Category Archive: Global Events

Africa’s Wealthiest Man Buys Into Zimbabwe

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Nigerian billionaire, Aliko Dangote, has announced plans to invest in several enterprises in Zimbabwe, including a USD400-million cement production plant, mining and power generation projects. Writing in Mail & Guardian Africa online, Elias… Continue reading

Global Outlook for 2016

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2016 is just around the corner, and the pundits are plying their… punditry. Bloomberg has released its outlook for next year in terms of global trade, and SA is–no surprise–a no-show. With our… Continue reading

Feast Your Eyes

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The annual AOI Illustration Awards showcases a feast of graphic art, in categories ranging from children’s book illustrators to advertising and design. Give your mind an imagination-break and feed your eyes with some… Continue reading

Come on kids. Dream a little dream.

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What do you get when you ask children to dream up a new car for the future? Cars with trees growing over them. Cars without wheels. Cars that fly. Cars that clean the… Continue reading

Ogilvy Johannesburg takes on the world, and wins

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Hats off to Ogilvy Johannesburg which won the Grand Prix in the radio category at Cannes with a trio of remarkable ads for Lucozade. But wait. There’s more. Ogilvy Jozi also made it into AdWeek.com… Continue reading

The World Cup Advert That Out-Nike’d Nike

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Forget about that Nike 2014 FIFA World Cup television commercial. The advert that has got everyone talking is the movie for Beats by Dr Dre (and the brand isn’t even an official world cup sponsor!)… Continue reading