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Centre for Human Rights commends High Court judgement

The Centre for Human Rights commended the High Court of South Africa's decision to require Jon Qwelane to apologise for hateful speech towards the LGBT community. The judgement was handed out last week and the court has given Qwelane 30 days within to apologise.

16 hours ago

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs TV series coming soon

The yet-to-be-premiered television series Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is to hit screens on 26 August at 8.55 CAT on Boomerang. The television series is to be based on Sony Pictures Animation's 2009 animation film, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.

16 hours ago

Mundipharma extends MC sponsorship

Following its initial partnership, Mundipharma and Manchester City football club have entered a new global partnership. As part of the partnership agreement, the Manchester City football uniform and kit will feature Betadine logos in addition to the supply of Betadine treatments for the...

20 hours ago

MultiChoice renames DStv package

MultiChoice renamed its DStv Extra package to DStv Compact Plus. The change in name will remove confusion between the Extra package and the company's XtraView service.

21 hours ago

One Show 2018 second entry period now open

The second quarter entry period of The One Show 2018 opened on 22 August 2017. The awards competition's second quarter entry period deadline is on 19 September 2017.

22 hours ago

Vox provides sponsorship to Damage Control

Vox has come onboard as sponsors of Damage Control, a third-ranked Counter Strike Global Offensive South African gaming team. As part of the sponsorship agreement, each of the team members will receive a 12-month sponsored 100Mb link, as well as connectivity. The sponsorship also provides for a...

18 Aug 2017

IAB SA sets criteria, asks members for 2018 Bookmarks jury panel nomination

IAB SA has started collating the jury panel for the 2018 Bookmark Awards and is calling on members to nominate judges. Members will have to consider the following criteria when making a nomination: •Judges must be available for judging in January and February 2018. •Judge panel must be...

18 Aug 2017

Smirnoff welcomes non-gendered, fight against the system categories at 2017 MTV VMAs

As a lead sponsor of the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), Smirnoff has welcomed MTV's decision to do away with gendering categories in addition to the introduction of the best fight against the system award. This year, for the first time, male and female musicians will be competing for the artist...

18 Aug 2017

Media24 Lifestyle transfers publishing rights

Media24 Lifestyle has shifted its publishing rights to its soccer magazine, Kick Off. It has also moved its accompanying digital media properties to CT media, which is the publisher of Soccer Laduma, effective 1 October 2017. The decision is part of Media24's strategy to strengthen its...

16 Aug 2017

39th annual Loerie Awards judging creative excellence is underway

The 39th annual Loerie Awards kicked off this week and judging is underway. The 200 plus judges evaluate ideas and campaigns from Africa and the Middle East. Loeries this year opted to reward work that recognises who we are as humans by evaluating creativity. The judges will be judging...

16 Aug 2017

Sanef, BLF back at it

News24 reports that the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg will hear arguments for and against Black First Land First leader Andile Mngxitama. The South African National Editors Forum wants Mngxitama arrested and jailed for 90 days if he is found to be in contempt of court and if he afterwards...

8 Aug 2017

Marius Roberts leads discovery into Goodyear

TV personality and motoring journalist Marius Roberts will be leading viewers on a discovery into the Goodyear Innovation Centre in Luxembourg in his new show, Goodyear: A true test of tyre. Roberts will also be showing off his time on the track and share his visit to the Goodyear Tyre Testing...

7 Aug 2017

Media24 announces Novus merger

Media24 has today announced that Competition Tribunal has approved the merger of Media24 and Novus. The approval includes a condition that Media24 divest itself of the majority of its shareholding in Novus while retaining a non-controlling minority stake of 19%. The media company announced in...

4 Aug 2017

Cell C confirm sponsorship of the Inanda Africa Cup

Cell C, in association with Blue Label Telecoms, has confirmed their participation as the official headline sponsor of the Inanda Africa Cup polo tournament. The duration of the partnership will be for three days. The Cell C Inanda Africa Cup takes place on Sunday, 20 August at the Inanda...

4 Aug 2017

Brand Council South Africa to undertake survey

Brand Council South Africa has undertaken its fourth industry-wide research survey with an independent research company conducting the research for the council. The survey has been named the 'Brand Barometer Columinate'. The survey is aimed at stakeholders from brand agencies, academia, brand...

2 Aug 2017

Wired Communications to manage Cunard's PR, media relations in SA

Cunard has appointed Wired Communications to manage its PR and media relations in South Africa. Wired had managed the two projects for White Star Cruise & Travel, the GSA for Cunard in the country. Wired managed two onboard media tours when the remastered Queen Mary 2 visited Cape Town in January...

28 Jul 2017

New big star for 7de Laan

Former Skeem Saam and The Lion King actor Nicholas Nkuna has become the latest star to join Afrikaans soapie 7de Laan, in which he will play the role of a charismatic business owner who has Hillside in a tizz. 7de Laan publicist Rosa-Marie Erasmus confirmed Nicholas's new role and said he would make...

28 Jul 2017

According to Forbes, Dr Phil rakes in the cash

Channel 24 reports that, according to the latest Forbes highest-paid TV star list, daytime talk show host Dr Phil McGraw is the highest paid TV personality with a reported income of $79m. Forbes magazine indicated that the makeup of these stars' annual earnings may also include income from...

21 Jul 2017

Ryan Seacrest to return as host of American Idol

EWN reports that Ryan Seacrest is set to return to his previous role as the talent competition show's host. The news was confirmed on Live with Kelly and Ryan Thursday morning by talk show host Kelly Ripa. Seacrest has been American Idol's host for its previous 15 seasons. Read more here....

21 Jul 2017

Even further deadline extension for 2017 New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards

Deadlines for the New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards have been extended even further. All entries for this year's awards must now be submitted by close of business on Wednesday, 26 July 2017. Check out the New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards website for more information on...

21 Jul 2017

BBC pay list causes stir

Mail Online reports that BBC has released a list of its top 100 paid on-screen stars. The list has caused BBC staff to become furious when finding out how much they earn in comparison to their colleagues. High-profile female broadcasters have expressed their disgust about the emerging gender pay...

19 Jul 2017

Liquor sector estimates Liquor Amendment Bill will cause billions in lost revenue

Roleplayers in the alcohol industry expressed disappointment at the Department of Trade and Industry's failure to consider the potential loss of revenue as a result of the proposed amendments to the Liquor Act. The proposed Liquor Amendment Bill introduces several severe restrictions on the sale and...

19 Jul 2017

Sanef condemns BLF's attack on Micah Reddy

The South African National Editors' Forum has condemned the recent harassment of a journalist. Micah Reddy, a journalist at the amaBhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism, was verbally assaulted and harassed by members of the Black First Land First movement along with its leader, Andile...

19 Jul 2017

BBM and Planet Sport launches Football365

BBM Messenger and Planet Sport Publishing has launched Football365 in the instant messenger's discover menu. Football fans are now able to access and share pre-match and in-game updates to cheer with friends or taunt rivals within BBM. Football365 is a mobile-first, social-first ethos with...

19 Jul 2017

Game of Thrones sets record premiere

Channel 24 reports Game of Thrones' seventh season has set a record premiere of 10.1 million viewers. The record has overshadowed previous record-holder episodes. The numbers are a representation of viewers who watched the episode as it first aired and others who have streamed and viewed via...

19 Jul 2017

#Move4Goodness with First Choice on Facebook Live from 10am

This Mandela Day, First Choice will be utilising Facebook Live to #Move4Goodness for 67 minutes. From 10:00-11:07 today, the brand will be live streaming a selection of dances, backed by a playlist, crowdsourced by its fans in an effort to raise R120,000 worth of nutritious dairy products to be...

18 Jul 2017

Isuzu renews Blue Bulls sponsorship

Isuzu has renewed its sponsorship with the Vodacom Blue Bulls. The renewal continues the ongoing partnership between the two brands. Isuzu's successful partnership with the rugby union demonstrates the car company's recent announcement of its intention to strengthen its presence in South Africa...

17 Jul 2017

Servest announces a Clicks contract award

Clicks has awarded facilities management company Servest a contract to clean an additional 40 stores in the Western Cape. The award means that Servest will provide cleaning services to each Clicks store. Servest has successfully partnered with Clicks for the last two years.

17 Jul 2017

NetBooster announces partnership with Limbik

Global NetBooster Group has announced a partnership with South African agency Limbik Responding Creative. Group's extensive digital services and expertise will be available on the Africa continent.

14 Jul 2017

Ster-Kinekor, DIFF partner in Wavescape Film Festival screening

Ster-Kinekor and the Durban International Film Festival have entered a partnership that will see a free-to-attend public outdoor screening of four films at the Bay of Plenty on 16 July 2017. Ster-Kinekor has collaborated with National Film and Video Foundation and this year's Youth Achiever Award...

13 Jul 2017

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