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MyWorld Of Tomorrow sizzles & Times Media announces three key appointments

MyWorld of Tomorrow heats up with 1 week to go

In a weeks’ time, the three-day MyWorld of Tomorrow technology and lifestyle experience, in association with Business Connexion takes place at the Sandton Convention Centre. It’s a convergence of African minds, showcasing future products and services by leading brands and the place where technology and business intersect, challenge norms and further dream of solutions to current problems.

The extensive exhibition showcases South Africa’s most innovative companies with the latest in technology and solutions. This fascinating space will allow conference delegates and general visitors to experience the technology of tomorrow, in an informative and engaging manner. Book your tickets on TicketPro and have a chance to see some of the mind blowing tech that will be on display.

The conference has attracted some of the world’s top thought leaders, with over 20 speakers tackling topics focussing on innovation across all industry sectors at the conference on 22-23 October. Seats are limited and selling out fast, so book now to avoid disappointment.

The SA Innovation Awards finalists, in association with Business Day have been announced. Visit for a full list of the contenders for these prestigious awards to be presented at the CEO Dinner on 21 October.

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Three key appointments at Times Media

Times Media is delighted to announce three new appointments to its leading newspapers, and magazine supplements.

Effective 15 October 2015, current Sunday Times Political Editor Sthembiso Msomi assumes responsibility as deputy editor of the Sunday Times. With 15 years of experience with Times Media, Msomi takes over from Barry Smit who bolsters the team managing the implementation of Times Media’s new editorial system and enhanced digital capabilities.

Moshoeshoe Monare joins Times Media as Managing Editor for Sunday Times and The Times. Most recently Monare was deputy editor of the Mail & Guardian. He also held the position of Editor at Sunday Independent, as well being Group Political Editor at Independent Newspapers.

Aspasia Karras has been appointed as Publisher of Times Media’s magazine supplements. Karras has spent the last six years as editor of leading lifestyle magazine, Marie Claire. She has also previously held the position as Features Editor of The Times.

Andy Gill, Managing Director at Times Media says magazines expressly produced as supplements in newspapers “represent both revenue and reader growth areas in line with the Group’s past successes, and also reflecting a growing international trend.”

Both Monare and Karras start with Times Media as of 1 November 2015.

“We are excited about the depth and experience of talent we have appointed, and wish them every success in keeping Times Media at the forefront of innovation in media in South Africa,” Gill concludes.