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Heineken® Open Your World

Heineken® Open Your World

Sipping from the Heineken® Limited Edition City bottles may have inspired you to explore one of these corners of the world. Each bottle features 1 of 6 global cities: New York, Shanghai, Rio de Janeiro, London, Amsterdam and our very own Johannesburg.   Good news for those wanting to open their worlds but prefer to […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: Smirnoff | Rebel against the night: #ExploreTheNight

Eclipse Public Relations Client: Smirnoff | Rebel against the night: #ExploreTheNight

When the sun goes down, a whole new world full of endless possibilities awakes and is waiting to be explored. But for most of us, that begs the next two obvious questions: where should we go, and who’s the designated driver? Thankfully the clever people at Smirnoff have you covered on both fronts with their […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: Captain Morgan | #TICKTICKBOOM It’s Captain O’ Clock – Time to Dial up the Night

Eclipse Public Relations Client: Captain Morgan | #TICKTICKBOOM It’s Captain O’ Clock – Time to Dial up the Night

There comes a time in most evenings when party-goers decide to either go home, or to kick things up a notch and not (go home that is). Colloquially that time is becoming known as Captain O Clock, and is being coupled with the term #TickTickBoom to signal the night is about to go next level. […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: The DNA Project | Press Release: Forensic DNA Evidence vs The Fallibility of Public Opinion

Eclipse Public Relations Client: The DNA Project | Press Release: Forensic DNA Evidence vs The Fallibility of Public Opinion

“When you don’t disturb a crime scene, forensic evidence has the power to determine exactly what happened and who committed the crime. Disturb the crime scene, and you may have to rely on the opinions expressed on social media” – Vanessa Lynch, Project Founder of DNA Project.   Never before has a generation’s influence to […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: Ardberg Whisky | Press Release | First distillery in space – to return home after three years in orbit

Eclipse Public Relations Client: Ardberg Whisky | Press Release | First distillery in space – to return home after three years in orbit

GROUND CONTROL TO MAJOR DRAM Ardbeg – the first distillery in space – to return home after three years in orbit Part of a pioneering research experiment, a vial of Ardbeg will re-enter the earth’s atmosphere on Friday 12 September 2014 after nearly three years orbiting the globe aboard the International Space Station. For the […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: Construction Sector Charter Council | Coverage: The New Age
Eclipse PR | Client: Captive8 | Coverage: Expresso Showcases Captive8-MARLY
Eclipse PR | Client: Captive8 | Release: Captive8 House of Fashion Introduces the MARLY Collection 2014

Eclipse PR | Client: Captive8 | Release: Captive8 House of Fashion Introduces the MARLY Collection 2014

Captive8 House of Fashion is set to launch MARLY- an exciting new label designed exclusively for youthful, fashion forward customers looking for modern garments between sizes 14 – 24. Since 2009 Captive8.co.za has been dressing South Africa’s plus size figures with a range of classic pieces and elegant evening dresses suitable for every occasion. With […]

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Eclipse Public Relations | Client: Esther Reid Photography | Coverage: My Wedding Day

Eclipse Public Relations | Client: Esther Reid Photography | Coverage: My Wedding Day

A few months ago Eclipse PR was very excited to be a part of an exciting wedding editorial on behalf of the talented Esther Reid Photography. From creative concept through to styling and art direction, Tara McGovern from Eclipse, along with a skilled group of artists produced a wonderful shoot that led to an exquisite […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: MBSA | Coverage: Sunday Weekend Argus | Meet to Focus on Greener Construction
The Faces of Captive8 Revealed

The Faces of Captive8 Revealed

After a nation-wide search for truly captivating women, Captive8 House of Fashion is delighted to announce Rosie Brooks and Caitlin Kempen as the newest ‘Faces of Captive8’. Captive8.co.za specialises in stylish, affordable clothing designed for fuller figured women between the sizes of 14 and 24. Since February 2014, entries have been pouring in from curvaceous […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: CSCC | Coverage: CNBC Africa- Power Lunch Interview | Progress of Transformation and Empowerment in the Construction Sector

Eclipse Public Relations Client: CSCC | Coverage: CNBC Africa- Power Lunch Interview | Progress of Transformation and Empowerment in the Construction Sector

Our client, Thabo Masombuka, CEO of the Construction Sector Charter Council was interviewed on Power Lunch on CNBC Africa last week. He spoke about the results of the recently released Baseline Report on the State and Progress of Transformation and Empowerment in the Construction Sector (for the period 2009-2013).

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: Gordon Verhoef & Krause | Coverage: AchieverOnline.co.za | Curbing Crime
Eclipse Public Relations Client: Coca Cola l One Flag. One World. Welcome To The #WorldsCup
Eclipse Public Relations Client: Modern Hair – Nioxin | Coverage: Marie Clairvoyant  | Nioxin DiaBoost for Thicker Hair
Eclipse Public Relations Client: ICHAF | Coverage: Mail & Guardian | 20 Years On: The Role of Non Profits
Eclipse Public Relations Client: Coca Cola | Coverage: Southerncourier.co.za | Coca-Cola celebrates 20 years of our Rainbow Nation

Eclipse Public Relations Client: Coca Cola | Coverage: Southerncourier.co.za | Coca-Cola celebrates 20 years of our Rainbow Nation

TWENTY years ago, South Africa held its first democratic election. Nelson Mandela was elected into office, and Archbishop Desmond Tutu coined the phrase “The Rainbow Nation”. To celebrate the occasion, sometime this week when you least expect it Coca-Cola will be conjuring up rainbows in the Johannesburg CBD using nothing but sunlight, water and a […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: World Design Capital 2014 | Coverage: Leading Architecture.co.za | World Design Capital Cape Town 2014 to Benefit from the Built Environment Industry

Eclipse Public Relations Client: World Design Capital 2014 | Coverage: Leading Architecture.co.za | World Design Capital Cape Town 2014 to Benefit from the Built Environment Industry

Members of the built environment industry were recently invited by the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape to hear about some of the construction-related World Design Capital (WDC) Cape Town 2014 projects lined up for the year. They also heard how the built environment can get involved with WDC’s vision ‘to transform Cape Town’ […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: The Hair Doctor | Coverage: Health24.com | Hair Extensions could lead to permanent hair loss
Eclipse Public Relations Client: Vodacom | Coverage: Cape Times Career Times | Use Your Skills to Help Change the World
Eclipse Public Relations Client: Cape Cookies | Coverage: South African Food Review | Cape Cookies Juliet Delight Choc-Mint Cookie

Eclipse Public Relations Client: Cape Cookies | Coverage: South African Food Review | Cape Cookies Juliet Delight Choc-Mint Cookie

Cape Cookies recently launched its latest delicious cookie – the Juliet Delight Choc-Mint variant. Get ready to indulge in this tasty treat.  

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: World Design Capital 2014 | Coverage: Biz Community | Design Gala launches Western Cape Design Awards
Eclipse Public Relations Client: World Design Capital 2014 | Coverage: Times Live
FNB #You Can Help Advert – Transformative Design Projects – World Design Capital 2014

FNB #You Can Help Advert – Transformative Design Projects – World Design Capital 2014

FNB bank launched it’s YOU CAN HELP ADVERT advert showcasing the work of the “Hands of Honour” organisation where reformed drug users come together to help aid social transformation through upliftment projects. This project is another prime example of why Cape Town has been awarded the World Design Capital accolade for 2014.

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: Vodacom | Press Release | Use Your Skills to Help Change the World

Eclipse Public Relations Client: Vodacom | Press Release | Use Your Skills to Help Change the World

With applications now open for this year’s Vodacom Change the World programme, skilled and experienced South Africans are offered an opportunity to volunteer their time at a non profit organisation (NPO)  for a year, be it in education, caring for the elderly or any other social cause that can help make a difference in our country. […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: Quest | Press Release | Solution to SABC’s Staffing Slip-up

Eclipse Public Relations Client: Quest | Press Release | Solution to SABC’s Staffing Slip-up

The results of an independent skills audit recently conducted at the SABC by PricewaterhouseCoopers revealed that almost two thirds (62%) of the public broadcaster’s employee files had qualifications that were either “not authentic” or “incomplete”. The audit also exposed that a number of employees possessed qualifications which were not at all related to the positions […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: Vodacom | Beeld | Slim Speletjies Met Asblikgoed | Waste to Toy Project
Eclipse Public Relations Client: AnyWay | Coverage: FIN24
Eclipse Public Relations Client: BODYTEC | Coverage: ELLE.co.za
Eclipse Public Relations Client: Gordon Verhoef & Krause | Coverage: Sunday Weekend Argus
Eclipse Public Relations Client: BODYTEC | Coverage: ELLE Magazine
Eclipse PR | Breaking News

Eclipse PR | Breaking News

Good things often happen in three’s. And this has certainly been true for Eclipse PR this past month. ECLIPSE PR SECURES LEVEL 1 BEE STATUS Eclipse PR is committed to transformation. We have a desire to have our company reflect the demographic of the environment we operate in. We encourage and welcome the insight that […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: AFS | Coverage: Modern Mining | Gilbarco AFS Offers High-Tec Fuel Management
Eclipse Public Relations Client: Vodacom | Coverage: Get It Durban | The Jes Foord Foundation reaches out to Korea to make a difference

Eclipse Public Relations Client: Vodacom | Coverage: Get It Durban | The Jes Foord Foundation reaches out to Korea to make a difference

Michelle Smith, a Vodacom change the world volunteer, has dedicated a year of her life as a counsellor at the Jes Foord Foundation. She is dedicated to restoring lives after rape. Michelle started Skype counselling after receiving a message via the foundations website from a young man desperately trying to arrange counselling for his friend […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: Cape Cookies | Coverage: Spice4Life | Cape Cookies Luxury Assortment: a Festive Season Favourite
Eclipse Public Relations Client: BODYTEC | Coverage: Glamour Magazine | Health Update with Liezel Van Der Westhuizen
Eclipse Public Relations Client: Clickatell | Press Release | Clickatell set to become Nigeria’s largest PINless Prepaid Airtime Provider

Eclipse Public Relations Client: Clickatell | Press Release | Clickatell set to become Nigeria’s largest PINless Prepaid Airtime Provider

Africa Com 2013 provided visitors to the continent’s largest telecoms conference with deep insight into the rapid growth of data penetration and mobile services across Africa, with much of the focus on the subject of Mobile Money and related products. Clickatell, a global leader in mobile messaging and transaction services, hosted a master class on […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: Vodacom | Press Release | Pedalling for Prosthetics

Eclipse Public Relations Client: Vodacom | Press Release | Pedalling for Prosthetics

At the tender age of 12, Michael Stevens sustained severe burns in a freak accident that also cost him both his legs after 33,000 volts of electricity surged through his body. Michael survived, and with time, assistance and resources, was able to overcome the challenges. Now aged 33, Michael is a graduate of corporate communications, […]

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Pug Olympics – Barking Good Fun!

Pug Olympics – Barking Good Fun!

It’s not often one sees the more couch potato Pug breed hitting the field in pursuit of sporting glory. But that’s exactly what happened on Sunday 29th September 2013 when Pug Rescue South Africa came together to host the 1st Annual Pug Olympics in Cape Town. Pugs of all shapes and sizes* attended this prestigious […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: Vodacom | Press Release | Chalking up positive change in a ‘World without Words’

Eclipse Public Relations Client: Vodacom | Press Release | Chalking up positive change in a ‘World without Words’

According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of South Africa, approximately 240 people suffer a stroke in South Africa daily, of which ¾ survive and are faced with the difficulty of dealing with new challenges such as reduced mobility, loss of independence and aphasia. Laverne Augustyn (74) and her husband Jan (74) are two such […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: BODYTEC | Press Release | Liezel Van Der Westhuizen & EMS BODYTEC Technology Combine in Pursuit of Cycling Glory

Eclipse Public Relations Client: BODYTEC | Press Release | Liezel Van Der Westhuizen & EMS BODYTEC Technology Combine in Pursuit of Cycling Glory

When you first meet Liezel Van Der Westhuizen there’s just one word that springs to mind – Energetic and Joyful– OK make that 2 words. The first time we meet, Liezel bounds into the BODYTEC studio bright eyed and bushy tailed straight after her regular KFM morning show. By 9am one of SA’s most beloved […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: Clickatell | Press Release | Clickatell Offers Greater Mobility to Nigeria’s Unbanked

Eclipse Public Relations Client: Clickatell | Press Release | Clickatell Offers Greater Mobility to Nigeria’s Unbanked

Guaranty Trust (GT) Bank, one of Nigeria’s foremost financial institutions has partnered with Clickatell to offer virtual airtime top up (VTU) – a value-added service that taps into the country’s drive for a cash-less society. Africa is Largely Unbanked The unbanked population in Nigeria is high, with an estimated 79% of people without access to […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: MBA | Press Release | MASTER BUILDERS SOUTH AFRICA CONGRESS 2013: Construction Industry Experts to Bridge the Gap in Building South Africa

Eclipse Public Relations Client: MBA | Press Release | MASTER BUILDERS SOUTH AFRICA CONGRESS 2013: Construction Industry Experts to Bridge the Gap in Building South Africa

The 108th annual Master Builders South Africa (MBSA) congress, which is set to take place at the Indaba Hotel, Johannesburg from 29 September to 1 October 2013, will host a line-up of experts from different areas of the construction industry. Minister of Public Enterprises, Malusi Gigaba and the Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela will be the […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: Captive8 | Be Striking This Season in Statement Stripes & Contrasting Colour

Eclipse Public Relations Client: Captive8 | Be Striking This Season in Statement Stripes & Contrasting Colour

With the new seasons upon us, there’s no better time to clear out your winter wardrobe and make space for the hottest trends – Statement Stripes and Colour Blocking. It’s also the perfect time to banish age old myths that curvaceous women should avoid wearing stripes, particularly horizontal ones and that colour should be kept […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: Vodacom | Press Release | Making a Difference Through Early Childhood Development

Eclipse Public Relations Client: Vodacom | Press Release | Making a Difference Through Early Childhood Development

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela  According to the World Health Organisation, early childhood is the most important phase for overall development throughout the lifespan and can determine a child’s health, education and economic participation for the rest of their life.* An increasing number […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: Quest | Press Release | Managing a Myriad of Personalities

Eclipse Public Relations Client: Quest | Press Release | Managing a Myriad of Personalities

Looking around any company, you will encounter many different people.  With some, you will get on like a house on fire.  With others, you will constantly clash, but even at these moments, you need to acknowledge that it takes a variety of personalities for a company to be successful. “There is no ‘one size fits […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: Anyway | Press Release | Innovative Solution Saves the Day

Eclipse Public Relations Client: Anyway | Press Release | Innovative Solution Saves the Day

The Moses Mabhida Stadium, with its iconic arch, is an engineering feat that provides Durban with a defining landmark. Weighing in at 2,600 tonnes, the 350m by 105m arch symbolises a once divided nation coming together. Its construction, ahead of the 2010 World Cup, necessitated large sections of concrete to be precast on the ground […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: Captain Morgan | Press Release | Captain Morgan Stages a Daring Rescue of Jack Parow at OppiKoppi

Eclipse Public Relations Client: Captain Morgan | Press Release | Captain Morgan Stages a Daring Rescue of Jack Parow at OppiKoppi

OppiKoppi: 1am Saturday 10 August OppiKoppi festival-goers have come to expect the unexpected, but this year things were taken to another level when Captain Morgan himself instigated a legendary adventure that still has OppiKoppians talking. Epic voyages, tales of rescue and all manner of high sea adventures were common place in the days of Captain […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: MBA | Press Release | Harry McCarthy: In Memory of a Master Builder

Eclipse Public Relations Client: MBA | Press Release | Harry McCarthy: In Memory of a Master Builder

The South African construction industry recently bade farewell to one of its stalwarts, Harry McCarthy, who passed away at the age of 96. He was well known for his commitment to the promotion of education and training in the sector and it was through his efforts that the Construction Management degree was implemented at tertiary […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: BYTE | Press Release | Be the Write Expert for Your Industry

Eclipse Public Relations Client: BYTE | Press Release | Be the Write Expert for Your Industry

Are you the ‘go to’ person for your particular expertise? Do your customers expect to pay a premium price for your knowledge? To be chosen amongst the many thousands of competitors out there, you have to be seen as the expert in your field. To help you ‘Brand yourself as the Expert’ (BYTE), Charlotte Kemp […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: White Star | Press Release| 2 Minute Man is the Winner of White Star Quick Celebrity Cook Off 2013

Eclipse Public Relations Client: White Star | Press Release| 2 Minute Man is the Winner of White Star Quick Celebrity Cook Off 2013

Defending champions, Kelly Khumalo and her team set the culinary bar high at last year’s White Star Celebrity Cook Off, but in the end Akhumzi, Musa & Francois Lesley’s team walked away as the winners of the 2013 event, held on Saturday 13 July 2013 at Sun City. “There are so many ways in which […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: Quest Staffing | Coverage: Cape Argus Workplace | Plugged In: Work Anywhere
Eclipse Public Relations Client: Quest Staffing | Coverage: People Dynamics | Confidence: The Key To Unlocking Your Future
Eclipse Public Relations Client: BODYTEC | Press Release| Active Doctors Equal Active Patients

Eclipse Public Relations Client: BODYTEC | Press Release| Active Doctors Equal Active Patients

“If doctors want to talk the talk, they’ve got to walk the walk, frankly. Patients really find you more credible if you have an enthusiasm for physical activity,” Nieca Goldberg, MD, said in a statement as an American Heart Association spokesperson. Fortunately, there is now a way to fit your fitness routine into a single […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: MBA | Press Release | Accidents: A Collective Construction Industry Concern

Eclipse Public Relations Client: MBA | Press Release | Accidents: A Collective Construction Industry Concern

According to statistics from Federated Employers Mutual Assurance (FEM), over the past three years the number of accidents has decreased from 9 150 in 2010 to 7 947 in 2012. The number of fatalities too has declined from 96 to 69. “Recent articles in the media have incorrectly quoted figures regarding injury statistics, which paint […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: AFS | Coverage: Fleetwatch | AFS Changes Hands

Eclipse Public Relations Client: AFS | Coverage: Fleetwatch | AFS Changes Hands

The current shareholders of Automated Fuel Systems Group (AFS) have signed an agreement to sell the company to Gilbarco Veeder-Root.

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: Khatala Staffing | Press release | The Benefits of Working Mothers

Eclipse Public Relations Client: Khatala Staffing | Press release | The Benefits of Working Mothers

Linda Madayi- Managing Partner of Khatala Staffing   The Women of Tomorrow Study by Nielsen, which ranked South Africa seventh out of the 21 nations surveyed in order of the most stressed women, found that women worldwide play multiple roles that contribute to their stress levels. In addition, a paper published by the University of […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: GVK | Coverage: Project and Construction Management Magazine | Construction Industry Needs to be Conscious of Green Issues

Eclipse Public Relations Client: GVK | Coverage: Project and Construction Management Magazine | Construction Industry Needs to be Conscious of Green Issues

Recent amendments to the country’s National Building Regulations, the SANS10400 part XA, outlines the minimum standards and requirements for environmental sustainability in new and refurbished buildings.

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: Quest Staffing | Coverage: Cape Times | Employee Wellness – An Essential Business Strategy

Eclipse Public Relations Client: Quest Staffing | Coverage: Cape Times | Employee Wellness – An Essential Business Strategy

Until a few years ago employee wellness programmes were unheard of, but now entire departments and businesses are dedicated to their success.

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: MBA | Coverage: Cape Times & SA Builder | Artisans Can also Become Successful Entrepreneur

Eclipse Public Relations Client: MBA | Coverage: Cape Times & SA Builder | Artisans Can also Become Successful Entrepreneur

In the next few years South Africa is going to experience a severe skills shortage that includes bricklayers, carpenters and even painters.

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: Keralong | Press Release | Keralong’s Treatment Range

Eclipse Public Relations Client: Keralong | Press Release | Keralong’s Treatment Range

Has dull and damaged hair left you feeling despondent? Have you had enough of waiting patiently for your hair to grow, only to notice that it’s still the same length as it was this time last year? Whether you’re looking to repair damaged curls, add lustre to drab tresses or length to your locks, Keralong’s Treatment […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client Captive8 | Featured on All4Women.co.za | Fashion inspiration from stylish plus size celebs

Eclipse Public Relations Client Captive8 | Featured on All4Women.co.za | Fashion inspiration from stylish plus size celebs

Ever wonder how plus-sized celebrities manage to look so glamorous? While these big, beautiful celebrities always look chic, thanks to the teams of stylists and designers that dress them, it’s confidence about their bodies and themselves that completes the look. Danelle Millward is the Marketing Executive at Captive8 House of Fashion, an online boutique offering stylish clothes […]

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The Businesswomen’s Association’s Regional Business Achiever Awards in Die Burger
Eclipse Public Relations Client: Sasko | Press Release | White Star Quick: Cooks in 2 minutes

Eclipse Public Relations Client: Sasko | Press Release | White Star Quick: Cooks in 2 minutes

Saving time is important when juggling a career and nurturing a family, but White Star understands that this doesn’t mean you want to compromise on the nutritional quality of the food you feed your loved ones. That is why White Star, South Africa’s favourite maize brand, is proud to have launched the new White Star […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: Quest Staffing Solutions | Press Release | Nepotism, Cronyism, and Unethical Networking

Eclipse Public Relations Client: Quest Staffing Solutions | Press Release | Nepotism, Cronyism, and Unethical Networking

‘It’s not what you know, it’s who you know’ is a phrase we often hear and use when referring to getting that proverbial foot in the door of a business, either in terms of finding  employment or forging business partnerships. “Networking, we can all acknowledge, is beneficial in corporate relationships,” says Kay Vittee, CEO of […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Assheton Smith | Press Release | Directors duties poorly defined in the new companies Act

Eclipse Public Relations Assheton Smith | Press Release | Directors duties poorly defined in the new companies Act

The provisions of The Companies Act 71 of 2008 (“the Act”) places additional duties on directors of financially ailing companies and the risk of personal liability for failing to comply with these duties.  However, such duties are poorly defined and explained in the Act, and one of such duties is impractical to implement. Our common […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: Quest Staffing Solutions | Press Release | Staffing Trends: Surviving the State of the Economy

Eclipse Public Relations Client: Quest Staffing Solutions | Press Release | Staffing Trends: Surviving the State of the Economy

The global economic crisis has hit employment sectors all over the world and while many governments have been forced to implement bail-out strategies, it is businesses that have had to try keep productivity up and costs down without negatively impacting the employment rate. “This need to adapt in order to survive has forced organisations to […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client | Strika | Coverage: Sowetan | Strikas Score in Italy

Eclipse Public Relations Client | Strika | Coverage: Sowetan | Strikas Score in Italy

Young Italian soccer enthusiasts will soon be cheering along with South African fans for Shakes and the Supa Strikas after the animated series scored a deal with Disney XD Italy.        

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Eclipse Public Relations Client Prudential Portfolio Managers | Press release | Showing the value of financial advice is key to willingness to pay for advice

Eclipse Public Relations Client Prudential Portfolio Managers | Press release | Showing the value of financial advice is key to willingness to pay for advice

  Showing the value of financial advice is key to willingness to pay for advice It’s now more important than ever that the industry educates people about the benefits of financial advice and overcomes distrust   Recent research conducted in Australia shows that people who use or have made use of the services of a financial adviser are […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client MBA | Press release | Artisan Skills Essential for the Future

Eclipse Public Relations Client MBA | Press release | Artisan Skills Essential for the Future

“In the next few years, the country is going to be running out of skilled bricklayers, carpenters, plumbers, electricians, plasterers and even painters. This means that soon our limited building industry skills base will disappear,” says John Matthews, Chairman of the Master Builders Association Educational Trust and Vice President of the Master Builders Association of […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: AMERICAN shutters’ | Press release | Making Kitchens Sizzle with Style

Eclipse Public Relations Client: AMERICAN shutters’ | Press release | Making Kitchens Sizzle with Style

Far from being just a place to prepare food, today’s kitchens are the heart and soul of a home trending towards open plan living where everyone congregates to cook, eat and socialise. “Shutters are ideal for kitchens, they are acquiescently stylish yet durable and easy to clean and are now even available with a 10 […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client | Cape Cookies| Press release | Dunking Moments Made Special with Rusks from Cape Cookies

Eclipse Public Relations Client | Cape Cookies| Press release | Dunking Moments Made Special with Rusks from Cape Cookies

Whether young or old, who hasn’t enjoyed that moment of dunking your favourite rusk into a steaming hot drink and treating your taste buds to a simple pleasure that is hard to beat? Whether on your own or with loved ones, what better way to enjoy a cold winters day than curled up on the […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client BODYTEC | Press release | Tone Up in Tygervalley while trimming down the hours

Eclipse Public Relations Client BODYTEC | Press release | Tone Up in Tygervalley while trimming down the hours

After successfully meeting the demands of people across the country to get toned and trim in only 20 minutes a week, BODYTEC – a revolutionary fitness and all-round training solution – is coming to Tygervalley. From the 8th of April 2013, the High Street Shopping Village will feature its very own BODYTEC studio. By combining personal […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client | Strika | Press Release | Strika Entertainment Scores a First for South Africa

Eclipse Public Relations Client | Strika | Press Release | Strika Entertainment Scores a First for South Africa

Supa Strikas, the hit youth TV program based on the comic series about the world’s most loved soccer team, has scored a first for South Africa by becoming the only local animation to ever be aired in Western Europe. The show, created by Strika Entertainment, premiered recently on Disney’s XD channel in Italy. The success […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Assheton Smith | Press Release | Arbitration rather than Litigation for commercial disputes in South Africa?

Eclipse Public Relations Assheton Smith | Press Release | Arbitration rather than Litigation for commercial disputes in South Africa?

In the world of dispute resolution, one of the most fundamental questions should be whether a commercial dispute is resolved in arbitration or in a court of law. Craig Assheton-Smith, Director of Assheton Smith Incorporated, a litigation firm specialising in commercial litigation and dispute resolution, explains that arbitration is one of the mechanisms that can […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client Treasure Chest | Press Release | Bust out with confidence in Treasure Chest’s Vicki bra

Eclipse Public Relations Client Treasure Chest | Press Release | Bust out with confidence in Treasure Chest’s Vicki bra

It’s been said that pretty, well-fitted lingerie gives women a sense of confidence and makes them feel great about themselves. With the newest addition to hit Treasure Chest’s shelves, the Vicki bra, we couldn’t agree more.  Locally designed for beautiful, big-breasted women, the black jacquard fabric is accented with stunningly striking purple embroidery – the […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client Captive8 | Press release | The Capsule Wardrobe: The cure for clutter

Eclipse Public Relations Client Captive8 | Press release | The Capsule Wardrobe: The cure for clutter

Is your wardrobe overflowing with clothes but still you have nothing to wear? As the old adage goes, less is more and to get the most out of your wardrobe its best to have a few key pieces that work well together but which can be worn in different ways for a variety of occasions. […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client BODYTEC | Press release | Banish the Post-Baby Body Blues

Eclipse Public Relations Client BODYTEC | Press release | Banish the Post-Baby Body Blues

  The results of a recent survey, in which 7 000 moms took part, revealed that 63% of brand-new moms don’t like their bodies. Furthermore, experts say that new moms struggle to get back in shape since the combination of fatigue and being constantly kept busy by their babies, makes it hard to find time […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client Quest Staffing Solutions | Coverage: Weekend Argus | Generation Y: High maintenance, high productivity

Eclipse Public Relations Client Quest Staffing Solutions | Coverage: Weekend Argus | Generation Y: High maintenance, high productivity

“Generation Y, experts claim, is the most high maintenance workforce in the history of the world, but they are also the most productive,” says Kay Vittee, CEO of Quest Staffing Solutions – South Africa’s leading staffing solutions company.  Due to their competitive nature, this growing generation of workers wants to produce great results that will […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client Quest Staffing Solutions | Press release & Coverage in the New Age | State of the Nation Address 2013: Action is key

Eclipse Public Relations Client Quest Staffing Solutions | Press release & Coverage in the New Age | State of the Nation Address 2013: Action is key

President Jacob Zuma concluded his 2013 State of the Nation Address with a call to all South Africans to have the primary goal  to “make our country a truly great and prosperous nation,” saying that the government needed to engage business, labour and other social partners in pursuit of the solutions to the obstacles our […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client Dr Eve | Press release | The Dr Eve Sexual Health Store: An Eden for exploration, information and excitation

Eclipse Public Relations Client Dr Eve | Press release | The Dr Eve Sexual Health Store: An Eden for exploration, information and excitation

From adult movies, books and condoms to penile enhancers, vibrators and vaginal moisturisers, the newly launched Dr Eve Sexual Health Store (www.dreveshop.co.za) stocks it all. The brainchild of South Africa’s foremost sexologist, Dr Eve, the store offers a personalised, discreet, educational and informative shopping experience both online and at its state-of-the-art location within the Dr […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client GVK | Press release | Construction Industry needs to be Conscious of Green Issues

Eclipse Public Relations Client GVK | Press release | Construction Industry needs to be Conscious of Green Issues

Recent amendments to the country’s National Building Regulations, the SANS 10400 part XA, outlines the minimum standards and requirements for environmental sustainability in new and refurbished buildings. At present, the focus of these regulations is purely on energy efficiency in the design and construction of buildings. Ryan Binedell, Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality (SHEQ) Manager […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client MBA | Press release | Building a Nation

Eclipse Public Relations Client MBA | Press release | Building a Nation

At the end of last year, the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape (MBAWC) issued a province-wide invitation to school leavers to submit applications for its apprenticeship training programme. This enables young people to enter the construction industry, obtain a trade certificate and gain employment. After an overwhelming response and a series of psychometric […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client Keralong | Press release | Put the life back into lacklustre hair with Keralong’s Treatment range!

Eclipse Public Relations Client Keralong | Press release | Put the life back into lacklustre hair with Keralong’s Treatment range!

Has dull and damaged hair left you feeling despondent? Have you had enough of waiting patiently for your hair to grow, only to notice that it’s still the same length as it was this time last year? Whether you’re looking to repair damaged curls, add lustre to drab tresses or length to your locks, Keralong’s […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: Quest Staffing Solutions |Woman & Home speaks to Kay Vittee, CEO of Quest Staffing Solutions

Eclipse Public Relations Client: Quest Staffing Solutions |Woman & Home speaks to Kay Vittee, CEO of Quest Staffing Solutions

Woman & Home speaks to Kay Vittee, CEO of Quest Staffing Solutions. She tells readers how she worked her way up from being a PA.

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: Treasure Chest | Press release | Celebrating beautiful, big-breasted women

Eclipse Public Relations Client: Treasure Chest | Press release | Celebrating beautiful, big-breasted women

For years, big-breasted women have battled to find the right fit when it comes to bras. So much so, that searching for the perfect bra has become a lot like searching for Mr. Right. The golden rule when it comes to dressing for your body shape, a rule that more than 60% of us women […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: GVK-SiyaZama | Press release | Internships: The foundations for future success

Eclipse Public Relations Client: GVK-SiyaZama | Press release | Internships: The foundations for future success

According to Minister of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande, thousands of young people graduate every year but most end up sitting at home due to a lack of internship opportunities. “That is why we have been calling on all employers, both public and private, to open their work place so that our youngsters can be absorbed […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client Keralong | Press release | Maintain your little ones mane with Keralong’s Junior Range.

Eclipse Public Relations Client Keralong | Press release | Maintain your little ones mane with Keralong’s Junior Range.

Has washing your child’s tangled mane become more of a stress than it is a moment of bonding? Does the thought of another hour spent trying to gently detangle your child’s knotty curls have you running for the hills? Thanks to Keralong’s Junior range, maintaining your little ones curls has never been so stress free. […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client | Glade Inspirational Fragrances | Featured on Top Billing

Eclipse Public Relations Client | Glade Inspirational Fragrances | Featured on Top Billing

To see what the Glade Sensorium is all about, take a walk through it with Top Billing. Watch as they interview the finalists and see their creations. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AkEvLlil–g

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Eclipse Public Relations Client MBA | Press release | Scaffolding Safety

Eclipse Public Relations Client MBA | Press release | Scaffolding Safety

A recent scaffolding accident, which left one person dead and 19 injured after heavy winds overturned the structure, has highlighted the need for strict adherence to standards regarding correct scaffolding design and construction. Deon Bester, Occupational Health and Safety Manager at the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape, shares his expert advice on how […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: AMERICAN shutters’ | Press release | Decowood: Synergy of Head and Heart

Eclipse Public Relations Client: AMERICAN shutters’ | Press release | Decowood: Synergy of Head and Heart

We get inspiration for our homes from the pages of décor and design magazines and websites, from the ideas and styles we see in the homes of friends and family and sometimes from the most unusual places, a beautiful sunset, a piece of art, a treasured photograph or simply an emotion we want the space […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client: GVK-SiyaZama | Press release | Shining a Light on the Importance of Lighthouse Restoration

Eclipse Public Relations Client: GVK-SiyaZama | Press release | Shining a Light on the Importance of Lighthouse Restoration

 As a result a piece of the country’s history is shared with the world, jobs are created and funds generated contribute to the tourism industry and thereby the economy. To help ensure the survival of these beacons, specialist contactors GVK-Siya Zama have redecorated, restored and repaired a number of lighthouses along the eastern coastline. Johnny […]

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Eclipse Client: American Shutters | Press release | Let the Light in

Eclipse Client: American Shutters | Press release | Let the Light in

Did you know that South Africa enjoys an average of 2 993 hours of sunlight per year? That’s more than double the amount that countries like England and France receive! No wonder we’ve earned the nickname ‘Sunny South Africa’. With summer on its way, bringing with it long periods of sunlight, it’s the perfect season […]

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Donate yourself – Change the world

Donate yourself – Change the world

Apply for the 2013 Vodacom Change the World volunteer programme What if it is not money that changes the world but people? What if people could afford to donate themselves to a worthy cause that could benefit society? The Vodacom Change the World initiative is now calling for skilled South Africans to work at a […]

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Client coverage – White Star Super Maize Meal featured on the front page of the Star

Client coverage – White Star Super Maize Meal featured on the front page of the Star

Eclipse Public Relations secures front page coverage in the Star for client White Star Super Maize Meal – sponsors of this years’ Miss Soweto.

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Eclipse Public Relations Client Wine Tourism South Africa | Press release | Consumers Vote Online for Wine

Eclipse Public Relations Client Wine Tourism South Africa | Press release | Consumers Vote Online for Wine

On the 1st of November the country’s inaugural Wine Tourism South Africa Awards will take place in Cape Town. Here the cream of the winelands crop will be recognised for their offerings in various categories – based solely on consumer experiences and their feedback received via email, Facebook and Twitter. The event will be held at the […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client Wine Tourism South Africa | Press release | The Winelands’ Green Scene

Eclipse Public Relations Client Wine Tourism South Africa | Press release | The Winelands’ Green Scene

We’ve all heard of red and white wine but what about ‘green’ wine? Going green is not only trendy, but a way of life for many South African wine farms. In recognition of those farms that put the planet first, (the country’s first ever, consumer-driven, interactive wine tourism awards) have created the ‘Tread Gently’ category for […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client Wine Tourism South Africa | Press release | Uncorking the Impact of Wine Tourism

Eclipse Public Relations Client Wine Tourism South Africa | Press release | Uncorking the Impact of Wine Tourism

The report also states that the local wine industry supports employment opportunities to the tune of 275,606 jobs – the bulk of which are in the trade, catering, accommodation and transport sectors. It also contributed R26.2 billion to the annual GDP of South Africa in 2008 which amounts to 2.2% of the overall national GDP. […]

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Gillette and YouTube announce partnership set to provide men with the best a fan can get

Gillette and YouTube announce partnership set to provide men with the best a fan can get

Gillette and YouTube announced on the 17th of September a wide-ranging partnership to reinvent the way people watch football content online.  With the launch of the Gillette Football Club – a new YouTube brand channel that brings together quality football content including goals, highlights and behind the scenes footage from the top football leagues and […]

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Eclipse Public Relations Client Wine Tourism South Africa | Press release | The Winelands: Family fun for all

Eclipse Public Relations Client Wine Tourism South Africa | Press release | The Winelands: Family fun for all

What better way for families to unwind than by spending some time out in the winelands with the wide range of experiences on offer for visitors of all ages to enjoy. One of the categories in the #KLINK awards, the country’s first ever, consumer-driven, interactive wine tourism award, is the ‘Family Day Out Award’. This […]

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