by Mxolisi G Buthelezi. In her book, “Who’s Afraid of Affirmative Action”, Christine Qunta laments that black people still find themselves in need of affirmative action. Adland is no exception.
by Jarred Cinman. Did the MAC Charter lie to us? Have we, as an industry, been sent off on a wild-goose chase? Even those of us who’ve actually caught the geese find ourselves empty-handed.
Joe Public has achieved a Level One score on the recently gazetted and approved Marketing, Advertising and Communications (MAC) Charter, written into law on 6 May 2016. The charter propagates true reformation, integration, opportunity and transformation across the industry. “This level of certification would not have been possible without the commitment, dedication and support of […]
by Andrew Allison. Agencies would be well-advised to make use of the 10 new skills development bonus points in the MAC Sector BBBEE Code updates.
The Freedom Charter – street art set to video by Rowan Pybus & Faith47
by Jarred Cinman. Before talking about what the MAC Charter says and approaches to meeting this, let’s talk about why it’s important to do so.
We’ve updated our revenue rankings to give an overview of the relative scale of ad agencies in the SA comms landscape.
The Interactive Advertising Bureau of South Africa (IAB SA) has appointed of Veli Ngubane as its new transformation council head. Ngubane is the founding partner and group MD of Avatar Agency Group. Ngubane has served on the transformation council for the last year and takes over leadership from Avani Singh, Alt Advisory director and co-founder, […]
by Zibusiso Mkhwanazi. I would like to expand on Jarred Cinman’s views — which I fully agree with — in his MarkLives, #BigQ2020 trends piece.
by Jarred Cinman. Like all good trend-watching articles, I will pare it down to three big things to watch out for in South African adland this year.