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South African entry wins best foreign film at The One Club's One Screen Film Festival

Bheki The Mbhaco Maker by FCB Africa, Johannesburg for South African Tourism was announced as the winner in the Foreign Film category at last night's seventh annual One Screen Short Film Festival, a short film festival from The One Club for Creativity that unites the film and advertising worlds.

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Reducing fake news during elections in Africa
Reducing fake news during elections in Africa

With a number of upcoming elections across Africa, we want to share an update on our work to reduce the spread of misinformation, protect election integrity and support civic engagement across the continent. We've dedicated unprecedented resources to these efforts globally - and our work across Africa is focused in eight key areas.

By Akua Gyekye 13 Feb 2019

Toys 'R' Us reincarnated as Tru Kids
Toys 'R' Us reincarnated as Tru Kids

Less than a year after Toys 'R' Us liquidated its assets and shut the doors to hundreds of toy stores and Babies 'R' Us stores in the U.S., the company has reemerged under a new brand.

13 Feb 2019

5 businesses you'd be smart to start in 2019
5 businesses you'd be smart to start in 2019

As the co-founder and MD of Silvertree Internet Holdings, Manuel Koser has invested in and helped grow an impressive list of successful South African businesses. Among them are Faithful to Nature, UCook, Pricecheck, Petheaven, Cybercellar and CarZar.

12 Feb 2019

The 7 don'ts of event catering
The 7 don'ts of event catering

Event planners and managers from Johannesburg and beyond quake in their Nike's when certain things are suggested in the catering arena. Be it a brand activation, product launch or year-end function, some concepts and food you steer clear of when feeding large groups of hungry people.

By Kelly McGillivray 12 Feb 2019

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#NewBiz: Distell appoints WPP

Distell has appointed WPP's Team Liquid, a global holding company, to manage the full spectrum of its marketing communications for the company's portfolio of brands, namely Savanna, Hunter's, Edge, Viceroy, Amarula, Bain's and Scottish Leader, effective 1 May.

12 Feb 2019

How to win in the African digital space
How to win in the African digital space

The purpose of this article is to share practical insights based on our work around the continent of Africa in terms of what the digital landscape looks like; and where we feel it might go this year.

By Seanice Kacungira 12 Feb 2019

4 CRM marketing trends to ignite 2019
4 CRM marketing trends to ignite 2019

Never has the emphasis on customer centricity been more rampant than it is in the era of the connected customer who, thanks to technology, has become more powerful and vocal than ever before, marking only the beginning of an era where failure to listen equals a rapid demise of your brand.

By Sugeshni Subroyen 12 Feb 2019

Top 5 Industries to benefit from AI
Top 5 Industries to benefit from AI

The mention of the words Artificial Intelligence (AI) conjures up science fiction-like images in the minds of many people, but it is becoming a very real part of day to day life without us even realising it. AI is and has been making a lasting impression on a number of key industries, not only streamlining otherwise tedious processes but also changing the way business is conducted on a much larger scale.

12 Feb 2019

Miniso launches Adventure Time product range
Miniso launches Adventure Time product range

Retail chain Miniso will be stocking a 264-item collection of accessories and apparel inspired by animated TV series Adventure Time, after entering into a deal with Cartoon Network.

11 Feb 2019

Unlocking Africa's full potential
Unlocking Africa's full potential

African Development Bank president, Akinwumi Adesina, who donated his $500 000 Sunhak Peace Prize to fight hunger in Africa, said at the ceremony in Seoul at the weekend, that, "We are in a race with time to unlock Africa's full potential."

11 Feb 2019

Strategy: The debate rages on
Strategy: The debate rages on

To call this a rebuttal may be overly dramatic, and perhaps rather one should see it simply as a call for a friendly debate. Just over a week ago an article was published: "The secrets no advertising strategist will tell you", which caused a flurry of conversation amongst the strategy team at VML SA.

By Jessica Barrett 11 Feb 2019

All the nominees for the 13th annual SAFTAs
All the nominees for the 13th annual SAFTAs

The 13th annual South African Film and Television Awards nominations were announced on 8 February in Rosebank, Johannesburg. The awards ceremony is set to take place on 2 March at Sun City.

11 Feb 2019