Eastern Cape recognised as innovation hub
Eastern Cape-based Innovators and entrepreneurs scooped a quarter of the 25 inaugural Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation Awards, which were presented in Port Elizabeth as part of the African Advanced Manufacturing Innovation and Composites Show. Five of the six Eastern Cape award-winners work out of the Propella Business Incubator in... Read more
Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) appoints a Media Specialist
Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) has appointed Thamie Mthembu as the Media Specialist for Daimler Trucks & Buses (DT&B) Southern Africa and Mercedes-Benz Vans Southern Africa, effective 1 October 2018. Thamie, succeeds Sibusiso Mkwanazi, who has assumed his new role as the Marketing and Communications Specialist for Mercedes-Benz Vans. Mthembu... Read more
DHL Express awarded most Top Employer certifications on the continent
DHL Express has been recognised as a Top Employer in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, at the prestigious Top Employer Africa 2019 certification ceremony, held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg on Thursday, 4th October 2018. Hennie Heymans, CEO, DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa said that receiving this recognition... Read more
The most advanced online advertising marketplace to launch
Ads2Trade, an automated, web-based, outdoor media aggregator and trading platform is set to launch in South Africa, promising to revolutionise the estimated R5 billion local Out of Home (O.O.H.) advertising industry. South Africa will be the first to rollout this global franchise. A robust, secure, auditable and integrated online... Read more
SA scoops best exhibitor award in SADC region
South Africa took home the best exhibitor award in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region at the conclusion of the 54th Feira International de Maputo trade fair on Sunday. The South African pavilion at the Feira International de Maputo (FACIM) was hosted by the Department of Trade and... Read more
Media key to social cohesion
Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says it is the responsibility of government and the media fraternity to contribute to the development of the country in achieving social cohesion and nation building. “A truly transformed media can play a greater and more meaningful role in ensuring that citizens have greater access... Read more
Local airwaves get more interesting with TUT FM
Communications Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana on Tuesday officially opened the Tshwane University of Pretoria (TUT) campus radio station situated in Soshanguve, north of Pretoria. TUT FM 96.2 is a community radio station based at the TUT South campus, about 35km from Pretoria. The station, which broadcasts within a 50km... Read more
Celebrating young creatives, Brand South Africa heads to the Loerie Awards 2018
Celebrating young creatives, Brand South Africa will be heading to Durban for the internationally recognised Loerie Awards 2018. The Loeries are Africa and the Middle East’s premier initiative that recognises, rewards, inspires and fosters creative excellence in the brand communication industry. Now in its fourth year in Durban, the... Read more
Summit to discuss community media
Deputy Minister of Communications Pinky Kekana will on Monday open the Inaugural Media Development and Diversity Community Media Summit to be held at Birchwood Conference centre in Boksburg. The Community Media Summit is part of the Ministry of Communications’ efforts to align community media with the developments of the... Read more
Facebook more than just a networking platform
Communications Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana says social media platforms like Facebook have become more than just a networking site, they are now used for news, marketing and even campaigning. Speaking at the inaugural Facebook NGO DAY in Sandton, Johannesburg, Kekana said a study had revealed that 18 million South... Read more