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Entries for the 2017 FCJ Excellence Awards still open

Entries for the 2017 FCJ Excellence Awards, which acknowledges work in local and community print newspapers, is open until 24 April 2017 to any permanent editorial staff member working for a local or community print newspaper in South Africa – entries should cover the period between 1 January 2016...

4 hours ago

National Geographic presents Origins: The Journey of Humankind

National Geographic brings the eight-part series, Origins: The Journey of Humankind to our screens, which traces the story of human civilisation and innovation that resulted in our modern-day world. The series delves into the ‘evolutionary ascension' that fuelled important moments which grew the...

5 hours ago

Michael Ware goes uncensored in new National Geographic series

The well-known war correspondent, Michael Ware, takes to National Geographic in an eight-part series titled, Uncensored with Michael Ware. The series takes Ware on explorations through various aspects of the world from New York Fashion Week to witch hunts in Papua New Guinea. Uncensored with...

5 hours ago

'The stage is yours!' new pay-off line for SABC 3

SABC 3 has refreshed its line-up, created a brand campaign and launched its new positioning statement, "The stage is yours!" From 3 April 2017, it introduces a reality slot at 7.30pm from Mondays to Wednesdays, with drama on Thursdays and Fridays. Tuesdays to Thursdays at 8.30pm, it will...

3 days ago

Turner unveils new content for kids

Turner has unveiled a new line-up of content on its channels, Cartoon Network and Boomerang. Cartoon Network will be introducing Summer Camp Island based on the original short story created by British animator and illustrator, Julia Pott, whose credits include Adventure Time and the Cloudy with a...

23 Mar 2017

CNN's African Voices to look at the world's reaction to positive African stories

EbonyLife TV CEO and chairperson, Mosunmola 'Mo' Abudu will be featured in CNN's African Voices as the show looks at how the world has taken to watching stories about modern Africa in a positive light. After working as a media personality and producer in the African film and television industry,...

23 Mar 2017's Ultimate Braai Master is most watched SA cooking show

Independent measurement figures indicated that's Ultimate Braai Master is the most watched cooking show in South Africa with an AMR of 982,667.

23 Mar 2017

Mega8 to host e-sports tournament

Mega8 will be branching out into e-sports by hosting the Autumn Cup. During the tournament, teams play against each in Counter Strike: Global Offensive as they campaign for the R50,000 prize. The remaining eight teams in the Autumn Cup will be taking on each other in CS:GO on 31 March 2017. The...

22 Mar 2017

Nadia Hearn to host series of Facebook for small business workshops

Get Published founder and Two Oceans Vibe radio presenter, Nadia Hearn, will be hosting a series of workshops on how small businesses can utilise Facebook to grow their brands. The Facebook 101 for Small Business Roadshow starts on 23 March 2017 and ends on 28 April 2017 and will be making stops in...

22 Mar 2017

Facebook's Messenger Lite is now available in SA

Facebook has launched Messenger Lite in South Africa. The app is a smaller, standalone version of Messenger for Android. Messenger Lite offers people with older Android smartphones and slower internet connections, the opportunity to send text, photos and links to anyone else using Messenger or...

22 Mar 2017

Lira: Dreamchaser returns for second season

South African songstress, Lira, continues her journey on Fox Life with the return of Lira: Dreamchaser which provides insight into the production and songwriting process of this dynamic and diverse star's latest album. Dreamchaser 2: Born Free gives us a look into the daily life of a musician...

22 Mar 2017

Blac Chyna is Cosmopolitan South Africa's April cover star

Reality show star, Blac Chyna is Cosmopolitan South Africa's April cover star. Cosmopolitan SA's fashion director, Bev Nates and art director, Juan Geel travelled to Los Angeles to meet with Chyna and worked alongside photographer, John Tsiavis on the photoshoot. Have a look at the behind the...

20 Mar 2017

Free workshop set to guide SA entrepreneurs to millions

Sales and marketing experts, Daniel Miller and Brett Fogle, alongside internet marketer, Leon Marinus, will be leading a free-to-attend three-hour business training and networking workshop aimed at guiding local entrepreneurs on how to turn their ideas into millions of rands in revenue. These...

20 Mar 2017

Bruketa&Žinic to become Bruketa&Zinic&Grey, following Grey acquisition

WPP's operating company, Grey will acquire a majority share in the Croatian full-service creative agency, Bruketa&Žinic. Once the acquisition is finalised, Bruketa&Žinic will amalgamate with Grey Zagreb, a WPP operating company and Grey Worldwide, to create Bruketa&Zinic&Grey.

20 Mar 2017

Touch Central renamed Touch HD

Launched on 29 August 2016, its aim is “to disrupt radio as we know it”, through innovation and by being uncensored, uncut and unpredictable. The station introduced listeners to a host of undiscovered broadcast talent from across South Africa. The station will continue being available through...

17 Mar 2017

2017 SingularityU Johannesburg Chapter launched at screening of The University

The launch of the 2017 SingularityU Johannesburg Chapter was held as part of a screening of the documentary film, The University, at the Killarney Mall CineCentre. A few days earlier, Michael Fichardt had hosted the Cape Town Chapter at Open's Workshop 17. Mann Made Media director Mic Mann is...

16 Mar 2017

Off the Beat ‘n Track set to be family-friendly mountain biking event

Tracker and Jacaranda FM will be presenting the very first Off the Beat ‘n Track mountain biking and music event in April. The event offers mountain biking routes which will range from 2kms to 50kms and family members of all ages may participate. After the race, families will be able to have a...

15 Mar 2017

Limelight moves office, makes new appointments

Limelight Consulting has relocated and moved into new offices in Green Point, Cape Town. In addition to the move, Limelight has also added two market research analysts, two web developers, three social media managers and another content curator to its team.

15 Mar 2017

Capitec adds value to mobile banking app

“Ads annoying, right?” Capitec has created three ads, each with different personalities, to add value to their mobile banking app. Instead of having to endure long queues at banks and stores, now you can ‘skip' and use their mobile banking app instead. Hilarity comes in the form...

14 Mar 2017

MA(SA) to recap proposed marketing research currency

The Marketing Association of South Africa (MA(SA)), The Advertising Media Forum (AMF) and the Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA), invites all Cape Town marketers and agencies to an event that will be looking into the proposed marketing research currency, replacing the All Media and...

14 Mar 2017

National Geographic premieres Genius, an Albert Einstein story

Fox 21 Television Studios brings to screen the extraordinary life story of Albert Einstein in Genius, which tells the story of how Albert became Einstein, exploring his achievements and personal relationships in a new 10-episode series story based on Walter Isaacson's book, “Einstein: His Life and...

14 Mar 2017

CCDI launches After Dark workshops for aspiring creatives

Cape Craft and Design Institute (CCDI) have recently launched their multi-disciplinary offering of short evening courses. After Dark courses provide creative and practical classes where attendees have the chance to learn how to make 3D-printed jewellery, as well as an origami mobile and more. A...

13 Mar 2017

Small Business Handbook now available

The Small Business Handbook was recently launched at the Nu Metro Cinema, Hyde Park, on Thursday, 2 March 2017. The handbook was written for aspiring business owners and covers 17 topics related to business, including that of social media and finance. The launch was hosted by MCs Anele...

13 Mar 2017

The PRISM Awards calls for final nominations

The PRISM Awards are calling for final nominations for the Lifetime Achievement Award which takes place on Saturday, 6 May 2017 — the award is presented to an industry expert who has made a remarkable impact on the public relations profession. The 2017 PRISM Awards sponsors include The Park...

13 Mar 2017

What does freedom mean to you?

CNN and the CNN Freedom Project will be participating in #MyFreedomDay, a global student-led day of action against modern-day slavery. On 14 March 2017, young people around the world will be participating in anti-trafficking events to create awareness of the human trafficking industry. CNN will...

10 Mar 2017

Algoa FM team included in adjudication panels for SAMAs, Radio Liberty Awards

Charl Leslie and Jacque Arendt of Algoa FM will form part of the adjudication panel for the 23rd annual South African Music Awards. The SAMAs is the country's annual music awards event and acknowledges the achievements made in the music recording industry. Algoa FM's programming director, Alfie...

10 Mar 2017

ICASA approves Complaints and Compliance Committee's recommendation

The Council of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) have accepted the recommendation of the Complaints and Compliance Committee (CCC) against the SABC relating to the amendment of its editorial policies without public consultation. The matter was lodged by the SOS Support...

9 Mar 2017

NATIVE VML to manage Vaseline Men's digital engagement

Unilever has named NATIVE VML as the lead digital agency for Vaseline's men hand and body range. NATIVE VML is to provide digital engagement across various channels for the heritage brand. “We believe NATIVE VML has the proficiency to place Vaseline in the mind of the modern man through deep and...

9 Mar 2017

Magna Carta to introduce an African Reputation Index

In collaboration with Yellowwood, Magna Carta Reputation Management Consultants will be launching an Africa Reputation Index (ARI). The ARI will allow African companies to measure the effect of their reputations which will, in turn, offer insights into strategic planning to limit the damage and...

9 Mar 2017

ICASA establishes regulatory framework review process

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has introduced a process to review the community broadcasting governing framework of the broadcasting sector, which is aimed at addressing concerns that the community broadcasting sector faces in terms of its regulatory and operational...

8 Mar 2017

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