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Verashni Pillay resigns from The Huffington Post SA with immediate effect

24.com has accepted the resignation of Verashni Pillay as editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post SA.

1 day ago

King James Group’s chief creative officer Alistair King
King James Group drinks in their global win

King James Group's chief creative officer Alistair King says the time when independent local agencies couldn't really expect to work in international brands because of how multinationals tied up the brands at a global level are over.

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

BREAKING: Barclays Accelerator reveals 2017 Africa programme participants
BREAKING: Barclays Accelerator reveals 2017 Africa programme participants

Last night, Thursday, 20 April 2017, saw the announcement of the top 10 companies selected for the Barclays Accelerator 2017 Africa programme.

3 days ago

Alon Lits
Uber: No deal breakers for doing business in sub-Saharan Africa

Transportation network company Uber had to tweak its developed-country business practices to align with the local realities in African countries such as South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria.

By Jaco Maritz 3 days ago

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Grow your storytelling, grow your brand

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.

By Parusha Partab 20 Apr 2017

The Newsroom rolls out self-service ad platform for South Africa
The Newsroom rolls out self-service ad platform for South Africa

The Newsroom, South Africa's leading native ad platform, opens up the self-service option for any small or medium business looking to advertise, on a pay-per-click basis.

Issued by The Newsroom 20 Apr 2017

Gumtree turns over a new leaf
Gumtree turns over a new leaf

From today, 20 April 2017, Gumtree South Africa sports its new logo, as part of an ongoing and comprehensive redesign.

20 Apr 2017

Andrew Allison, head of IAB SA Regulatory Affairs Council 
 (IAB SA) and Elizabeth de Stadler, consumer rights expert.
ASA in crisis - seeks industry support at AGM next week

The crisis surrounding the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has deepened since it was placed in business rescue last year and its supporters are calling on the industry to attend the AGM and ‘Save the ASA' event on Tuesday 25 April 2017 at the SAB ‘World Of Beer' 15 President Street Newtown Johannesburg.

19 Apr 2017

Capacity crowd at Ellis Park for UCKG's Good Friday service, prays for South Africa
Capacity crowd at Ellis Park for UCKG's Good Friday service, prays for South Africa

The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (UCKG) once again hosted one of the largest Good Friday services in South Africa, filling the Ellis Park Stadium to capacity with overflow crowds in the adjacent precinct. Almost 90,000 Church members and their guests gathered for the annual event to have their lives restored through the resurrection of Jesus.

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 19 Apr 2017

Bob Mabena joins MSG Afrika Broadcasting
Bob Mabena joins MSG Afrika Broadcasting

Black-owned and -operated media company MSG Afrika Group has announced the appointment of renowned radio practitioner Bob Mabena as their group head of programming of their subsidiary MSG Afrika Broadcasting with effect from 1 May 2017.

Issued by MSG Afrika Broadcasting 18 Apr 2017

How SA's young creatives can get involved in Cannes Lions 2017!
How SA's young creatives can get involved in Cannes Lions 2017!

Cannes Lions has launched new projects to support young creatives by opening the Night School and announcing the 2017 Masters of Creativity client brief. There's also a 48-hour local film challenge.

18 Apr 2017

Media: Dark art or science?
Media: Dark art or science?

Let's face it, 2017 is already tougher than 2016, which was in turn was tougher than the previous year. The advertising industry is under pressure, and media agencies are not excluded from this.

By Quinton Jones 17 Apr 2017

Marije Gould, Verint VP of marketing EMEA.
Customers still like personal interaction in a digital world

A new study from Verint and Opinium Research reveals that customer experience (CX) is considerably more nuanced than many businesses realise and they should focus on both traditional and digital interactions if they hope to keep up with South African customers.

17 Apr 2017