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Delivering on African Excellence 2017

Engage Joe Public, the PR and communications offering of Joe Public United, entered the 2017 African Excellence Awards and succeeded in winning two awards this past week

Issued by Joe Public United 2 days ago

#Newsmaker: Mpange Chapeshamano makes an Avatar comeback

Politics aside, integrated marketing agency Avatar has done a management reshuffle with co-founder Zibusiso Mkhwanazi stepping down as CEO to take on a bigger role as group CEO of Avatar Investment Holdings and the Avatar360 Group, which owns the agency's Johannesburg and Cape Town offices

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

Celebrating 13 South African Gold Quills winners

The International Association of Business Communicators has announced the excellence and merit winners of the 2017 IABC Gold Quill Awards programme

21 Apr 2017

Grapevine chosen to represent Beautiful News, a showcase of South Africa's positive stories

The creators of 21 Icons South Africa, Ginkgo Agency, has appointed Grapevine Communications to launch its digital platform, Beautiful News, that delivers an inspiring story each day that reflects the goodness of South Africa's people

Issued by Grapevine Communications 20 Apr 2017

87% of PR executives believe the term “public relations” does not describe their future

Key findings from the USC Annenberg CPR's global communications report

By Daniel Munslow 19 Apr 2017

Big winner at the inaugural African SABRE Awards

Burson-Marsteller Africa is a big winner at the first-ever African SABRE Awards in public relations

19 Apr 2017

Bell Pottinger walks away from the Guptas

UK-based public relations firm Bell Pottinger announced on Wednesday that it was cutting ties with Gupta-owned Oakbay, saying its ability to be an effective advocate for the company had been compromised

By Natasha Marrian and Genevieve Quintal 18 Apr 2017

Celebrating 10 years of creative excellence and successful brand-building

While celebrating a landmark 10 years in business, The Marketing Kraal is making plans to enter the next phase with a bang

Issued by The Marketing Kraal 18 Apr 2017

Openfield to run with PR for the Currie Cup

Openfield has been appointed by SA Rugby to manage and implement the PR and brand activations for the 2017 Currie Cup season

Issued by Openfield 13 Apr 2017

#BehindtheSelfie with... Marisa Louw

This week we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Marisa ‘just call me eM' Louw, founder and managing director of the Emlo Communications PR agency in Johannesburg

By Leigh Andrews 12 Apr 2017

#OneShow2017: Public relations finalists revealed!

Finalists in the ‘public relations' category have been revealed for One Show 2017, with two South African entries making the grade

12 Apr 2017

OLC breaks barriers again with McDonald's National Breakfast Day

McDonald's SA recently celebrated their iconic National Breakfast Day, where their customers could enjoy the world-renowned Egg McMuffin and small filter coffee for only R10

Issued by Offlimit Communications 10 Apr 2017

You're probably using the word ‘revert' incorrectly

There is no such noun as ‘a revert'. There is also no such verb phrase, in the context of replying to someone, as ‘revert back'. You're bastardising an innocent verb. Find out why

By Tiffany Markman 6 Apr 2017

PR industry professionals must stand up for integrity

It is a sad day when PR firms tarnish the reputation of the industry as a whole

By Janine Lloyd 6 Apr 2017

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International

How to take part in World Design Day in SA

World Design Day is all about exploring and enhancing natural creativity and planting small seeds on change in collectively designing a more human-friendly and inclusive society for all.

By Leigh Andrews 16 hours ago

Puma ups forecast after sales leap in first quarter

FRANKFURT, Germany - German sportswear maker Puma said Tuesday it set a new quarterly record for sales between January and March, springing over the €1bn-barrier and upping its forecasts for the year.

1 day ago

The postcard is never the place

I had been walking with my new friend Alexander Kalchev through Chinatown in San Francisco. I had visited these streets before in my head.

By Damon Stapleton 1 day ago

All the winners: Second day of D&AD 2017

The second set of D&AD Pencil winners have been announced, with an additional 10 South African entries making the grade in the final categories!

1 day ago

LIA announces new competition, Social Influencers, chaired by Phil Ranta

London International Awards (LIA) has announced a new competition to validate the importance of the Social Influencer. Phil Ranta, chief operating officer at Studio71, will chair the inaugural jury for Social Influencers.

1 day ago

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