12 Oct 2020

Explaining AFRICA Brand Summit 2020 Rationale: Having successfully hosted the Brand Summit South Africa in Cape Town in May 2018, then in Sandton, South Africa, in June 2019, calls have continued to grow for the event’s thematic and strategic focus to move faster and address more Pan-African issues, instead of just one country. "The Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA...

30 Sep 2020

On Tuesday, 29th September 2020, the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA) held its 63rd Annual General Meeting (AGM). The meeting was a Hybrid event with members online via Zoom and board members in physical attendance at the Little Tuscany Boutique Hotel, Bryanston, Johannesburg. The event was attended by 69 guests made up of PRISA members from South African province...

11 Sep 2020

Subsequent to the Clicks advert debacle, PRISA held a round-table conversation with most senior practitioners to deduce what really happened. Leading the conversation was Dr. Dalien Rene Benecke current PRISA CEO; Merle O’Brien past president and a Futurist who gave a keynote address; Clarrisa Muir and Victor Sibeko who moderated the conversation. A second Webinar with a broader stake...

14 Aug 2020

Palesa Madumo, Chief Executive Officer of Vuma Reputation Management and the convener of the PRISA PRISM Awards has been appointed to the judging panel for the International Communication Consultancy Organization (ICCO) Digital Awards 2020. She will form part of the biggest names from the world of digital leadership, communication and journalism. Winning entries of these awards will b...

04 Jul 2020

Media coverage analysis shows that economic centres across all provinces in South Africa tend to record the highest number of new Covid-19 cases with the Western Cape in the lead. This past week, however, the Gauteng Province has shown some of the highest numbers recorded on a single day. As the South African economy opens up, with some restaurants and salons having resumed operation,...

16 Jun 2020

Youth month coincide with Fathers' Month, it is with a heavy heart that we are faced with an increasing Gender Based Violence (GBV) against women and children. As a man, husband, father, leader and a professional I condemn these acts in the strongest terms. Opening the Future Leaders Youth Conference 2020 ONLINE, Victor Sibeko – Chairperson and advisory as well as PRISA CEO said “The ...

10 Jun 2020

  Subsequent to South Africa’s government easing of nationwide Lockdown , there is a outcry from various corners regarding shuttering much of the economy. Despite the challenges in flattening the infection curve, Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA) has gradually resumed operations. Some of our staff continues to work from home whilst others alternate comi...

08 Jun 2020

The African Public Relations Association (APRA) has inaugurated an Advisory Group to work with the Executive Council Members to give the association a voice in the continent and across the globe. APRA is the umbrella body for the practice of Public Relations in Africa with over 17 member national PR associations and 5 affiliations within Africa and across the globe. The adv...

15 May 2020

15 May 2020, The long awaited PRISMs 2020 winners announcement took place today in a short online segment. In a first for the awards, the communication and PR industry was invited to be part of the online experience by tuning into the show via Youtube, from the comfort of their own homes. The 23rd installment of Africa’s most sought after awards in the public relations and communicati...