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Happy Ntshingila named as Chairman of AMA

Business leader and marketing veteran, Happy Ntshingila, has joined media agency AMA as Chairman.   Ntshingila’s rise to fame as an advertising pundit is an inspirational story that most aspiring South African advertising practitioners grow up on. In 2006 the charismatic marketer went from managing director of HerdBuoys McCann-Erickson at the time to Absa’s Group […]Read More

Judges announced for the first-ever DStv Content Creator Awards

The DStv Content Creator Awards is South Africa’s first-ever platform created to shine a light on the people, influencers, brands and agencies that make us feel good. In just a few crazy and content-filled weeks, entries from creators across the country have been flooding in. Entries closed on Sunday 10 July 2022, so now the time has come to take the next big […]Read More

Meet the Designer Behind Nando’s #PERiTricks Pop Up

Award-winning product designer Bonolo Chepape and Nando’s recently joined forces and shook things up with an immersive pop-up store in the heart of Braam. Here’s what you need to know about the designer who made it all happen. South Africa’s favourite flame-grilled chicken franchise knows a thing or two about firing up creativity. Nando’s has […]Read More

Streaming Services Showmax & Netflix Lead SAFTA Nominations

Nominations for the 2022 South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTA) have been announced. This year’s SAFTAs, with the theme of “Frame the Future”, will be a two-day affair on 2 and 3 September. The main awards ceremony will be a simulcast on Saturday, 3 September on SABC3 and Mzansi Magic on DStv. Similar to […]Read More

Apple Music Home Session Features neo-R&B singer-songwriter, Manana

Apple Music Home Session features “Sunday Morning” hitmaker, Manana. Apple Music’s Home Session features reimagined signature songs and thoughtful covers recorded by artists at home and today, Eswatini-born contemporary R&B maverick Manana (real name Ndumiso Manana) releases his own stripped down Home Session. “Lockdown taught me that I really love being around people. I guess […]Read More

Avatar Agency Appoints Seasoned Creative Director to Lead Creative Studio

Avatar Agency is proud to announce the appointment of seasoned creative and entrepreneur Jacque Matthee as Executive Creative Director. Matthee has over 20 years of experience in the advertising industry including serving as Executive Creative Director at Mortimer Harvey, Young & Rubicam and Base2 Agency. He also ventured into the entrepreneurial space, starting his own […]Read More

Moleskine Foundation is Looking To Unlock Young People’s Creative Potential

Moleskine Foundation launches a call for young international creative talents to participate in its itinerant educational format AtWork under the umbrella topic: “What comes first?”. Moleskine Foundation will partner with the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art and Constitution Hill for the next chapter of its AtWork educational tour What Comes First? Held August 26 […]Read More

Apple Music Announce Citizen Deep as Isgubhu Cover Star

In this months edition, Apple Music announces Citizen Deep as the latest Isgubhu cover star Apple Music announced prolific house producer and DJ, Citizen Deep (real name Tivani Ian Junior Mkhombo) as the next Isgubhu cover star. “What an honour to be able to share some of my favourite tracks with you. Thank you Apple […]Read More

Local Sustainable Fashion Brands On Our Radar

Before fast fashion became such a big problem, SA had a strong steady textile industry. With textile imports being so extremely troublesome some SA brands has realised the importance of making the best of local productions. The sustainable fashion space is still small but growing steadily! Be sure to check out some these fashion labels […]Read More