27 Feb 2019

PRISA President Wednesday, 27 February 2019 OR Tambo International Airport, South Africa: The Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA) President Mr. Malesela Maubane jets off to Livingstone today to attend the Zambia Public Relations Association (ZAPRA) Conference. In his parting words with Victor Sibeko, PRISA CEO he said "I am excited to address ZAPRA Delegates a...

23 Apr 2019

Professor Ronel van Rensburg The Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA) is deeply saddened by the passing on of Professor Ronel Rensburg, the Institute’s former President (2011/2012), board member and Fellow (FPRISA). According to information from her family, Professor Rensburg passed on last night, Monday the 22 April 2019 at a Hospice in Gauteng, after she was dia...

03 Apr 2019

PRISM Awards 2019 Tickets now open for sale! Book online howler.co.za/PrismAwards Cost: R650.00 – R750.00 with a promo code for entrants. Booking prior to the event is essential – Limited Seats. Please bring your ticket with to scan for entry access Date: Sunday, 14 April from 16:00 Venue: The Capital on the Park, 101 Katherine Street Sandton Location:...

31 Mar 2019

The PRISM Young Judges (PYJ) committee, in conjunction with the PRISM Awards and the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA), has announced a stellar group of 10 young judges for the 2019 mentorship initiative. This follows a call for entries made in 2018 and a subsequent intense selection process conducted by 2018 young judges and PYJ Founder Palesa Madumo. “It’s alw...

31 Mar 2019

“With just almost two weeks to go until the 22nd PRISM Awards – the most sought-after awards in the public relations and communication industry, we’ve geared up to set a record for the most entries received ever! With the advent of technology entries were submitted online” says Palesa Madumo, PRISA Prism Awards Co-convenor. This year, attracting and growing new talent is a key focus ...

23 Jan 2019

Congratulations to Dtef staff who have gained PRISA membership upon registering and recent completion of Professional Development Programme in Public Relations Practice training. Whilst most people were finishing their festive holidays, the Dtef staff Mr. Mothusi Ntikile - Principal Publicity Officer  head of Publicity Department and Ms. Neo Isaacs - Publicity Officer, found the...

19 Dec 2018

Holidays are a time to spend with family and friends, or even to take a Sho’t Left. This is also the time for the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA) to take stock of the year 2018 that was. The organisation successfully navigated fiercest stormy waters in its 61st year history. Charles Dickens sums up the year for PRISA in A Tale of Two Cities by saying “I see a be...

03 Dec 2018

The Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA) had a tete-a-tete with the Northern Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NOCCI) in its endeavors to forge strategic partnership and enhance its value proposition. PRISA's Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mr. Victor Sibeko, had a marathon meeting with his counterpart NOCCI's Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Ms. Sharon Steyn at the...

28 Nov 2018

Writes: Malesela Maubane Going through news notifications recently, boom, appears the 2017 story about ratings agency Moody’s R11.7 billion in penalties for false credit ratings and its role in the United States 2008 financial crisis.  S & P Global Ratings was also reported to have paid about R26 billion fines in 2016 on similar charges. These stories prompted me to reflect on ...