September is Deaf Awareness Month. The Language School at Wits Plus offers courses in South African Sign Language and they have put together a series of short videos to introduce viewers to the Deaf community and culture in South Africa. We chat to Helga Louw, business development manager at Wits Plus to find out more.
This series is being sponsored by Futuretech Media providing next-generation technology solutions. The first digital leader is Lana Strydom executive head of digital, content and social marketing at Vodacom.
In this episode of BizTakeOuts, Odile Hufkie, the marketing manager of Cape Union Mart, chats about the Adventure Film Challenge, including the great opportunities it offers content creators and film makers as well as how to enter and stand a chance to win some incredible prizes!.
Richard Mullins, managing director of Wunderman Thompson across Africa, Europe and the Middle East, Odwa Makhalima, analytics implementation specialist at Wunderman Thompson, and Beth Casey, country director for marketing and commerce cloud at Salesforce, discuss Wunderman Thompson’s Data Learnership Academy, how it addresses skills shortages and what the future holds for the academy and the jobs market….
Texx Talks is back with Season 9!
In the first episode, we hear from the frontman of Fuzigish, one of the best ska punk bands South Africa has ever seen, Jay Bones.
He talks to Texx about their origins, the friends, the fights and the tours that served as a backdrop for Fuzigish’s epic story ahead of their new album drop.
The 2020 lockdown brought about a gigantic social catastrophe in South Africa, or so-called second pandemic; namely the rise in Gender Based Violence (GBV). The numbers were alarming with a women being murdered every three hours in and one in four women who will experience GBV. We felt an important urge to leverage the voices of men within our business to speak up and shine the light on GBV.
Part of our content strategy was to ensure mass reach on social media channels. We combined the messages from our men of influence with helpful content around how to report, self-defence, important numbers etc.
We had an overwhelmingly great response from the men we approached to be a part of the campaign and take a stance. I recall every person we approached was very keen to use their voice to raise awareness, drive action against GBV.
Listen to the podcast to hear first-hand from the team on how they strategised and executed this important yet brilliant campaign called “Be The Light”....
With a career that has seen her collaborate with some of South Africa’s premier DJs and producers – and some of this podcast’s nearest and dearest – this powerhouse performer reflects on how she embraced her talent from a young age.