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Distell National Playwright Competition entries open for 2022

The organisers of the Distell National Playwright competition are once again calling for entries by South African scriptwriters of 18 and older...

30 Nov 2021

Hot 102.7FM Teddython raises R7m in twelve-and-a-half-hours
Hot 102.7FM Teddython raises R7m in twelve-and-a-half-hours

In just twelve-and-a-half-hours, the Hot 102.7FM Teddython raised in excess of R7,321,000 for Hot Cares. Broadcasting from Papachinos restaurant in Broadacres from the commencement of Joburg's Hottest Breakfast through to the conclusion of The Big...

Issued by Hot 102.7FM 30 Nov 2021

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Warc 2021 Rankings revealed

The Warc Creative 100, Effective 100 and Media 100 have been released...

30 Nov 2021

YouTube supports African creators as Africa Creator Week kicks off
YouTube supports African creators as Africa Creator Week kicks off

YouTube has kicked off the second edition of Africa Creator Week - running from 29 November until 3 December 2021...

30 Nov 2021

Transform customer experience with AI-powered intelligent decision-making
Transform customer experience with AI-powered intelligent decision-making

Artificial intelligence (AI) is fast becoming an essential tool for every organisations globally. Whether your business is scaling up, building resilience or trying to boost profit margins, AI has a vital role to play in today's decision-making...

Issued by GfK South Africa 30 Nov 2021

Entries open for 2022 Encounters Documentary Festival
Entries open for 2022 Encounters Documentary Festival

The organisers of Encounters are calling for feature, mid-length, and short documentary film entries for the 2022 edition of the Festival...

30 Nov 2021

KFC opens Kentucky Town pop-up with doughnut burgers and branded merch
KFC opens Kentucky Town pop-up with doughnut burgers and branded merch

KFC South Africa has launched its first pop-up store, dubbed Kentucky Town, offering consumers a limited-edition birthday menu, exclusive branded gear and personalised experiences...

30 Nov 2021

Multi-tenant ecosystems: Powering media collaboration, workflow and engagement
Multi-tenant ecosystems: Powering media collaboration, workflow and engagement

No matter what industry your organisation operates in, the likelihood is that you are collecting, managing and sharing digital content across multiple departments, teams, faculties, sub-brands, team members and third parties on a day-to-day basis...

Issued by Publisher's Toolbox 30 Nov 2021

Can anybody hear me? The power of music in advertising
Can anybody hear me? The power of music in advertising

Music can affect audience emotions and make your ad memorable. Used wisely, brave and bold choices can help you differentiate, re-brand and set your advertising apart from the crowd...

By Polly Wyn Jones, Issued by Kantar 30 Nov 2021

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Ayanda Mbanga signs alliance agreement with LinkedIn Talent Solutions

Ayanda Mbanga Communications celebrated 23 years in the industry by signing an agreement with LinkedIn...

30 Nov 2021

Twitter CEO steps down
Twitter CEO steps down

Jack Dorsey tweeted his resignation letter as the CEO of Twitter on Monday, 29 November 2021...

30 Nov 2021

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Absa comes out tops in overall customer satisfaction metric

Absa ranked top spot in the latest BrandsEye's South African Banking Sentiment Index with the greatest improvement in overall public net sentiment, both operationally and reputationally...

30 Nov 2021

iProspect in South Africa named global media partner for luxury group, Kering
iProspect in South Africa named global media partner for luxury group, Kering

iProspect, a dentsu company, today announced it has been named global media partner for all Kering brands...

Issued by Dentsu 30 Nov 2021

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PayU data reveals shifting online shopping patterns this Black Friday

Everything from the late-night shopping frenzy, to payment methods and basket size has changed when it comes to Black Friday...

29 Nov 2021

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Black Friday spend in SA - the numbers so far

Black Friday transactions tallied so far point to improved performance from last year...

29 Nov 2021

Global appointment for John Brown SA MD Lani Carstens
Global appointment for John Brown SA MD Lani Carstens

Lani Carstens, group managing director for John Brown Media South Africa, has been appointed by dentsu International as the first global head of its content and production solution, Content Symphony...

Issued by Dentsu 29 Nov 2021

Corazon Sefu Wandimi appointed as MD at Edelman Kenya
Corazon Sefu Wandimi appointed as MD at Edelman Kenya

Edelman Africa has appointed Corazon Sefu Wandimi as managing director at Edelman Kenya...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 29 Nov 2021

5 safety tips to consider when using your mobile money app
5 safety tips to consider when using your mobile money app

Unfortunately, the convenience of peer-to-peer apps has attracted opportunistic scammers and fraudsters to target users...

By Pardon Mujakachi 29 Nov 2021

Ready to grow: A caring mentor can be a shortcut to success
Ready to grow: A caring mentor can be a shortcut to success

Having established himself as a respected photographer and advertising art director, Justice Mukheli has grown into a film director to watch. He recently invited a young photographer to work on set with him while shooting an advertising campaign for...

Issued by Absa 29 Nov 2021

Viceroy promotes cultural learning with Conversations on Culture sessions
Viceroy promotes cultural learning with Conversations on Culture sessions

Viceroy Brandy is embarking on a journey to help create an informed view of culture and tradition, by unpacking the real significance behind our cultural practices and addressing modern misconceptions...

Issued by Grey Africa 29 Nov 2021

Raising the bar for community storytelling
Raising the bar for community storytelling

In a country that is filled with a great pool of current events, research in recent years has found that strong local journalism builds social cohesion...

29 Nov 2021

#StartupStory: Unemployment prompts Zinhle Zikalala to start Sibizi Magazine
#StartupStory: Unemployment prompts Zinhle Zikalala to start Sibizi Magazine

Zinhle Zikalala is a young businesswoman, an entrepreneur at heart and the cofounder and director of Sibizi Media...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 29 Nov 2021

LG launches global Ambassador Challenge for Gauteng residents
LG launches global Ambassador Challenge for Gauteng residents

LG Electronics is launching a contest to help solve local problems and empower communities in South Africa...

Issued by LG Electronics 29 Nov 2021

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The news is free - but the ethics are sold separately!

The so-called 'death of traditional news media' is a conversation that has been going on in journalism circles for a long time...

By Portia Mvubu 29 Nov 2021

Algoa FM celebrates 10 years of broadcasting in the Garden Route
Algoa FM celebrates 10 years of broadcasting in the Garden Route

Algoa FM brought the first dedicated commercial radio show to the Garden Route a decade ago at the request of businesses and listeners...

Issued by Algoa FM 29 Nov 2021

#PulpNonFiction: On the contrary
#PulpNonFiction: On the contrary

Bronwyn Williams reviews (and was appalled by) Max Chafkin's The Contrarian, a biography of the controversial billionaire investor, Peter Thiel...

Bronwyn WilliamsBy Bronwyn Williams 29 Nov 2021

OFM remains best in Bloem
OFM remains best in Bloem

From your car to the office, to the comfort of your home, OFM is the station of choice in Bloemfontein...

Issued by OFM 29 Nov 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Coca-Cola brings 'Real Magic' in first new campaign since 2016
EXCLUSIVE: Coca-Cola brings 'Real Magic' in first new campaign since 2016

In September this year, The Coca-Cola Company unveiled a new global brand philosophy and platform called 'Real Magic', which invites everyone to celebrate the real magic of humanity...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 29 Nov 2021

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SAMIP expands media innovation support to Southern African countries

SAMIP has welcomed four regional media ventures to be part of its independent media development programme...

29 Nov 2021

Most admired marketing professionals revealed
Most admired marketing professionals revealed

Here are the top marketing professionals in South Africa according to the latest results from Agency Scope 2021/2022...

29 Nov 2021

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Louis Vuitton artistic director and Off-White founder Virgil Abloh dies age 41

The visionary designer lost his private battle with cancer and passed away on Sunday, 28 November at the age of 41...

29 Nov 2021

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More shoppers panic buying ahead of festive season - report

New Oracle study finds 66% of consumers are worried that supply chain disruptions will ruin their holiday shopping plans...

25 Nov 2021

StarTimes Media expands branch network in Kenya
StarTimes Media expands branch network in Kenya

StarTimes Media has rolled out major expansion plans aimed at driving service delivery closer to subscribers across major counties in Kenya...

24 Nov 2021

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