When COVID-19 and subsequent lockdowns made their way to Africa, the continent’s brand and media intelligence industries saw an almost immediate shift that will continue for years. This had adverse […]
Media coverage research and analysis during the previous week suggested the need for clear and regular communication, with calls for President Cyril Ramaphosa to address the nation. This address finally […]
On 1 May 2020, South Africa relaxed its lockdown restrictions from level 5 to level 4 allowing for businesses in some industries to resume trading within predefined lockdown conditions. Media […]
The Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic has transformed brand communication and necessitated great changes in advertising. Some smart brands in South Africa and across the globe have found intelligent ways to remain […]
As South Africa nears the end of the second week of its 21-day lockdown to curb the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, research by Ornico shows an increase in […]
Reports of interim results by MultiChoice show a 3% decline in DStv premium subscribers, which may be due to intensified competition from streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime […]
August is Women’s Month in South Africa and celebrates the Women’s March of 1956 where an estimated 20 000 women marched to the Union Buildings to protest the introduction of the […]
Taking stock of financial services advertising was the focus of the Financial Mail AdForum, which took place at the Vega School in Johannesburg, in association with Ornico. The financial services advertising currently being flighted is very rational and fails to resonate, agreed the panel at the latest Financial Mail AdForum.
Google Africa has ramped up its skills programme and aims to train 1,000,000 Africans in digital skills over the next year. Luke Mckend, Google SA Country Director, talks about why it is important for Africans to be not just digitally literate, but digitally proficient.
Mobile communication is one of the most-transformative technologies ever unleashed, and even reaches parts of the world where reliable electricity and running water are luxuries. There are some 7.2bn mobile connections in the world, compared to 1.6bn TVs and 4.2bn television viewers – writes Nunu Ntshingila, Facebook’s Head of Africa.