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Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards entries reflect newspaper landscapeArticle

2020 saw shifts in some of the Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards' categories, reflecting the trends across the industry...

7 hours ago

Why contracting, micro-jobbing and gig work is on the rise
Why contracting, micro-jobbing and gig work is on the riseArticle

The need for companies to be more agile in the way they operate is on the increase, and so is the upward trend of job-seekers contracting, micro-jobbing and gig working. Here's why....

Phillipa Geard, Issued by RecruitMyMom 9 hours ago

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Social media platforms are in the crosshairs ahead of the November electionsArticle

Ahead of the 2020 presidential elections in the United States, social media platforms have been attempting to define their participation and have been coming under fire...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 11 hours ago

Nivea is teaming up with global music sensation Sho Madjozi for its new Perfect & Radiant campaign
Nivea is teaming up with global music sensation Sho Madjozi for its new Perfect & Radiant campaignArticle

The next step in the incredible rise of Sho Madjozi is to partner with Nivea Perfect & Radiant on a campaign to get her fans singing, dancing and, most importantly, caring about their skin...

Issued by Take Note Reputation Management 12 hours ago

Gerety Awards 2020 shortlist: SA's FCB, Havas, LifeDesign and VMLY&R all make the cut
Gerety Awards 2020 shortlist: SA's FCB, Havas, LifeDesign and VMLY&R all make the cutArticle

The Gerety Awards has announced its shortlist for 2020 with FCB, Havas, LifeDesign and VMLY&R from South Africa all making the cut...

12 hours ago

#DoBizZA: How UBU International can give local businesses a leg up
#DoBizZA: How UBU International can give local businesses a leg upArticle

UBU International aims to help local businesses boost their sales by leveraging a combination of mobile discovery, marketing, rewards and mobile payments...

Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago

Husqvarna and Tendai 'The Beast' Mtawarira offer empowering message of resilience
Husqvarna and Tendai 'The Beast' Mtawarira offer empowering message of resilienceArticle

Jenna Robinson, regional marketing manager for Husqvarna Africa, shares the backstory about the Husqvarna brand's recent campaign, featuring rugby icon Beast Tendai Mtawarira as brand ambassador...

Issued by Husqvarna South Africa 3 days ago

The Sunday Times, South Africa’s largest weekend newspaper, was used to spread disinformation. Gianluigi Guercia/AFP via Getty Images.
Journalism makes blunders but still feeds democracy: An insider's viewArticle

Politics editor Thabo Leshilo asked the Anton Harber, the veteran South African journalist, editor and journalism professor at the University of the Witwatersrand to provide the highlights of his new book: For the Record: Behind the Headlines in an Era of State Capture...

Anton Harber 3 days ago

#PulpNonFiction: From cynical crisis capitalism to authentic brand empathy
#PulpNonFiction: From cynical crisis capitalism to authentic brand empathyArticle

Bronwyn Williams has observed the ways businesses and brands have responded to the crisis, the one being cynical crisis capitalism and the other, authentic brand empathy...

Bronwyn Williams 17 Sep 2020

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The rise of cancel cultureArticle

Tyrone Van Heerden, head of strategy at Iris, looks into the continuous trend of the cancel culture, the impact that it has on brands and how communications professionals can try and reduce the risk...

Tyrone Van Heerden 17 Sep 2020

Momentum's Charlotte Nsubuga-Mukasa on her journey to success and the audacity to dream big!
Momentum's Charlotte Nsubuga-Mukasa on her journey to success and the audacity to dream big!Article

Charlotte Nsubuga-Mukasa is the head of consumer brand marketing at Momentum Financial Services and is somewhat of a warrior who yields a powerful arsenal of passion, curiosity, ambition and a strong sense of community...

Issued by MSports Marketing 17 Sep 2020

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Post-millennium viewership and instant culture in broadcasting - adapting to the demands of Gen-Z consumersArticle

Roman Magis, principal director: Video, Advertising and Content for Accenture in Africa, explores how post-millennium viewership and instant culture in broadcasting presents a unique opportunity for content creators in South Africa...

Roman Magis 16 Sep 2020

#DoBizZa: Local students start up Collars4Africa
#DoBizZa: Local students start up Collars4AfricaArticle

Every year, UCT's postgraduate management students who specialise in entrepreneurship are required to start a profitable business. Six students, who met through the course, founded Collars4Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 16 Sep 2020

#VMLYRTheEdge: The time to be more inclusive is now
#VMLYRTheEdge: The time to be more inclusive is nowArticle

VMLY&R's global CEO Jon Cook shares his views on what's happening from a diversity, equity and inclusion standpoint...

Jessica Tennant 15 Sep 2020

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President Ramaphosa salutes media for Covid-19 coverageArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa has paid tribute to the South African media for its in-depth coverage of the Coronavirus pandemic, despite the industry itself being confronted by daunting challenges...

15 Sep 2020

Rebounding from Covid-9: Understanding humans in uncertainty
Rebounding from Covid-9: Understanding humans in uncertaintyArticle

Simply put, there are realities around the return to travel that we will need to attend to. And to approach the new normal, founder and managing editor of Luxury Travel Editors, Dean McCoubreyo has proposed 'The new five Ps of travel marketing for premium brands.'

14 Sep 2020

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The power of PR: 5 ways businesses can create stability through communicationArticle

Adam Hunter, head of Hook, Line & Sinker Communications comments on the value of integrated marketing and PR during economic upheaval...

Adam Hunter 14 Sep 2020

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6 words to guide you on your B2B content marketing journeyArticle

There are millions of companies buying products and services in SA. While B2B marketing has its own methods, it pays to remember there's a real person making those business decisions. New Media B2B GM Dev Naidoo and Swipe iX MD Leo Redelinghuys talk digitalisation without audience alienation...

Dev Naidoo and Leo Redelinghuys 14 Sep 2020

Official announcement: MojoReporter launches exciting new features
Official announcement: MojoReporter launches exciting new featuresArticle

A new era: Today we are announcing our exciting rollout of the new, improved MojoReporter - which will change the way mobile content is captured, stored and published...

Issued by Publisher’s Toolbox 14 Sep 2020

How 'Jerusalema' has got the world dancing
How 'Jerusalema' has got the world dancingArticle

'Jerusalema' by South African DJ and record producer, Master KG, featuring Nomcebo Zikode, has taken the world by storm as people around the world have now even created a dance challenge with the song...

Issued by Meltwater 14 Sep 2020

So Interactive proud to be named a top digital marketing partner in South Africa by Clutch
So Interactive proud to be named a top digital marketing partner in South Africa by ClutchArticle

In light of our outstanding achievement and prowess, we've been named a top digital marketing partner in South Africa based by Clutch, a verified reviews platform...

Issued by So Interactive 14 Sep 2020

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Social media as a marketing tool to navigate through the Covid-19 crisisArticle

Sabrina Andreucci, strategic director at Social Media 101 writes that the Covid crisis has created an ideal opportunity for brands to engage with their consumers through social media...

Sabrina Andreucci 14 Sep 2020

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Have your say on the national taxi lekgotlaArticle

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has called on South Africans to have their say on the National Taxi Lekgotla discussion document...

14 Sep 2020

#BizTrends2021 - write them, own them, make them possible
#BizTrends2021 - write them, own them, make them possibleArticle

There's never been a better time to rewrite the future or a better time to come on board to sponsor BizTrends...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2020

See: Boity launches her Eau De Parfum
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Boity Thulo recently launched her Eau De Parfum, Boity Pink Sapphire, in partnership with Halo Heritage. The launch event was attended by Boity's closest celebrity friends, including Pearl Thusi, DJ Zinhle, Maps Maponyane and Moozlie, who also shared in the excitement on social media with messages of support for the television personality.

14 Sep 2020

#DoBizZa: Turn your kids' artwork into a masterpiece with Kunz
#DoBizZa: Turn your kids' artwork into a masterpiece with KunzArticle

After losing her job as a graphic designer at an events company at the start of the nationwide lockdown, Nelia Kennedy decided it was time to launch Kunz...

Evan-Lee Courie 11 Sep 2020

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Why brand integrity and authenticity should be your core digital strategyArticle

Armand Mukenge, head of digital marketing at African Communications Media Group comments on brand integrity and new digital marketing strategy that could be beneficial to organisations...

Armand Mukenge 11 Sep 2020

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Socially savviness is well plannedArticle

Founder, managing director and thought leader, Wayne Flemming from Brandtruth// DGTL writes; "The internet lasts forever, but can your brand's reputation?..."

Wayne Flemming 11 Sep 2020

Announced last night, M&G 200 Young South Africans celebrated the achievements of the 208 winners for 2020
Announced last night, M&G 200 Young South Africans celebrated the achievements of the 208 winners for 2020Article

In keeping with its 2020 theme of innovation, Mail & Guardian 200 Young South African's took the form of a virtual reveal last night. Hosted by Mail & Guardian's Athandiwe Saba and broadcasting partner eNCA's Thembekile Mrototo, the event launched the list that will be showcased in this week's issue of the paper, on shelves this morning and featuring profiles of all 208 winners...

Issued by Mail & Guardian Media 11 Sep 2020

Oracle Media finalists in the New Generation Social and Digital Media Awards 2020
Oracle Media finalists in the New Generation Social and Digital Media Awards 2020Article

Oracle Media are finalists in three categories at this year's New Generation Social and Digital Media Awards...

Issued by Oracle Media 11 Sep 2020

Putting power back in the hands of the consumer
Putting power back in the hands of the consumerArticle

Brand Hubb CEO Rob Anderson tells us why he believes loyalty is priceless and says that having loyal customers creates opportunities for targeted messaging and tailored campaigns resulting in increased ROI...

Jessica Tennant 10 Sep 2020

947 now broadcasts from Montecasino
947 now broadcasts from MontecasinoArticle

It's back to business! Leading commercial music radio station 947 has expanded its physical broadcast studio footprint to include a satellite studio at Montecasino - Fourways, Johannesburg...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 10 Sep 2020

How MyBroadband helps South African ICT companies to grow
How MyBroadband helps South African ICT companies to growArticle

MyBroadband has helped hundreds of South African IT and telecoms companies to increase their brand awareness and sign up new customers...

Issued by MyBroadband 10 Sep 2020

Ogilvy becomes first agency brand to reach 1 million followers on LinkedIn
Ogilvy becomes first agency brand to reach 1 million followers on LinkedInArticle

Ogilvy has become the first agency brand to reach an impressive social media milestone: one million followers on LinkedIn...

Issued by Ogilvy South Africa 9 Sep 2020

Pros and cons of working from home
Pros and cons of working from homeArticle

An unforeseen work-from-home revolution has caught many companies by surprise as most employees have now been forced to work from home...

Nick Durrant, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 9 Sep 2020

#MusicExchange: Just Jinjer's Brent Harris releases 'Superstition' remix
#MusicExchange: Just Jinjer's Brent Harris releases 'Superstition' remixArticle

After the incredible success of Just Jinjer drummer Brent Harris's online version of Stevie Wonder's 1972 hit "Superstition" and numerous requests from radio stations for the song, it has been released. ..

Martin Myers 9 Sep 2020

Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve and Brand Factor remind Gauteng that the wild awaits
Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve and Brand Factor remind Gauteng that the wild awaitsArticle

Gauteng's much-loved Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve, near Krugersdorp in the Cradle of Humankind, has introduced a fresh new logo and campaign...

Issued by Brand Factor 8 Sep 2020

The real-time customer
The real-time customerArticle

The Microsoft Global State of Multichannel Customer Service Report underscored the value of resolving customer issues at speed and the importance of equipping contact centre staff with the right knowledge...

Jan Kühn 8 Sep 2020

UCT GSB's e-Track programme takes 9 local startups to the next level
UCT GSB's e-Track programme takes 9 local startups to the next levelArticle

Nine South African startups participating in the latest e-Track Venture Exploitation Programme (VEP) at the UCT Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) Solution Space have made the cut to progress to the third round of the schools e-Track programme...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 8 Sep 2020

New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards announces finalists
New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards announces finalistsArticle

The finalists of the 2020 New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards have been announced, featuring a record number of agencies, corporates and individuals and representing 100s of South African brands...

8 Sep 2020

Exclusive: Judge President Monica Leauuw speaks to media, she opens up to You FM on Women's Month
Exclusive: Judge President Monica Leauuw speaks to media, she opens up to You FM on Women's MonthArticle

She has avoided the media for over 40 years while climbing the legal ranks spanning two contrasting governments and now holds the highest judicial seat in the North West. The first woman Judge President has made history again, but this time her own personal best...

Issued by You FM 8 Sep 2020

Castle Lager kicks off braai season with Mzansi's favourite sports stars!
Castle Lager kicks off braai season with Mzansi's favourite sports stars!Article

Castle Lager is proud to introduce #CastleBraaiSeason as they take back summer and reignite the braai culture...

Issued by M-Sports 8 Sep 2020

Burger King petitions Home Affairs for citizenship
Burger King petitions Home Affairs for citizenshipArticle

Burger King South Africa has taken to social media to ask South Africans to rally behind them on their quest for South African citizenship...

Issued by Burger King 8 Sep 2020

#OrchidsandOnions: A human look at Covid
#OrchidsandOnions: A human look at CovidArticle

Thinking about insurance: clever concept of 'rebooting' 2020; Simple aspirations of people who have seen the world turned upside down...

Brendan Seery 8 Sep 2020

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How conducting solid research could have prevented the Clicks fiascoArticle

Percy Shangase, managing owner of Mashuku Marketing Solutions, writes that the repercussions that Clicks is currently undergoing are as a result of not conducting ad-testing, exercising due diligence and at the very least understanding their markets...

Percy Shangase 7 Sep 2020

Early investors in 4IR startups reap rewards
Early investors in 4IR startups reap rewardsArticle

Early investors in startups with exposure to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) are benefiting from significant revenue growth despite the physical constraints...

7 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: Born in lockdown, 22Leather creates hand-crafted bags for all
#DoBizZA: Born in lockdown, 22Leather creates hand-crafted bags for allArticle

This September, we're putting the spotlight on all things local. So let's #DoBizZA and support and celebrate all things local...

Evan-Lee Courie 7 Sep 2020

Racist Clicks haircare campaign leads to backlash and picketing
Racist Clicks haircare campaign leads to backlash and picketingArticle

Clicks is facing significant public backlash after a TRESemmé marketing campaign that appeared on the Clicks website was accused of promoting racist stereotypes...

7 Sep 2020

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