Mobiclicks, Silverpush to introduce cross-screen media advertising on Maginfi

Mobiclicks along with its technology partner Silverpush plan on introducing cross-screen media advertising to clients across South Africa through the Magnifi TV sync platform. Maginfi will assist in sending effective campaigns through mobile and TV content. Magnifi uses data from various channel...

4 Apr 2018

MailOnline appoints AddSuite as partner for sub-Saharan Africa

At the IAB Digital Summit, on 3 March 2016, MailOnline officially appointed Ole! Media Group's AddSuite as its exclusive in-market channel partner for sub-Saharan Africa, to maximise digital advertising opportunities. AddSuite will be the exclusive representative of MailOnline in South Africa and...

3 Mar 2016

TBWA\Africa extends to Tanzania

In its third affiliate agreement over the past few weeks, TBWA\Africa recently signed a partnership agreement with Tanzanian agency, Khanga-Rue Media. The agency has also confirmed a new partnership with Berry Advertising in Ethiopia and concluded an agreement with Optimum Communications in DRC.

20 Oct 2015

Jovago launches advertising campaign in Kenya

Jovago has launched its first advertising campaign in Kenya. The online hotel booking site displays the ease it takes to find a place to stay, as well as how to navigate their site. The campaign is also in the form of print in newspapers, as well as using out of home advertising in various areas...

16 Jul 2015

Jovago launches first TVC in Nigeria

Jovago will launch a TV advertising campaign for the first time in Nigeria. The campaign highlights the ease with which a Jovago customer can book hotels and compare prices. It also describes the new and improved user interface all aimed at optimizing user experience. The advertising campaign...

11 Jun 2015

East African expansion for TBWA Africa

TBWA Africa has signed an affiliate agreement with digital Ugandan agency, Kinaya, as part of the group's drive to grow its African network and strengthen its African digital offering. Kinaya, based in Kampala, was formed in 2009 and currently has 11 employees. It specialises in social media,...

5 Jun 2015

Ogilvy & Mather appoints new CCO Middle East, North Africa

Previously creative partner at Enter in London, Paul Shearer has been appointed chief creative officer at Ogilvy & Mather across the Middle East and North Africa. Shearer, who will be based in the Dubai office, has 25 years of experience in advertising including working on Nike at Wieden & Kennedy,...

25 Nov 2014

Still time to enter Loeries - deadline 31 July

You still have until 31 July to prove just how successful your work was. The Loeries Effective Creativity Award, now in its second year, is the first award in our region to formally recognise the value that creativity adds to business results. Because Loerie entries can flight right up to the...

30 Jun 2014

Reminder to enter 9th Maputo International Advertising Festival
Reminder to enter 9th Maputo International Advertising Festival

The 9th Maputo International Advertising Festival is set to take place from 26-29 May 2014. Pieces that were created and can be proved to have been displayed between 1-30 April 2013 will be accepted. Works may be submitted to the competition, through payment of the respective fee, between 1-15 May...

16 Apr 2014

The first Loeries Africa Roadshow kicks off in March
The first Loeries Africa Roadshow kicks off in March

For the first time, the Loeries will be hosting a series of events in key cities across the continent: Harare, Dar Es Salaam, Lagos, Nairobi and Accra. The programme will include excerpts from the Loeries Seminar, winning work from the region, as well as key information on entering the Loeries...

11 Mar 2014

Luvi Ogilvy celebrates 20th birthday
Luvi Ogilvy celebrates 20th birthday

Friday, 16 November 2012, a birthday party with more than 300 guests marked the 20th birthday of Luvi Ogilvy Réunion. Marketing manager, Steven Potet said "It was a great evening. We had 'red' people queuing up outside the road at Saint Gilles city, surprised to see a well-known bar on Reunion...

20 Nov 2012

Nashua wins Best Stand at Africa Print Expo

Nashua Limited was recently recognised as the best exhibition stand (large category) at the Africa Print Expo, a commercial and digital print expo, which took place 14-15 March 2012 in Durban, South Africa. Winners of the various stand awards at the expo were chosen after extensive tours of the...

20 Mar 2012

Last call to enter IABC African Gold Quill awards

The Gold Quill, the International Association of Business Communicators' (IABC) global awards competition recognising outstanding achievement in communication, is still open for entries and the final deadline is this Friday, 10 February 2012 by the close of business. All entries should be submitted...

6 Feb 2012

PromaxBDA Africa Awards extends deadline
PromaxBDA Africa Awards extends deadline

The 2011 PromaxBDA Africa Awards which recognizes excellence in on-air promotion, branding and advertising has extended its deadline to Friday 26 August 2011. Awards are open to satellite, cable, broadcast television, radio stations and associated new media, their agencies and production houses who...

24 Aug 2011

Loeries Travelling Exhibition off to North West
Loeries Travelling Exhibition off to North West

The Loeries Travelling Exhibition sponsored by Adobe will visit North-West University, 25 August -2 September 2011, for its fifth consecutive year and will be hosted by the Potchefstroom Campus' Graphic Design Subject group. The exclusive exhibition will display work across all areas of brand...

15 Aug 2011

Looking for African women leaders

The Kuwa Ajabu Foundation ("be extraordinary") is a non-profit organisation which empowers and builds sustainable capacity in the form of job creation for young, unemployed people across Africa. Affiliate partners include the UN, Women In Finance, Menprow and the fully black-owned Blue Rain...

8 Apr 2011

Luvi Ogilvy wins at Indian Ocean Creative Awards 2010

Luvi Ogilvy, an Ogilvy Africa-affiliated agency was awarded seven gold awards at the Indian Ocean Creative Awards 2010 on Friday, 26 November 2010, with the Reunion Island branch picking up six and Mayotte winning one gold. Together they walked away with 10 awards in total. The awards ceremony was...

30 Nov 2010

Ogilvy Africa scoops AdFocus Agency Network of the Year again

Ogilvy Africa has been awarded African Advertising Agency Network of the Year for the 2010 Financial Mail AdFocus Awards for the second year running. The awards ceremony was held earlier this week at the Alexander Theatre in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa. For more read Ogilvy Joburg:...

25 Nov 2010

Firehouse Group signs Arik Air International account
Firehouse Group signs Arik Air International account

Communications agency, The Firehouse Group, has signed the Arik Air International account; the partnership begins in June 2010. Arik Air International is a Nigerian commercial airline that has been operating daily flights to Lagos from Johannesburg since launching the route on 1 June 2009. "The...

10 Jun 2010

Still time to enter Loeries
Still time to enter Loeries

click to enlargeThe deadline of 31 May 2010 for Loeries 2010 entries, other than 2010 FIFA World Cup entries, has been extended to 14 June 2010 but does carry a 5% late fee. This means that all work flighted between 1 June 2009 and 14 June 2010 is eligible for entry. World cup- related entries have...

21 May 2010

Loeries: 5% discount for early bird entrants
Loeries: 5% discount for early bird entrants

The early bird deadline for entries into The 2010 Loerie Awards is 16 April 2010. Entries before this date will receive a 5% discount. The Loeries is open to work conceived and produced anywhere in Africa and the Middle East, including island states off the African coast like the Seychelles or...

8 Apr 2010

2010 Festival of Media Awards deadline extention
2010 Festival of Media Awards deadline extention

The deadline for entries in the 2010 Festival of Media Awards has been extended to 5 February 2010. Organisers announced the extention due to an overwhelming response from the global media and marketing industry and many requests received for more time. The festival takes place in Valencia, Spain,...

22 Jan 2010

Luvi Ogilvy Reunion dominates Indian Ocean Islands Awards
Luvi Ogilvy Reunion dominates Indian Ocean Islands Awards

click to enlargeLuvi Ogilvy Reunion, affiliated agency of Ogilvy Africa was the most rewarded agency on Friday, 27 November 2009 at the Indian Ocean Islands Awards 2009 in Saint Denis of Reunion Island. Ogilvy Reunion won 13 awards (four Gold, one Silver, five Bronze, one Special Jury, one digital...

1 Dec 2009

YoungGuns deadline extended

Due to technical difficulties with entries, the deadline for YoungGuns for both the digital and advertising award entries is extended to Friday 6 November 2009. The student deadline of 6 November remains as is.

30 Oct 2009

Skype launches CNN International multimedia campaign
Skype launches CNN International multimedia campaign

click to enlargeLONDON: CNN International and Skype have signed an advertising partnership around the network's nightly programme, Connect the World. Skype will advertise around the show's 'Connector of the Day' feature segment and will advertise on the show's website and mobile WAP site. A spot...

9 Sep 2009

10th PAMRO Meeting and 2008 All Africa Media Research Conference
10th PAMRO Meeting and 2008 All Africa Media Research Conference

click to enlargeThe 10th Pan African Media Research Organisation (PAMRO) Meeting and 2008 All Africa Media Research Conference will take place 17 - 19 August 2008 at the Protea Hotel in Oakwood Park, Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria. PAMRO aims to make Africa the leader in the world in providing a research...

24 Jul 2008

AMEP is coming soon...
AMEP is coming soon...

The 3rd Maputo International Advertising Festival will take place from 26 - 29 May 2008. Pieces that were created and can be proved to have been displayed between 1 April 2007 and 30 April 2008 shall be accepted. Works may be submitted to the competition, on payment of the respective fee, between 1...

10 Apr 2008

Celebrating ten years in Africa

Ogilvy Africa celebrated its 10th birthday at its annual conference held in Malawi this month, where 26 people from 16 different countries gathered to network, share ideas and iron out challenges. According to Ogilvy Africa MD John Little, Ogilvy Africa has established the largest footprint in...

21 Jan 2008

Saatchi Africa network continues winning streak
Saatchi Africa network continues winning streak

click to enlargeAt the first-ever Lagos Advertising and Ideas Festival held in Lagos this month, SO&U Saatchi & Saatchi clinched six awards. One Gold was received for MTN's "Dance with Me" TV ad, three Silvers for clients MTN, Guinness and Peak Milk, and two bronze awards for Nicon Insurance and...

21 Jan 2008

A truly mobile ad campaign for Z-Connect
A truly mobile ad campaign for Z-Connect

click to enlargeTanzania's fourth cellular communications provider, Z (pronounced 'zee') has recently launched a new ad campaign, produced by through-the-line advertising agency, Roots Marketing Communications. The first campaign for Z's new CDMA mobile offering, Z-connect, is a communications mix...

5 Apr 2007

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