[Design Indaba 2015] The Internet of Things

Over the duration of a three-day conference and accompanying EXPO event, Design Indaba has become known as the platform for the showcasing of the best contemporary examples of made things...

By Terry Levin 2 Mar 2015 12:00

Muthambi in firing line over New Age adverts

NEWSWATCH: Communications Minister Faith Muthambi is in the firing line over 'irregular' adverts placed in The New Age, reports City Press...

2 Mar 2015 08:35

[Design Indaba 2015] On fashion and identity at Design Indaba 2015

The 2015 Design Indaba provided fertile ground for even the most ardent fashionistas and Afrophiles.

By Terry Levin 2 Mar 2015 11:36

[Design Indaba 2015] Dutch designers talk design inspiration

On the second day of the Design Indaba 2015 conference, KLM's director of communications and corporate identity, Frank Houben, and designer Hella Jongerius spoke through the recent KLM business class redesign...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Mar 2015 11:13

One step forwards, one back for democracy

If journalists in Zimbabwe had stood up in that country's parliament to protest against interference with their cellphone signals, they would have been laughed out of the place...

By Anton Harber 2 Mar 2015 06:14

[Design Indaba 2015] Conference highlights - Day two

From well-known spicy chicken brands and gourmet food trucks to cutting-edge fashion design, collaboration featured strongly (again) on the programme of the second day of the Design Indaba 2015 conference...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Mar 2015 12:13

[Orchids & Onions] VW's honesty shows the cliché game is all but up!

Years ago, when my day job included carrying a machine gun and jumping out of helicopters, I remember sitting with some mates in the base barrack room, listening to Forces' Favourites on the radio...

By Brendan Seery 2 Mar 2015 15:44

Egyptian billionaire Sawiris promises to keep Euronews neutral

PARIS, FRANCE: Egyptian telecoms and media magnate Naguib Sawiris, who is set to take a majority stake in Euronews, pledged on Friday not to interfere in coverage by the pan-European TV news channel....

2 Mar 2015 07:35

CCI (previously JHHESA) is looking for a PR agency

CCI is seeking quotes from an external PR company to assist with the strategic development and implementation of below-the-line communications to support campaigns, extend their audience reach and ensure that the information contained within them is made accessible to the widest possible audience on all appropriate media platforms...

Issued by JHHESA 2 Mar 2015 08:46

Three metrics for social success: Who's doing it right in South Africa

If you have them, you are content and they don't really matter, if you don't, it's a major headache.

By Andrew Felbert 2 Mar 2015 16:27

Evolving in-store digital media networks - Woolworths Rosebank

One Digital Media (ODM) has been working with Woolworths over the last several years to enhance their in-store digital media network...

Issued by One Digital Media 2 Mar 2015 12:03

[Design Indaba 2015] The selfie shapes monolithic fashion

"... Me and the beach, me and my food, me and my shoes, me and my boyfriend, me and Li taking lots of selfies." - Li Edelkoort

By Jessica Taylor 2 Mar 2015 08:00

[Design Indaba 2015] The language of William Kentridge

World renowned South African artist William Kentridge presented his performance piece "Refuse the Hour" at the City Hall in Cape Town on 26 & 27 February 2015 as part of the annual Design Indaba week...

By Megan Holt 2 Mar 2015 08:15

Mxit: The rise and collapse of 'Africa's largest social network'

Flashback to 2010. Naspers is still a majority shareholder in Mxit, at this stage Africa's largest social network and instant messaging client with 27-million registered users...

By Stuart Thomas 2 Mar 2015 15:07

Making a tit of yourself in the media

There's been a lot of bleating recently about "freedom of the press".

By Chris Brewer 2 Mar 2015 14:17

Prism Awards entries top out again

This year's entries for the annual Prism Awards, being announced on 19 April 2015, again attracted record entries, particularly in the Launch of a New Product, Service or Category.

2 Mar 2015 15:36

Women learn the importance of investing emotionally in their families and making their house a home

Continuing the theme of encouraging women to review their lives and empowering them to make changes where necessary to improve their situations, the fourth meeting of Godllywood's 12 Parts of Me programme, unveiled...

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 2 Mar 2015 12:57

POPI - to Act or not to Act? That is the question...

Fifteen months after the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) was signed in Parliament (November 2013), there is still no official indication of when it will be fully enforced...

By Alison Treadaway, Issued by Striata SA 2 Mar 2015 11:29

KPMG Global Africa Practice launches app to streamline business in Africa

DigitLab is the app development partner on the KPMG Africa Business App - a dynamic new platform providing businesses and investors with seamless access to the latest information about doing business across the continent...

Issued by DigitLab 2 Mar 2015 09:32

Oracle Innovation Day - Book your free ticket now

Don't miss the opportunity to be one of the executives at this free event!..

Issued by 4 Dimensions Advertising 2 Mar 2015 10:30

See the art in the bottle

'The Coca-Cola Bottle Art Tour: Inspiring Pop Culture for 100 Years' the art tour celebrates and showcases the Coca-Cola contour bottle's role in art, design and popular culture...

2 Mar 2015 15:31

Join the excitement of this year's Rugby World Cup

With the Rugby World Cup coming up this spring and South Africa being a rugby mad country, brand sponsors are already in planning mode, but what can you do as a non-sponsor to leverage this opportunity?...

Issued by TLC Marketing Worldwide 2 Mar 2015 11:30

A letter to the Spinning Rainbow Ball of Mac Doom

I get it. I do. You're there to teach me life lessons.

By Tiffany Markman 2 Mar 2015 14:24

German video-on-demand launches in South Africa

ProSiebenSat.1 Welt has announced the launch of a video-on-demand mobile app and website that allows German expats based in South Africa and 15 other countries to view German produced shows around the clock...

2 Mar 2015 11:56

Redzone Round Table breakfast sessions begin this month

The first Redzone Round Table breakfast session, hosted by Jeremy Maggs, takes place at the Michelangelo Hotel in Sandton on 19 March...

2 Mar 2015 10:11

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Egyptian billionaire Sawiris promises to keep Euronews neutral

PARIS, FRANCE: Egyptian telecoms and media magnate Naguib Sawiris, who is set to take a majority stake in Euronews, pledged on Friday not to interfere in coverage by the pan-European TV news channel....

2 Mar 2015 07:35

One step forwards, one back for democracy

If journalists in Zimbabwe had stood up in that country's parliament to protest against interference with their cellphone signals, they would have been laughed out of the place...

By Anton Harber 2 Mar 2015 06:14

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Google backflips on Blogger sexual content ban

WASHINGTON DC, US: Days after announcing a ban on sexually explicit content or "graphic nudity" on its Blogger platform, Google has reversed course...

2 Mar 2015 11:54

Bangladeshis pay tribute to US blogger killed in machete attack

DHAKA, BANGLADESH: Hundreds of Bangladeshis demanded justice on Sunday for the killers of an atheist blogger hacked to death with machetes, as they gathered to pay tribute to the critic of religious extremism...

2 Mar 2015 09:20

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