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True upliftment: A full circle story
True upliftment: A full circle storyArticle

Here's how the accountancy profession's Thuthuka initiatives, of which sponsorship of the South African Mathematics Olympiad is but one, changed the life of this young South African by unearthing his mathematical gift...

Leigh Andrews, Issued by SAICA 1 day ago

Okaba captions this: “Let it flow.”
#BehindtheSelfie with... Mathe OkabaArticle

This week, we go behind the selfie with Mathe Okaba, CEO of the Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA), which last week held the 24th and final Apex Awards ceremony, ahead of the introduction of the Effie Awards in South Africa next year...

Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Balducci exterior. Image supplied.
Blending old-world Italian style with new-world taste updates at BalducciArticle

Balducci at the V&A Waterfront brings you the best of Italian classics like pizza and pasta, with a twist as innovative new items are constantly added to the menu, like the cheese-burger pizza and lemon salmon-roll sushi - plus, there's a winter lunchtime special if your pockets aren't 'tourist deep'...

Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

#StateoftheMedia: Generation Next Awards and Cannes Lions 2019
#StateoftheMedia: Generation Next Awards and Cannes Lions 2019Audio

In this episode of #StateoftheMedia, Nadia Hearn of 2OceansVibe Radio chats to Leigh Andrews, Editor-in-Chief of Marketing & Media and Angie White, Head Of the Press Office Department at Bizcommunity.com about the Sunday Times Generation next Awards and Cannes Lions 2019...

2 days ago

Screen grab from Nike's 'Never Stop Winning' ad.
#FairnessFirst: Nike just does it again - this time standing strong for equal payArticle

Nike's recent run of 'Dream Crazy' ads have won more than just global recognition for their strong push towards inclusion and equality - they're also proving that brands really do make more consumer impact when they put consumer's causes first and foremost...

Leigh Andrews 12 Jul 2019

'Levelling up' on quality education
'Levelling up' on quality educationArticle

Bojane Segooa has a lifelong passion for education. Not only is she currently completing her Master's degree in Innovation, while working as a senior lecturer at Unisa's department of financial accounting...

Leigh Andrews, Issued by SAICA 11 Jul 2019

A story of storytelling: The business of writing with Michael Smorenburg
A story of storytelling: The business of writing with Michael SmorenburgArticle

Author Michael Smorenburg took attendees of the Red & Yellow School's first lunchtime lecture of the year post-July holidays on a journey from fact to fiction and back again in describing his personal writing process...

Leigh Andrews 11 Jul 2019

Monique Claassen, director of media and digital insights at Millward Brown and Jane Ostler, global head of media, presenting at Kantar's Cape Town 'Roadmap to Media Effectiveness' event.
Context conquers platform: Connecting with the new-world consumerArticle

Ahead of Kantar's 'best liked ads of 2018' reveal, two sessions were hosted in Cape Town and Johannesburg on the art and science of media success, with a special focus on finding the right mix of channels and creative to #GetMediaRight...

Leigh Andrews 10 Jul 2019

#StateoftheMedia: Cannes Lions 2019 and Top 100 brands in Africa
#StateoftheMedia: Cannes Lions 2019 and Top 100 brands in AfricaAudio

In this episode of #StateoftheMedia, Nadia Hearn of 2OceansVibe Radio chats to Leigh Andrews, Editor-in-Chief of Marketing & Media and Angie White, Head Of the Press Office Department at Bizcommunity.com about Cannes Lions 2019 and Brand Africa's Top 100 brands in Africa...

10 Jul 2019

Tshiqi captions this: “I really struggle with taking pictures of myself; I never know what to do with my face but, here goes. Hoping I look semi-normal #crossingfingers.”
#BehindtheSelfie with... Bongiwe TshiqiArticle

This #CSIMonth, we go behind the selfie with Bongiwe Tshiqi, editor of Bona magazine - a 63-year-old brand and the only magazine in the country that publishes in four different languages: English, Zulu, Sotho and Xhosa...

Leigh Andrews 9 Jul 2019

Dial into the next decade's digital world with foresight from 10-year-olds
Dial into the next decade's digital world with foresight from 10-year-oldsArticle

In her Meltwater webinar presented on 5 July 2019, IAB CEO Paula Hulley recapped the main points of her IAB Digital Summit 2019 presentation, with extra tips and actionable insights from 10-year-olds, as well as the IAB Direct Brand Report on the current consumer economy...

Leigh Andrews 8 Jul 2019

Sean Beautement: reaping the rewards by feeding his SDG passion
Sean Beautement: reaping the rewards by feeding his SDG passionArticle

Sean Beautement CA(SA) is on a mission to make the UN's second Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) - that of zero hunger - a global reality by 2030 through his involvement with Rise Against Hunger...

Leigh Andrews, Issued by SAICA 5 Jul 2019

Spotlight on the 5050 by 2020 initiative and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka's insights at the Women Deliver conference.
#FairnessFirst: Are we on track for 50/50 by 2020?Article

With gender equality more under the spotlight last year than ever before, many in the marketing and entertainment industry pledged '50/50 by 2020'. With just six months to go before 2020 is a reality and no longer a mythical spot in the future, are those goals on track? Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, head of UN Women, shared insights at the recent Women Deliver conference...

Leigh Andrews 5 Jul 2019

Oudejans demonstrating the wonder of magic with Karen Pienaar, AAA School’s creative faculty dean.
Hey presto! Incorporate the art of magic and wonder into your business, whatever the industryArticle

Marcel Oudejans is a creative jack of all trades. Among them, he's a corporate magician, keynote speaker and complete conference MC, as producer/founder of Cape Town Magic and executive producer of Magic Africa Productions. He also spoke on the theme of "Wonder" at last week's Creative Mornings Cape Town event, without a PowerPoint presentation - here's what you missed...

Leigh Andrews 4 Jul 2019

Nedal Ahmed, senior copywriter at 72andSunny, Amsterdam and this year's Loeries Film and Radio jury president.
#Loeries2019: "Celebrate creativity that touches on everyday culture" - Nedal AhmedArticle

With the year's biggest international award shows done and dusted, I chatted to the international jury presidents ahead of the upcoming Loeries Creative Week. Next in the series is this year's Film and Radio jury president Nedal Ahmed, also senior copywriter at 72andSunny, Amsterdam...

Leigh Andrews 4 Jul 2019

Gullan captions this: “Wake up with the birds. Do the hard stuff first. Give your best. Go for regular walks.”
#BehindtheSelfie with... Desiree GullanArticle

This #CSIMonth, we go behind the selfie with Desiree Gullan, co-founder and executive creative director of G&G Digital...

Leigh Andrews 28 Jun 2019

Poet, performer, singer, actress and presenter, Lebo Mashile was the MC for the evening. Image supplied.
Winners announced for Marketing Achievement AwardsArticle

South Africa's top marketers were honoured at the inaugural Marketing Achievement Awards (MAA) at a prestigious gala dinner held at Sun City last night...

28 Jun 2019

Taste the pure winter comfort of pasta ripiena at 95 at Parks this winter!
Taste the pure winter comfort of pasta ripiena at 95 at Parks this winter!Article

This media invite was an intriguing one, as we were promised a pasta ripiena master class, with 95 collection founder Giorgio Nava sharing some of his secrets, even embarking on the 'does pineapple belong in an Italian kitchen' debate...

Leigh Andrews 27 Jun 2019

Ralf Heuel, CCO and partner at Grabarz & Partner, Hamburg and the Loeries 2019 OOH, Live Communications, and PR & Media Communications jury president.
"Relevance, resonance and emotions - the hardest brand currency to master" - Ralf HeuelArticle

With the year's biggest international award shows done and dusted, I chatted to the international jury presidents ahead of the upcoming Loeries Creative Week. Next in the series is Ralf Heuel...

Leigh Andrews 27 Jun 2019

This year's SA Cannes Lions' judges...
#CannesLions2019: Accuracy of SA judges' predictions, revealed!Article

Before the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for 2019 kicked off last week, I caught up with six of this year's 7 SA judges for their predictions of the creative work that would roar as winners. Let's see who best saw into the future...

Leigh Andrews 26 Jun 2019

Wake up to the winter West Coast wonder with a stay at Abalone House
Wake up to the winter West Coast wonder with a stay at Abalone HouseArticle

On a misty grey Saturday at the very start of winter, we made our way through the picturesque fishermen's village of Paternoster for a winter 2019 stay at Abalone House. Here's what to expect...

Leigh Andrews 25 Jun 2019

Manamela captions this: “Bring on the briefs!”
#BehindtheSelfie with... Kwena Confidence ManamelaArticle

This #YouthMonth, we go behind the selfie with Kwena Confidence Manamela, 24-year-old insights strategist at Primedia Broadcasting...

Leigh Andrews 25 Jun 2019

The speakers at Kantar's Innovating for Growth workshop: Mark Molenaar, Ansie Lombaard, Adhil Patel, Bernd Grosserohde and Philip Collier.
Quick! Don't miss the business-boosting benefits of putting your customers firstArticle

There's no denying that the 'content is king' model has taken a more retail-related slate of late, in that the customer - particularly the customer experience - is fast becoming a top business priority. Read on for key insight's shared at Kantar's recent 'innovation for growth' workshop...

Leigh Andrews 24 Jun 2019

#YouthMonth: Are you a Youthpreneur?
#YouthMonth: Are you a Youthpreneur?Article

Are you a youthpreneur who would like to be featured on Bizcommunity as an opinion leader in your sector? This Youth Month, Bizcommunity invites you to nominate your favourite youth influencers in any industry making a difference in our region...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Jun 2019

Hill, behind the mic.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Simon HillArticle

This #YouthMonth, we go behind the selfie with Simon Hill, presenter on Mansfield in the Morning, head of creative at Hot 91.9FM, and Liberty Radio Awards 2019 Bright Star, awarded to those with an intrinsic understanding and love for the medium, respects its past, but who also has great ideas about its future...

Leigh Andrews 18 Jun 2019

Who will take home this year's Cannes Lions Glass: The Lion for Change awards?
#FairnessFirst: #CannesLions2019 roars for gender equalityArticle

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is officially underway, with awards being announced nightly from 17 to 21 June 2019. But keep your eyes peeled until the end, as The Glass Lion for Change, announced in the final ceremony of the week, is one of the most hotly contested awards - here's why we're hoping to see Caster Semenya and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka shine...

Leigh Andrews 14 Jun 2019

SA's Cannes Lions jury predictions...
#CannesLions2019: SA judges' predictions!Article

With the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for 2019 underway, and winners announced at nightly awards from 17 to 21 June, we caught up with six of this year's 7 SA judges for their predictions of the work that will roar as winners...

Leigh Andrews 13 Jun 2019

RyanMcManus, regional chief creative officer (CCO) at VMLY&R, is serving on this year’s Cannes Lions Entertainment jury.
#CannesLions2019: "A holiday for ideas" - judging insights with Ryan McManusArticle

The Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for 2019 kicks off next week, with winners announced at nightly awards from 17 to 21 June. We caught up with this year's SA contingent of judges for a preview of what to expect. Last on the list, Ryan McManus...

Leigh Andrews 13 Jun 2019

Neo Mashigo, chief creative officer (CCO) for M&C Saatchi Group SA as well as founder of I See A Different You, is serving on this year’s Cannes Lions Print & Publication jury.
#CannesLions2019: "Purpose-driven work led by conscious consumerism" - Neo MashigoArticle

The Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for 2019 kicks off next week, with winners announced at nightly awards from 17 to 21 June. We caught up with this year's SA contingent of judges for a preview of what to expect. Next up, Neo Mashigo...

Leigh Andrews 12 Jun 2019

Claudi Potter, creative director at Joe Public United, is serving on this year’s Cannes Lions Direct category, and will judge the Young Lions Digital competition in Cannes.
#CannesLions2019: "Reinvent the medium to make the message a winner" - Claudi PotterArticle

The Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for 2019 kicks off next week, with winners announced at nightly awards from 17 to 21 June. We caught up with this year's SA contingent of judges for a preview of what to expect. Next up, Claudi Potter...

Leigh Andrews 12 Jun 2019

Nikki Taylor-Garrett, creative director at TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris, serving on this year’s Cannes Lions Brand Experience & Activations jury.
#CannesLions2019: "Cause-related work tackling internet-breaking subjects" - Nikki Taylor-GarrettArticle

The Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for 2019 kicks off next week, with winners announced at nightly awards from 17 to 21 June. We caught up with this year's SA contingent of judges for a preview of what to expect. Next up, Nikki Taylor-Garrett...

Leigh Andrews 11 Jun 2019

“All eyes on Kat.”
#BehindTheSelfie with... Kat SinivasanArticle

This #YouthMonth, as E! celebrates its 15-year anniversary in Africa, we go behind the selfie with E! Africa presenter, Katleho 'Kat' Sinivasan...

Leigh Andrews 11 Jun 2019

#CMpreserve image by Chris Nickels.
Ashley Dowds on putting the "audio" back in "audience" in preserving storiesArticle

Listening to Ashley Dowds is a treat for the ears, as the dips and excited peaks of his voice serve as evidence of the "goosies" he gets from the stories he tells, which transport you to another place, where both memory and imagination run wild...

Leigh Andrews 10 Jun 2019

Michael Zylstra, chief strategy officer at Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) SSA and media juror for Cannes Lions 2019.
#CannesLions2019: "The idea-amplifying town square of creativity, marketing, and media" - Michael ZylstraArticle

The Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for 2019 kicks off next week, with winners announced at nightly awards from 17 to 21 June. We caught up with this year's SA contingent of judges for a preview of what to expect. Next up, Michael Zylstra...

Leigh Andrews 10 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: "Frankness and a fresh perspective" - judging insights with Fran Luckin
#CannesLions2019: "Frankness and a fresh perspective" - judging insights with Fran LuckinArticle

The Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for 2019 kicks off next week, with winners announced at nightly awards from 17 to 21 June. We caught up with this year's SA contingent of judges for a preview of what to expect. First up, Fran Luckin...

Leigh Andrews 10 Jun 2019

Hatch Mansfield CEO, Patrick McGrath; Sommelier Wine Awards' Micaela Martins Ferreira; director of Taittinger, Clovis Taittinger; and Kleine Zalze proprietor, Kobus Basson.
Celebrating Kleine Zalze's second straight win as best New World ProducerArticle

On a grey day with begging-to-be-photographed trees waving a Winter-coloured welcome, I was part of a media group that found the conditions just perfect for sampling delicious wintery food at Kleine Zalze's Terroir...

Leigh Andrews 7 Jun 2019

#FairnessFirst: Creating a safe space to interview children
#FairnessFirst: Creating a safe space to interview childrenArticle

With #YouthMonth underway and #ChildProtectionWeek fresh on the media's agenda, what better time to put the focus on how to more ethically report on children's issues? Here's my final report back from Media Monitoring Africa and the UCT Children's Institute's media workshop on 22 May at the Doubletree Hilton...

Leigh Andrews 7 Jun 2019

Masango's Blackboard in action.
#YouthMonth: Chalking up the success of Blackboard's 'kids-helping-kids' cycleArticle

In 1976, students took to the streets and helped shape the South Africa we're living in today. In 2019, students are going to need a different tool to shape our future...

Leigh Andrews 5 Jun 2019

Yusrah and Naseerah Du Toit in the RX Radio studio.
#YouthMonth: Voices for the future of the nation with RX RadioArticle

RX Radio has just celebrated its second year on air, as the station that's effectively for the children, by the children, as the Red Cross Children's Hospital's internet station...

Leigh Andrews 5 Jun 2019

“Lights, camera, action!”
#BehindtheSelfie with... Zoë BrownArticle

This #YouthMonth, we go behind the selfie with Zoë Brown, radio and TV presenter at Kfm 94.5 and The Expresso Morning Show respectively and overall best traffic presenter at this year's Liberty Radio Awards...

Leigh Andrews 4 Jun 2019

Santa Claus for Coca-Cola...
#YouthMonth: How to spot fake influencers on social mediaArticle

Influencer marketing is an especially hot topic as we enter #YouthMonth, but do your research before you rush in as the quickest way to waste your time and money is to spend it on the wrong people...

Leigh Andrews 3 Jun 2019

Image source: Gallo/Getty.
#FairnessFirst: A picture tells a thousand words, but should it?Article

People are never just a means to your journalistic end, especially when it comes to children. Their stories are our work, and when you work to add their authentic voices, it automatically changes the angle of the story for the better. But what about images of children in news articles? Media Monitoring Africa and the UCT Children's Institute media workshop on 22 May at the Doubletree Hilton...

Leigh Andrews 31 May 2019

Xolisa Dyeshana, chief creative officer of Joe Public United, presenting on the first night of the The One Club for Creativity's One Show Awards.
#AfricaMonth: Embrace our story, bring South Africa and our continent to the worldArticle

Xolisa Dyeshana, chief creative officer at Joe Public, also represents South Africa as part of the international board of the One Club for Creativity. With #AfricaMonth coming to an end, we caught up for a quick chat on the calibre of South Africa's creativity, what's holding us back and what more we can do to shine on the global stage...

Leigh Andrews 30 May 2019

All the rustic charm of Stanford's Blue Gum Country Estate
All the rustic charm of Stanford's Blue Gum Country EstateArticle

Over two hours from Cape Town, you'll travel a gravel road that takes you past a daily gathering of guinea fowl, AKA nature's alarm clock, and soon find yourself at Stanford's Blue Gum Country Estate...

Leigh Andrews 30 May 2019

#FairnessFirst: Refreshing the legalities of ethical reporting on children
#FairnessFirst: Refreshing the legalities of ethical reporting on childrenArticle

With #YouthMonth just around the corner, what better time to put the focus on how to more ethically report on violence against children?

Leigh Andrews 23 May 2019

Dwomoh in selfie mode.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Yaw DwomohArticle

This #AfricaMonth we go behind the selfie with Ghana-born, Yaw Dwomoh, managing director of Idea Hive specialist brand storytellers based in Johannesburg...

Leigh Andrews 21 May 2019

Sithole captions this: “My partner in crime and selfies. It just doesn’t work out when I’m on my own.”
#BehindtheSelfie with... Gladys SitholeArticle

This week we go behind the selfie with Gladys (Sithole) Mutele, Hot 91.9FM's head of news who has once again been crowned as the Liberty Radio Awards' best newsreader...

Leigh Andrews 21 May 2019

The crux of King's presentation. Image via .
#DigitalAgencyShowcase: Lessons on idea-led ideas with King James GroupArticle

In the final session of Red & Yellow School's #digitalagencyshowcase, King James Group co-founder Alistair King shared his 'secret sauce' on the thinking that keeps them top of the Loeries and IAB Bookmarks' digital agency rankings in South Africa...

Leigh Andrews 20 May 2019

Multilingual broadcast journalist-turned-real estate entrepreneur, Rokelle Sun.
#AfricaMonth: Encouraging female African business leaders from the other side of the worldArticle

US-based real estate entrepreneur Rokelle Sun's philanthropic mission is to encourage young girls to pursue careers and success in the underrepresented fields, particularly in Africa, where she spent part of her childhood. She explains this, as well as her love of new experiences like aerophotography, and some of the highs and lows of her earlier career as a multilingual broadcast journalist...

Leigh Andrews 20 May 2019

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