• Celebrating Freedom Day in a time of COVID-19

    April 27, 2020

    Reflect - On what is important Freedom Day commemorates the first democratic post-apartheid non-racial elections held on April 27th 1994, which saw Nelson Mandela elected as President, and made freedom an inalienable right for all the citizens of South Africa - regardless of race, gender or creed. Today, this symbolic time in our history is being celebrated while the country, and the globe as a whole, finds itself at war with the COVID-19 pandemic. As...

  • Adapt or die: brands and cultural diversity across Africa

    May 29, 2018

    A one-size-fits-all approach to marketing communications does not work in Africa, or any of its 54 countries. Yes, there is a huge sense of optimism around Africa, and we continue to find our voice, but to build on and harness the massive progress we have already made, there is a real need for African-born creativity to be recognised and respected by an international community. This means that when businesses from beyond African borders plan to...