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#OrchidsandOnions: Vaxx on, wax off
#OrchidsandOnions: Vaxx on, wax off

King Price: insurer takes on anti-vaxxers and promotes the jab; Kudos for the City of Cape Town for shooting a 'virus expert' down...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 1 Dec 2021

Campari champions passion and creativity in brave campaign launched in Nigeria
Campari champions passion and creativity in brave campaign launched in Nigeria

Campari, which lists Africa as one of its biggest markets, is championing passion and creativity in a brave new campaign which launched in October...

Issued by HaveYouHeard 1 Dec 2021

New Media and Swipe iX win gold in London
New Media and Swipe iX win gold in London

New Media scooped six awards at the 2021 International Content Marketing Awards, including one with in-house tech solutions agency Swipe iX...

Issued by New Media 1 Dec 2021

E-commerce landscape in SA - Insights and trends for marketers?
E-commerce landscape in SA - Insights and trends for marketers?

There is no doubt that Covid-19 resulted in the acceleration of digital technology across sectors both in SA and abroad...

Issued by Amasa 1 Dec 2021

LISTEN: The role that short courses can play to align with the needs of businesses
LISTEN: The role that short courses can play to align with the needs of businesses

Professor Beatrys Lacquet, the director and head of Wits Plus, talks about the role of short courses in aligning the needs of business as well as the importance of language proficiency to complement evolving and new job roles...

Issued by Wits Plus 1 Dec 2021

Howard Audio remakes Weekend Special for Cell C
Howard Audio remakes Weekend Special for Cell C

Howard Audio recently had the privilege of re-recording Brenda Fassie's classic song, Weekend Special, for Cell C's Summer Campaign. The campaign had a transmedia strategy, rolling out across all media...

Issued by Howard Audio 1 Dec 2021

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Icasa reopens community radio & TV licence applications after poor first response

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) will reopen applications for community radio and television broadcasting services...

1 Dec 2021

Loeries Creative Future Scholars set for the ad world
Loeries Creative Future Scholars set for the ad world

2022 sees 16 new students being inducted into the programme. Ogilvy South Africa will be supporting the first ten recipients through the Ogilvy Molefi Thulo Bursary programme...

1 Dec 2021

86% of SA consumers concerned about rising prices - survey
86% of SA consumers concerned about rising prices - survey

According to Deloitte's latest State of the Consumer Tracker, South Africans' priorities are shifting with additional emphasis on well-being, experiences and greater intentions to save more for the future...

1 Dec 2021

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Marketing lessons from 2021

The country has been resilient as we unpack the meaning of a new variant...

1 Dec 2021

What companies get wrong in the digital transformation journey
What companies get wrong in the digital transformation journey

South African blue-chip companies have come to understand that digital transformation is crucial, however, the pathway of engagement can result in loss of customers, top talent and a lack of growth...

1 Dec 2021

MTN reduces its international roaming prices
MTN reduces its international roaming prices

MTN has said that its international data roaming rate has been reduced from R2.50/MB to R0.99/MB for all its customers...

1 Dec 2021

#BehindtheMask: TJ Njozela, creative director at Grey Advertising Africa
#BehindtheMask: TJ Njozela, creative director at Grey Advertising Africa

This week, we chat to TJ Njozela, creative director at Grey Advertising Africa...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 1 Dec 2021

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Wan-Ifra 2021 announces Digital Media Awards Worldwide

The 2021 Digital Media Awards Worldwide winners have been announced by The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers...

1 Dec 2021

#BizTrends2022: Dion Chang's Flux Trend briefing - The State We're In
#BizTrends2022: Dion Chang's Flux Trend briefing - The State We're In

As the excitement builds up to BizTrends 02.02.2022, we get behind the speakers confirmed to share their specialised trend forecasting and analysis techniques...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 30 Nov 2021

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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

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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

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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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

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