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Video dominates news consumption in Africa

Recent study reveals that TV and mobile video content is the primary source of information in Africa and the Middle East

16 Oct 2017

BREAKING: Ireland/Davenport changes its name

Ireland/Davenport (ID) celebrated its 13th year at its office in Illovo, Johannesburg this evening and to mark the occasion along with its increase in black ownership from 25.1% to 51%, the boutique communications agency has been renamed

10 Oct 2017

AB InBev Africa appoints Dentsu Aegis

AB InBev Africa has appointed Dentsu Aegis as its media planning and buying agency for its Africa business

4 Oct 2017

Leo Burnett acquires Radar

Cape Town-based advertising agency Radar has joined Publicis-owned Leo Burnett as part of a drive by the global giant to increase their profile and presence in Africa as a full-service agency

29 Sep 2017

#AfricaAchiever: Vuma Reputation creates Africa division to drive expansion

Bizcommunity Africa's #AfricaAchiever is Nonye Mpho Omotola, business director of Vuma Reputation Management's new Africa division, established to drive expansion on the continent

By Louise Marsland 11 Sep 2017

Talking about Africa's reputational narrative

Africa Business Radio launches new show to unpack Africa's reputational challenges and opportunities

11 Sep 2017

Are African companies prepared to respond to crisis?

How a business responds when things go wrong can mean the difference between a swift resolution and making the problem a whole lot worse

By Nicole Suter 7 Sep 2017

Bell Pottinger findings: ethics breached but 'white monopoly capital' not its creation

UK PR Firm Bell Pottinger's account team working for the Gupta-owned Oakbay was primarily responsible for devising the strategy behind the economic emancipation campaign, known in SA as the "white monopoly capital" campaign

By Genevieve Quintal 4 Sep 2017

#Loeries2017: TBWA\Raad on winning a Grand Prix in the ‘mother of all categories'

TBWA\Raad, The Disruption Company, not only took home a Grand Prix for Nissan's Camelpower integrated campaign at this year's Loerie Awards, but also two silvers and one bronze

By Jessica Tennant 25 Aug 2017

Irvine Partners opens up shop in Lagos

Integrated marketing and PR agency Irvine Partners has expanded to Nigeria, opening up an office in Lagos

22 Aug 2017

Vuma grows reputation management business in Africa

Expanding into Africa, Vuma Reputation Management has signed memorandums of understanding (MOU) with four African communications agencies

15 Aug 2017

Challenges with being a PR agency exclusively to SMEs

Thoriso Kolobe lists several challenges her PR agency faced by offering its services exclusively to SMEs

By Thoriso Kolobe 11 Aug 2017

VR content should be engaging, relevant and appropriate

As virtual reality (VR) experiences become more prevalent and impressive, are we using VR for VR's sake?

By David Limbert 1 Aug 2017

Planning: The key ingredient to avoid a social media crisis

The idea that content for social media cannot be planned and that live content can only be decided at the last minute, is an antiquated concept, writes Suzanne van Aswegen

By Suzanne van Aswegen 24 Jul 2017

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International

Planning the perfect promotional event

Promotional events are an excellent way for businesses to advertise new products and services in a way that attendees will remember. Not only will this make sure that they themselves remember what it is that you are promoting, they are more likely to tell their friends about the event and therefore the product that it is promoting.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 hours ago

#LoeriesRankings2017 with... TBWA\Raad

Just when you thought the Loeries buzz was over, the Loeries' rankings are in! I chatted to some of this year's top-ranked creatives post-celebrations. We kick off with the ever-disruptive TBWA\Raad team, based in Dubai in the UAE.

By Leigh Andrews 22 hours ago

#BODJHB: Chris Weylandt on the basics of retail

In the afternoon on day two of the Johannesburg version of Business of Design, Chris Weylandt, founder and CEO of Weylandts, the contemporary furniture and décor chain store, explained his tactics to competing or rather leading in the retail game.

By Jessica Tennant 22 hours ago

Clio Awards announce “Of the Year” finalists

The top finalists for the “Of-the-Year” awards to be presented at the 2017 Clio Entertainment Awards have been announced.

23 hours ago

Winners of One Screen Short Film Festival announced

One Screen Short Film Festival, the premiere short film festival that unites the film and advertising worlds, announced 2017 winners at its annual awards and screening held on Wednesday, 18 October 2017, at the Sunshine Cinema in New York.

1 day ago

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