NEW YORK, US: Global advertising rose 8.8% year-on-year in Q1 to total US$118 billion* based on published rate cards, as advertisers spent more on television and continued to invest in booming consumer Asian and Latin American markets.
In its most adventurous, interconnected and interactive incarnation yet, the 4th SA Innovation Summit, staged from August 30 to September 1 in Sandton, aims to jolt participants off their well-worn mental tracks and on to more fruitful and creative paths to stimulate innovation in SA.
Thousands of Moroccans staged protests on Sunday, the latest in a series of peaceful demonstrations by a youth-led movement to demand reforms that go beyond constitutional changes crafted by the palace.
Egyptian activists vowed on Sunday to stay camped in Cairo's Tahrir Square, accusing the army rulers of failing to sweep out corruption, end the use of military courts and swiftly try those who killed protesters.
Zimbabwe's coalition government partners, drawn from the Zanu PF party and the two MDC formations, have pinned their hopes for the country's economic revival and growth on an ambitious economic blue print, the Medium Term Plan.
"Yes! We want to read Isolezwe on Saturdays too." Independent Newspapers KZN, publishers of the daily Isolezwe and Sunday Isolezwe ngeSonto, has heard the market and will launch a Saturday (uMgqibelo) edition - making the popular Zulu tabloid available every day of the week.
Rating agency GCR has accorded African Oxygen Limited's domestic ZAR currency ratings to A- (single A minus) and A2 (single A two) for the long and short term respectively, down from A (single A plus) and A1 (single A one) previously.
Power Play is refreshing its image and moving to a new customer-centric approach with its 'Griffin Movement', designed to inspire a life outside the ordinary and engage consumers using graffiti, blogs, Facebook and Twitter.
In time for the Starcom MediaVest Group's (SMG) 11th birthday, the recently released RECMA Global report Overall Billings Rankings 2010, shows that SMG has taken the lead over OMD in the global network ranking.
Anglo American Platinum, the world's largest platinum producer, on Monday advised that it expects first half headline earnings per share to increase to be between 1,131 and 1,336 cents from 1,028 cents previously.
Deficit reduction talks between President Barack Obama and Republican leaders ran into trouble on Sunday at a meeting marked by testy exchanges and a failure to mend rifts on taxes and social-spending cuts.
Since implementation of the new Companies Act on May 1, thousands of companies and close corporations (CCs) across the country have been unable to register the sort of basic changes to their corporate profiles that are necessary to enter into contracts or set up accounts.
European Council President Herman Van Rompuy has called an emergency meeting of top officials dealing with the euro zone debt crisis for Monday morning, reflecting concern that the crisis could spread to Italy, the region's third largest economy.
In February 2008 Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd took an unprecedented step in the West by apologising to the indigenous people of Australia for past injustices, including the forced removal of mixed-race children from their families.
President Barack Obama will seek to salvage high-stakes debt talks on Sunday after Republicans pulled back from a joint effort to craft a broad $4 trillion deficit-reduction deal as part of a plan to avoid a U.
Provisions for business rescue in the new Companies Act that replaces judicial management for distressed firms have seen creditors hold off on liquidation applications because they may get more money out of the new process.