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
Jessica Tennant 3 days ago
The International Monetary Fund has forecast 2.6% growth in sub-Saharan Africa this year, aided by a modest recovery in large economies South Africa, Nigeria and Angola
A new generation of celebrities are teaching brands a great deal about how to generate content consumers engage with.
Annabel Porter 21 Apr 2017
In prehistoric times, great stories were told sitting around a campfire. In the glow of the flames storytellers would share exciting tales to impart information, to teach, to encourage and to entertain. Storytelling is an evolutionary mechanism crucial to human communication and central to our success
Parusha Partab 20 Apr 2017
Overview of how digital entertainment on-demand disrupts media industry
United Nations and African Union sign new partnership framework to better respond to evolving challenges
In an extract from Deloitte's 'African trends going into 2017 - How business needs to plan for the changing continent' report, economic diversification is encouraged
"Africa's online landscape is mobile but mostly feature phone based. Travel still needs to better embrace mobile by delivering mobile and thumb ready experiences to the African youth."
Cari Coetzee 19 Apr 2017
Added Value highlights five social good innovations from around the globe
Amarula's efforts to save the African elephant has stepped up another gear by releasing 400,000 bespoke Amarula bottles to communicate that there are now only 400,000 elephants left in the wild
Here's what I learned from BlueMagnet's recent content marketing and social media training course, such as how to 'poop candyfloss', among other magical things
Leigh Andrews 7 Apr 2017
All the winners of D&AD 2017 Pencils have been announced and we have the colours of the 13 South African entries that made the grade!
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.
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!