‘World’s Biggest Idiot?’ Campaign launched by FCB Cape Town

The #ItCanWait Don’t Text & Drive message launched earlier this year using a fail video for The Western Cape Government in South Africa was a huge success. The Campaign went viral reaching 83 million views and 780 000 shares from a worldwide audience. FCB Cape Town have worked with The Western Cape Government in South Africa on a follow up ad for it’s Safely Home Campaign, utilising a similar theme and designed to remind us of the distractions that could be forthcoming over the holiday period. Links https://safelyhome.westerncape.gov.za/ https://www.fcb.com/location/cape-town

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PRCA announces expulsion of Bell Pottinger

The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) announced that it has imposed its most serious sanctions on Bell Pottinger, following the industry regulator’s investigation into Bell Pottinger’s work for Oakbay Capital in South Africa. The investigation followed a complaint from the Democratic Alliance. Bell Pottinger’s membership has been terminated with immediate effect. Bell Pottinger will not be eligible to reapply for corporate membership of the PRCA for a minimum period of five years. Francis Ingham MPRCA, Director General, PRCA, said: “Bell Pottinger has brought the PR and communications industry into disrepute with its…

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