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The Largest International Steelpan and Marimba Festival takes place right here in Jozi!

Education Africa brings together like-minded people from all corners of the world to participate in arguably, the largest and ever-growing International Marimba and Steelpan Festival in the world. The festival kicks off at St Dominic’s Catholic School for Girls in Boksburg on 27 and 28 July 2019. “Marimba playing has certainly been growing in South […]

Don’t be so hard on yourself, South Africa

Gareth Grant, Business Unit Manager at The MediaShop We as South Africans can be pretty tough on ourselves. Just look how fickle we can be when it comes to supporting our beloved national sports teams. How dare the Springboks or Proteas lose a match? The same can be said for many other areas in which […]

Birthday bonanza begins at Emerald!

This year, Emerald Resort & Casino is turning 21! As the celebrations start, Emerald loyalty cardholders get the opportunity to play for a brand-new VW Polo or a fantastic VW Tiguan. Running until 25 September and being Emerald Resort & Casino’s birthday month, the Birthday Bonanza casino promotion is easy to enter just by earning […]

Amazon beats Google in the eRetail search

Michael King: Head of Reprise Digital South Africa, an IPG Mediabrands company  When thinking ‘search’, you’d be forgiven for assuming that Google leads the pack. A global study has shown that consumers begin their retail related searches on Amazon first (46%) followed by Google searches (34%). That may seem surprising considering that Google has traditionally […]

Small and start up media agencies pay the cost for payment terms

By the Advertising Media Forum (AMF) The media industry in many markets stares down a barrel of uncertainty. The eco-system of publishers, broadcasters and media agencies face cash-strapped crossroads and the South African context is no different. Here, our local junctures of change are exacerbated by the need to inject growth by establishing new media […]

The 8th annual Education Africa International Marimba and Steelpan Festival is here!

When it comes to music it’s not just about the auditory sense! Studies show that listening to music can benefit overall well-being, help regulate emotions, and create happiness and relaxation in everyday life. In addition, marimba playing  helps improve fine and gross motor skills, language development, focus, memory, maths skills, discipline and teamwork and plays […]

Digital marketing in a third world country

Makgotso Sekete, Media Strategist at The MediaShop As a third world country, traditional media is our main method of communication with radio, television and OOH the highest consumed mediums across various markets in South Africa. But digital is growing at a rapid rate and is enabling huge brand integrations. Digital marketing has brought consumers closer […]

Congratulations to Emerald’s Readathon winners!

Want to know one habit that ultra-successful people have in common? They read. A lot! With this in mind, Emerald Resort & Casino recently hosted an annual school Readathon to give back to the community. “To assist schools and encourage reading in the local Sedibeng area, the Readathon challenge is aimed at schools from the […]

Agribusiness conference to highlight key role of agriculture in Africa’s future prosperity

Africa’s population is expected to double to two billion people by 2030, which implies a huge consumption base for industrialised countries wanting to push their products onto growing markets. While the majority of developed countries are struggling with aging populations, Africa is dominated by young people. Besides this, the continent has vast amounts of underdeveloped […]

Reveel. welcomes Simon Allenberg to the team

Nfinity Media’s Out-Of-Home specialists Reveel. has announced the addition of Simon Allenberg to its team. Simon will be working closely with directors Tyron Martin and Tanner Rock across the sales and site development aspects of the business.  Allenberg has been involved in the advertising and media industry for the past five years with an extensive […]