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Is your school PoPIA compliant?
Is your school PoPIA compliant?Article

As schools and other tertiary institutions require a vast amount of personal information, they will be heavily impacted by the PoPI Act...

23 hours ago

The story of a personal care range built on love, and how it bounced back post-Covid
The story of a personal care range built on love, and how it bounced back post-CovidArticle

Outdoor media owner Tractor Outdoor's #20in21 SME Initiative was born out of a desire to support South Africa's SMEs that were dealt a blow by the Covid-19 pandemic. NativeChild was one of the beneficiaries of the initiative...

Issued by Tractor Outdoor 23 hours ago

PoPIA: Are you aware of the privacy laws governing your marketing activities?
PoPIA: Are you aware of the privacy laws governing your marketing activities?Article

According to a recent survey, only 22% of South African businesses are aware of privacy laws governing their marketing activities, despite the Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) set to take effect on 1 July 2021...

1 day ago

Golden Drum Festival opens entries for competition
Golden Drum Festival opens entries for competitionArticle

The Golden Drum International Festival of Creativity had opened registrations for its Young Drummers and The Golden Drum competitions...

1 day ago

#StartupStory: Meet Nombulelo Malinga, founder of Zizi Digital
#StartupStory: Meet Nombulelo Malinga, founder of Zizi DigitalArticle

"As a young, Black female, I believe it's not only important to service clients but also to open up the digital floor to much needed conversations so that the campaigns we work on bring about real change," says Nombulelo Malinga, founder and director of Zizi Digital...

Evan-Lee Courie 1 day ago

PoPIA and social media posts
PoPIA and social media postsArticle

A great deal of attention has been given to juristic entities' compliance with Protection of Personal Information Act No. 4 of 2013 (PoPIA)...

Zamathiyane Mthiyane 1 day ago

Adidas and Lego collab on brick-built Superstar sneaker
Adidas and Lego collab on brick-built Superstar sneakerArticle

Launching alongside the playful Adidas Originals Lego Superstar sneaker is a buildable Superstar Lego brick model...

1 day ago

A stitch in time saves SMEs
A stitch in time saves SMEsArticle

Clich├ęd as it may be, the proverb about 'teaching a man to fish' still holds water now more than ever, especially for small business owners...

Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 1 day ago

South African Social Media Landscape Report 2021 event launch
South African Social Media Landscape Report 2021 event launchArticle

Ornico, in collaboration with World Wide Worx, is launching this much anticipated SA Social Media Landscape Report event live on YouTube on Wednesday, 30 June 2021...

Issued by Ornico 2 days ago

The fine art of building a brand for modern traditionalists
The fine art of building a brand for modern traditionalistsArticle

As the world and the media environment becomes more diversified, branding is taking on an entirely new role...

Richard Papo, Issued by Grey Africa 2 days ago

Why digital marketing internships are vital for career success
Why digital marketing internships are vital for career successArticle

Digital marketing has been listed as one of the hottest jobs in 2021, but for those wanting to enter the field, getting a start with a good internship programme will be vital for long-term success...

2 days ago

Primedia Broadcasting celebrates 34 South African Radio Awards nominations
Primedia Broadcasting celebrates 34 South African Radio Awards nominationsArticle

Primedia Broadcasting has been recognised with 34 nominations at the 2021 South African Radio Awards...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 2 days ago

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Building resilience into the supply chain, to make it more flexible and data-drivenArticle

A reliable supply chain prefigures a nation's overall economic competitiveness and is a key enabler at the macro-economic level, as most other industries rely on the inflow of various goods...

2 days ago

PMI launches new course and tool kit to help create a workforce of creative problem-solvers
PMI launches new course and tool kit to help create a workforce of creative problem-solversArticle

Project Management Institute (PMI) recently announced the launch of Wicked Problem-Solving with Tom Wujec...

Issued by PMI 2 days ago

The changing face of youth media consumption
The changing face of youth media consumptionArticle

Young people's media consumption habits have changed tremendously, especially as new technologies have infiltrated modern life in a variety of different ways...

Kantha Govender, Issued by MediaHeads 360 3 days ago

KZN unveils database to recruit unemployed graduates
KZN unveils database to recruit unemployed graduatesArticle

The KwaZulu-Natal provincial government has set up a database aimed at helping unemployed graduates...

3 days ago

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#OrchidsandOnions: Tugging at the public's heartstringsArticle

Claw/SPCA: get message across;SANDF continues to shoot itself in the foot when it comes to communication.

Brendan Seery 3 days ago

Is YouTube being underutilised by South African brands?
Is YouTube being underutilised by South African brands?Article

With YouTube being the second most used platform in SA after WhatsApp, are brands missing out on a huge opportunity to connect with a much broader local audience?...

Nicole Van Wyk, Issued by Clockwork 15 Jun 2021

#MusicExchange: Gabrielle De Gama releases debut single, acts alongside Iain Glen from Game of Thrones
#MusicExchange: Gabrielle De Gama releases debut single, acts alongside Iain Glen from Game of ThronesArticle

Talent is something that can be cultivated with passion, motivation, patience and practice. Armoured with all four, 14-year-old Gabrielle De Gama utilised lockdown as an opportunity to write and record her debut single, "Nasty". The song has a crucial message about bullying.

Martin Myers 15 Jun 2021

Zanele Kabane, copywriter at M&C Saatchi Abel
#YouthMatters: Zanele Kabane talks writing, media and the futureArticle

Zanele Kabane, copywriter at M&C Saatchi Abel, shares more about her work and her goals...

Emily Stander 14 Jun 2021

New Triller Live Concert Series with superstars Meek Mill, Myke Towers and Lunay at boxing's biggest event of the year
New Triller Live Concert Series with superstars Meek Mill, Myke Towers and Lunay at boxing's biggest event of the yearArticle

Triller Fight Club announces that tickets are on sale for the Triller Fight Club Saturday, 19 June 2021 event, dubbed "Fight Club-Greatest Showman," which will mark the first time a world-class music festival line-up will perform a full concert prior to full boxing event...

Issued by OnPoint PR 14 Jun 2021

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KZN premier calls for order amid reports of illegal mining in KwaHlathiArticle

KwaZulu-Natal premier, Sihle Zikalala, has called for order and calm amid reports of illegal mining taking place in KwaHlathi, outside Ladysmith, where throngs of people have gathered to mine what they believe are diamonds...

14 Jun 2021

Nigeria's Twitter ban leaves some businesses in the lurch
Nigeria's Twitter ban leaves some businesses in the lurchArticle

Scores of small and medium-sized businesses across Africa's most populous nation - and largest economy - are reeling from the indefinite suspension of the social media site...

Nneka Chile 14 Jun 2021

#CreativeWeek2021: South Africa's state of creativity
#CreativeWeek2021: South Africa's state of creativityArticle

Bizcommunity and The Creative Circle hosted the Global Media Talks, where the panel discussed the unique creativity in South Africa...

Emily Stander 14 Jun 2021

Authenticity is key to an inclusive representation of Africa in advertising
Authenticity is key to an inclusive representation of Africa in advertisingArticle

The negative perception of Africa has always been linked to media and advertising. This has led to the stereotypical view of Africa as a dark continent...

14 Jun 2021

The impact of marketing on Pride Month
The impact of marketing on Pride MonthArticle

As June marks Pride Month 2021, digital marketing agency, AccuraCast, has released findings into how the level of awareness around the month has grown over the past 13 years...

14 Jun 2021

Is at-home consumption heating up South Africa's coffee industry?
Is at-home consumption heating up South Africa's coffee industry?Article

Insight Survey's latest South African Coffee Industry Landscape Report 2021 carefully uncovers the global and local coffee market (including the impact of Covid-19)...

Issued by Insight Survey 14 Jun 2021

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D&AD 2021 social media trendsArticle

Find out about the key social media trends Ashleigh Burton saw in the D&AD Awards...

Ashleigh Burton 11 Jun 2021

The rise of content marketing and effectively using it
The rise of content marketing and effectively using itArticle

The rise in popularity of content marketing is largely thanks to how much it is about the customer rather than the marketing or the company...

11 Jun 2021

Creating connections with consumers
Creating connections with consumersArticle

While Covid-19 has changed consumers' buying habits, brand owners continue to shift their understanding of how to create meaningful experiences for consumers using their products' packaging...

Issued by Pyrotec 11 Jun 2021

#YouthMatters: Bulelani Ngcauzele, junior account manager at Hook, Line & Sinker
#YouthMatters: Bulelani Ngcauzele, junior account manager at Hook, Line & SinkerArticle

With over three years of experience across PR, digital, social media and marketing, Bulelani Ngcauzele of Hook, Line & Sinker has realised that there is a growing need for young Black female professionals in the PR & Tech marketing sector...

Evan-Lee Courie 11 Jun 2021

A woman walks with her dog into the surf at Fingal Beach, located 1 km (0.62 miles) south of the Queensland and New South Wales border, near the town of Tweed Heads, June 22, 2013. Reuter/David Gray
From Byron Bay to Bali, tourist hot spots wary of Instagram influencersArticle

Residents of Australia's Byron Bay have hit out at plans for a reality TV show set in the iconic holiday town, highlighting a growing backlash against social media influencers...

Rina Chandra 10 Jun 2021

SAFW Scouting Menswear 2021 Competition now open
SAFW Scouting Menswear 2021 Competition now openArticle

Since its initiation in 2012, the Scouting Menswear Competition set out to select the best of the best within a large pool of young menswear design talent. SAFW is calling for entries...

10 Jun 2021

FoxP2's '16 Days of Light' campaign shortlisted for a Glass Lion - for Change
FoxP2's '16 Days of Light' campaign shortlisted for a Glass Lion - for ChangeArticle

FoxP2's '16 Days of Light' campaign for 1st for Women has been shortlisted for a Glass Lion for Change, an award bestowed by judges at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity to recognise work that implicitly or explicitly addresses issues of gender inequality or prejudice...

Issued by Dentsu 10 Jun 2021

Rhodes Quality reveals 'Rooted in Goodness' packaging refresh
Rhodes Quality reveals 'Rooted in Goodness' packaging refreshArticle

Rhodes Quality has repackaged its full range to showcase a new look that visually brings to life its updated 'Rooted in Goodness' brand positioning...

9 Jun 2021

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#CreativeWeek2021: The importance of cultural nuance in advertisingArticle

Today, I report on a panel hosted earlier this week, 'One size does not fit all: the importance of cultural nuance in advertising'...

Emily Stander 9 Jun 2021

E-sports grow a following in sub-Saharan Africa
E-sports grow a following in sub-Saharan AfricaArticle

Borderless Access conducted a 15-country study to explore active and passive participation in e-sports. Today, we look specifically at viewership of e-sports in sub-Saharan Africa...

Issued by Borderless Access 9 Jun 2021

#MusicExchange: Mila Smith releases "Liars and Fakes"; her debut single as a solo artist
#MusicExchange: Mila Smith releases "Liars and Fakes"; her debut single as a solo artistArticle

The 16-year-old musician, Mila Smith, has released "Liars and Fakes"; her debut single as a solo artist. The song was engineered by Milan Rendell, another young go-getter from Cape Town.

Martin Myers 9 Jun 2021

Rise of social commerce: Gen Z moves mall culture online
Rise of social commerce: Gen Z moves mall culture onlineArticle

Apps like Facebook, Instagram and TikTok, which tailor content to the user's interests and behaviour, have allowed a new generation of spenders to create a personalised online shopping mall experience...

9 Jun 2021

Tertius Troost, tax manager, Mazars
Sars should give crypto investors more carrot and less stickArticle

It has been more than three years since the South African Revenue Service's (Sars') media statement on cryptocurrencies, in which it said that it would apply "normal income tax rules" to cryptocurrencies...

9 Jun 2021

Cosy up with a "Kentucky Hug" this winter
Cosy up with a "Kentucky Hug" this winterArticle

Winter weather conjures up images of cosy evenings with a warming beverage in hand. American Whiskeys hit all the right notes at this time of year, thanks to their toasty caramel, vanilla, honey and grain flavours and the famous 'Kentucky Hug' effect - that warm sensation you feel after a sip of good American Whiskey...

Issued by Distilled Spirits Council of the US 8 Jun 2021

Nic Ray, CEO, BrandsEye
Banks need to respond better to social media complaints, or risk finesArticle

With less than a month to go before the Conduct Standard for Banks comes into full effect, local financial institutions are urged to ensure compliance, or risk facing hefty fines...

8 Jun 2021

Dono White, lead strategist at VMLY&R
Creating a culture of acceptance: in conversation with Dono White from VMLY&RArticle

We spoke with Dono White to discover more about him, VMLY&R and how the Proud Pronouns Project came to fruition...

Emily Stander 8 Jun 2021

Nigeria orders broadcasters not to use Twitter to gather information
Nigeria orders broadcasters not to use Twitter to gather informationArticle

Nigerian television and radio stations should not use Twitter to gather information and have to de-activate their accounts, the broadcast authority said following the move to suspend the U.S. social media giant in Africa's most populous country...

Alexis Akwagyiram 8 Jun 2021

Genius: Aretha; the next instalment in Emmy award-winning anthology series to premiere on Wednesday, 30 June
Genius: Aretha; the next instalment in Emmy award-winning anthology series to premiere on Wednesday, 30 JuneArticle

Genius: Aretha will premiere exclusively on National Geographic across Africa from Wednesday, 30 June 2021 at 9pm (CAT)...

Issued by Fox Networks Group 8 Jun 2021

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