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Converse strengthens commitment to youth mentorship and empowerment

Converse is expanding its All Stars youth mentorship programme by opening it to the public for the first time, with the aim to incorporate a more grassroots approach to supporting youth action...

15 hours ago

All the winners of the 2020 Jozi Film Fest

The Jozi Film Festival announced the winners of the 2020 festival as it came to a close...

2 days ago

Durban International Film Fest announces DIFF Awards winners

The 2020 Durban International Festival (DIFF) came to a close with the announcement of the winners of the DIFF Awards...

2 days ago

#AfricaBrandSummit: Solly Moeng shares his passion and vision for Africa

WATCH: In this exclusive interview with Africa Brand Summit convenor, Solly Moeng, Bizcommunity's Marketing & Media editor Juanita Pienaar finds out more about the summit, Moeng's passion for Africa and his vision for the event going forward...

By Juanita Pienaar 18 Sep 2020

SA's Siyavuya Mzantsi, Africa grand prize winner at Inma's "30 Under 30" awards

Cape Times editor Siyavuya Mzantsi has been announced as the Africa grand prize winner and one of the winners in the Leadership category at the International News Media Association's 30 Under 30 Awards...

18 Sep 2020

5,200 jobs saved as Edcon concludes sale of parts of Edgars

Approximately 5,200 retail industry jobs will be saved, as Edcon announced this week that the sale of parts of the Edgars business in South Africa to Retailability Ltd has been implemented...

17 Sep 2020

Brave Group welcomes Ismail Jooma as the group's new chief strategy officer

Brave Group is excited to announce Ismail Jooma as the chief strategy officer for the advertising and communications group...

Issued by The Brave Group 9 Sep 2020

#VMLYRTheEdge: How to get your brand noticed in Africa

VMLY&R SA's Live from The Edge presented both local and global thought leaders talking to the theme 'From Cultural Clichés to Brand Authenticity', addressing cultural relevance in the African context. Here, HeyHuman's Neil Davidson and Unilever's Lethepu Matshaba's thoughts on the subject...

By Jessica Tennant 4 Sep 2020

Global consumers ease back into in-store shopping - report

With Covid-19 lockdown measures around the world easing, just under three-quarters of global consumers report feeling comfortable returning to physical stores since lockdowns have eased...

4 Sep 2020

Influencer compensation: How money moves within the Nigerian influencer industry

Gbenga Sogbaike, CEO at Plaqad comments on the state of influencer compensation in 2019/2020 based on a recent report - Influencer Compensation 2020...

By Gbenga Sogbaike 4 Sep 2020

One Show announces Microsoft's Kathleen Hall as 2020 CMO Pencil winner

Kathleen Hall, chief brand officer at Microsoft, has been announced as the winner of The One Show 2020 CMO Pencil...

21 Aug 2020

D&AD virtual ceremony will celebrate 2020 winners

D&AD has announced plans for a virtual ceremony on 10 September that will celebrate the 2020 D&AD Pencil winners...

19 Aug 2020

Ads are like shoes

Head of strategy at FCB Wired in Gaborone, Isaac Kwame Adom writes why, for him, ads are like shoes. Both have a basic function. For shoes, it's to protect your feet from the elements. For ads, it's to impact audience attitudes towards a brand. Both can leave lasting impressions but, can also be entirely forgettable...

By Isaac Kwame Adom 18 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Suzanne Morel shares how Mastercard SA is powering up women in SA

Suzanne Morel, country manager for Mastercard SA, shares some insights into how Mastercard is giving power to women...

By Evan-Lee Courie 17 Aug 2020

2020 Durban FilmMart to look at African content in the new normal

The 2020 Durban FilmMart, which will take place online from 4 to 13 September, will take a special look at African content in the new normal...

13 Aug 2020

New report shows brand leaders face big challenges aligning marketing and comms teams

The CMO Council report also addressed how Covid-19 increased the importance to deliver cohesive messaging...

17 Sep 2020

The Africa nexus - intra-trade and investment as drivers of African development

Brand South Africa hosted an Africa nexus research reference group webinar with key objectives to determine insights and perspectives on how the African Continental Free Trade (AcFTA) could enable economic recovery and development in the context of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic...

Issued by Brand South Africa 10 Sep 2020

Afda nabs 9 nominations @ the 8th Annual Simon 'Mabhunu' Sabela Awards 2020

Afda student films have an extraordinary record at the Simon Sabela Awards...

Issued by AFDA 31 Aug 2020

Enter the micro-budget film: lockdown amplifies South African cinema trends

Making and distributing films in new ways, that are also cognisant of the global climate emergency, is going to become a growing trend not just in South Africa, but around the world...

By Liani Maasdorp 28 Aug 2020

8 African highlights to stream on Showmax, from Love Island in Cape Town to Sol Family in Kenya to Big Brother in Nigeria

Here are eight African highlights you can catch on Showmax, from Love Island in Cape Town to Sol Family in Kenya to Big Brother in Nigeria...

Issued by Showmax 27 Aug 2020

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