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Episode 183: The rapid evolution of Customer Experience Management and the CEM Africa Summit.

Date: 28 Jul 2016
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Flower show for Africa

A new flower show has launched in Cape Town, South Africa, for 27-30 October 2016...

26 May 2016

Award-winning designer scoops CNN interview

Award-winning designer and columnist Leah Misika has even more reason to celebrate the new year after nailing an interview on global news network CNN's 'African Voices' - an incredible addition to her ever-growing portfolio...

By Netumbo Nekomba 11 Jan 2016

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

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

African News Innovation Challenge winners announced

20 digital journalism projects have earned US$1 million in funding and technical support as part of the African News Innovation Challenge (ANIC).

29 Nov 2012

In defence of digital art

If Leonardo Da Vinci's 'Mona Lisa' were ever revealed to be the product of a contraption he designed in the 1400s, a whole lot of people would be really pissed off.

By Martha Mulaiwa 24 Aug 2012

Loerie design judge announced

Garrick Hamm, creative partner at the London design consultancy, Williams Murray Hamm (WMH), will be the Communication Design jury chairman at the Loeries judging, which takes place from 5-13 July 2011. He will give a talk at the Judges Seminar on 5 July 2011 for industry professionals, students and media.

4 May 2011

Loeries 2011 opens for entries, categories revised

The Loerie Awards launched its 2011 campaign, Tuesday 15 March 2011, entitled "Don't hate. Create", created by Draftfcb and supported by a mobisite and specially developed augmented reality apps, linking digital technology to the printed media, along with a revamp of its award categories.

15 Mar 2011

2011 Maputo International Ad Festival set for May

The sixth Maputo International Advertising Festival will take place from 25-27 May 2011, AMEP - the Mozambican Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations Association announced yesterday. The festival recognises advertising agencies, producers and communications companies worldwide especially from Africa and the Indian Ocean regions.

23 Feb 2011