Africa's fluctuating markets require a nimble-footed approach by marketers, who need to challenge convention and adopt breakthrough, original and interesting approaches to their communication strategies. If they don't, they are not going to survive in an environment where change is the only constant.
Graham Cruikshanks 15 Aug 2016
Stanbic Bank is encouraging people living in Uganda, Namibia, Malawi, Swaziland, Zambia and Botswana to look for inspiring success stories and nominate community-based projects for cash donations to acknowledge local nation-builders.
20 Nov 2005
The Newspaper Advertising Bureau (NAB) has signed up two well established Namibia-based daily newspapers, 'Republikein' and 'Allgemeine Zeitung', predominantly serving Afrikaans and German speakers.
16 Nov 2005
MultiChoice Namibia literally took to the streets with its latest advertising campaign which was conceptualised together with advertising agency Ogilvy Namibia, a partner agency within the Ogilvy Africa network. The campaign makes use of a fleet of eight branded buses as an alternative to traditional outdoor advertising in the Namibian market.
19 Oct 2005
Namibia Breweries has received four awards at this year's annual Deutsche Landwirtschafts Gesellschaft (DLG Society) in Berlin. This first-time entry won a Gold Award for Windhoek Lager and Windhoek Draught with two Silver Awards going to Windhoek Light and Tafel Lager.
11 Oct 2005
A new digital broadcast system will bring remarkably better television signals to Namibians in Windhoek when it is launched in mid-February by DSTV. The system uses the same frequencies as the current analogue transmission, but provides much clearer pictures and better audio quality.
20 Feb 2005
As an 'old' Namibian, I couldn't resist writing about the Windhoek Lager ad, "German engineering where you need it second most..." The "Windhoek" ad capitalises on this instant recognition with a luxury car manufacturer's slogan and the borrowed and re-worked pay-off line is certainly humorous for those in the know. Yet, I am in two minds about it.
Dr Kay Brügge 20 Jan 2005
Ogilvy Africa recently hosted its 2004 Africa Training Programme (ATP) that saw 29 delegates coming together from Angola, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Ghana, Mauritius, Malawi, Zambia, Congo, Uganda, Ogilvy Durban, Ogilvy Cape Town and Ogilvy Johannesburg at the Ogilvy offices in Johannesburg.
20 Oct 2004
Ogilvy Africa recently hosted a successful media workshop that saw 25 senior media planners coming together from Angola, Malawi, Botswana, Mozambique, the DRC, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Nigeria and South Africa.
29 Sep 2004
Diageo, Heineken and Namibia Breweries have announced that their new joint venture company in South Africa will trade under the name of 'brandhouse'. The new company combines the sales, marketing and distribution of some of the world's top premium brands in this fast growing sector in South Africa.
7 Jul 2004
The Nelson Mandela Institute has published a new study on media laws in four southern African countries. "SADC Media Law: A Handbook for Media Practitioners" gives an overview of media laws and journalistic practices in Malawi, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe.
13 Jan 2004
Internet-based network service provider, UUNET SA, will be running a 2Mb line from Johannesburg connecting with Cape Town, Botswana and Namibia which will enable real-time, live streaming Webcast advertisements from UUNET offices around Africa during the Cricket World Cup (CWC) matches.
6 Feb 2003
Nambian television viewers and the political opposition are strongly protesting a move by President Sam Nujoma to ban the screening of foreign TV shows featuring sex and violence.
7 Oct 2002