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  • FleishmanHillard South Africa Signs Affiliation Agreement with Mediacraft Associates

    August 19, 2015

    FleishmanHillard South Africa, the world’s most complete global communications firm, specializing in public relations, public affairs, marketing, paid media, and transmedia and social content, announced the expansion of the firm’s offering in Africa through a newly concluded affiliation agreement with Mediacraft Associates in Nigeria. Mediacraft Associates is one of the leading full-service public relations firms in Nigeria, with a track record of working for high profile clients, and a culture of high ethical and professional...

  • FleishmanHillard Named “Best Large Public Relations Consultancy” at PRISA’s Annual PRISM Awards Last Night

    April 7, 2014

    Johannesburg, 07 April 2014 — FleishmanHillard South Africa (FH) was named the “Best Large Public Relations Consultancy in 2014” and also received another five accolades at the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa’s PRISM Awards last night. Attended by over 300 local experts in the public relations industry, FH received three Silver Awards in the ‘NGO Campaign’ category for The Hudson Initiative, in the ‘PR on a Shoestring’ category for Discovery Networks - Skywire Live...

  • Mind the Gap: FleishmanHillard Research Highlights Authenticity Gap for Companies

    September 10, 2013

    Johannesburg, September 10, 2013 —Corporate behaviour matters as much as products and customer benefits in influencing perceptions of companies and driving buying decisions, according to global research on corporate reputation launched in South Africa this week...

  • Charting a New Path for Sharing Africa’s Natural Resources More Equitably

    May 10, 2013

    It appears the days of plundering Africa’s natural mineral for the benefit of foreign multinationals and enrichment of a few local powerful elites, while the vast majority of the continent’s people wallow in poverty, are numbered. A lot has been said in recent times about how Africa is pregnant with possibility, a view influenced largely by the rapid growth the continent has enjoyed over the past decade, fuelled by exploitation of its abundant natural...

  • Regional Integration Key to Driving Africa’s Growing Competitiveness

    May 10, 2013

    Poor economic integration and the low levels of trade and cooperation among its countries have, once again, been identified as the biggest impediments to Africa’s growth and ability to become the prosperous economic giant it could. Speaking at the launch of the Africa Competitiveness Report 2013, at the World Economic Forum on Africa being held in Cape Town yesterday (9 May), WEF chief economist Jennifer Blanke, and her fellow panellists, had a simple message: Africa...

  • FleishmanHillard Unveils Newly Refreshed Brand

    May 7, 2013

    FleishmanHillard Unveils Newly Refreshed Brand; Showcases Evolution of Leading Public Relations Firm into the World’s Most Complete, Fully Integrated Communications Company ST. LOUIS, May 1, 2013 — FleishmanHillard today unveiled a newly refreshed corporate brand and associated digital media property. The new branding reflects the evolution of the leading public relations firm into a fully integrated communications company that provides clients with the world’s most complete communications solutions. Long recognized around the world for excellence...

  • State Information Bill Close to Becoming Law Amid Fierce Opposition

    April 26, 2013

    South Africa’s controversial Protection of State Information Bill, so-called the Secrecy Bill by its detractors, was finally passed by Parliament yesterday. It now awaits President Jacob Zuma’s signature to become law. The main objective of the bill, according to State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele, is to protect state security. He says it is needed to enable government to better regulate the handling of sensitive state information, combat the peddling of such information and counter espionage...

  • Ignore Media Training At Your Peril

    November 19, 2012

    For something so important in public life, far too many public figures pay little attention to how the general public perceives them.  This is quite strange, given that one can learn how to speak clearly, confidently and to get their point across in a way that their audience understands and appreciates. Yes, you don’t have to be born with the gift of the gab to, for example, explain why taps are running dry; hospitals have...

  • Taking your Digital Strategy from Good to Great

    October 22, 2012

    “Everything that can be digital, will become digital and everything that can be connected will be connected”. This was the headline message as Joshua Ross opened his keynote for Fleishman-Hillard at the IMC conference last week, defining what it could possibly mean to be great in digital activities. From fridges to light bulbs, every industry is seeing a digital revolution. It is in this context that it comes as no surprise that organisations are placing...

  • Fleishman-Hillard Appointed PR Agency for Discovery Networks

    June 22, 2012

    Fleishman-Hillard, one of the country’s leading public relations agencies, has recently been appointed as the PR partner to Discovery Networks Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA) in South Africa. In a seven way pitch, Fleishman-Hillard ticked all the boxes in terms of what the Discovery Networks CEEMEA team was looking for. “We embarked on a gruelling process to identify the perfect PR partner for Discovery Networks. An Agency that could not only...