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AMA opens Abidjan office

The African Media Agency (AMA) accelerates its growth with the opening of a new office in Abidjan, Ivory Coast

12 Jun 2017

Global SABRE PR awards launched for Africa

Holmes Report and African Public Relations Association (APRA) launch first Africa SABRE competition

3 Jan 2017

African PR awards launched

Holmes Report and APRA launch first Africa SABRE competition for the public relations industry

9 Dec 2016

Burson-Marsteller Africa wins on the continent

Burson-Marsteller won PR accolades in Uganda and Kenya recently

1 Dec 2016

APO launches press release service for Middle East, North Africa

The African Press Organization launches MENA Wire, a press release distribution and monitoring service dedicated to the Middle East and North Africa

6 Sep 2016

Tributes to honour Ruth Golembo

Bizcommunity.com has set up a tribute page in honour of communications doyen and former journalist, Ruth Golembo, who passed away suddenly last week

18 Jul 2016

Magna Carta wins Africa PR Consultancy of 2016

Magna Carta wins Africa PR Consultancy of the year

26 May 2016

The Holmes Report Africa Consultancy of the Year

Five PR companies are in the running for Africa PR Agency of the Year Award by the prestigious Homes Report

23 May 2016

Brand Communications appointed to strengthen Azito Energie brand

In an aim to strengthen its brand and to develop communication materials in both English and French, Azito Energie, an electricity provider in Côte d'Ivoire, has appointed specialist pan-African agency

22 Aug 2014

The state of the nation: Advertising in Africa

Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.

By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013

Loerie Awards adds PR category for 2011

The Loerie Awards has introduced a PR category to this year's awards. Public Relations Industry of Southern Africa (PRISA) spokesperson Bridget von Holdt believes the move is indicative of the importance of strategic communication in the overall communication mix and that the inclusion of PR exposes other industries to the real value of strategic communication and its vital role in brand management.

20 Apr 2011

PR Worx wins IABC African Gold Quill

In the media relations category of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) African Gold Quill Awards, PR Worx won for its Anglo American's CSI publicity activities. It received the highest publicity category score in Africa, after the first tier of judging, so the entry will be submitted to the second round of international adjudication in the US.

28 Mar 2011

Loeries 2011 opens for entries, categories revised

The Loerie Awards launched its 2011 campaign, Tuesday 15 March 2011, entitled "Don't hate. Create", created by Draftfcb and supported by a mobisite and specially developed augmented reality apps, linking digital technology to the printed media, along with a revamp of its award categories.

15 Mar 2011

Roundup of SxSWSA posts from the weekend

Here is a roundup of the posts published on sxswsa.co.za this weekend. We're over halfway through SxSW Interactive in Austin, Texas, but there's still plenty material in the works, so keep an eye on the blog for another few days. Also, follow @sxswsa, or the entire #sxswsa Twitter list. [view twitterfall]

By Ivo Vegter: @sxswsa 14 Mar 2011

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