The most beautiful election posters ever created

Stellenbosch Eerste, a non-political initiative, wanted to address voter apathy by highlighting local issues that affect Stellenbosch residents. In phase one residents were reminded to register to vote, phase two reminded them to cast their ballot.

S’HOT 2011 review: Pop culture town

The Client: Toffie Pop Culture festival
The Agency: The President
The Brief: Create a CI for the annual Toffie Pop Culture festival.
Creative Solution: Create a CI that embodies the creative, yet accessible spirit of the festival and conference, based in Cape Town.
Creative Team: Peet Pienaar (creative director)

[Netprophet 2011] African ecommerce market has a long way to go

A billion Africans and 50 million bank accounts. In South Africa, credit cards are used by only 16.5% of the population (2008). No African country comes close to 1% of total retail spend spent online – the magic figure which constitutes the tipping point for digital retail growth (in SA, ecommerce has a 0.4% share of the retail market, while in countries such as Egypt and Nigeria, the figure stands at 0.01%). No wonder, then, that the ecommerce market in Africa hasn’t bloomed.

Looking at these numbers, many international ecommerce plays have shifted investment in the African market 5-10 years down the line. But where others fear to tread Oliver Rippel, CEO ecommerce Africa & Middle East at MIH, sees opportunity and first-mover advantage.

Where to find the #NetProphet 2011 speakers on Twitter

Want to follow the 2011 NetProphet conference speakers? Look no further. The tag for the event taking place May 12 in Cape Town is #netprophet.

The best things in life are free

The annual Net Prophet conference is due to back in Cape Town on Thursday, 12 May 2011, at the Campus Courtyard of Old Mutual’s HQ, Mutualpark. The conference, free to delegates, is the premier Internet technology conference in the country, and will this year see speakers from South Africa, Kenya, Europe and the US participating.

The kids are alright #designindaba #daytwo

The group of graduate design students assembled by the 2011 Design Indaba conference, currently being held at the Cape Town International Conference Centre, for its Pecha Kucha presentations yesterday, Thursday, 24 February 2011, (where they run though their work in 20 slides, each shown for 20 seconds), make up a remarkable collection of young design talent that represents a broad range of design interests.

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