Uncategorized / 15.10.2021

The B-BBEE Commission will conduct site visits at businesses that have previously been found to have violated the B-BBEE Act and where it has received tipoffs about companies who are deliberately circumventing the regulations. This follows recent concerns raised by members of the public that the country’s B-BBEE regulations seem to benefit those that are not intended under the law. The commission said this includes foreign nationals, permanent residents, those with refugee/asylum status, and white people claiming to be black. According to the B-BBEE Act, ‘black people’ is a generic term that refers to Africans, Coloureds and Indians who are citizens of the...

Uncategorized / 04.10.2021

We spoke with Nthabiseng Mokoena, who works for Bolt as PR manager for Bolt in Africa. After a year of a failed attempt at a BCom degree, Mokoena enrolled for a diploma PR course at Varsity College in Pretoria. “I was fortunate enough to get an opportunity at RedStar Communications as an intern and moved along through various small and medium-sized agencies,” she said. Here, she tells us more about the importance of PR in brand management and some predicted trends for the future… How would you describe your organisation? Bolt is a mobility platform in Europe and Africa focused on making urban travel...

Uncategorized / 04.10.2021

Outdoor media is a challenging and dynamic space. This has been especially true in the time of the Covid-19 pandemic, as economic activity and commuter patterns have been disrupted. As one of the leading Black-owned outdoor media companies in South Africa, we embrace the challenge of adapting and innovating to continue helping leading brands reach consumers, in targeted and memorable ways.Winning companies adapt continually, and it is through that lens that we have approached these last two year since the pandemic has permanently altered our societal and business landscapes. Covid has highlighted and accelerated shifts in marketing and consumer behavior...

Uncategorized / 04.10.2021

With the announcement earlier this month of the Prism Awards restructuring, we spoke with Tebogo Ditshego, president of Prisa, to find out more about the move to do so. Tell us a bit more about yourself and your role as Prisa president?My responsibility is to oversee the operations of Prisa from a governance perspective, ensure the strategies and directives from the board and structures of Prisa are implemented and provide strategic leadership for the public relations and communication sector. What do you love most about your work?What I love most about being the president of Prisa is contributing towards the creation and...