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Telkom expands in store offering

Telkom today launched a new store in Bara Mall that offers more than it’s normal in-store services. The Bara Mall is one of the three in the country that will also offer prepaid electricity, LOTTO tickets and DSTV payments. According to Musa Ngubane, Telkom Sales Executive: Indirect Channels, “this store in Bara Mall is Telkom’s third store in Soweto. As we grow our store footprint, we are responding to the requirements of our customers in the area.” The expanded services including prepaid electricity and LOTTO tickets is Telkom’s response toRead More


In February 2019, African Star Communications announced a promotion for SMME’S, offering PR services at a reduced cost under a three-month contract. Two weeks later, we are pleased to welcome personal care brand, The Timmy Care co. as our first official client under this promotion. The Timmy Care co., an eco-friendly brand for the conscious consumer, was launched in January 2019. The brand offers plant-based body care products, specifically formulated to cleanse and compliment the female body. ‘Timmy’ is a play on the word ‘intimate’ used with the intent toRead More

Shield Sbonis’iDiski adds global football giants to grow South Africa’s national footprint for football development

In its third and most prominent year the Sbonis’iDiski football development programme continues to expand its footprint with the strong hopes of reaching over 20 000 aspiring football stars with the ultimate football opportunity. In the last two years the initiative had over a thousand hopefuls put their best boot forward and the top six rising stars lived their dream of training with the kings of Stanford Bridge Chelsea FC at the Cobham training grounds. One lucky player is still training with the Buccaneers, Orlando Pirates FC under the MultichoiceRead More


Oreo, the world’s favourite cookie brings you the first Oreo Cup games in its latest fun consumer promotion. There’s a game for everyone; the Oreo Ladder Dunk, Oreo Crazy Twist, Oreo Flash Lick, Oreo Seesaw Twist and Oreo Spiral Dunk. Each game is unique and entertaining – great for parties, fun game nights and play dates. Unlock your playful spirit with Oreo and play to win many exciting prizes. Oreo cookie lovers have enjoyed Oreo Golden, Oreo Original, Oreo Chocolate Crème and Oreo Enrobed for years. Now, any five ofRead More

Challenge your business

It’s time to trade the business plan for a training plan as 14 000 runners prepare to hit the streets of Joburg for the annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge® on 28 March. Entries for the 5.6-kilometre race starting at the Wanderers Club have already closed as corporate teams of runners and walkers quickly signed up for this highly popular race, which forms part of the global J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge series celebrating teamwork, camaraderie and community spirit through the corporate sector. For the sixth consecutive year, Johannesburg, one of 13Read More

On World Sleep Day, Ford ‘Sleep Suit’ Delivers a Wake-Up Call on the Dangers of Driving While Drowsy

Most people know that a lack of sleep can make you grumpy, cause your skin to age more rapidly and affect your concentration, but sleep deprivation can also seriously impede your ability to drive safely with fatigue being a major factor in up to 1 in 5 road crashes in Europe. In South Africa, research conducted by the Interdisciplinary Accident Research Centre cited fatigue as one of the main causes of truck accidents, with 41% of accidents being fatigue related. According to experts, remaining awake for periods in excess ofRead More

Innovating in tough economy delivers results for award winners

Despite a challenging economic environment, certain brands continued to innovate in the local market over the past twelve months and were deservedly recognised for their dynamism at the prestigious annual Product of the Year awards ceremony. “It was a tough year for brands, particularly those in the retail sector,” affirms Preetesh Sewraj, CEO and Chief Innovation Analyst at Product of the Year South Africa. “The year started with a sense of optimism as South Africa enjoyed a large fuel cut and political confidence was on the rise. This confidence startedRead More

Coca-Cola® All-Star Team ready to take on the CSA Hub Team in the Coca-Cola® Schools T20 Final

The Coca-Cola® All-Star team finished their final preparations for their match against a Cricket South African (CSA) selection team with two training sessions at the Powerade High Performance Centre in Pretoria. Former Proteas player and team mentor, Paul Harris held a net session in the morning and a batting session at the indoor nets at Powerade High Performance Centre. These sessions served to fix a couple of team placements, bowling and batting skills, and get the All- Star Team mentally prepared for the anticipated curtain raiser to Coca-Cola® T20 SchoolsRead More

No reprieve for ‘Saints’ and ‘Sinners’

Tough times are ahead for South Africans as the Budget Speech presented by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is reflected upon. The Minister presented some of the real realities facing the country – as the economic image which emerged from #Budget2019 was not as positive as many had hoped and the risks raised last year during the mid-term Budget in October are fast materialising. It is obvious each year that aspects like sin tax will go up, but with the tough economic times – the entire country is affected, whether youRead More

Music Festival brings Easter delight to the Diamond City!

The 4th annual Kgalagadi Music Festival is set to take Kuruman in the Northern Cape by storm with heavy weight performances this Easter weekend Johannesburg, 06 March: Northern Cape’s most anticipated flagship event – The Kgalagadi Music Festival is once again geared to thrill festival goers on the 20 April 2019 at Wrenchvillle Stadium, Kuruman. Putting the often-overlooked Northern Cape region firmly on the musical map, the 4th Annual Kgalagadi Jazz Festival promises a stunning line up of South Africa’s heavyweight jazz and afro pop singers, the premier festival promisesRead More