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...

14 May 2020

Happy PRISMs Week everyone! Click on the link to set a reminder for you and your teams. https://youtu.be/eNeUPWX_t0k  You will receive a reminder to tune in on Friday, 15 May 2020 when you can then sit back, relax and enjoy the show! #PRISMAwards2020 For more information do not hesitate to contact Louise Struwig - louise@prisa.co.za or Victor Sibeko - victor@prisa.co.za...

30 Apr 2020

Following President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement that the lockdown restrictions would be eased from 1 May 2020, leading South African media share news and updates on the impact of the coronavirus on the nation. Both online and traditional news media outlets shed light on how the changes in lockdown restrictions, from level 5 to level 4, will impact South Africans from various industrie...

27 Apr 2020

Johannesburg, 27 April 2020: This year’s Freedom Day was a celebration of a different kind - under lockdown, due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Nelson Mandela said, “For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” While respecting the regulations of social distancing, we remembered Tata Madiba’s words today,...