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Two South Africans named ADC 101st Annual Awards jury members

Tj Njozela, creative director, Grey and Amr Singh, director, FORT have been named to serve on The One Club for Creativity's ADC 101st Annual Awards jury...

14 hours ago

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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...

22 hours ago

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 2 days ago

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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...

2 days ago

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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

Burkina Faso restricts social media
Burkina Faso restricts social media

A study conducted by Surfshark shows that Burkina Faso became the 70th country that has restricted social media access over the last six years...

23 Nov 2021

The creative industry is a major tool for Africa's GDP growth
The creative industry is a major tool for Africa's GDP growth

Africa's creative industry represents a potent instrument that could grow the GDP of African countries and pull the continent's youth out of poverty...

23 Nov 2021

Dreamworks Trolls, UN launch campaign for healthier eating and sustainable living

As part of the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables, the Trolls encourage fans to become food heroes...

22 Nov 2021

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4th Absa Business Day Supplier Development Awards winners revealed

The winners of the fourth Absa Business Day Development Awards have been announced, with Tiger Brands claiming the coveted title of Overall Winner...

19 Nov 2021

'Inside intelligence' is the future of advertising
'Inside intelligence' is the future of advertising

The pandemic has accelerated some of the biggest brands 'in-housing' their creative teams, this trend continues but what does this mean for the future of advertising?

17 Nov 2021

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Heineken to buy SA drinks maker Distell, along with Namibia Breweries

Brewing giant Heineken has agreed to buy Distell, SA's largest alcohol producer and the owner of Savannah and Klipdrift, in a deal that values Distell at approximately R40.1bn...

15 Nov 2021

How retailers are going digital-first this holiday season
How retailers are going digital-first this holiday season

The future of retail will continue to be centered around the competition for consumer loyalty in an all-digital world, writes Robbie Kearns of Salesforce...

Robbie KearnsBy Robbie Kearns 15 Nov 2021

How to stand out in a challenging market
How to stand out in a challenging market

PMG International has mapped out a considered strategy to ensure that it stands out in often cluttered African markets...

By Mike de Charmoy 10 Nov 2021

How creative industries could boost the economies of small islands crippled by Covid
How creative industries could boost the economies of small islands crippled by Covid

Idyllic destinations have been seen a calamitous drop in income since the pandemic...

By Peter Rudge 9 Nov 2021

Using data to inform customer journey planning from a cultural perspective
Using data to inform customer journey planning from a cultural perspective

We are moving swiftly towards a data revolution, to a reality where data will not only help us understand the world but will determine many of our most basic interactions and experiences...

By Virginia Alvarez 4 Nov 2021

Google, Unesco to support digital journalism training in Africa
Google, Unesco to support digital journalism training in Africa

Google has announced the launch of the Global Initiative for Excellence in Journalism Education to enhance journalists' training in Africa...

26 Oct 2021

Eight African artists join #YouTubeBlack Voices Music Class of 2022
Eight African artists join #YouTubeBlack Voices Music Class of 2022

YouTube has announced a roster of 54 artists, songwriters and producers selected to join the #YouTubeBlack Voices Music Class of 2022. Among the acts from Australia, Brazil, Canada, USA and the UK are eight African artists based in Nigeria, South...

22 Oct 2021

V&A's festive campaign to spotlight African design and sustainability
V&A's festive campaign to spotlight African design and sustainability

The V&A Waterfront is anticipating an increase in visitor numbers this festive season and plans are underway to give them a creative African welcome that reflects the spirit of the continent...

19 Oct 2021

Coca-Cola's Bruno Pietracci talks African optimism and new ways of working
Coca-Cola's Bruno Pietracci talks African optimism and new ways of working

The Coca-Cola Company is optimistic about the African continent's economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, and is building back better to grow its business in the region...

Lauren HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 15 Oct 2021

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Smart TV voice assistant transactions to hit nearly $500m in 2023

Spend through voice assistant-enabled smart TVs will reach nearly $500m in 2023, up sharply from the $126m expected in 2021, according to a report from Juniper Research...

14 Oct 2021

Ex-Cannes Lions chairman Terry Savage appointed as LIA's new chairperson
Ex-Cannes Lions chairman Terry Savage appointed as LIA's new chairperson

London International Awards (LIA) has announced the appointment of Terry Savage as its new chairperson...

14 Oct 2021

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#EcomAfrica: Building a digital brand experience for winning customers

WATCH: While Covid-19 has sped up the move to e-commerce, digital has been part of the marketing mix for many brands for years. A panel at the Ecom Africa conference unpacked the complexities of building a digital brand...

Danette BreitenbachBy Danette Breitenbach 13 Oct 2021

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#EcomAfrica: How to build a successful e-commerce business

WATCH: What are the building blocks of a successful e-commerce business? A panel of industry experts sought to unpack this topic during the recent Ecom Africa 2021 virtual conference...

Lauren HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Oct 2021

Google to invest $1bn in digital transformation in Africa
Google to invest $1bn in digital transformation in Africa

Google has announced a plan to invest $1bn over five years to support Africa's digital transformation...

6 Oct 2021

Laduma Ngxokolo, Imane Ayissi named African Luxury Heritage Awards winners
Laduma Ngxokolo, Imane Ayissi named African Luxury Heritage Awards winners

The African Luxury Heritage Awards recognises the outstanding contribution of African luxury brands and designers to the creative and business spheres of the African luxury economy...

6 Oct 2021

Loeries partners with Facebook Africa to support diversity and inclusion initiatives
Loeries partners with Facebook Africa to support diversity and inclusion initiatives

The Loeries, with the support of Facebook, has released its inaugural research into gender representation in advertising across the African continent...

5 Oct 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Sid Wahi, director at Forbes Africa celebrates 10 years of growth
EXCLUSIVE: Sid Wahi, director at Forbes Africa celebrates 10 years of growth

Sid Wahi, director at Forbes Africa shares the journey of reaching the 10-year milestone...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 30 Sep 2021

Cementing mental shortcuts with your brand assets
Cementing mental shortcuts with your brand assets

At Kantar, we help our clients understand how to predispose people to pick their brands over the competition (in case you haven't heard: the secret sauce is creating Meaningful Difference.)...

By Stina van Rooyen, Issued by Kantar 29 Sep 2021

South Africa dominates Brand Finance Africa 150 2021 ranking
South Africa dominates Brand Finance Africa 150 2021 ranking

South African brands dominate the Brand Finance Africa 150 2021 ranking once again, with the entire top ten hailing from the nation...

28 Sep 2021

EbonyLife and Sony Pictures Television launch Àló
EbonyLife and Sony Pictures Television launch Àló

EbonyLife and Sony Pictures Television have launched Àló, a brand-new writers initiative offering a unique platform for writers of African heritage...

22 Sep 2021

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