Thirty finalists who best represent the new generation of talent in creative industries, ranging from virtual reality, web creation, digital music, video game and animation, were chosen by DLA digital content industry experts to compete in the DLA Online Pitch Competition.
3 days ago
The launch of Real Time on StarTimes marks a pivotal moment in the evolution of Discovery's African ad sales strategy, as it appoints Apricot Africa Consulting as one of its newest ad sales partners in Africa.
18 Apr 2019
Google has announced that the Google News Initiative (GNI) Innovation Challenge is launching in the Middle East, Africa and Turkey in June.
17 Apr 2019
Netflix has inked a deal to team up with South Africa's Triggerfish Animation Studios and UK distributor CAKE on animated action-comedy series Mama K's Team 4, the first African animated action series.
17 Apr 2019
As Easter looms businesses are looking for powerful ways to promote their goods and activate more sales. This should include beefing up customer relationship management (CMR) systems to streamline communication with potential clients and encourage more sales. Here are six steps to sprucing up your CRM and captivating customers at every touch point along the way.
Eben Esterhuizen 16 Apr 2019
The Pan-African tech conference, the MEST Africa Summit, brings together leading entrepreneurs, investors, ecosystem players and executives from across Africa and globally to explore the latest innovations and rising stars in the African tech ecosystem.
16 Apr 2019
Day one of World Travel Market Africa 2019 saw Natalia Rosa, director promotions division for Big Ambitions, take us back to basic travel marketing principles; sharing how to build and roll out the right marketing strategy and move away from the vicious cycle of task-driven travel marketing that has left many stumped in their tracks.
Robin Fredericks 16 Apr 2019
BCW, a leading global communications agency, has won the Award for African Network of the Year, for the fourth consecutive year, at the annual PRISM Awards held on 14 April 2019 in Johannesburg. Robyn de Villiers, chairman and CEO of BCW Africa also received the Lifetime Achievement award on the evening for her contribution to the communications industry.
16 Apr 2019
The striking textile and knitwear designs conceived by South African golden boy Laduma Ngxokolo are not simply stylish collectables, they're vehicles of cultural preservation. Using his brand MaXhosa by Laduma and the Xhosa-inspired geometric patterns it's known for, Ngxokolo hopes to shatter the misconception that African luxury brands fall short of their international counterparts.
Lauren Hartzenberg 16 Apr 2019
South Africa is so close to London-born Naomi Campbell's heart that she considers it her second home. "When you think of South Africa you think of Nelson Mandela and that's the way it will always be," she says of her late friend (whom she affectionately calls "Grandad") and the first democratically elected president of the country.
Liam Freeman 15 Apr 2019
Authorities in the Comoros should stop detaining journalists and censoring the press in the wake of the disputed March 24 presidential election, the Committee to Protect Journalists said this week.
15 Apr 2019