The Better Man Project

This year Men’s Health, SA’s best-selling men’s magazine, turned 20 years old. That’s two decades of helping the everyday man be better. Becoming the best version of yourself can be a daunting task. It takes courage. We wanted to recognise men who, over the years,...

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Celebrating Twenty Years of Men Being Magnificent

One of the oldest oral traditions in South Africa is that of the Xhosa or Zulu Praise Singer. This is a writer or poet who sets the scene and the tone at important occasions such as births, weddings, initiations, inaugurations and ceremonies. The praise...

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The Bostik Mother’s Day Cupcake Project

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfz8FdsTr04 Moms are amazing. They cook for us, they read us stories, and they give the best cuddles. But, on Mother’s Day it’s usually dad who buys the gift. Bostik wanted to give kids the chance to use their imagination and create a...

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MINI and Getaway present Water-Smart Getaways

It’s a widely known fact that Cape Town is facing its worst drought in history. It’s a subject that has made its way across many international headlines proclaiming Cape Town as the first major city in the world to run out of water. Day Zero has since been...

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IPG New Realities – A Presentation By Terry Peigh

Our second inspiration session took place on the 1st of March at our Cape Town office, and we were honoured to have IPG Vice President Terry Peigh sharing insights into the consumer behavioural journey with us. Clients and marketers from various industries...

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Get to know MullenLowe: Sibulele Magqwaka

When you meet Sibu it becomes immediately obvious why she has excelled in her chosen career path. Her warm personality and infectious smile, coupled with a love for talking and excellent social skills make her perfect for client services, and is why we snatched her up...

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We’re hiring!

  After a great start to the new year, with a couple of big wins and new business, MullenLowe South Africa is looking for the following people to join our growing team. JOHANNESBURG: Copywriter: mid-senior. Must have a minimum of 5 years experience. Some Africa,...

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A Message From Our Global CEO Alex Leikikh

"I have some news to share with you.   Each year, AdAge puts just ten agencies on their coveted A-List and I am so proud to announce that MullenLowe Group is a 2018 AdAge A-List Agency. The A-List is one of the most prestigious editorial awards in our industry,...

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The @Frits. Your dog’s home away from home.

Time passes slowly for dogs when they’re left on their own. Whether we’re gone for a minute or for an hour they always give us the same excited welcome home. But what goes on in their minds when we leave them alone for hours on end? The @Frits Dog Hotel explored this...

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White Star presents Miss Soweto 2017

This past weekend saw the crowning of the new White Star Miss Soweto for 2017, as well as a display of the immense talent found during the 2017 White Star Miss Soweto Talent Search. The glamour, fashion and fun filled event was held at The Soweto Theatre on Saturday...

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MullenLowe Client Braai & Inspiration Session

To celebrate and reflect on the year that is slowly drawing to a close, we invited our clients and suppliers to what started as a braai, but turned into something truly meaningful. We wanted more than just a social occasion to share some drinks and a couple of laughs....

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MullenLowe SA extends its PR tentacle

MullenLowe South Africa, with its characteristic ‘Challenger Octopus’ marque, has strengthened its full-service offering in South Africa by adding an insightful and flexible public relations tentacle to its hyperbundled approach. The creatively led agency announces its formal partnership with long standing boutique public relations agency Twiga Communications, founded by Franco D’Onofrio and Veruska De Vita.

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Judging Loeries, a Q&A with Kirk Gainsford

The African and Middle-Eastern advertising industry is bustling with Loeries excitement as the mass-exodus to Durban begins. What has always been the most exciting weekend in the advertising calendar is upon us, and as we pack our bags for the trip up ourselves, we...

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New MullenLowe team members

June kicked off with two new starters joining our ranks as we continue to grow the MullenLowe family. Lolo and Jessica – welcome to the team!

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Slow-Mag’s Omnipresent Slump

The Slump comes with no warning and attacks us when we need energy the most. It is relentless and unforgiving. It can feel like a real presence taunting us at every moment, threatening us to give up. It tells us to take the easy way. To stop trying. Slow-Mag gives you...

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D1%$% F&£$%# R*&@$$#^ Days

Water levels in Cape Town are critical. We only have 86 days of water left before our taps run dry! This is no joke. At MullenLowe we like to get dirty, that’s why we’re introducing Dirty Filthy Rotten Days and inviting you to get dirty too. We’re challenging everyone...

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We’re Hiring!

Our Joburg office is looking for two roles: Copywriter (Mid) IT Technical Support Analyst. A. Purpose Participating in developing and implementing relevant creative solutions within the set parameters. Demonstrating the professional approach of Mullen Lowe SA to the...

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Relax Mamma, it’s White Star Instant!

It’s no secret that White Star Maize Meal is SA’s favourite brand of pap. But did you know there’s now a delicious new way to enjoy White Star in the morning? White Star Instant Porridge is a delicious new breakfast that will please even the most difficult customers....

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Wake up to the simple goodness of WEET-BIX

It’s the simple things in life that count the most. And the recipe for a good breakfast is no different. Made with only four simple ingredients that you know and trust, WEET-BIX gives you the right start to a good life. It’s no wonder it’s SA’s number one cereal!...

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Crap at the Speed of Light

When advertisers put crap on television, it’s clutter. When it's online, it’s called content. We hate clutter on television, in-store and on our highways, but, apparently we all want more content online. Content. An awful word. I hate it. It diminishes what we do....

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We’re Hiring!

Cape Town The MullenLowe SA office in Cape Town is looking for the following roles Two junior-mid level Art Directors to join our growing team on an exciting retail brand operating in Africa. Retail experience advantageous Mid-Senior strategist to work on clients...

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We love punching above our weight!

We are obviously ecstatic about our incredible medal tally at The Loeries (4 Golds, 2 Silvers and 1 Bronze), but we are ever mindful that we could never have achieved any of this without our brave clients, amazing supplier-partners and our incredibly talented and...

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Slow-Mag Demotivational Speeches

We wrote demotivational speeches to inspire fitness buffs to do the sensible thing when things get hard and just quit. Life is too short to go running at five in the morning or to spend seven days a week inside a disgusting gym. You should go and do important stuff,...

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Be brave or step aside. By Kirk Gainsford

I have 5 year old twins. Jasper and Fynn. Two of the most exciting humans you will ever meet. They were born 3 months premature, which is not unheard of and manageable by our amazing South African doctors. But Jasper didn’t have sufficient amniotic fluid for 3 month...

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Nando’s Campaign Picks Up A D&AD Pencil

Our Nando's Peri-Thread Book campaign has been awarded a D&AD Pencil in the 2016 awards show. The award ceremony will take place on 19 May 2016, where we'll find out what Pencil level it has won. The Brief: Fast casual restaurant Nando’s is most famous for its...

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Our refreshed ‘Fisherman’ campaign

Given the recent fluctuations in the markets, we’ve updated the Prudential ‘Fisherman’ campaign. In uncertain financial times it’s easy to be misled by emotions and fears. But it’s during times like these that it’s more important than ever to remain steadfast in your...

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Jenna Wins Digital Ad of the Year Award

The Jenna Lowe #GetMeTo21 campaign, conceptualised by MullenLowe South Africa, has taken first prize for digital advertising at last night's prestigious Creative Circle Ad of the Year awards! The  integrated campaign has been hugely successful in terms of building...

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Proof That Consistency Pays Off

The Morningstar Awards are designed to help investors around the world identify the year's most exceptional funds and fund managers. Awards are announced throughout the year at ceremonies across Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas, honouring managers that have...

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An update from one of our most loved campaigns – Jenna Lowe

Exciting things are happening at The Jenna Lowe Trust … It’s been just 8 months since our Jen passed away and only three months since launching Jenna’s very clear objectives for The Jenna Lowe Trust on the day of what would have been her 21st birthday in October 2015....

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