Sound Connects Fund calls for applications
Sound Connects Fund calls for applications

The Music In Africa Foundation (MIAF), in partnership with the Goethe-Institut, has launched a €4m funding programme geared towards supporting creatives in Southern Africa...

22 Jun 2021

Kantar BrandZ Most Valuable Global Brands 2021
Kantar BrandZ Most Valuable Global Brands 2021

The world's most valuable brands have experienced record growth according to the Kantar BrandZ Most Valuable Global Brands 2021 ranking, with the total worth reaching $7,1trn...

Issued by Kantar 21 Jun 2021

Segmenting for the future: 5 emerging consumer types
Segmenting for the future: 5 emerging consumer types

Accenture Africa's MD shares the new consumer types that have surfaced as a result of the pandemic, and how they differ according to changes in way of life, fears and concerns, hopes and desires...

By John Watling 21 Jun 2021

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#CreativeWeek2021: Games in physical reality

Epic Games looks at how game studios and brands work together...

By Emily Stander 21 Jun 2021

Golden Drum Festival opens entries for competition
Golden Drum Festival opens entries for competition

The Golden Drum International Festival of Creativity had opened registrations for its Young Drummers and The Golden Drum competitions...

18 Jun 2021

D&AD Shift NY 2021 open for applications
D&AD Shift NY 2021 open for applications

D&AD has announced the launch of the 2021 edition of the D&AD Shift with Google programme in New York...

16 Jun 2021

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D&AD 2021 social media trends

Find out about the key social media trends Ashleigh Burton saw in the D&AD Awards...

By Ashleigh Burton 14 Jun 2021

Cannes Lions Live 2021 launches full content agenda
Cannes Lions Live 2021 launches full content agenda

Ster-Kinekor has announced the content agenda for Cannes Lions Live...

11 Jun 2021

New Barbie collection made using recycled ocean-bound plastic
New Barbie collection made using recycled ocean-bound plastic

The launch forms part of Mattel's goal to achieve 100% recycled, recyclable or bio-based plastic materials across all its products and packaging by 2030...

11 Jun 2021

APO Group and Getty Images agreement offers global platform for African press releases and images
APO Group and Getty Images agreement offers global platform for African press releases and images

APO Group has signed an agreement with Getty Images that will make images and press releases about Africa instantly available...

10 Jun 2021

YouTube Music opens 2022 applications for #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund
YouTube Music opens 2022 applications for #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund

YouTube Music is opening applications to the #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund Class of 2022...

10 Jun 2021

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#CreativeWeek2021: The importance of cultural nuance in advertising

Today, I report on a panel hosted earlier this week, 'One size does not fit all: the importance of cultural nuance in advertising'...

By Emily Stander 9 Jun 2021

E-sports grow a following in sub-Saharan Africa
E-sports grow a following in sub-Saharan Africa

Borderless Access conducted a 15-country study to explore active and passive participation in e-sports. Today, we look specifically at viewership of e-sports in sub-Saharan Africa...

Issued by Borderless Access 9 Jun 2021

The One Club Board elects new leadership
The One Club Board elects new leadership

The One Club for Creativity has announced new leadership to its National Board of Directors...

9 Jun 2021

Century-old CNA enters business rescue
Century-old CNA enters business rescue

CNA, South Africa's 125-year-old books and stationery retailer, has been placed into business rescue, its management team confirmed...

9 Jun 2021

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INMA recognises 58 initiatives with top prizes in Global Media Awards

The International News Media Association (INMA) has unveiled winners in its 2021 Global Media Awards competition...

7 Jun 2021

The One Club and 3% Movement open call for global Next Creative Leaders 2021
The One Club and 3% Movement open call for global Next Creative Leaders 2021

The One Club for Creativity and The 3% Movement have opened the call for entries for their jointly run Next Creative Leaders 2021...

7 Jun 2021

The One Club for Creativity ADC 100th Annual Awards announces Best of Discipline winners
The One Club for Creativity ADC 100th Annual Awards announces Best of Discipline winners

The One Club for Creativity has announced Best of Discipline winners for the ADC 100th Annual Awards...

4 Jun 2021

The history of sneakers: From commodity to cultural icon
The history of sneakers: From commodity to cultural icon

From sportswear and street style to catwalk fashion, sneakers have made their mark as cultural commodities...

By Naomi Braithwaite 3 Jun 2021

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AMV BBDO London wins six Best of Disciplines at The One Show 2021

The One Club for Creativity announces AMV BBDO London has received high honors in The One Show 2021 with six Best of Discipline wins...

3 Jun 2021

Forbes Africa announces 30 Under 30 for 2021
Forbes Africa announces 30 Under 30 for 2021

Forbes Africa has released its annual 30 Under 30 list featuring innovative entrepreneurs, tech geeks, sports stars and influential creatives leading a pandemic-hit Africa...

1 Jun 2021

Are African brands out of touch with Africans?
Are African brands out of touch with Africans?

African brands are not getting enough love from home and we need to resolve this....

By Pat Mahlangu 1 Jun 2021

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The power of inclusive portrayal in advertising

On 27 May 2021, Kantar, in partnership with Affectiva, presented a webinar on how inclusive portrayal in advertising is important for the progression of media...

By Emily Stander 28 May 2021

ADC 100th Annual Awards announces finalists
ADC 100th Annual Awards announces finalists

Spotify In-House, Goodby, The New York Times Magazine are top finalists in the historic ADC 100th Annual Awards...

27 May 2021

#D&AD21: D&AD awards 430 Pencils across Craft, Next, Advertising, Side Hustle and Collaborative
#D&AD21: D&AD awards 430 Pencils across Craft, Next, Advertising, Side Hustle and Collaborative

D&AD announced the Pencil winners across the Craft, Next, Advertising, Side Hustle and Collaborative categories...

26 May 2021

Wina 2021 announces shortlist
Wina 2021 announces shortlist

This year, agencies from 35 countries and 5 continents, including Africa, participated in Wina...

25 May 2021

All the Pitcher Awards 2021 winners!
All the Pitcher Awards 2021 winners!

The three-day Pitcher Awards Festival 2021 culminated on 22 May with the Pitcher Awards which was streamed at the Pitcher Festival website and broadcast on television networks of TVC Entertainment and TVC News...

24 May 2021

Marek Zmyslowski on plotting a realistic e-commerce growth strategy in Africa
Marek Zmyslowski on plotting a realistic e-commerce growth strategy in Africa

During the PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit, investor and serial entrepreneur Marek Zmyslowski urged African businesses to employ a more level-headed approach to mapping online growth...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 23 May 2021

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Jury chairs of Warc Awards for Media named

Warc has launched the Warc Awards for Media 2021, a global awards scheme rewarding communications planning and aiming to make a positive impact on business results...

20 May 2021

The One Club launches We Are One initiative
The One Club launches We Are One initiative

The One Club for Creativity rallies creatives to take a collective stand against racism and intolerance...

20 May 2021

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