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Episode 171: Agency focus - The Fixer Company

Date: 21 Apr 2016
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Ogilvy recognised at African Excellence Awards

Local advertising firm, Ogilvy & Mather Namibia was awarded the first African Excellence Award late last month in the Corporate Advertising category at the International Excellence Awards...

16 Feb 2016

Showing how easy it is to go local for Team Namibia

Team Namibia's first TV commercial, by Weathermen & Co., aims to encourage Namibian consumers to buy and support locals and make Namibian products and services part of their everyday life...

Issued by Weathermen & Co 3 Feb 2016

Weathermen & Co team hit 1,000-day mark

The Weathermen & Co team celebrated 1,000 days in business and credit goes to the real heroes behind their success story, the W&Co team, who has consistently raised the bar and delivered breakthrough results in all aspects.

Issued by Weathermen & Co 9 Nov 2015

Jupiter introduces the Namibian market to The Bros

The Jupiter Drawing Room (Cape Town) conceptualised a new campaign for Namibia Breweries Limited Windhoek Draught, which is aimed at young guys who know what they want...

Issued by The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town 9 Dec 2014

MP wants alcohol ads banned

When MPs discussed the Report on Alcohol Abuse in Namibia late last week, Republican Party MP, Clara Gowases, called for a ban on the advertising of alcoholic beverages, reports Mathia Haufiku...

15 Jul 2014

ZenithOptimedia releases its 'Global Adspend' forecasts

According to ZenithOptimedia's new Advertising Expenditure Forecasts, global adspend will be boosted this year by the three 'semi-quadrennial' events...

9 Apr 2014

Winning advertising creative - you get what you brief

A brand manager's dream: Produce a TV advert showcasing the benefits of a product whilst bringing a tear to the consumer's eye and galvanising them to rush out to purchase it.

By Dina Saffer-Myers 18 Mar 2014

The state of the nation: Advertising in Africa

Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.

By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013

Y&R: I have an agency...

Y&R is committed to having 20 agencies on the African continent by 2015. Leading the charge to achieve this is Yossi Schwartz, chairman of Y&R South Africa.

By Danette Breitenbach 5 Sep 2013

Joe Public opens in Namibia

Cornerstone Joe Public, a newly formed joint venture owned by Margareth Gustavo and Joe Public South Africa, will see the communications group formally extend its services into Africa for the first time.

Issued by Joe Public United 5 Sep 2013

First LED billboards in Namibia

With the unveiling of its LED billboards in Namibia, Primedia Africa aims to change the outdoor advertising landscape within the country.

24 Jun 2013

Bank Windhoek chooses PocketMedia to engage with youth

Bank Windhoek recently contracted Z-Card Africa, Middle East, India and Turkey (ZAMI) for the second time, to reproduce three different Z-Cards which engage the youth and educate them about the bank's different debit accounts and cards.

22 Apr 2013

Namibian billboards - being better

90% of success is just 'pitching up'. Be there and you will be relevant, right? Not in Namibia. The South Africans seem to have taken a rather arrogant view. "We dominate from our strategy and buying power" is how one agency put it. Understandably so; they can show client value without having to get outside of their comfort zones.

By Tatenda Chiweshe 31 Aug 2012

'Women in News' programme open for applications

The Women in News (WIN) programme, a leadership programme for African women working in media and launched by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) in 2010, is now accepting applications from women media professionals from either the business or editorial side of newspapers in Botswana, Namibia and Zambia.

18 Jan 2012

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