Brands Leading the Way in Africa!

Brands Africa hosted their 4th annual Brands Africa 100: Africans Best Brands Awards on the 22nd of October to celebrate and recognize Africa’s most valued, admired and influential brands that are shaping Africa. Branding effectively has become a major focus for any organization despite their industry. A Brand is essentially the perception that consumers have […]

Interviews: Xolisa Dyeshana – Working Toward an Ad Industry Reflective of our Nation

Between 10 and 5 have a series of interviews with some of South Africa’s foremost artist/creatives who are taking their respective industries by storm.   Have a look at one of the featured interviews with Xolisa Dyeshana a leader in the local ad industry here: http://10and5.com/2015/07/16/xolisa-dyeshana-working-toward-an-ad-industry-reflective-of-our-nation/   Xolisa Dyeshana is the Executive Creative Director at Joe […]

#ThrowbackThursdays: Creative Breast Cancer Awareness Campaigns

      This week’s #ThrowBackThursdays feature is a series of powerful adverts used for Breast Awareness month campaigns from different countries all over the world.   Find out more about Breast Cancer and how to get help by visiting: http://www.cansa.org.za/   Do you have your own Breast Cancer Awareness Month campaign you’d like to share? […]

African Futures Festival coming to Joburg this October

“If you want to have any idea of the world that is coming, the world ahead of us, look at Africa!”, says Afropolitan author and critic Achille Mbembe. From Lagos to Nairobi to Johannesburg, the continent is giving answers to global questions of the future. More than 50 international guests have been invited to African […]

“Polyglot” Web Series On Young Creatives Of Colour

  “Polyglot, which was launched in April by the Rwandan-born, Berlin-based sisters, explores the multi-hyphenate identities of young creatives of colour in Berlin.”- OkayAfrica According to OkayAfrica: In the third episode of Polyglot, viewers will journey from the scripted web series’ original locale of Berlin to another European metropolis. “My Own” centers on Roger Jean Nsengiyumva, an artist struggling with the challenges […]

A reflection from being on the inside of the South African badvertising industry

Africasacountry recently featured an insightful piece titled: A reflection from being on the inside of the South African badvertising industry One of the things you must accept when you work in the advertising industry is that it is made up of people who don’t care much about anything (except retaining clients). You, the reader, the […]

Getting the work balance right: How to juggle your business life and personal life

Earlier on this year I was admitted into hospital due to stress and anxiety; and after coming out of hospital I had to reevaluate what I was doing and what I wanted for my life going forth. Being hospitalised wasn’t on that list. I started thinking about the many reasons why I ended up in […]

SECRETS FROM 11 OF THE MOST PRODUCTIVE PEOPLE

How do highly productive people manage to get everything done? There’s no one way, of course, but there are lots of incredibly useful things you can learn from people who’ve spent tons of time thinking about how to get the most out of their day. Fast Company surveyed 11 top professionals—Google global marketing VP Lorraine […]

Iris scanning smartphone: more secure or more like flopped technology?

Iris scanning smartphone: More secure or more like flopped technology? There’s no denying that humans are now highly mobile-reliant, where they share and access a myriad of general to personal information daily via their smartphones. Thus, security remains to be one of the top concerns worldwide, especially by companies who allow their employees to access […]

Why these are 8 of the Most Innovative cities in the world

LA Goes LED—and Gets Connected Los Angeles is retrofitting 4,500 miles of orange-yellow sodium-vapor streetlights with a moonlight-hued matrix of light-emitting diodes. Roads will look brighter, but they’ll also be more connected. Every energy-efficient lamp will link wirelessly to the Bureau of Street Lighting, letting headquarters know if it is on, off, broken, etc. And […]

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