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Insourcing: Appreciate the up and downside before you take action
Insourcing: Appreciate the up and downside before you take actionArticle

In this article, we assess the pros and cons when considering whether to bring your media buying in-house or to outsource this critical strategic marketing imperative...

Issued by Advertising Media Forum 5 May 2021

Ipsos wins Radio Audience Measurement Survey contract in South Africa
Ipsos wins Radio Audience Measurement Survey contract in South AfricaArticle

The Broadcast Research Council (BRC) of South Africa has awarded Ipsos the contract to perform the official radio research in South Africa for the next five years...

Issued by Ipsos 3 May 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

Tech brand Stuff expands into TV
Tech brand Stuff expands into TVArticle

Tech brand Stuff is expanding into television with a new show called Stuff on eNCA...

16 Apr 2021

All South Africans can register for Covid-19 jab from 16 April
All South Africans can register for Covid-19 jab from 16 AprilArticle

All South Africans will be able to register for the Covid-19 vaccine from 16 April through the electronic vaccination data system (EVDS)...

12 Apr 2021

Music festivals will be very different in summer 2021 - here's what to expect
Music festivals will be very different in summer 2021 - here's what to expectArticle

Live events are set to make a welcome return as the UK moves out of lockdown in the coming months. Parklife and Wireless are the latest events to confirm that they will go ahead this year, both for September, in Manchester and London respectively. Wireless has yet to announce artists, but Parklife's bill includes rappers Megan Thee Stallion and Dave, and electronic stars Disclosure.

Nick Davies & Daniel Baxter 7 Apr 2021

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Ebola might be a chronic infection - but here's why we shouldn't panicArticle

Ebola is back in Guinea in West Africa, five years after the largest Ebola epidemic ever known ended...

Connor Bamford 1 Apr 2021

How Jameson mixed up their marketing efforts during Covid-19
How Jameson mixed up their marketing efforts during Covid-19Article

Brands in all sectors of the economy have come through Covid-19 with varying degrees of success. The liquor industry was of course hard hit...

Beatrice Marfleet 30 Mar 2021

Agri SA and partners assist communities in need
Agri SA and partners assist communities in needArticle

Agri SA launches its 2021 Surplus Food Aid Campaign today, Wednesday, 31 March. The campaign includes a total of R110,000 in donations and an estimated 30 tonnes of fresh produce...

29 Mar 2021

Over 180,000 spaces available for first time students
Over 180,000 spaces available for first time studentsArticle

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande says 184,315 spaces are available for first time entering students for 2021 in the public university system, as per the enrolment plan for the system as a whole...

12 Mar 2021

IAB SA Research Council empowers the industry with data-driven insights
IAB SA Research Council empowers the industry with data-driven insightsArticle

The objective of the IAB SA/PwC Online AdSpend Report is to effectively quantify the size of internet (online and mobile) revenues in South Africa based on actual figures...

Liesl Sadie, Issued by IAB South Africa 5 Mar 2021

Educo Academy launches free sales and marketing programme for SA youth
Educo Academy launches free sales and marketing programme for SA youthArticle

Educo Academy has launched a Sales and Marketing Seta-accredited programme, free to qualifying students between the ages of 18 and 28...

17 Feb 2021

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Winged glass facade adds a new dimension to Cape Town's skylineArticle

The new 86-metre glass-clad office tower at 35 Lower Long Street is characterised by a singular sculpted massing which is transformed via dynamic glazed planes that extend over the office and parking levels...

11 Feb 2021

SA Mathematics Olympiad open for entries
SA Mathematics Olympiad open for entriesArticle

As schools prepare to commence the 2021 academic year later this month, mathematics teachers will have an opportunity to register their learners for the annual Old Mutual South African Mathematics Olympiad (SAMO).

12 Jan 2021

SA missed its opportunity during lockdown to turn the tide on GBV pandemic
SA missed its opportunity during lockdown to turn the tide on GBV pandemicArticle

While President Cyril Ramaphosa has described violence against women and girls as the second pandemic, with Covid-19 being the first, civil society leaders say they respectfully disagree...

25 Nov 2020

The future of apps is lite
The future of apps is liteArticle

Going Lite isn't cutting corners on extras, but accelerating on core purpose and delivering on that without breaking the data bank...

Zubeida Goolam, Issued by Valiant 12 Oct 2020

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5 ways your business can reach more people with hashtagsArticle

Hashtags play a crucial part of social media marketing and a great way of promoting your brand organically when used correctly. Zubeida Goolam, co-founder and creative partner at Brandtruth//DGLT details the significant role of hashtags and how businesses can reach more people by utilising them effectively...

Zubeida Goolam 23 Sep 2020

Mirror Trading International exposed: #MTILeaks reveal trading data
Mirror Trading International exposed: #MTILeaks reveal trading dataArticle

In another twist, the South African Bitcoin trading company under investigation by the Financial Services Conduct Authority (FSCA) and on the radar of other international financial regulatory entities...

22 Sep 2020

Sappi signs up to Business for Nature's ambitious call to action
Sappi signs up to Business for Nature's ambitious call to actionArticle

Sappi has joined businesses around the world in calling for ambitious, collective action for nature. Covid-19 is causing societies, businesses and governments around the world to focus on ways to emerge more economically resilient from the crisis...

Issued by Sappi 21 Sep 2020

Anelde Greeff, co-director of SheSays Cape Town, Johannie van As, senior copywriter and director, SheSays Cape Town and new director Pride Maunatlala. Image credit: .
SheSays Cape Town releases results of first-ever gender diversity survey for marketing and advertising in SAArticle

SheSays Cape Town, in partnership with Kantar, has released the results of it's SheSays Survey on Gender Representation, which is a first for South Africa and for SheSays globally...

28 Aug 2020

Insights beyond industry data
Insights beyond industry dataArticle

The advertising industry has certainly grown over the past two decades seeing the changes in technology and the way consumers consume media in general, fragmentation upon fra-g-men-ta-tion...

Issued by Advertising Media Forum 26 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

We mapped green spaces in South Africa and found a legacy of apartheid
We mapped green spaces in South Africa and found a legacy of apartheidArticle

It has been 30 years since Nelson Mandela was released from prison and South Africa began to dismantle apartheid...

Zander Venter 31 Jul 2020

Registration open for Africa MICE Forums
Registration open for Africa MICE ForumsArticle

"The goal is to propel MICE business across the continent in relatable ways that effectively spark ideas and foster real connections necessary to move minds and businesses forward."

29 Jul 2020

Reid Lifestyle Centre sets sights on Green Star, net-zero ratings
Reid Lifestyle Centre sets sights on Green Star, net-zero ratingsArticle

Having achieved six-star Green Star Public and Education Building (PEB) certification in May this year, Balwin Properties' Reid Lifestyle Centre is also targeting a Net-zero Carbon Level 2 rating...

22 Jul 2020

Media consumption through the roof but not followed by adspend
Media consumption through the roof but not followed by adspendArticle

The Advertising Media Forum (AMF) has a fair vantage point to give perspective on what advertisers, agencies and media owners have faced during the Covid-19 crisis...

Issued by Advertising Media Forum 29 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Jozi lovebirds blossom into business owners
#YouthMonth: Jozi lovebirds blossom into business ownersArticle

Thula Ndema and Thato Masondo are partners in life and in work. Operating from their shop in Victoria Yards, they make artisanal sorbet in a range of seasonal combinations...

Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Jun 2020

#BehindtheMask with... Bonga Mpungose, new business director at Fresh AF
#BehindtheMask with... Bonga Mpungose, new business director at Fresh AFArticle

This week, as part of our #YouthMonth feature, we go behind the mask with Bonga Mpungose, new business director at Fresh AF...

Jessica Tennant 17 Jun 2020

Researchers identify the impact of bacterial co-infections and antimicrobial resistance in Covid-19
Researchers identify the impact of bacterial co-infections and antimicrobial resistance in Covid-19Article

As more becomes known about Covid-19 and the frontline treatments used, new issues arise...

12 Jun 2020

Gen-Z creatives influencing urban youth culture in 2020
Gen-Z creatives influencing urban youth culture in 2020Article

The 18-24 urban youth space is one that many brands have struggled to crack because the audience is very a fickle and hard to please market with more access to information than any other generation. Bonga Mpungose has identified three young urban creatives we believe are a personification of the new 'cool'...

Bonga Mpungose Smanga 1 Jun 2020

Food For Mzansi sees record levels of online news readership
Food For Mzansi sees record levels of online news readershipArticle

With a record readership approaching a million users, news startup Food For Mzansi has cemented its position as South Africa's leading digital agricultural and lifestyle publication in just 18 months since its inception...

Issued by YehBaby Digital 14 May 2020

EDSA opens applications for data science learnership
EDSA opens applications for data science learnershipArticle

The Explore Data Science Academy (EDSA) has opened registrations for its 12 month, full-time data science learnership as well as its online courses...

21 Apr 2020

How youth skills training in Kenya can reduce inequality
How youth skills training in Kenya can reduce inequalityArticle

The system is well-resourced for urban and well-off families, but leaves the poor and mostly rural youth inadequately prepared...

Moses Ngware 7 Apr 2020

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The Age of Algorithms: How to outsmart the systemArticle

Algorithms are often considered as the holy grail of effectiveness in action, but how can brands benefit from a principle so scripted on platforms so agile and emotionally-driven?...

Zubeida Goolam 25 Mar 2020

White Square International Advertising Festival announces jury
White Square International Advertising Festival announces juryArticle

International advertising festival, White Square has announced its jury for the 2020 competition...

3 Mar 2020

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#DI2020: Empathy and empowerment hand-in-hand at Design Indaba 25Article

Terry Levin shares an overview and top highlights from this year's Design Indaba Festival...

Terry Levin 2 Mar 2020

More than 30 comedians to perform at 2020 Johannesburg International Comedy Fest
More than 30 comedians to perform at 2020 Johannesburg International Comedy FestArticle

The Johannesburg International Comedy Festival (JICF) has been postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The fourth Johannesburg International Comedy Festival (JICF) will be held in Braamfontein from 15 to 18 April...

21 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: WhatsOnSale at the virtual mall?
#StartupStory: WhatsOnSale at the virtual mall?Article

Jalome Chirwa met Emmanuel Mareme and Milaan Mashele at a launch that sparked the idea of WhatsOnSale, a web and mobile platform aimed at the retail industry...

Evan-Lee Courie 10 Feb 2020

Former municipal workers fight labour broker issue
Former municipal workers fight labour broker issueArticle

The case of about 200 former Ekurhuleni municipal workers who claim that they should have been made permanent employees was heard at the Labour Court in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, on Tuesday...

Zoë Postman 16 Jan 2020

How to find out if your tertiary institution is accredited
How to find out if your tertiary institution is accreditedArticle

Are you still deciding on a tertiary institution for 2020? Make sure you check whether your institution is accredited, before you register and pay any fees...

Issued by Rosebank College 14 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: From the rise of independent artists to the age of TikTok
#BizTrends2020: From the rise of independent artists to the age of TikTokArticle

While it's not exactly easy to predict the future, there are a few musical movements that have seemed to gain momentum over the last year-or-so, movements that will hopefully be more relevant than ever, in the first year of our new decade...

Tecla Ciolfi 13 Jan 2020

#PODCAST: How I Built This: Clear your mental clutter and boost your leadership skills
#PODCAST: How I Built This: Clear your mental clutter and boost your leadership skillsArticle

How I Built This dives into the stories behind growing SMEs and the movements they've built...

8 Jan 2020

New OxGlen buildings target Green Star design rating
New OxGlen buildings target Green Star design ratingArticle

The two newest buildings in the OxGlen precinct, known as OxGlen Block 3 and Block 4, are targeting a four-star Green Star SA Office v1.1 Design rating...

17 Dec 2019

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