Thoriso Kolobe lists several challenges her PR agency faced by offering its services exclusively to SMEs
Thoriso Kolobe 11 Aug 2017
The idea that content for social media cannot be planned and that live content can only be decided at the last minute, is an antiquated concept, writes Suzanne van Aswegen
Suzanne van Aswegen 24 Jul 2017
The African Media Agency (AMA) accelerates its growth with the opening of a new office in Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Holmes Report and African Public Relations Association (APRA) launch first Africa SABRE competition
Holmes Report and APRA launch first Africa SABRE competition for the public relations industry
Burson-Marsteller won PR accolades in Uganda and Kenya recently
The African Press Organization launches MENA Wire, a press release distribution and monitoring service dedicated to the Middle East and North Africa
Bizcommunity.com has set up a tribute page in honour of communications doyen and former journalist, Ruth Golembo, who passed away suddenly last week
Magna Carta wins Africa PR Consultancy of the year
Five PR companies are in the running for Africa PR Agency of the Year Award by the prestigious Homes Report
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
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.
Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013
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.
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.