programme will be structured to be responsive to this rapidly changing landscape, while offering integrated, rather than isolated creative writing projects...

Earle Holmes, Issued by AFDA 16 Sep 2020

Writing the future of the justice system - competition
Writing the future of the justice system - competitionArticle

Law For All, a company dedicated to fighting for equality and justice, calls on South Africa's creative minds and wordsmiths to enter a competition to help imagine a future world where everyone has access to justice and legal recourse. The winner will walk away with a R10,000 cash prize...

6 May 2020

In the front row: Bokamoso Pascal Tsogang
In the front row: Bokamoso Pascal TsogangArticle

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 13 Apr 2020

New skills needed in the 4IR
New skills needed in the 4IRArticle

ICT professionals will have to cultivate ethics, professionalism and a range of new skills to thrive in future...

12 Dec 2019

Image credit: Muhammad Ribkhan from Pixabay.
RE: Top 9 email tipsArticle

Five words. 20 characters. And a few seconds before your recipient's thumb swipes past the email that likely took you hours to craft...

Leigh Crymble 26 Aug 2019

3 tips to encouraging entrepreneurship beyond market day
3 tips to encouraging entrepreneurship beyond market dayArticle

It's that time of the year when the dreaded market day comes around. Lisa Illingworth, CEO of FutureProof SA, questions how much is actually learnt and absorbed about being an entrepreneur during these market days...

22 Aug 2019

Hannah McCoy, Benjamin Sundwall won for "ScreenHealth" and Sarah McKinnon won for "False sense of connectivity" © .
Young Globals student winners announcedArticle

The New York Festivals Global Awards has announced its 2019 Young Globals Student Competition and Internship award winners...

4 Jun 2019

Africa Video Forum, AfricaCom 2018.
#AfricaCom: 'Don't die with your idea'Article

The Africa Video Forum at #AfricaCom 2018, this year grappled with funding models for original content on the continent and the disruption that mobile brings...

Louise Marsland 23 Nov 2018

Programme for Mauritian women writers
Programme for Mauritian women writersArticle

The International Writing Program Women's Creative Mentorship Program calls for applications from young emerging Mauritian female writers...

16 Oct 2018

Word Warriors creative writing competition is open for entry
Word Warriors creative writing competition is open for entryArticle

READ's 2018 Word Warrior Competition is officially open for entry to budding writers between the ages of nine and 16...

9 Jul 2018

Winners of the Growsmart story-writing competition
Winners of the Growsmart story-writing competitionArticle

20 young schoolchildren will see their creative writing turned into published books after being selected as the top entrants in the Growsmart story-writing competition...

27 Jun 2018

Nam Do has won the 2018 New York Festivals Global Awards Young Globals competition. Image supplied.
NYF Young Globals winner announcedArticle

Nam Do of Lycoming College, Pennsylvania has won the 2018 Young Global Award...

15 May 2018

NYF Young Global Awards 2018 finalists
NYF Young Global Awards 2018 finalistsArticle

New York Festivals Global Awards Young Globals competition and internship program has announced the 2018 competition finalists...

10 Apr 2018

Incubus frontman to showcase art in CT
Incubus frontman to showcase art in CTArticle

While Incubus prepares to tour South Africa, later this month, its frontman Brandon Boyd will showcase his fine art, large scale prints, books, lithographs, and a curated retail shop at his week-long Opti-Mystic pop-up gallery. The Opti-Mystic pop-up gallery will run from 26 February - 3 March 2018 at the at Gallery One 11 in Cape Town.

13 Feb 2018

AFDA offers teaching scholarships in their Master of Fine Arts programmeArticle

AFDA is offering graduate students a unique opportunity to realise their dream of mastering the craft of motion picture production by researching, developing and participating in the making of a feature film or television series.

Issued by AFDA 4 Dec 2017

Kathy Delaney, global chief creative officer, Publicis Health/Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness © .
2017 Young Globals open for entries with Calcium, Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness as sponsorsArticle

2017 Young Globals student competition and internship is now open for entries and Calcium and Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness will join forces as the official corporate sponsors and mentors...

10 Oct 2017

Rwandan entrepreneurs offer free app development training
Rwandan entrepreneurs offer free app development trainingArticle

Code for Good aims to bring technology to youth in order to improve academic outcomes...

14 Aug 2017

Bushra al-Fadil
Bushra al-Fadil wins 18th Caine Prize for African WritingArticle

Bushra al-Fadil has won the 2017 Caine Prize for African Writing with his short story entitled “The Story of the Girl Whose Birds Flew Away”, translated by Max Shmookler...

5 Jul 2017

UJ announces 2016 South African Literary Award shortlist
UJ announces 2016 South African Literary Award shortlistArticle

The English Department at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) has named the nominees for the The University of Johannesburg Prize for South African Writing in English published in 2016...

20 Jun 2017

The power of poetry for Youth Day
The power of poetry for Youth DayArticle

The ‘This is Your Time' campaign from Vodacom aims to give the youth a platform to speak about the power of education...

Issued by Ogilvy South Africa 19 Jun 2017

Why ProvenSEO is one of the top influencer marketing agencies?
Why ProvenSEO is one of the top influencer marketing agencies?Article

ProvenSEO has a proven track record of submitting high-quality content to niche-relevant blogs to reach the ideal customers for your product or service, no matter what you offer...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 28 Feb 2017

Grey Health Group, Havas Health to sponsor the Young Globals
Grey Health Group, Havas Health to sponsor the Young GlobalsArticle

Both Grey Health Group and Havas Health will support the Young Globals student competition & internship programme as official corporate sponsors and mentor emerging young creatives by providing internship opportunities to this year's winning teams...

19 Dec 2016

Fact check: What would a world without credible news mean for brands?
Fact check: What would a world without credible news mean for brands?Article

Today, we live in a world once only imagined in science fiction. Conversations, pictures and video flow around the globe almost instantly from anyone wishing to share to anyone willing to receive...

Ross Sergeant 5 Sep 2016

Marketing research telling a story?
Marketing research telling a story?Article

'Once upon a time there was a marketing researcher who...'

Claire Heckrath 2 Sep 2016

Youth rising at the Jozi Book Fair
Youth rising at the Jozi Book FairArticle

Discover the magic of words and local books at the 2016 Jozi Book Fair taking place from 1 - 4 September 2016 at Wits University's Science Stadium...

30 Aug 2016

Jozi Book Fair opens this week
Jozi Book Fair opens this weekArticle

The 2016 Jozi Book Fair (JBF) takes place 1-4 September at the Science Stadium at Wits University and entry is free and open to all...

30 Aug 2016

Zain Verjee
Building a digital media network focused on African storytellingArticle

A former CNN anchor starts a media company to provide mobile content for Africa. This is her inspirational journey of reinvention...

Zain Verjee 12 Aug 2016

Cats selling carpets. © Nailia Schwarz –
Writing good advertising copy (Part 6)Article

What does your advertising 'say'?

Chris Brewer 11 Jul 2016

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Call for entries for Etisalat Pan-African prize for literatureArticle

2016 Etisalat Pan-African prize for literature: call for entries...

14 Jun 2016

Skryf Net writing competition
Skryf Net writing competitionArticle

Entries for the 2016 Skryf Net writing competition are now being accepted until the deadline of 30 August 2016...

14 Jun 2016

Social entrepreneurs provide sustainable solutions for Africa
Social entrepreneurs provide sustainable solutions for AfricaArticle

Social entrepreneurs provide sustainable solutions for Africa' development priorities...

3 May 2016

Writing Studio to hold bootcamp for budding screenwriters
Writing Studio to hold bootcamp for budding screenwritersArticle

The Writing Studio will hold a two-day motivational Bootcamp for Screenwriters on 23-24 April 2016 in Cape Town...

1 Apr 2016

Screenwriters' workshop in Cape Town
Screenwriters' workshop in Cape TownArticle

The Write Journey workshop is ideal for aspirant screenwriters who would like to sharpen their storytelling skills and is on at The Waterfront Theatre School on Sunday afternoons from 2 to 5pm on 6 and 14 March, and 10 & 17 April 10...

24 Feb 2016

De Rust Hoërskool pupil OUP wins stamp competition
De Rust Hoërskool pupil OUP wins stamp competitionArticle

Oxford University Press, in partnership with South Africa's postal service departments and the Department of Basic Education, initiated a stamp design competition to commemorate Oxford's 100 years' celebrations...

9 Dec 2015

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