Brand Africa to reveal Africa's top 100 brands

Brand Africa is set to reveal the 2021 Brand Africa 100: Africa's Best Brands rankings - the Top 100 brands in Africa - in a series of multi-country blended live and virtual events on Africa Day - 25 May 2021. The launch programme, hosted by Brand Africa founder and chairman, Thebe Ikalafeng, will...

19 hours ago

NFVF reveals hosts for the 15th edition of the Saftas

The National Film and Video Foundation has revealed The Estate actress, Dineo Langa and Expresso presenter Graeme Richards as the hosts of this year's South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) alongside comedian, Mpho "Popps" Modikoane. The awards, in its 15th year, will be held...

3 days ago

M&C Saatchi Group SA presents M&C Saatchi Insights webinar

M&C Saatchi Group South Africa will host its first M&C Saatchi Insights webinar, Powered by Clarity, on Wednesday, 19 May at 10am. The webinar will be hosted by Robert Grace (founding partner and head of strategy at M&C Saatchi Group South Africa) and Diana Springer (managing partner of Black &...

3 days ago

Hamiltons Advertising moves to brand new office

Hamiltons Advertising is celebrating its 25 years in business with a move to its brand new offices in Brackengate Office Park in Brackenfell, about 30km east of the Cape Town city centre. The brand new Hamiltons Advertising office, called the Hamstead, is purpose-built with both creatives and...

13 May 2021

Wan-Ifra postpones World News Media Congress

With Covid-19 vaccines being rolled out and easing of international travel restrictions anticipated, Wan-Ifra has moved the date of its World News Media Congress in Taipei, Taiwan, from 28-30 September to 1-3 December 2021. The World News Media Congress is the annual meeting of news publishers,...

12 May 2021

Sea Monster launches brand engagement gaming platform

Sea Monster has launched its latest white-label digital marketing platform, Lighthouse. Lighthouse enables brands to interact with their customers. Businesses can reward their customers and use the data on all user interactions with the platform, including traffic and engagement, repeat users,...

12 May 2021

Corona Free Range Fund offers South Africans a chance to star on its series

Corona Free Range Fund is calling on South Africans to enter and stand a chance of being featured in season two of Free Range Humans. This follows the success of season one, which featured two South Africans out of a cast of eight, chosen from over 500 entries from around the world. The series...

12 May 2021

Companies partner to launch jewellery design mentorship programme

CoNNect Agency and Isikhova Media have partnered to launch their digital mentorship opportunity for a South African jewellery designer. The mentorship will run for three months from August to October 2021. A call for candidates to submit their entries will be announced on 15 May 2021 on JZA and...

11 May 2021

Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation introduces TutuTalk series

The Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation has launched the TutuTalk series. The aim of addressing unresolved issues within civil society and uncover what moral and ethical leadership entails as well as empowering young African leaders. The Foundation feels that giving dynamic and inspirational...

11 May 2021

WPP collaborate with Microsoft on Cloud Studio to transform creative content production

WPP and Microsoft have partnered to transform creative content production through Cloud Studio. Cloud Studio will move content creation, production and editing out of on-premises environments into the cloud. The partnership allows for WPP to deliver its work to clients across teams and markets....

6 May 2021

NB Publishers to distribute Siya Kolisi's autobiography

NB Publishers have announced that they will be distributing Springbok captain Siya Kolisi's autobiography, Rise, in South Africa. HarperCollins Publishers had acquired the World All Language rights for Kolisi's life story. Kolisi's life story is an extraordinary tale of a young boy from an...

5 May 2021

2021 Facebook Community Accelerator Programme applications open

Facebook is calling on community leaders from South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria to apply for the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator Programme. The programme offers participants training, mentorship and up to $50,000 in funds to invest in an initiative that extends their community's positive...

4 May 2021

The Gerety Awards jury insight panels scheduled for June

The Gerety Awards jury insight panels are set to take place from 7 to 17 June. Each panel includes some of this year's judges from different locations to discuss favourite works and reveal their countries' Agency of the Year. Interested people are called on to RSVP on Facebook, LinkedIn or...

3 May 2021

Tobore Ovuorie honoured with DW Freedom of Speech Award 2021

Tobore Ovuorie, a Nigerian investigative journalist, has received a DW Freedom of Speech Award 2021. The award honours journalists' outstanding commitment to human rights and particularly, freedom of expression in the media. Upon receiving an award, this is what Ovuorie had to say ''I am so...

3 May 2021

PRC develops new media planning tool

The Publisher Research Council (PRC) has developed Media Imperatives (MI), a tool to balance and assign ratings across the entire Target Market (TM). The tool allows users to segment one medium's audience into Light, Medium and Heavy (LMH) users, and cross-tab with LMH users of a second medium. ...

30 Apr 2021

2021 Saftas nominees announcement invitation

The South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) are announcing the nominees on Thursday, 29 April 2021. Some categories will be announced on SABC 3's Expresso between 6am and 9am while the rest of the categories will be announced on the @SAFTAs1 Twitter page from 9pm....

29 Apr 2021

Spotong Magazine joins 3S Media

Spotong Magazine, South Africa's trade magazine is now under the ownership of 3S Media from Contact Media & Communications. 3S Media is a media company that offers print, digital, social media webinar solutions for business communities.

26 Apr 2021

Between 10and5 to host online auction in support of Bag Factory

Between 10and5 and Bag Factory have partnered to host an Instagram Auction to raise funds so that the artistic organisation can carry out essential roof repairs for it to continue to fulfil its core vision and programme activities following serious water damage caused by heavy rains. The Bag...

26 Apr 2021

Book Dash wins main award at Nedbank Private Wealth Innovation Awards 2021

Nedbank Private Wealth has announced Book Dash as winners of the Nedbank Private Wealth Innovation Awards 2021. As the main winners of the award, it walked away with a cash price of R600,000. Book Dash is a social-impact publisher of new African children's books that believes that every child...

23 Apr 2021

New York Festivals Radio Awards appoints new members to the Radio Awards advisory board

The New York Festivals Radio Awards has announced the appointment of award-winning global storytellers Jennie Caltaldo, Helen Shaw and Carole Zimmer to the Radio Awards advisory board. Caltaldo is an award-winning radio and podcast producer living in San Francisco. Shaw is an award-winning...

22 Apr 2021

Saftas open call for in memorial segment

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Sport, Arts, and Culture and custodian of the Saftas is calling all South Africans in the film and television industry to submit names of departed practitioners who passed between January 2020 to date. The call is to give...

20 Apr 2021

WOO names keynote speaker for its virtual European Summit

WPP chief executive officer, Mark Read, has been announced as a keynote speaker at the World Out of Home Organisation's virtual European Summit. Read, who has led the advertising group since 2018, will be interviewed by WOO president Tom Goddard. The Summit will be hosted from London on 18...

19 Apr 2021

Stratitude empowers women in the workplace through bursary initiative

Stratitude has selected four women from its parent company, PLP Group, as beneficiaries of its bursary initiative as part of its commitment to empowering women in the workplace. The women will be enrolled in management skills courses that aim to empower them by improving personal growth,...

15 Apr 2021

2021 Santam Women of the Future Awards entries open

Entries for the 2021 Santam Women of the Future Awards, in association with Fairlady and Truelove, are now open. The awards celebrate and honour the most incredible female entrepreneurs in South Africa. Entrepreneurs can enter one of three categories, The Santam Woman of the Future, The Santam...

15 Apr 2021

The Digital Mobility Fund 2021 open for applications

Concerts SA is calling for proposals for the Digital Mobility Fund 2021. Music professionals are invited to submit applications for support to stream their live concerts by completing an online form. The deadline for submissions is 5:00 pm, Thursday 22 April 2021 for streaming projects that will...

15 Apr 2021

Assegai Awards entries are now open

The Direct Marketing Association of SA (DMASA) has announced that entries to the Assegai Awards are now open. The awards annually showcase the direct marketing industry leaders who have delivered exceptional work over the previous year. To submit your entry for the DMASA Assegai Integrated...

15 Apr 2021

Offlimit Communications wins Africa's Leading Through-The-Line Agency 2020 award

MEA Markets hosted the 2020 MEA Business Awards where Offlimit Communications scooped Africa's Leading Through-The-Line Agency 2020 award. Offlimit Communications was previously named as a nominee for Africa's Leading Through-The-Line Agency in 2018. This is the agency's first win at the MEA...

14 Apr 2021

Human Rights Arts Festival launch

Centre for Creative Arts in partnership with the Embassy of the Netherlands is launching the Human Rights Arts Festival that will run for four days, from 5 May to 8 May 2021. The theme for the inaugural festival is Voices of Hope, Courage and Resilience. The festival highlights the solidarity...

14 Apr 2021

Wimpy extends partnership with Lifesaving South Africa

Wimpy SA has renewed its existing partnership as a national associate sponsor to Lifesaving South Africa (LSA). LSA's Watersmart Programme creates awareness amongst the youth around water safety to reduce drowning in South Africa and one of its objectives is to ensure the country's coastlines,...

13 Apr 2021

Tractor Outdoor offers local businesses advertising boost valued at R8m

Tractor Outdoor is celebrating 20years in the outdoor media industry by offering a collective R8m in media exposure to small and medium-size businesses (SMEs) as part of its #20in21 SME Initiative. Twenty local SMEs will receive a package that includes advertising across Tractor's extensive out...

13 Apr 2021

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