Creatives, developers and business strategists looking to seize an amazing opportunity to showcase their talents are invited to register for #CreativeHack2017. Taking place on 25 and 26 March 2017 at the V&A Waterfront’s Workshop17, this innovative 48-hour hackathon will see creatives and techies networking and pitching to industry leaders such as John Sanei and Alistair King.

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The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital which opened on 2 December 2016, is the culmination of years of effort by many people. Among them were four students of Vega School, a brand of the Independent Institute of Education (The IIE). Each of the group achieved a career pinnacle even before embarking on their first jobs.

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In a dramatic departure from today’s pedestrian motor vehicle advertising, Toyota South Africa has used internet comments from its online fan base to launch the C-HR, its brand new high-powered cross-over marque.

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2017 is set to be a big year for Smurf fans! During the month of March a new, fully animated movie is set to be released across South African cinemas. The good news for all Smurf lovers is that a new series of figurines will also be available at good toy stores and retailers countrywide.

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Jacaranda FM revealed its new “More Music You Love” positioning in Sandton this morning with a world first in radio: a billboard was used to tell a live love story, lip synced by actors to the station’s on air music playlist during the breakfast show.

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It’s said that creativity has no limits but those of the mind. Whereas in the past it may have been the constraints of technology that capped ingenuity – today it’s the catalyst for creativity; bringing imagination to life. Breakthrough technologies transform experiences and influence how the media and entertainment technology industry operate and this year, Mediatech Africa will again showcase the latest products and trends shaping the creative pulse of these industries.

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The Vegan LIFE (Ethical Eating For Plant-nourished People) is the new Vegan magazine launched by Media24. This 84-page glossy fills a unique gap in the market focusing on the vegan lifestyle.

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Wesgro, the Western Cape’s official tourism, trade and investment agency, has appointed FCB Cape Town to handle its estimated R15 million annual marketing and communications account.

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2017 has begun with a bang for Pietermaritzburg based public relations agency UrbanHouse Media who welcome not only three companies to their expanding client stable but also a new member to their team.

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Johannesburg – A new e-book released this week, Talking to Africa: Considering Culture in Communications for a Complex Continent, argues that communications and public relations in Africa are not a one-size-fits-all exercise.

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