Social media a top priority for SA companies
Companies are prioritising their digital related marketing activities in 2017. This is according to newly released 2017 Digital Trends in South Africa report, conducted by Econsultancy in partnership with Adobe. The report states that social media engagement and brand building/viral marketing share first place, with more than a third... Read more
NYDA says it is to rebrand
The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) says it will rebrand and revised communication strategy as part of a new strategic focus. This follows the appointment of a new board, led by Sifiso Mtsweni. Mtsweni says that it aims to raise R2bn funds for youth, through a youth fund and... Read more
R1m offer in new Cell C original reality show ‘HANGMAN’
Hangman – a unique fast-paced online reality show which aims to uncover South Africa’s greatest innovator – has been announced by Cell C. The stakes are high in this revolutionary new programme with R1 million in prize money. “Cell C’s strategic focus is around bringing relevance to the South... Read more
SAFREA supports Copyright Amendment Bill
The Southern African Freelancers’ Association (SAFREA) has extended its support to lobbying efforts from the Academic and Non-Fiction Authors in South Africa (ANFASA) and the South African Guild of Actors (SAGA) regarding concerns about the new Copyright Amendment Bill, submitted to parliament today. “The effects of the bill on... Read more
Media diversity crucial for democracy
Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo says South Africa’s media space can no longer afford to be dominated by only a few big players and that more emerging media players need to be supported to ensure diversity. Government would do everything possible to throw its weight behind small media companies and... Read more
Academic excellence at NMMU recognised
Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) continues to honour top achievers at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) by sponsoring the annual Ford Premier Award, as it has done since 2001. Master’s Degree graduate Yonela Dube (30) was presented with the Ford Premier Award at the university’s academic... Read more
Grey SA wins Gold at Cannes Lion
When you start thinking about how much culture and technology have changed over the last 10 years, it’s really quite something. This was the insight that won GREY South Africa a Gold Cannes Lion for its radio campaign for Duracell Duralock technology – guaranteeing a 10 year shelf life.... Read more
Reaching and engaging with next generation youth
In South Africa, approximately half of the population is under the age of 25. Due to the size and buying potential of the youth market, the segment is of great significance to brands planning to stimulate new demand and reach and engage with a highly diversified collective of young... Read more
DHL Express lauds employees as cornerstone of success
Nearly 4, 000 DHL Express employees in Sub-Saharan Africa recognized for their contributions In a network business like DHL Express, it is imperative that a culture of motivation is inculcated among employees so they will deliver superior service to our customers. The annual DHL Employee Appreciation Week is one... Read more
Peugeot partners with Meals On Wheels in 9999 challenge
Peugeot Citroën South Africa has partnered with Meals on Wheels Community Services in support of the very exciting 9999 Challenge. The 9999 Challenge – 9 Teams competing to reach the 9 highest peaks in 9 provinces to help 9 beneficiaries and Peugeot will be providing 9 vehicles to transport... Read more